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Post by Hcb on Thu 07 Dec 2017, 10:51 am

Hi!

As you know, I was looking for a decent exhaust for my CB500, but I only found versions of the original one, and other exhaust from diferent sellers.. 

But looking on ebay, I found an original exhaust direct from the seller honda from germany.

The price.. 479 € !! about 422 £..


I sent an offer to the seller, worth €130.. And he accept!!!


Now, I have a new original exhaust, for an incredible price. The only disadvantage is that the motorcycle does not emit any kind of noise, only the engine. It's kind of boring! But I have no complaint.
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Post by motofan on Thu 07 Dec 2017, 12:20 pm

Did he have only the one?
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Post by Hcb on Thu 07 Dec 2017, 1:02 pm

@motofan wrote:Did he have only the one?


Unfortunately, they only had one .. That's why I think I'm very lucky.


A photo of the exhaust :


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Post by skyrider on Thu 07 Dec 2017, 3:10 pm

when I had my cb5 it had a delkevic silencer on it and even though it was road legal it sounded bubbly, I would have another
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Post by Jameshambleton on Thu 07 Dec 2017, 3:45 pm

@skyrider wrote:when I had my cb5 it had a delkevic silencer on it and even though it was road legal it sounded bubbly, I would have another

You want a Beowulf **cough cough**
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Post by skyrider on Thu 07 Dec 2017, 3:48 pm

that good eh
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Post by Jameshambleton on Thu 07 Dec 2017, 4:03 pm

Want a pair on the fighter but I might get persuaded to go with another brand depending on what I can get the cheapest. My ebay search routine goes, beowulf, akrapovic, sc project, blue flame
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Post by skyrider on Thu 07 Dec 2017, 4:06 pm

akrapovic cans sound mean
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Post by motofan on Thu 07 Dec 2017, 4:39 pm

I can live with the standard can, it's the header pipes I might need next year, I welded lumps into the holes in mine, they'll last a while but......once a bodge, always a bodge.
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Post by wornsprokets on Thu 07 Dec 2017, 4:51 pm

Ive two cb's ive change both exhausts...standard are in my attic.... ive sp engineering one on cb 500v and remus on cb 500s
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Post by eternally_troubled on Fri 08 Dec 2017, 7:07 pm

@Hcb wrote:Hi!

As you know, I was looking for a decent exhaust for my CB500, but I only found versions of the original one, and other exhaust from diferent sellers.. 

But looking on ebay, I found an original exhaust direct from the seller honda from germany.

The price.. 479 € !! about 422 £..


I sent an offer to the seller, worth €130.. And he accept!!!


Now, I have a new original exhaust, for an incredible price. The only disadvantage is that the motorcycle does not emit any kind of noise, only the engine. It's kind of boring! But I have no complaint.

That's quite a deal!

The original exhaust is good if you have to go to work at 5am and don't want to wake anyone up...
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Post by Hcb on Fri 08 Dec 2017, 7:20 pm

I see that many of you have exhaust from other manufacturers (fuel, beowulf, etc ...)

I have used some of these exhausts and none has given me the performance of the original.

Maybe it's the configuration of my bike, but I prefer not to risk it and use the original.

P.D : Sorry for my english!!!
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Post by eternally_troubled on Fri 08 Dec 2017, 7:37 pm

@Hcb wrote:I see that many of you have exhaust from other manufacturers (fuel, beowulf, etc ...)

I have used some of these exhausts and none has given me the performance of the original.

Maybe it's the configuration of my bike, but I prefer not to risk it and use the original.

P.D : Sorry for my english!!!

This is not surprising: I suspect the back pressure from the original exhaust is used to modify the power delivery (i.e. it adjusts the power (dyno) curve), so it certainly makes it feel different. I'm not sure that any exhaust makes much difference to the maximum power...
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Post by skyrider on Fri 08 Dec 2017, 7:44 pm

no they just make it sound faster. if you are after more power then you will have to seriously work on the engine/ jetting etc
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Post by wornsprokets on Fri 08 Dec 2017, 8:03 pm

I found with cb 500v with the sp engineering exhaust cars move out of way ... with standard on cb 500s  they dont take notice...final straw was last week a dosy pedestrian nearly walked in front of me...breaking a red light.... think is a case of noisey exhausts save lives
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Post by skyrider on Fri 08 Dec 2017, 8:06 pm

that's always been the saying ,loud cans save lives
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Post by skyrider on Fri 08 Dec 2017, 8:08 pm

but try telling a cop that and see how far you get
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Post by Jameshambleton on Fri 08 Dec 2017, 8:15 pm

@skyrider wrote:but try telling a cop that and see how far you get
This quote is hardly relevant in the uk as the inspections are basically none existent. On the continent it's a completely different matter.
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Post by skyrider on Fri 08 Dec 2017, 8:21 pm

you saying where is a cop when you need one and when you don't they are crawling all over you like flies Wink  (but I know what you mean though)
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Post by Jameshambleton on Fri 08 Dec 2017, 8:28 pm

@skyrider wrote:you saying where is a cop when you need one and when you don't they are crawling all over you like flies Wink  (but I know what you mean though)

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Post by skyrider on Fri 08 Dec 2017, 8:32 pm

something like that Neutral
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Post by wornsprokets on Fri 08 Dec 2017, 8:41 pm

I have never been stoped over exhaust in ireland.... i know the can of fireblade has not for road use on it ...it came on bike... but no stamp on exhaust on cb's( sp engineering one could not be for road use Wink
but it could start to happen cops do be non stop check points here for tax and insurance
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Post by Jameshambleton on Fri 08 Dec 2017, 8:43 pm

Anyway bringing it back onto topic, there was a db meter here, tread depth checker, the lot. They saw the baffle in my exhaust so didn't db test it but I saw them db test someone else's too. Soon as I got back off the ferry in dover the baffle was back in my topbox and that was that.

Loud exhausts are better in moderation, there is loud and obnoxiously loud... the fighter will hopefully be the latter of the two!
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Post by skyrider on Fri 08 Dec 2017, 8:47 pm

I always thought the delkevic on mine was just about right
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Post by skyerae on Sat 09 Dec 2017, 9:07 am

+1 on the Delkevic, superb exhaust!

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