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Are they worth it ? I spent most of my extra cash on some cosmetics for the bike. Was planning on the Akrapovic race system in the spring with a pcr3, but I could swing a slip on for now with a set of decent air filters, once I finish break in. Is it even worth it or should I save my money ? Speaking of performance gains only, not sound improvement.

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2001 Dodge 3500 CTD making 450 RWHP on #2 alone. 2002 blue ZX-12R, stock, but not for long. I am my own warranty station. </p>Edited by: <A HREF=http://pub56.ezboard.com/bkawasakizx12r.showLocalUserPublicProfile?login=bigsaint>Bigsaint</A> at: 9/12/02 6:24:23 pm
 

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Big Saint, this is off topic...but just how big is your saint? M or F? I have a Tibetan Mastiff, which is pretty similar in the look and temperment, just different color.

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Actually I have 2 Saints. The male in my avator pic. is Baxter, he weighs in at 195, the female, Barkley, is a scant 130. Saints and Mastiffs are along the same breed. The breeder I bought the dogs from had a bull mastiff, huge and very friendly. Have any pics. ?

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Jesus H. Christ, Saint... I've got two beautiful Golden Retreivers (Bailey & Max), and COMBINED they don't way as much as Baxter. Wow.

Dogs, ya gotta love 'em (petting my two boys now, both sitting on either side of Daddy's chair...)

As far as slip-ons go - you might get the bike breathing a little better, and sounding a hell of a lot better, but you aren't going to do much in the way of any kind of increase in power... I've got a D&D black-satin slip on on my '00 - fit and finish is second to none, looks great, and sounds incredible...

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I figured as much in regards to a power increase. Nothing comes cheap from what I've learned.

BusaBitchSlapper...love that title ! Consider yourself lucky, the GR's are great dogs and you don't need a childs snowshovel for the daily pick ups !!! One Saint is great, 2 are a ton of work !!! And crap !!!

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LMAO!! True enough... I just can't imagine what might come out the back end of a 195-pound dog... And yes, the GR's are awesome dogs... Very loyal, and very smart. Too smart if you ask me... Trouble-makers...

Like I said, if you just want kick-ass sound for the time being, go with the D&D slip-on - you won't regret it...

As far as the name goes, glad you like it... It's what I enjoy doing most - bitch-slapped another this evening as a matter of fact...

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I bought a TBR can for looks and sound. But, it killed the low end and mid range. I can tell a slight increase in performance beginning around 9K rpms. If you're really into performance, get a full system.

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Maybe I'll try one out for the fall, could always sell it come spring. It wouldn't be the worst thing in the world to loose the BMW sound for now <img src=http://www.ezboard.com/intl/aenglish/images/emoticons/happy.gif ALT=":D">

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slip-on's are for sound and look's. No gain in performance.

But then you weigh how much of a gain you get from an entire system. for price difference.



If Jessie Jame's had a ZX12R I'd ride with him.

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