removing baffles

3 replies to this topic
  • seadoo97

Posted April 15, 2006 - 05:55 PM


A mechanic in town told me if I removed the baffles from my pipe I could gain some exrta hp enough to beat a 426 on the stretch is this true?

  • rich1167

Posted April 15, 2006 - 06:25 PM



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  • dl19

Posted April 15, 2006 - 06:30 PM


With a 450 or a 250? A 450 should do it with no mods, and a 250 won't do it no matter what you do. You may or may not actually gain any HP by cutting baffles out. Simply cutting out baffles does not necessarly mean a pipe will flow better. In fact it may flow actually less. A straight tubed muffler like a "Cherrybomb" will actually flow less air then a baffled "Flowmaster" style muffler. I can promise you it will be a lot louder, and I think a lot of people think they have more power because they have more noise. Loud bikes +95-96db will continue to get us shut down even on "closed course" race tracks. It is happening all over, and will continue unless we quiet them down.

  • Arnaud

Posted April 16, 2006 - 11:39 AM


OK, let's reverse the subject of this topic:
What (brand) silencer did you fit on your WR450 '05 to replace the original one...? :thumbsup:

What did this replacement do to your bike;
1. more power at low revs
2. more power at hi revs
3. more noise (...)
4. nothing: I'm disappointed :confused:

...this could be interesting concidering the topics about modifying the original WR450 '05 silencer... :thumbsup:



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