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  • David_E_676 Posts: 29
    Western Sydney
    Stock Poster David_E_676
    14 Sep 2018 11:09 AM
    Ok, so as the thread title says... Vance and Hines short shots, yes or no?? I am considering fitting a set to my ‘16 Streetbob. Pros and cons ??
  • DarKasH69 Posts: 107
    C.O.U. WA
    Stock Poster DarKasH69
    14 Sep 2018 11:32 AM
    I’d suss the kuryakan Mavericks. Or Magna flow short 2-2. Less expensive and a better sound. 
  • fatbat Posts: 2769
    Forum Legend fatbat
    14 Sep 2018 12:30 PM
    Pros:
    They look good

    Cons:
    They are really shit for street performance
    Their loudness will attract the wrong kind of attention 
  • brash Posts: 620
    Performance Poster brash
    14 Sep 2018 12:31 PM
    if you like making your bike slower and pissing off everyone within 5km radius then go for it.
  • David_E_676 Posts: 29
    Western Sydney
    Stock Poster David_E_676
    14 Sep 2018 12:34 PM
    Thanks for the input.. any recommendations on a nice pipe that won’t break the bank ?
  • Wideglider Posts: 494
    Illawarra NSW
    Stage 1 Poster Wideglider
    14 Sep 2018 01:24 PM
    Quoting brash on 14 Sep 2018 12:31 PM
    if you like making your bike slower and pissing off everyone within 5km radius then go for it.
    With Short Shots the pipes end right at ear level, you will very quickly grow to hate the loudness - especially on a long run (even with earplugs). Save your hearing & get quieter pipes.
  • chriso Posts: 2785
    south canberra
    Forum Legend chriso
    14 Sep 2018 01:42 PM
    Quoting fatbat on 14 Sep 2018 12:30 PM
    Pros:
    They look good

    Cons:
    They are really shit for street performance
    Their loudness will attract the wrong kind of attention 
    Nailed it
  • David_E_676 Posts: 29
    Western Sydney
    Stock Poster David_E_676
    14 Sep 2018 02:51 PM
    What about big radius , big shot or long shot... ???
  • Damo14 Posts: 54
    Adelaide
    Stock Poster Damo14
    14 Sep 2018 03:09 PM
    what's the budget?
  • Omzz48 Posts: 66
    Melbourne
    Stock Poster Omzz48
    14 Sep 2018 03:43 PM
    I just swapped my short shots for bassani sweepers, better pipe, broke the bank, they’re still loud but loudness wasn’t my problem more popping and that hollow note you get from short shots . Much prefer the bassanis they have a deeper note being a longer pipe
  • David_E_676 Posts: 29
    Western Sydney
    Stock Poster David_E_676
    14 Sep 2018 03:45 PM
    Maybe $1200 ish ??? 
  • Damo14 Posts: 54
    Adelaide
    Stock Poster Damo14
    14 Sep 2018 03:54 PM
    Quoting David_E_676 on 14 Sep 2018 03:45 PM
    Maybe $1200 ish ??? 
    almost get a 2 into 1 for that mate, better way to go
  • Damo14 Posts: 54
    Adelaide
    Stock Poster Damo14
    14 Sep 2018 03:58 PM
    Bassani and D&D new somewhere around 1600-1700 so probably a little to much but you can get a TBR new for around 1300-1350
  • David_E_676 Posts: 29
    Western Sydney
    Stock Poster David_E_676
    14 Sep 2018 04:02 PM
    I’m really pushing it to make 1200 Damo, I was more hoping to spend about 1000. I have an “old school” theme going on with my bike which I want to continue when it comes to pipes.. 
  • David_E_676 Posts: 29
    Western Sydney
    Stock Poster David_E_676
    14 Sep 2018 04:04 PM
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  • Omzz48 Posts: 66
    Melbourne
    Stock Poster Omzz48
    14 Sep 2018 04:08 PM
    Yeah 100% it can be tuned out, I wanted new pipes anyway, which helped with popping still does high revs dropping gears, I’m hoping to tune it in the near future. 
    For $1000 your not getting much, hold tight and wait for a second hand one maybe 
  • Damo14 Posts: 54
    Adelaide
    Stock Poster Damo14
    14 Sep 2018 04:10 PM
    Quoting David_E_676 on 14 Sep 2018 04:02 PM
    I’m really pushing it to make 1200 Damo, I was more hoping to spend about 1000. I have an “old school” theme going on with my bike which I want to continue when it comes to pipes.. 
    Ah yep yep, I understand that for sure. I did have short shots on mine for around 2 years, I liked them whilst they were on there but my performance upgrades were screaming for a 2into1. I had quiet baffles in mine which really only make it a little deeper not much quieter but with a decent tune in it I had no popping and unless you ride it like a tool you don't really get much extra attention from the fuzz 
  • tussuck Posts: 1663
    Melbourne
    Motor Head tussuck
    14 Sep 2018 04:17 PM
    Christ no!  Every 2nd Harley runs either short shots or curved pipes!

    Walk away from the crowd and run something different.
  • brash Posts: 620
    Performance Poster brash
    14 Sep 2018 06:46 PM
    My Bassani Road Rage 3's were about $1000 I'm pretty sure. Dollar was much better though when I got them.

    Revzilla doing them for $730 USD at the moment.
  • David_E_676 Posts: 29
    Western Sydney
    Stock Poster David_E_676
    17 Sep 2018 12:14 PM
    Thanks for all the comments guys. I reckon I might just stick with the screaming eagle slip ons for now and stash some cash away over time and get a good 2 into 1 
    ????????
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