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I just finished putting on my new exhaust yesterday and it sounds amazing they are Thrush Glaspacks 24210 is the part # about 14" in length on 1 3/4" ID pipe... no baffles. These have a great rumbling tone at idle. With light to mid throttle they sound like the cheap mufflers that the Previous Owner had on the bike [jcwitney or knockoff sportster cans] with full throttle it really roars.



to get them to fit I used adapters that were size 1 5/8"OD To 1 5/8"ID with a bunch of wraps of muffler tape to make them fit snug.... then I hammered them into the H-Box



Here are some pics but the short video won't work I'll have to play with it
 

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Haha! They look awesome. I didn't know they still made those pipes. I used to annoy the hell out of my old neighbours with a pair of those on my old Bronco II but they sounded great on the highway. They were about the cheapest muffler that Canadian Tire sold. Do they make the motor 'pop' when you cut throttle?



And that's probably the cleanest windshield I've ever seen...
 

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Do they make the motor 'pop' when you cut throttle?
lol pop? more like KAAAABOOOMMMM!!! A friend was following me and he said they shot out foot long blue-white fireballs!
 

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The sissy bar won't fit it's setup for a custom model. The back of my bike is twice as wide but my friend has a 1974 cb550 it will bolt right on to his bike so I can get my $20 back BTW papito thanks for that sissybar I'll take some measurements next time though
 

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Oh ya......cherry bombs!! I rememebr that on a car, when they were good and broke in, you could jump to a lower gear like coming to a light of going by your buddies and those suckers would really CACKLE............ROFL........Dunno about a motorcycle though......Suppose dropping to 4th at 60 mph should tell ya something though....lol
 

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a couple weeks ago they were holding strong but after a long ride they cooked the glue offthe muffler tape... and i almost lost them but with a tube of muffler sealant and a couple 1 n 3/4" mufflerclamps they are solid as wood!



I did nothing to my carbs... they weren't perfect but it ran and made an epic noise that one of my coworkers said "I looked up to what sounded like a chevy 350 with a bad cam chain and saw you drive by" and while riding it, it sounds like an old impala my parents had when I was a little kid ... really rumbly and a little loud. at idle sometimes it lopes like a small block chevy



I really like it.... and now for a transplant.... i got my parts bike today i cant wait to get to work with the partsswapping
 

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a couple weeks ago they were holding strong but after a long ride they cooked the glue offthe muffler tape... and i almost lost them but with a tube of muffler sealant and a couple 1 n 3/4" mufflerclamps they are solid as wood!



I did nothing to my carbs... they weren't perfect but it ran and made an epic noise that one of my coworkers said "I looked up to what sounded like a chevy 350 with a bad cam chain and saw you drive by" and while riding it, it sounds like an old impala my parents had when I was a little kid ... really rumbly and a little loud. at idle sometimes it lopes like a small block chevy



I really like it.... and now for a transplant.... i got my parts bike today i cant wait to get to work with the partsswapping




If you could supply some links to the parts you used, and a close up photo or two of the setup I would appreciate it. I'd love to do this to my bike.
 

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I just finished putting on my new exhaust yesterday and it sounds amazing they are Thrush Glaspacks 24210 is the part # about 14" in length on 1 3/4" ID pipe... no baffles. These have a great rumbling tone at idle. With light to mid throttle they sound like the cheap mufflers that the Previous Owner had on the bike [jcwitney or knockoff sportster cans] with full throttle it really roars.



to get them to fit I used adapters that were size 1 5/8"OD To 1 5/8"ID with a bunch of wraps of muffler tape to make them fit snug.... then I hammered them into the H-Box



Here are some pics but the short video won't work I'll have to play with it


My first post in this section I'm quoting had the part#... most auto parts stores have the ability to order Walker Exhaust Thrush is one of their sub companies...



probably advance auto parts and autozone#87021 could order them... 24210 is the part # for walker/thrush



the autozone # is cheaper but they will match prices... good luck you guys
 

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My first post in this section I'm quoting had the part#... most auto parts stores have the ability to order Walker Exhaust Thrush is one of their sub companies...



probably advance auto parts and autozone#87021 could order them... 24210 is the part # for walker/thrush



the autozone # is cheaper but they will match prices... good luck you guys


Hey all; These things are OK, if you don't mind offending everyone within earshot. (Sorry, I'm no fan of loud exhaust - it's the main reason people dislike bikes and why exhaust restrictions get worse). When my CX650E exhaust rotted through I simply found a set of Harley Street Glide pipes locally - pulled off by the owner to replace them with Rhineharts. They cost me $40- for the pair and they fit with a minimum of fuss, a couple of adapters and some clamps. They ARE a bit heavy, but the chrome and quality are high and the sound is absolutely gorgeous.
 

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I've used cherry bombs as cheapie resonator pipes on a few cars. Add an actual muffler behind it (usually some street performance model, Dynomax Super Turbo or something similar) and it's quiet, yet sporty sounding.



Maine recently passed a law (all stealthy like, before anyone could really object to it) making illegal any exhaust louder than stock. OK, so, how many LEOs know exactly what a 1982 GL500 sounded like? Many LEOs weren't even BORN yet!
There was a case soon after this law went into effect of a guy getting ticketed for this while his bike was parked outside a restaurant, not even running, because the pipes on his bike were obviously non-stock looking. You see where I'm going with this - bright red cherry bombs rather than stock looking mufflers would attract this sort of unwanted attention, no matter how loud or quiet they are.



The Harley Sportster muffler swap, however, might just pass, on both counts. Contrary to popular belief, Harleys aren't particularly loud as equipped from the factory.
 
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