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Old 08-22-2004, 06:02 PM   #1
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Default 500R sounds like a toy car!!

Hey guys, just got into riding and bought a 04' 500R a month ago. I'm fallin in love with it, but it sounds so whimpy. I know the engine is small and all that good stuff, so I didn't expect it to sound great, but is there anything I can do that is simple and not too expensive to make it sound, "manly"? I don't plan on keepin this bike past next season, but I want it to sound better for the time being. Thanks for the help!!
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Old 08-22-2004, 09:01 PM   #2
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Do a search for performance parts for a zx5.
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Old 08-23-2004, 04:59 PM   #3
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My friend has an older one.
He has either a Vance and Hines or a D&D canister (slip-on) and it sounds pretty good fora 500.


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Old 08-23-2004, 07:14 PM   #4
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Look for Sarachu slip-ons. They are very cheap and sound pretty good. Well better than a toy car : I've been thinking about getting some but, I am going to get a new bike next season as well.

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Old 08-23-2004, 10:00 PM   #5
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Very timely post I just made in DR

I have the Sarachus on my bike and they kick arse.
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Old 08-25-2004, 04:16 PM   #6
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LIridingdoc~ If you're ever in the neighborhood drop me a PM and I'll show you some nice routes. BTW, congrats on your new ride! :
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