hacker zoomies exhaust - Victory Forums - Victory Motorcycle Forum
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old 06-24-2012, 10:01 PM Thread Starter
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: NW Ohio
Posts: 60
hacker zoomies exhaust

Thinking of putting these on my 09. They claim (hacker) that they out perform the victory performance pipes. I currently have the victory 2 into 1 pipe but want something different but I don't want to kill performance. I have the S&S air cleaner and a PCV. Anyone play with these pipes and how did they perform?

09 Ness Vision
09 Lucky Lime Jackpot
ness #163 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 13 (permalink) Old 06-25-2012, 03:51 PM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Saint Louis, MO
Posts: 21
I recently installed a set of these on my 2012 Highball along with an S&S air intake and Hackers AMS fuel tuner. I'm not sure if Hacker's increase numbers are completely accurate as I've never had it on the dyno but I would safely say that was an improvement over the stock exhaust I had.

If you're interested in the zoomies couple things to know prior to making the purchase and reading some of other people's reviews about them. Good news is the zoomies do have a great sound, looks, and quality of product seems up to my par for the purchase price. Bad news is customer service is to politely put it a little lacking. I didn't have an awful experience like some guys but what bothered me is they told me 3-4 weeks and it ended up being every bit of 7-8 weeks. If you're not in a hurry then this is a mute point but just know they must have a weird method of reading a calendar because even calling for updates a few times it was always "should ship next week". Other then that when I had to ask any tech or additional support questions they were helpful in that regard.

1999 Kawasaki Vulcan (sold)
2004 Suzuki GSXR 600 (sold)
2012 High Ball - S&S Intake, Hacker Zoomie Exhaust, Ginz Chopper Teepee Sissy Bar

Saint Louis, MO
Ridnhiball is offline  
post #3 of 13 (permalink) Old 06-25-2012, 05:04 PM
New Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Long Island, NY
Posts: 526
Anything is probably an improvement over Vic "performance" pipes.
TrashmanNYC is offline  
post #4 of 13 (permalink) Old 06-25-2012, 09:21 PM Thread Starter
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: NW Ohio
Posts: 60
Of all the victory exhaust I would think the 2 into 1 would be the hardest pipe to beat.

09 Ness Vision
09 Lucky Lime Jackpot
ness #163 is offline  
post #5 of 13 (permalink) Old 06-26-2012, 05:08 AM
Lifetime Premium
 
half_crazy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Southern Maryland
Posts: 3,567
Quote:
Originally Posted by ness #163 View Post
Of all the victory exhaust I would think the 2 into 1 would be the hardest pipe to beat.
Actually... the 'Swept' pipes lose less power in a stage 1 than the 2-1









Like the man said, almost anything is better than the Victory pipes as far as making power. Evidently, to Victory "performance" means they are louder...


http://www.motorcycle.com/how-to/vic...t-1-89780.html
http://www.motorcycle.com/how-to/vic...t-2-90808.html
http://www.motorcycle.com/how-to/vic...t-3-90954.html



.

2006 Victory Kingpin
110 Cubic Inches -- Balanced S&S crank/rods, Lloydz iron liner big bore, 11:1 Wiseco pistons, massaged stock heads, stock throttle bodies/injectors/intakes, S&S .495 cams/springs/retainers, Torque Tubes airbox, RPW Thor pipe, Lloydz ECU, PC-III, Rivera Pro clutch spring, 31 tooth pulley w/Buell belt.
11.473 ET

Last edited by half_crazy; 06-26-2012 at 05:17 AM.
half_crazy is offline  
post #6 of 13 (permalink) Old 06-26-2012, 08:36 AM
Member
 
hawkeyecubbie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Davenport, IA
Posts: 61
Quote:
Originally Posted by ness #163 View Post
Thinking of putting these on my 09. They claim (hacker) that they out perform the victory performance pipes. I currently have the victory 2 into 1 pipe but want something different but I don't want to kill performance. I have the S&S air cleaner and a PCV. Anyone play with these pipes and how did they perform?
I've got them on my 06 JP, but I've never had it dyno'd, so I don't know what numbers I'm seeing. But i love how they look and how they sound, and haven't had any problems.

'06 Jackpot
Blacked out, Hacker Zoomies, bars & bar-end mirror, custom LED signal & brake array
hawkeyecubbie is offline  
post #7 of 13 (permalink) Old 07-17-2012, 08:53 PM Thread Starter
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: NW Ohio
Posts: 60
I want something more radical. The hackers look good but I can't get over the look and sound of the ground pounders. They're just so $$$$$$$$. Anyone have any used ones for sale?

09 Ness Vision
09 Lucky Lime Jackpot
ness #163 is offline  
post #8 of 13 (permalink) Old 12-23-2012, 11:54 PM
Member
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Port st lucie,FL
Posts: 62
i have some slightly damaged ground pounders for sale.look in classifieds

2012 Victory Zach Ness Edition #30

Conquest Customs Ground Pounders,Lloyd's Torque Tubes,VFC-3 Fuel Controller and Pro One Oil Cooler
dahc is offline  
post #9 of 13 (permalink) Old 12-24-2012, 04:35 AM
Lifetime Premium
 
saddlebag's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Dayton, Ohio
Posts: 5,596
Quote:
Originally Posted by half_crazy View Post
Like the man said, almost anything is better than the Victory pipes as far as making power. Evidently, to Victory "performance" means they are louder...
http://www.motorcycle.com/how-to/vic...t-1-89780.html

"Is the drop in power noticeable on the street? Not especially. After all, we’re talking about only a few ponies at peak rpm, and a significantly small drop in torque beyond 3000 rpm.

So why did the collector feel better in terms of how it performed on the street during acceleration? We can only conclude that the answer rested in the system’s sound and noise level."

In the end, it's all about perception as we humans are terribly inaccurate sensors. That said, I don't wanna race ya.

http://www.victoryforums.com/signaturepics/sigpic6903_1.gif
2011 Cross Roads
saddlebag is offline  
post #10 of 13 (permalink) Old 12-25-2012, 07:50 AM
New Member
 
Kingpin50's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Southern NH.
Posts: 34
I bought my 08 Jackpot with Lloyd's pistons and cams, aircleaner etc. I had the Ness 2nd generation slash style pipes on it when I bought it. It never seemed to have the low end I thought it should have. I bought a Victory performance 2 into 1 pipe on ebay. I removed the cat inserts had to make some adjustments with the fuel controller(Lloyd's). It may not make the HP #'s but I gained a ton of low end, midrange is still very good, top end lost some. It seemed with the slash pipes, it wouldn't wake up until 3500 rpm. For me, this setup runs best for my type of riding. You may give up some low end to gain top end.
Kingpin50 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Victory Forums - Victory Motorcycle Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools Search this Thread
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome