exhaust repacking

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Jazzbutcher
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Re: exhaust repacking

Postby Jazzbutcher » Sun Jul 31, 2022 1:51 pm

Third attempt at packing my torque hammer & hopefully done this time.
Quite a bit quieter without any power loss.
Two types of stainless gauze wrapped round the perf tube. to protect the wadding.
Course 1.5ml holes x 4 wraps & 100 micron gauze over that x 6 wraps & both tied with stainless wire, wadding just wrapped as tight as I could get it.
Just done 50 miles with no change in sound, so more confident that it's ok this time.
Smoked like a two stroke when I first started it till it burnt off the coating on the gauze.
All in all though a good learning experience.
Have a great day all.
Ride Safe & Stay between the hedgerows.

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barney
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Re: exhaust repacking

Postby barney » Sun Jul 31, 2022 4:55 pm

3rd time lucky hopefully :yup:
Buell Ulysses XB12X 06/08

Jazzbutcher
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Re: exhaust repacking

Postby Jazzbutcher » Mon Aug 01, 2022 3:17 pm

Another 100 + miles today & still sounds like it's doing it's job ok. Much quieter at cruising speeds and deeper in tone, plus it doesn't set car alarms off in little villages. All is well until the butterflies are straight, even then it howls rather than sounding like two Manx Norton's with straight through mega's.
Quite pleased with the results.
Ride Safe & Stay between the hedgerows.


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