Originally Posted by JPWendtinc
I know I don't. I doesn't look finished or professional in any way to me.
I am curious as the "under the frame pipe" has come up in another thread as well. What is on the left side of the bike that prevents the pipe from exiting behind the engine like it does on the pre 09's?
It's not that anything is "under the frame", rather the exhaust was changed to get that pipe away from the rider's left leg, and by placing it under the bike, it reduces direct heat exposure to the driver. Some days, I could rest my left leg ON THE PIPE to cool it off, or so it feels.
The other reason was: Because of the addition of the cat, it made sense to keep the pipes low, once coming off the 2-1-2 cat fitting, than to make one go back up again, to go to the left side.
It came with the frame change, and included an oil pan with a cut-out, so the pipe could pass under it. So now, the oil gets heated more, but not the rider...........