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Old 11-14-2012, 06:26 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Talking What Slip-ons to go with?

I had a 2010 UC with the stock 96 and Rinehart 3.5 slip-ons and arlen ness big sucker stage 1 intake. I liked the sound but didnt like the droning effect after a few hrs of riding. After half way to Myrtle Beach, Me and the lil lady started to get a headache.
I now have a 2013 Ultra Limited with the 103. I plan to change out the pipes and intake with the arlan ness big sucker in the spring.
I want something that is going to be kinda loud, no louder then the 3.5's, but a little less droning, maybe a deeper rumble.

big question is which pipes would be a good choice.
1. Vance and Hines monster ovals
2. Vance and Hines hi-outputs
3. Rinehart 4"

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Old 11-14-2012, 06:49 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I have the Rinehart 4in slip-ons. I've had the true duals and 3 in Rineharts. They sounded great, but you're right, they do get a little loud after a while. The 4's give me a good low rumble sound, but no blare if that makes since. The thing with Rineharts, you can always sell them.
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Old 11-14-2012, 07:39 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I have Rush 2.0. Sounds great at idle. Is very impressive when I crank it, but is respectable when cruising without over stimulating my ears.

I can tiptoe past a black and white without worry. And the neighbors don't complain (unless I crank it) And they dont really complain anyway.

And I already have tinnitus from aprin/meds problem. So I want to protect my hearing which is still very good. But I want the bike to sound like a Harley is supposed to.

I don't consider the 2.0 a compromise, but more like EXACTLY WHAT I WANTED.
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Old 11-14-2012, 08:15 PM   #4 (permalink)
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The V & H monster ovals would be a choice. Give the Supertrapp Stouts a look. They are only a couple of db's louder than stock, but have a nice deep rumble to them without being obnoxiously loud.
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V&H have a great sound, I'm going with the power duals myself.
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Old 11-14-2012, 08:47 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I 've been happy with my CFR's...nice deep rumble, much improved over stock. Matching them up with V&H dresser dual headers over the winter.
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Old 11-14-2012, 09:01 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I have Rush 2.0. Sounds great at idle. Is very impressive when I crank it, but is respectable when cruising without over stimulating my ears.
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Old 11-14-2012, 11:20 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I've had Monster Ovals and currently run Monster Rounds. Either would be a good choice if you want a nice deep tone and they are only slightly louder than stock while cruising. They bark a little if you get on it hard, but overall I think they're about the quietest slip-ons on the market. They're perfect for me. You can tell it's an HD but I can still hear my stock stereo at 65 mph which is what I wanted.
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Old 11-15-2012, 10:30 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Another vote for the Rush slip-ons. Great sound, great quality, and made in the USA!
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Old 11-15-2012, 10:27 PM   #10 (permalink)
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I agree monster oval is a good choice. I was going to buy then but couldn't find a good used set at the right price. I am running 4" CVO slip ons with 2" full sac baffles.
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