my hrc tip very loud and the stock one is very quiet

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  • pgiinc

Posted November 20, 2006 - 09:20 PM


my hrc tip very loud and the stock one is very quiet but restrictive,what do you guys here think would be a good slip on exhaust that is quiet but flows good
2001 650R

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  • pgiinc

Posted November 20, 2006 - 09:42 PM


and i want to lose no bottom end

  • frankstr

Posted November 20, 2006 - 09:49 PM


I have the FMF Q, I'm happy with it..They now have a FMF Q2

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  • eastreich

Posted November 21, 2006 - 06:14 AM


I think that you would be happy with any of the quiet branded aftermarket "slip on" mufflers. Although the FMF Q seems to be the most popular (it was the first truly quiet performance pipe made), I have seen good reviews of the WB E2 and the Pro-Circuit 496. I think a pipe that is designed to be quieter to start with (as opposed to a race pipe with an insert) is the much better way to go.

I personally would steer clear of the mufflers that use the Supertrapp style disc setups. Most of the guys I have known (myself included) that have had those only had them quiet (6 discs or so) for a month before putting more in to make the bike run better (and making it louder in the process).

  • cleonard

Posted November 21, 2006 - 08:42 AM


If you don't want to replace the whole pipe, there are other aftermarket inserts. Perhaps one of those is somewhat quieter than the HRC, but freer flowing than the stock unit. I think that XR's only and Baja designs make one. Give them a call and ask about the noise level.

  • spotsboss

Posted November 21, 2006 - 10:01 AM


Try this fix -
Go to Files, then Honda Exhaust Mods, then How to Quiet the Hop Up Baffle.

Worked great for me. Kept the benefit of the HRC tip, but quieted the thing down for $2 and some metalwork. The diagrams explain why the stock tip is so restrictive.


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