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I live in Los Angeles, and recently bought this Ninja 636 and the dude put a straight pipe on it. It is loud as hell and I'm just worried about getting a ticket. I kind of like the noise, but I don't think it's worth getting fined over.

Is this illegal?


 

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oh my god... Save your cash and buy a real exhaust, just for the fact that what you have there looks horrible lol
 

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I don't know much about the mechanics of bikes, but from the looks of it, can I just get a slip on and install it? Or did he totally fuck up the exhaust?
 

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get on ebay and buy yourself a slip on asap... that looks terrible
 

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hahahha I'm lovin the comments. When I asked the guy why he would cut of the exhaust and put a straight pipe on, he replied. "I drive on the 405 to work everyday...you know...I want people to respect me"
 

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no, the mid pipe looks fine. might have to do some reshaping at the flange
 

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hahahha I'm lovin the comments. When I asked the guy why he would cut of the exhaust and put a straight pipe on, he replied. "I drive on the 405 to work everyday...you know...I want people to respect me"
What an ignorant squid reply.
 

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Considering that you're in SoCal, I'd say that's a ticket waiting to happen.
Keep an eye on the classifieds for a slip-on.
Maybe even hit up kawicycle (member) for a cheap stocker, until you can get a nice slip-on.
He's right in your neighborhood too, and always parting out kawi's.
 

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Yea here in LA I can find a decent Yoshi slip on for about $175 bucks. While I have the attention of you guys, can you tell me what the fuck he did to the bottom of this bike? It feels/looks like he put duct tape down and sprayed some hardening substance over it.



And thanks for not baggin on me...yet...I'm aware I'm mechanically tarded, but I respect the bike's power.
 

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It's probably aluminium foil tape.
Probably trying to use it as heat shield.
that pipe gets pretty hot.
 

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Ah ok, makes sense. Damn I'm so impatient, the processing and shipping takes sooo long for the fairings. Trying to find a faster method, I doubt it will happen.
 

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dude in SOcal thats just a tickin timebomb for the cops... i was in Bakersfield with my bike and ran just headers and mid and never got a ticket... but being in LA riding like that is almost the same as wearing a sign on your lower back that says "insert here"
 

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Just jumped on it, he's gonna hold it for me until I work in his area on Monday.

So looks like my bike should be better soon. So far I bought

•Full set of fairings on Ebay..................$500
•New set of mirrors on Ebay.................$20
•New tail light on Ebay........................$30
•RS-5 Yoshimura Slip on Craigs List........$175

Not bad
 

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of couse this is illegal as there are noise requirments, that is why stock mufflers are so quiet. I love quiet exhausts. From what I hear, California is one of the worst states for enforcing rules like this and pollution. Slip on would probably be easy enough
 
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