Attn Oregon Dunes Riders

Hey SMP and others, I just got back a week ago from riding in North Bend, and on the first day I got a ticket for noise riding down Houser road. I had put my stock pipe on at Marc's suggestion, but it registered 99db and earned me a ticket. $75 if I didn't fix it, or $15 if I did. I went down to the local Polaris shop and asked about some options. I ordered a White Brothers Vortip (for a WR) and we welded it onto the stock silencer end-cap. The end-cap gets destroyed in this mod, but it silenced the bike considerably. I had it checked again when a ranger drove through camp, and it measured 93db!!! The ranger that re-tested my bike said it was the only YZ 426 he'd known to pass!!! The Vortip does restrict the exhaust, but honestly I didn't notice much of a power loss. I had a ball. Those dunes rock! We'll be back next year.

GLEN

Hey Glen,

Sorry to hear about the ticket. I did not see any rangers the last time I was out...a good thing I guess!! I better look into getting that tip you installed. Glad you enjoyed your trip to the Oregon Dunes, I will never get tired of it. My finacee ordered a 03 Limited Raptor(all black), which should be in any time, then we can hit the dunes again.

Let us know if you notice any more of a power decrease in your regular riding with the tip installed.

What was the rest of your setup like and how well did it work?

Marc

In the CRF forum someone had a picture of a bike with a HUDGE FMF silencer on it. It looked a couple inches longer than stock. I want to say it had a Q on the sticker. Anyway, is anyone familiar with this silencer, and if so does it really cut the noise significantly without killing the power?

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