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I have CS 3' slip ons on my 06 RK. They have baffles in them but can't get them out to see if they are performance or quiet. I want to quiet them down some. I found a set of CS quiet baffles on ebay but they say they only fit 2010 SG and not an 06 flhpi. Would there be a difference if both are 3"?
 

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I have the CS 3" slip-on's also and mine have removable baffles . I took them out to wrap them in fiber-glass to quieten them down a bit , but never re-installed them . Ended up putin on a set of 2" drag pipes . There shouldn't be any difference .
 

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The CS site says their slip ons fit 1995-2010. The baffle pt.# on ebay is 1561Q, it says will not fit 06 RK. Seems to me if their slip ons will interchange why won't the baffles interchange. I'm thinking, 3", is 3', providing the length would be the same. All I want is a set of quiet baffles for a set of Cycle Shack mufflers. Sounds simple enough. Is there some kind of trick to getting them out, short of taking muffler off and tapping it out from the front?
 

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My 3' CS were LOUD... Have remove muffler get baffle out. Spray large amounts of WD-40 or what ever you like. Let it soak in for awhile. Use a large brass punch or wood to get it moving. Mine were a bitch to remove the first time. Wrap middle of baffle with some good muffler packing, secure with safety wire & metal tape. Other wise packing may grab against in side of shell not slide in, tight fit. Clean up sharp edges at rear of baffle, coat liberally with hi-temp anti seize. Install locking bolt with more ant-seize. The excess anti seize will blow out, may need a little clean up if some one is standing behind bike. Don't ask.
 

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The CS site says their slip ons fit 1995-2010. The baffle pt.# on ebay is 1561Q, it says will not fit 06 RK. Seems to me if their slip ons will interchange why won't the baffles interchange. I'm thinking, 3", is 3', providing the length would be the same. All I want is a set of quiet baffles for a set of Cycle Shack mufflers. Sounds simple enough. Is there some kind of trick to getting them out, short of taking muffler off and tapping it out from the front?

Mine had a small 1/4"x1/2" bolt on the back side of the chrome slip-on but mine were the 3" slash cut slip-on's . Very good quality chrome & are well made with a long baffle . They were just a bit too loud without any wrapping . But while I was running them I was getting just over 50 MPG . They definitely work .
 

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Coot; I have SE slip on's with removeable baffles on my bike. I have to remove them and hit the baffle from the front (with steel, not wood) to get them out. Even if they haven't been in for a long time. The baffle has a "flair" where it meets the muffler inlet, and slides on about 1/16". That is what makes removal tough.
 

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My 06 is pre-cat. Would there be a difference between the two baffles? I was reading a thread earlier about Screaming Eagle mufflers being tuned by using two different baffles. Does CS use the same technology to equalize back pressure? When I bought the bike in 12/2011, the baffles were out. I asked them to put them back in, so I don't know if it made any difference which side they went in? I have a 50/50 chance they are right. It has ran great since, but now I'm curious. Any advice or opinions will be greatly appreciated.
 

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Both of the original baffles on my '07 Electra Glide were the same. My Cycle Shack performance baffles were also same, just more holes.
There are part #'s embossed into your S.E. mufflers. Sort of on the tire side. There are/were at least two different S.E. touring slip on's being used back then.
 
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