xr650r Akrapovic ??


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  • roadrunner81

Posted May 09, 2007 - 01:15 PM

#1

Who's got one on their 650r? What do you think? What else do you have done to your motor? How is it for power and noise?

  • Earsmaginty

Posted May 11, 2007 - 01:23 AM

#2

I have a full system on mine, I love it. With just the airbox mod akrapovic pipe and unrestricted intake port its knocking out 58bhp. It is very loud which I also like :applause:

  • roadrunner81

Posted May 11, 2007 - 09:00 AM

#3

Well I was all set to order but apparently they discontinued the full system.

  • Earsmaginty

Posted May 11, 2007 - 09:34 AM

#4

Hmm, I only got mine about 3 weeks ago. You can try 2 places which I knew of could get it or had it in stock.

http://www.calsport....a>XR 650 R (00>)

http://www.pope-motorcycles.co.uk/

  • roadrunner81

Posted May 11, 2007 - 11:45 AM

#5

thanks for the links.

  • ssmith622

Posted May 11, 2007 - 02:27 PM

#6

I put a BARNUMS PRO DUAL EXHAUST on my XR650R. It's definitely a great pipe you should take a look at it. The bike sounds great and runs even better.

  • JKL

Posted May 11, 2007 - 06:26 PM

#7

Full Akro with Edelbrook carb and more air intake.
It is not that loud at low to mid rpms, but gets loud at high rpms and that is where there is noticably more power then the stock (drilled out) muffler.
The sound is low so not as offensive as 2-smokes.

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  • XRR-kat

Posted May 12, 2007 - 07:32 AM

#8

Consider the full Moriwaki exhaust. Under $500 from Big Valley Honda. See AdvRider.com, vendors thread, my post on group buy:
http://www.advrider....468#post4594468
Comes with a stout spark arrestor; reputed to quiet it down quite a bit and I've got pipe clamp ideas to further reduce dbs.

  • roadrunner81

Posted May 12, 2007 - 08:50 AM

#9

Does the Akrapovic have a spark arrestor?

  • JKL

Posted May 12, 2007 - 08:56 AM

#10

No spark arrestor - but one could be added?

Here is the website -
http://www.akrapovic...cts-catalog.htm

  • hill5150

Posted May 12, 2007 - 04:35 PM

#11

I put a BARNUMS PRO DUAL EXHAUST on my XR650R. It's definitely a great pipe you should take a look at it. The bike sounds great and runs even better.


The Barnum's is trick here's a couple shots.....Works killer w/ the eddie,680 and stage II cam....:applause:

http://img.photobuck...0/Miles7006.jpg

http://img.photobuck...0/Miles7005.jpg

  • akuleboat

Posted May 12, 2007 - 08:39 PM

#12

Where did you get those BRP graphics? I didnt realize the Barnum header wrapped around both sides.

  • hill5150

Posted May 13, 2007 - 10:08 AM

#13

http://www.brpit.com

For the graphics.........

  • ssmith622

Posted May 13, 2007 - 05:36 PM

#14

wrapping around both sides is what sold me on the BARNUMS PRO. It looks better keeps the header close to the engine hopefully out of harms way. And I like the idea of a more equal length header.





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