1996 XV 250 exhaust

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ran
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1996 XV 250 exhaust

Post by ran » Fri Nov 05, 2010 7:06 pm

ok so i bought a virago....and its so quiet...i took a look at it, thinking i could just remove the mufflers..but no...the rear exhaust is fake...lol well the chrome part....anyway..i just want two straight out pipes...nothing flash, going to exhaust wrap them anyway...anyone here know of the best place to go..... cheers

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Post by wolfsbane » Wed Apr 06, 2011 7:05 pm

how did you go mate ?

as ive just purchased one as well any good ?
and def needs a sound boost lol
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Post by ran » Wed Apr 06, 2011 7:10 pm

dont have the bike anymore...but i ended up cutting the mufflers off and welding a harley fishtail on, and making it a 2 into 1 system..... could not find an affordable pre made exhaust for it...

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Post by Prof » Wed Apr 06, 2011 8:00 pm

If you have MIG, TIG or gas you can buy mandrel bends and make up your own set. You can also get tubing stretched to make traditional shaped mufflers.
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Post by wolfsbane » Wed Apr 06, 2011 8:04 pm

just started to learn the welding mate atm it looks like pelican poo lol

but will work on it

Think ill see if anyone on the coast needs computer work done or websites in exchange for help with this bike want it to look nice for the missus
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Post by Prof » Wed Apr 06, 2011 8:09 pm

Get the mandrel bends (articles on how to in some of my project posts Chopper shed etc) and just tack weld the pieces and take to a welder.

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See here... http://www.choppersaustralia.com/forum/ ... php?t=5456
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