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Looking for a bit of a change in my stock exhaust. Hoping to find something with more rumble. Cool with a bit louder and more rumble. Not looking for loud. Do hear bikes go by with more rumble that makes me envious. Catches my attention and makes me want to jump on. Looking at V+H big radius as I like the look. Listened to different stuff on line but it is hard to tell. Recommendations from y'all?
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Pythons are an option. Not much louder then stock at idle. A bit louder under normal acceleration and cruising.
Will let the world know your coming when you really twist the wick.

Be aware. Other mods will change the sound as well. Some air cleaners, definitely a hotter cam will change the tone and volume.
Just something to keep in mind when you hear other bikes going down the road.
 

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I recommend you go to bike nites and bike events. When you hear something you like, ask the owner about their bike. Most people like talking about their stuff.
 

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I recommend you go to bike nites and bike events. When you hear something you like, ask the owner about their bike. Most people like talking about their stuff.
^^^^^^^^^ This!

Great idea Badinfluence!
 

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I met a guy in the Best Buy parking lot last week who had a 2015 Fatboy with the V&H Big Radius exhaust. I have the same exhaust on my 2014 Superlow 1200T. They are very loud on my bike, borderline obnoxious, but on his Fatboy they had a really nice deep rumble. I thought they sounded really nice. Btw... we both had the big air kit and the V&H FP3, but the exhaust note on his Fatboy was definitely a lower rumble then my Sportster.
 

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I installed the V&H Big Radius pipes on my wife's XL1200C, and it sounds great, and looks great. Something to keep in mind though: If you're ever going to want to add power, short 2-2 pipes are NOT going to work as well. Non-catalytic 2-1 works best.
 

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I put a set of V&H slash cuts on my Street Glide. Loud enough for me. When the cat was removed, it was even better.
 

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Looking for a bit of a change in my stock exhaust. Hoping to find something with more rumble. Cool with a bit louder and more rumble. Not looking for loud. Do hear bikes go by with more rumble that makes me envious. Catches my attention and makes me want to jump on. Looking at V+H big radius as I like the look. Listened to different stuff on line but it is hard to tell. Recommendations from y'all?
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+1 on bike nights or hang out at the dealer or biker bar for a bit. People are more than willing to talk about their bike and start it up for you,in person is really the best way to get an accurate idea on what catches your attention.Good luck lots of options and combinations out there
 

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I like the idea of going out and listening where bikes gather. I am going to seek out a bike with v+h big radius.... might be challenging here in michigan with 6 inches of snow coming tonight...
Gusa, nice looking bike!
 

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i love the sound from my akropovics - get positive compliments from other riders about it also - and they look neat as all heck- and they arent on every other bike
 

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I have the Big Radius on my Springer I like them and the sound. The only thing I don't like is you kick up a dust storm when riding thru dirt parking lots. Everybody has different taste, you really should listen to variious pipes if you can before buying.
 

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i love the sound from my akropovics - get positive compliments from other riders about it also - and they look neat as all heck- and they arent on every other bike
can't find them on google, can you give a bit more of a description? any chance you can post a pic of your bike?

looks cool in the pic, but would like to see bigger. sometimes, size matters.
 

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TS, thank you for the link. cannot get the bugger to work on firefox or explorer.
Really want to have that deep throaty sound with good looks. not sound like a screaming ricer.
 

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TS, thank you for the link. cannot get the bugger to work on firefox or explorer.
Really want to have that deep throaty sound with good looks. not sound like a screaming ricer.
Odd. Use Firefox with several security add-ons. No problems.
Lets try it without the link tags.

Akrapovič Motorcycle Exhaust

Are you on a work PC maybe?
 
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