Chadd Steimel: Too all of you that have posted questions, youtube is ALWAYS changing how
things are done, hell they are almost as bad as friggin facebook! Some
people were maked as spam, and now I can't seem to reply. I will try to
learn the new youtube asap
DARRYL ROBINSON: Hey man, I'm stationed at Bliss and had been trying to figure out how to
remove the baffles from my Victory Cross Country 8 ball. Thanks for the
Veteran Manufacturing: Great work guys. What a difference in sound!
Just wondering since we make license plate backers if that extended backer
you have is for a military sticker?
Chadd Steimel: no, it will run a LITTLE different but not much. If you also have a high
flow air cleaner you will need to re map it.
Randy Perkins: use some wd40 n they will slide off easier
michelle galvan: Would this work with a 2013 72 Sportster? I like the way it Rumbles but
because it has a small peanut tank i can hear most of the clinks and clanks
from the motor when i ride more than the actual exhaust. I would prefer to
hear the latter and am wondering if this would work with that model of
ukfan4sure1: Wow. That's loud! I think I'll leave mine alone. I appreciate you guys
taking the time to document the mod. I'm sure most guys would like it. My
neighbors just wouldn't appreciate my 5:30 startups with the baffles
removed like this.
tdiz200: Nice vid
carbs66: I just removed my baffles out of my FLT84 pipes.... FANTASTIC!.... BOLD and
Boomy... so much for that 80Db rating now :) Thanks for the video!
acompanyofwolves: thumbs up if you saw the yellow Buell Blast on the right side of the garage
ussoldier06: hell ya hooah
Andrew S: Thanks a lot for this vid, brother. I recently bought an '05 883R (black)
with 4g on the mileage, mint, for 3k. I HATE the sound compared to my old
'72shovel night train custom so the baffles are coming out, I'm throwing
some shorter rear shocks on, breezer bars and maybe a different air intake.
Your thoughts on a good performance, non cumbersome, air setup?
TheStihl211: Can i do this on a 2013 883 iron? And will i have to get a power commander
or anything like that
Joe Silva: once you see the baffle detached from the welding, use needle nose pliers
to pull them out.
Curt8153: Check out HDForums.com
Chadd Steimel: no
Branson Allison: did you have to get a piggy back or computer programer?
pm55965: Hi Chadd, thanks for the quick reply! You're the best. If you could please
spare me for a few more questions. Will the baffle come out as "easily" as
the one me and my friends took out on my other 2005 883? I understand there
is some catalyst thingy attached to the new pipe, CORRECT? will that make a
difference, more difficult? So, we will have to "remap" this new 2013,
correct? Or can we try running it first or will it hurt the engine as it
runs much leaner? Thanks so much ! Peter M
Chadd Steimel: i think a 2" hole saw would have been awesome! (we didn't have 1 )
bwrian: Hey Fulltrigger, did you have to dyno or re calibrate anything on this
sportster? I have a FXDC that I was doing this too and didn't know if I
needed to do anything extra. plus how loud is it now?
Chadd Steimel: i dont think you do if you use the stock air cleaner, but if you go with
high flow, then yes you need to re map it
Chadd Steimel: correct, you will lose mileage
Chadd Steimel: Well, you could wear a full face and not hear anything! HAHAHA! Just sayin'
Joe Silva: Actually, 1 3/4" works; 2" doesn't do the job (I tried).
snakdog80: detroit checkin in 2-3 hundo saved nice
Jason Burkey: Michigan love brother. Got myself same bike love it, just ordered some
exhaust pipes, fuel pak, and air filter cant wait to make it sound good..
bobapp3045: How about gas mileage ... Did it drop any?
Ray Irvine: So you just leave all the fiberglass in there? Do you gain or lose anything
by doing that?
Juan Jeffrey: I just banged out the baffles on my 06' 883XL, Improved sound quality, no
noticed loss in mileage. I drove an additional 8 miles over the expected
100mile stop for gas.
Chadd Steimel: WHAAAAT??
PaintHerWhite: Need editing. I don't need to see amateurs trying to remove mufflers.
paul nunya: this does not work only screws up your bike unless you have it tuned BEFORE
riding these bikes need back pressure not hoosiers with dremel tools
CultofDavros: Hey thanks for the vid, going to attemp this myself I think.
Peter Bond: very nice rumble...good work guys
Kıvanç Cansever: i have a 2012 1200 c do i need calibration after i do this ?
Chadd Steimel: I don't see why not, as long as you have the correct size hole saw. I
wouldn't just poke a hole in the baffle if that's what you mean.
Chadd Steimel: yes actually it does! i noticed it does not have as much pull on the mid
range rpm, say if i am about to pass someone i have to commit, cant just
blast by, but it is slight. but the low end has more power. so it balances,
but for the sound difference, it is all worth it. and another thing is, you
really dont have to ake off the pipes to do this, just cut the weld at the
rear of the pipe and use pliers to pull out the baffle.
Chadd Steimel: should work fine, and no need to do anything else
Ray Irvine: So I decides to try the poke/drill a hole thing first to see if the effect
was loud enough. There were already holes in the metal plate on the baffle.
I went to widen it and the welds on that plate broke. The plate fell right
out. It sounds way louder and pretty awesome. The baffled are still welded
in. Since that plate is the same circumference as the baffle, would make a
difference to remove it?
Miki Omninet: NIRVANA :-)
Chadd Steimel: do you mean the catalytic? mine seems to be bonded to the sides somehow
Chadd Steimel: well the gas mileage did drop a LITTLE, but not much at all, the power is
affected a little as well, but barely noticeable. and no other issues.
85kewgrr: The issue with both burnt valves and low end torque is that, because the
exhaust has better flow, the engine is now getting more air. If they have
this, along with other mods, they could be running too lean causing both of
MagicJammyZ: Sounds good, I took the baffles out of my sportster with a bi metal hole
saw and cordless drill efi can compensate like 10% Without leaning out
dzbrockman: Thanks from over in Fort Polk, vid was pretty helpful!
Chadd Steimel: This is some what true, But i have a friend that is a HD certified Mech.
and he says you really only need to have HD map it when you have both the
straight pipes along with a high flow air cleaner. If you have both then
you definitely need to map it.
MrBrooklynbandit: I have a 2009 HD XL Sportster Low (stock) and would like to do the same,
Besides removing the baffles should anything else be done before I start
riding, And mapping How can I get it done, What is it , Sorry newbee!!!
Chadd Steimel: only if you have an aftermarket air cleaner as well
Howard Sorensen: Cool....thumps up...
Michael Mcleroy: Nice mod. I doing this in a few mins. Time for the neighbors to wake up!