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So I just installed rinehart 4 inch mufflers onto my 2014 street glide special and white smoke and water start coming out. Seems to be more than just a little that can happen at initial start up. Any ideas? Exhaust leak? The does not seem to be an exhaust leak though. Thanks all.
 

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So I just installed rinehart 4 inch mufflers onto my 2014 street glide special and white smoke and water start coming out. Seems to be more than just a little that can happen at initial start up. Any ideas? Exhaust leak? The does not seem to be an exhaust leak though. Thanks all.

Slip ons or full system?


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Slip ons
 

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Might be moisture in slipon on initial start up that should blow out pretty quick. I get a little moisture from my 3" slipons if just start it up to move it around. That white smoke is strange, check your coolant levels, yours is a wet head?
 

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Air cooled. And smoke was not pouring out.
 

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If it is white and not grayish, dissipates pretty quickly then likely moisture. The "C" word.
Grayish is oil.
If it does`t dissipate quickly then may be rich.
 

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OK thanks. I'll keep an eye on it. In the meantime, I'll be riding. Thanks again
 

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Its water in the exhaust, comes from not running the bike long enough to get everything to operating temperatures long enough to evaporate all the water.


Ride longer.
 

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I think Kainam hit it right.
 

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You see it all the time with cars first start up in the morning and until they drive a few blocks the system is spewing condensation out the exhaust. That is why Taxi Cars need constant exhaust replacements. They don't always drive far enough to dry out the system. That is why you should not just hop in the car to go a couple blocks to the local stop and rob for a beer and then drive home. That water stays collected and rusts things out.
 

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This, plus did you get the down load and air cleaner?
You see it all the time with cars first start up in the morning and until they drive a few blocks the system is spewing condensation out the exhaust. That is why Taxi Cars need constant exhaust replacements. They don't always drive far enough to dry out the system. That is why you should not just hop in the car to go a couple blocks to the local stop and rob for a beer and then drive home. That water stays collected and rusts things out.




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You see it all the time with cars first start up in the morning and until they drive a few blocks the system is spewing condensation out the exhaust. That is why Taxi Cars need constant exhaust replacements. They don't always drive far enough to dry out the system. That is why you should not just hop in the car to go a couple blocks to the local stop and rob for a beer and then drive home. That water stays collected and rusts things out.
Some muffler shops leave a small hole to let condensate drain out.
 

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Some muffler shops leave a small hole to let condensate drain out.

That doesn't cause discoloration or performance issues associated with an exhaust leak?
 

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I read all this and think "If it started right after he put the pipes on, then it has something to do with the pipes". But that's just me.
 

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That doesn't cause discoloration or performance issues associated with an exhaust leak?
This applies to cars & trucks. Not for motorcycles unless your living in 2 inches of water all the time. :) Get her warmed up all the condensate will blow out, 20-30 mile run should do it.:)good excuse for a quick ride.
 
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