Gl1000 exhaust


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zach75gl
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Gl1000 exhaust

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is it bad to run my my gl1000 with no muffler?


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D2D
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Re: Gl1000 exhaust

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There are many who have run with just a straight pipe, loud but functional and with no damage. You could mount some small Harley slip ons,that will sound just as loud and depending upon your state's regulations still pass inspection requirements.
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Fred Camper
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Yes, wings are very forgiving regarding exhaust, but do not mess with the intake or plan on doing jet work.
sfruechte
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You probably won't make any friends.
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I just stumbled acrossed one option for you

http://www.ebay.com/itm/HONDA-CB400T-CB ... e9&vxp=mtr


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