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Old 11-11-2010, 01:41 PM   #1
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Is it Worth it?

I recently purchased an 06 R6 and I'm debating getting a Slip-on.

but with the way sport bikes are tuned and designed these days is it really needed?

I know it would change the exhaust note a bit (which i don't care about)
and it would eliminate the butterfly valve in the stock pipe.

but is it REALLY worth spending a 100+ dollars on it
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Old 11-11-2010, 01:48 PM   #2
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the butterfly valve was taken out of my stock exhaust by my friend I bought the bike from
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I recently purchased an 06 R6 and I'm debating getting a Slip-on.

but with the way sport bikes are tuned and designed these days is it really needed?

I know it would change the exhaust note a bit (which i don't care about)
and it would eliminate the butterfly valve in the stock pipe.

but is it REALLY worth spending a 100+ dollars on it
Slip ons are NOT needed. The changes in HP and weight are minimal compared to the cost. They DO sound better and that justifies the cost for many.
Only you can decide if it's worth it.
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Old 11-11-2010, 01:53 PM   #4
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I recently purchased an 06 R6 and I'm debating getting a Slip-on.

but with the way sport bikes are tuned and designed these days is it really needed?

I know it would change the exhaust note a bit (which i don't care about)
and it would eliminate the butterfly valve in the stock pipe.

but is it REALLY worth spending a 100+ dollars on it
Not on that bike, and the loss of back pressure will kill some low end response, something that bike does not have a lot of to begin with.
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Not on that bike, and the loss of back pressure will kill some low end response, something that bike does not have a lot of to begin with.

Thanks for the infor Patrick and BumbleBee...


I have heard stories about the R6 butterfly valve sticking and throwing a code. so eliminating it was partly my reasoning...

I will save the money than.
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I keep stock on my street bike. Absolutely no need for aftermarket exhaust other than aesthetic and for show. I always stay stock on the street.

On the track bikes, thats another story.
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Old 11-11-2010, 02:48 PM   #9
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600s sound like sewing machines. I don't like really loud exhausts but I don't like a race bred machine that sounds like a Prius either. But if you don't care about the exhaust note and it isn't a track machine then it probably isn't worth it.
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600s sound like sewing machines. I don't like really loud exhausts but I don't like a race bred machine that sounds like a Prius either. But if you don't care about the exhaust note and it isn't a track machine then it probably isn't worth it.
it will dual as track and street if i end up selling the SV.
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Just track out one of the bikes and leave one for the street. Best thing I ever did.

No having to get your bike track ready every time you go to the track besides maintenance.
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No having to get your bike track ready every time you go to the track besides maintenance.
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I don't know what happened when you left. But I didn't think it would turn you to the dark side of Yamaha. i thought it was Suzuki for life. I'm severely disappointed but a little relieved that you won't be looking at my bike thinking about what parts you can take off of it.
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hey man...you wouldnt sell me yours for the price i wanted

But it's better than having to make payments on a Gixxxxxxxxrrrrrrrr.
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Just save the money on other upgrades, from a performance stand point you are not going to gain any power at all, if you want a cheap mod i would suggest going -1 +2 on the gearing instead. I have kept most of my bikes with stock pipes because i am not really riding my bike at 100% so any upgrades will only be for poser points at pp1 lol
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