anyone have the dr.d carbon fiber/ti or stainliess exhaust?

8 replies to this topic
  • Slinkyman16

Posted April 04, 2008 - 10:14 PM


how do u like um.. hows the can holding out.. gunna pick one up and just curious on whats everyones experiance with them are.. i already know that ill need to repack every month depending on how much i ride.. or every 4th ride.

  • Bigcr

Posted April 05, 2008 - 06:20 AM


I have the stainless system and really like it. As far as re-packing the silencer every 4 rides....That seems a little excessive.

  • grayracer513

Posted April 05, 2008 - 08:05 AM


i already know that ill need to repack every month depending on how much i ride.. or every 4th ride.

Apparently, you are a Pro, or you intend to ride with the quiet core in place full time:


Using FMF 4-stroke packing, I found my son's pipe to need repacking at ridiculously frequent intervals, far shorter than the original life of the factory packing. I have since put a DRD repack kit in it (which is also vastly easier to install), and it's already holding up better. His original packing lasted about 8 months, and mine's been in since last October. The hours we put on either of these far exceeds the published chart, BTW.

  • Slinkyman16

Posted April 05, 2008 - 10:43 AM


well to me the price of packing is cheap compared to outcome of a cracked can. i know its a bit excessive but i dont want to spend all that money on a Cf system and have it completely screwed by lack of packing. owe and i also forgot to mention that my ride days pretty much 4- 5 hours a day of track time..

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  • nap__kxf

Posted April 05, 2008 - 01:48 PM


i have the stainless and i love it, still need to jet my bike properly to get the full effect. i didn't notice that much of a power gain though, and i can safely say thats because its not jetted right, best mod i've done so far was put a 12t sprocket in the front, and that only cost me $13, whereas my dr. d was just under 500 shipped to my door (bike shop hookups :thumbsup: )

the only complaint was that when i first fired up my bike the header teased me with a pretty blue then the blue faded out.

  • cowboyona426

Posted April 05, 2008 - 03:15 PM


I have the full stainless system, and although I've only got a little bit of time on it I'm very happy with it thus far.

  • buzzgrizz

Posted April 05, 2008 - 03:54 PM


My son has a complete stainless system on his YZF and it realy helped his bottom end.

  • jeffboyd47m

Posted April 05, 2008 - 04:15 PM


I am a DRD support rider and have a couple of years experience with the carbon fiber stainless system. DRD recomends repacking every 4hrs of ride time with the CF system. I have been running about 6hrs before repacking and would not go any longer than that. I also use DRD packing which is high quality and easy to use. The only time that I run the CF system is on actual race day on a MX track, the rest of the time I run the aluminum can with a sparky screen installed. To have the CF can on your bike full time is just too much maintenance for me. I would advise stainless aluminum for most riders, they work extremely well and look nice too.

  • Slinkyman16

Posted April 05, 2008 - 08:19 PM


only reason i was gunna go cf with the stainless header is due to the fact that i can get a new one for 375. and as of right now no one has one for sale at that price.. and i cannot afford to go threw a retailer due to they all want 499 plus.

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