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Are slip on exhausts worth the money?

I have been looking at putting an exhaust on my 09 cbr 600rr. But they all seem very expensive. I know performance gains are minimal with slip on exhausts so I am not to concerned with that. What are your opinions on slip on exhausts. Is the 600$ investment worth the bike sounding better?
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Is the 600$ investment worth the bike sounding better?
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Only you can answer that question.
Yah man that is completely true. I am just curious about the opinions that other people have.
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To each their own but you do not need to spend $600 for a slip-on.

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For me, totally worth it because it increases my enjoyment. However, some people prefer the stock muffler because it's less obnoxious. To each their own. Some people will tell you that they installed a slip-on for "safety" to enable other drivers to hear you. Don't base your decision on this reasoning though. Most drivers will have a hard time hearing you from inside their vehicles until you're already passing them.

If it's hard to swallow the cost for what is essentially a "cosmetic" upgrade then my suggestion is to take your time perusing the used market. I bought my Jardine for around $250 CAD used.
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I would say no but look at ebay or the classifieds here for one to save some cash, but then I have had an exhaust system or a slip-on on each bike I have ever owned. I really can't justify the cost of a slip-on or even a full exhaust but I want what I want and so I am currently looking for either for my next bike as well.
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IMHO....If you really want a useful mod go with a full system.

You'll have to get a fuel controller (PC5/Bazzaz), and a dyno tune to really get the benefit from this change.

(I have an Arrow Indy SS full system for my 09, and am continually pleased with it)
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If gains aren't important to you then a full system is super overkill and about 2 grand that you'll never put to good use. I wouldn't get that unless I needed to cut seconds off my time at the track. I don't even get power commanders for my bikes. A street bike will never use the benefits those mods offer.

I don't like cheap exhausts because they look cheap. I always look for a used slip on, $300 or less. For me, a good sounding exhaust lets the inner beast of a sport bike growl, so to me it's a good esthetic upgrade. Plus it looks good. Other than that, it all it does is decrease my fuel mileage by a lot.
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For me, totally worth it because it increases my enjoyment. However, some people prefer the stock muffler because it's less obnoxious. To each their own. Some people will tell you that they installed a slip-on for "safety" to enable other drivers to hear you. Don't base your decision on this reasoning though. Most drivers will have a hard time hearing you from inside their vehicles until you're already passing them.

If it's hard to swallow the cost for what is essentially a "cosmetic" upgrade then my suggestion is to take your time perusing the used market. I bought my Jardine for around $250 CAD used.
Yah I have been looking on kijiji for a used one
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FWIW.....the $ you put into these bikes depends on how you value them....

if this is a transition to something else, thats one path.

IMHO, for me this bike is about perfect, so devote the time, $ and effort to get it/me better.....

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ps.....dull knife is no fun at all.
This confused me haha
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FWIW.....the $ you put into these bikes depends on how you value them....

if this is a transition to something else, thats one path.

IMHO, for me this bike is about perfect, so devote the time, $ and effort to get it/me better.....

Happy riding!

ps.....dull knife is no fun at all.
i fully understand what you're saying. I've been there myself and sometimes get caught up in wanting something on my bike working perfectly, even though it'll have no real effect on my riding experience.

The thing is when I go back and look at all the money I spent over the years and how it didn't make my experience any better or make my bikes last any longer, or relatively perform any better, I see it as a waste of time and money. I should have spent that money and time on gas and road trips. a full system for me would be like using a light saber to cut bread.
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... a full system for me would be like using a light saber to cut bread.
I would TOTALLY cut bread with a light saber!
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I have a slip on two brothers exhaust and I honestly believe that it was worth the price. I get compliments all the time on it, and I think it makes the bike more enjoyable.

With that said, you sort of need to be in a "I've got the money, and nothing better to do with it" financial position or frame of mind.
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I would TOTALLY cut bread with a light saber!
With my luck, I'd accidently go through the counter
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I am under the understanding that you can't change too much intake or exhaust wise before you need to add a Power Commander. I add K&N filters to all my vehicles. That being said, my bike has a Yoshimura RS-5 slip on. The Yoshimura for me is much too loud without the baffle after 15 minutes of riding with earplugs. I would rather have a K&N air filter and a stock muffler.

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You can change quite a bit in the intake and exhaust without needing a PC. Your bike will just run rich or lean, but it will still run. The O2 sensor and ECU can only make so much of an adjustment, so that's when the PC comes in. The PC will fine tune the gas air ratio so it's more efficient.
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DanMoto exhaust sound good and are cheap!

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I bought the bike with the DanMoto slip but it was too loud for me and it was killing me that it exits out at a slight angle to the left and not centered.

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The O2 sensor and ECU can only make so much of an adjustment, so that's when the PC comes in. The PC will fine tune the gas air ratio so it's more efficient.
The bike will NOT make any adjustments to A/F ratio using input from O2 sensor or adjusting A/F from ECU.......Cali model bikes have NO 02 sensor (07-12).
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the o2 sensor is a narrowband unit used to lean the mixture at near-idle conditions. these bikes do not run closed-loop fueling systems.


the only sensors the bike has to estimate the fuel to deliver is the intake air temp and manifold absolute pressure. it uses the values from these sensors alongside a base map to give the bike an idea of how much fuel to supply, but it doesn't actually know whether that amount was correct or not (open loop).
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I bought my bike and it came with a 2brothers slip on and its awesome! My buddy got the full(i think) setup and its sooooo quiet I dont ike it. I love how mine sounds the growl is amazing haha plus going through a section of a town my friend said he could hear my exhaust over his which he said he couldnt hear at all and I was about 20 yards behind him hahahahahaha it echoes off houses so well

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I bought my bike and it came with a 2brothers slip on and its awesome! My buddy got the full(i think) setup and its sooooo quiet I dont ike it. I love how mine sounds the growl is amazing haha plus going through a section of a town my friend said he could hear my exhaust over his which he said he couldnt hear at all and I was about 20 yards behind him hahahahahaha it echoes off houses so well
I would love this. But I wouldn't be to down with pissing everybody else off.
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Id say it only would piss ppl off if ur just plain revving it up lol how do you think I feel when I hear loud obnoxious harleys? I just get over it lol my buddy cut his exhaust off right below the belly fairing, talk about loud as ****

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I have Boom Tubes on my Monster 1100 Evo and it's frigging loud. They're practically straight pipes. I wonder how loud they are to my neighbors when I'm warming the bike up in the morning. I don't rev it or anything and I try to only let it idle for a minute before I leave for work. Nobody's told me anything about it so far.
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I just removed my danmoto and will be selling it when I get enough privilages on here
Unless I get to sell it locally before that time comes.

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if i were buying it, id just go with the full exhaust. yeah the slip on makes it sound cool, but if my bike is going to be loud as heck id want some actual power gains to go along with it . just my opinion though. only reason my bike has a slip on is because it came with it ;). im more of a full stock kinda guy anyways.
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Slip-on is over price with very little performance gain, but they do sounds great.
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