> the stock exhaust on
> this bike is stupid big. as big as a pepsi 2-liter bottle
> with a straw size opening at the very end to let the yummy
> fumes out.
Yeah .. they are big .. but you know what ?
- Thats the only way to make HP and be quiet at the same time.
You are mistaken in thinking that big means lower HP .. Big mufflers allow big HP .. while being quiet.
I'll bet you $20 right now that whatever exhaust you put on it makes it go slower .. (or .. at least no faster).. and it will be annoyingly loud.
> clarify my itch for modding this thing, i am just a tuning
> freak. i can't leave anything stock. lmao. just the way i
> am. just for fun i am going to experiment with a different
Fine .. do a test for 0 to 40 acceleration BEFORE you modify it ... then see what happens after you second-guess the smart engineers and computers Honda used to get the performance they did.
The old days of slapping on a pipe and gaining HP are over .. half the guys who slap pipes on their crotch-rockets go slower too .. they just don't realize it.
> 2 strokes are notorious for having high
> compression ratios. that is where their power comes from.
Not really true at all ... their corected comp ratios are down at 8 to 1 or 9 to in most cases