Different Year Exhaust Fitting


5 replies to this topic
  • LucasLeader

Posted May 29, 2013 - 03:17 PM

#1

From what I could find 1998-2004 exhausts are interchangeable and 2005-up (before the backwards head) will not fit. From pictures and the parts diagram the 2004 and 2005 mounting points and pipe bends look very similar. Has anyone tried to make a 2005+ exhaust fit on a 2004 or older? If it just needs a little ball peen massage or an easy bracket made I'd try it. If the head pipe runs straight into the frame or something that requires it to be cut/bent and welded then I probably won't bother.

  • FinchFan194

Posted May 29, 2013 - 06:27 PM

#2

I had a header from my 04 that I stuck on my 08...until I cracked that one too.

  • grayracer513

Posted May 30, 2013 - 06:02 AM

#3

The '05 and '04 were essentially the same bike, so your list is off a little. "Some" interchangeability exists with the '06-'09 models, also, but it's a lot more iffy.

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  • LucasLeader

Posted May 30, 2013 - 07:54 AM

#4

Thanks guys. I might just find a cheap stock exhaust from an '06-'09 and see what happens.

  • Jeff22

Posted May 30, 2013 - 01:17 PM

#5

Does that mean 2004 and under exhausts will fit my 99 400?

  • LucasLeader

Posted May 30, 2013 - 05:29 PM

#6

Sounds like 2005 and under should fit.





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