This exhaust? - Victory Forums - Victory Motorcycle Forum
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 08-16-2012, 08:18 AM Thread Starter
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Citrus County, FL
Posts: 50
Default This exhaust?

Hey guys. Im new to Victorys parts, but really like the look of the swooped type pipes. My bike is an 07 vegas 8ball and is completely stock at this point.

I hate hate hate the stock exhaust on my bike. I found this exhaust on ebay. http://www.ebay.com/itm/290758456517...84.m1438.l2649I really like the look of it, but was wondering what you guys think?

I have no idea if this is a good price or if this exhaust has a good sound or what I will have to invest ($$$$) to get this bike tuned. I guess I should get a k&n before I have it tuned? Let me know what you guys think.. Oh, and I also would prefer to have a black exhaust to match my bike, but if this is a really good deal, I guess I could paint it? Thanks for the input!!!
8BallChick is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 11 (permalink) Old 08-16-2012, 08:31 AM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: manchester nh
Posts: 222
Garage
Default

There a decent price metricthunder.com has them for $600, screw the victory tune they do go with the lloyds vfc3 there about $260 or so on there website or look around for someone selling one. Also look on amazon for a k and n and the vented air box got mine for $70

-2007 Vic Jackpot
RPW Big Slash
Loyds VFC
Custom sissy bar from Gladiator Custom MC Parts
Hids
RAD3 Mirrors
Avon grips
Kurakyn Kinetic footpegs
K and N intake w/ Vented air box
New 2013 Badges

-2003 Gixxer 600, (SOLD)


Manchester NH
cjbmxz is offline  
post #3 of 11 (permalink) Old 08-16-2012, 08:54 AM Thread Starter
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Citrus County, FL
Posts: 50
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by cjbmxz View Post
There a decent price metricthunder.com has them for $600, screw the victory tune they do go with the lloyds vfc3 there about $260 or so on there website or look around for someone selling one. Also look on amazon for a k and n and the vented air box got mine for $70
So if I put on this exhaust can the victory dealer tune it? I assume it would be less than purchasing a tuner? Do I need to purchase a tuner? Why dont you recomend going to the dealer? Like I said, Im new to all this, so trying to go my best route, but Im def on a limited budget. Thanks for the reply
8BallChick is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #4 of 11 (permalink) Old 08-16-2012, 09:01 AM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: manchester nh
Posts: 222
Garage
Default

No go to the dealer, what i was talking about is victory can tune it but a vfc is much better even my victory dealer told me the tune isnt worth the money i think they run $150.

-2007 Vic Jackpot
RPW Big Slash
Loyds VFC
Custom sissy bar from Gladiator Custom MC Parts
Hids
RAD3 Mirrors
Avon grips
Kurakyn Kinetic footpegs
K and N intake w/ Vented air box
New 2013 Badges

-2003 Gixxer 600, (SOLD)


Manchester NH
cjbmxz is offline  
post #5 of 11 (permalink) Old 08-16-2012, 10:01 AM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 100
Default

It all depends on your point of view. If you just want some better looking (to you) pipes and some more sound and never anything else, then the vic download is the easiest solution. Dealer prices are between $700 - $1000 for turnkey deal; pipes, high flow airfilter, stage 1 download, labor.

A more flexible option with slightly more power is an S&S package. For your 07, an S&S airbox and the 2005 Hammer download with pipes will be about the same money but deliver more power and get rid on the ugly stock airbox. You'll need to find a Vic dealer that also sells S&S packages.

Option #3 is as others have suggested, either a K&N filter and open cover for the stock airbox, or a different airbox (S&S or PMRT) along with the VFC III fuel controller.
This setup is slightly more cost on the front end, but will deliver the most bang for the buck in terms of power and flexibility. It allows you to make future changes (pipes, airbox, cams, engine work, etc.) and then re-tune the VFC to match the new specs. No dealer visit required unless your dealer has a good tech that knows how to use a dyno.

Now, for your choice of pipes, the swept design looks good but I've heard Kevinx on more than one occasion mention they deliver the least power. Also, of the 3 or 4 people I know that had them, they always end up dragging the end on the lower pipe on the pavement in a hard RH turn, so the pipes get bent and scraped pretty quickly.

A better option might be the Vic shotguns with a set of Thunder Monster baffles. Looks good, sounds good, and provides good power. They have been recently discontinued so you can usually find new sets either chrome or black for about $250 on ebay. Couple that with an S&S package and I think you'll be very happy.

Here's one:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/2006-VICTORY...39dc9b&vxp=mtr

Good luck.

Every day is a good day to ride. Some days are just better than others.


2010 Cross Country
Vic Performance filter, D&D, ATW, VFC III

2006 Vegas (sold)
2003 Shadow 1100C (sold)
Various other bikes all the way back to 1968.
BCVR LC#35

Last edited by rocketo; 08-16-2012 at 10:05 AM.
rocketo is offline  
post #6 of 11 (permalink) Old 08-16-2012, 10:26 AM
Senior Member
 
NJ8BALL's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: NJ
Posts: 931
Garage
Default

I have a set of victory swept pipes that I changed out for Thor pipes. I can post pics later if you like. I'm not using, I could let them go cheap

Sent from my SPH-L710 using Motorcycle.com Free App

'09 Kingpin 8-Ball...Sanded chrome exhaust, Stage 1 slipons, VFCIII, Lloyds IAV, Stonny's 27" sissybar, Edge bags with ghost brackets,Kuryakyn black ISO grips,

http://www.bluebeardimagery.com/
http://blue-beard-imagery.artistwebsites.com/
Photo equip: Canon 60D, Canon 55-250is, Canon 18-55, Canon 70-200f4,Tamron SP10-24
NJ8BALL is offline  
post #7 of 11 (permalink) Old 08-16-2012, 10:37 AM
Lifetime Premium
 
kevinx's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: At Southern Motorworx. High Springs Fl
Posts: 2,646
Default

That is a Slash Ness pipe, and is a pretty good piece, but not sure if I would buy it with missing shields. Ness no longer sells that pipe, and RPW has changed the design of them

I'm not an asshole...I just type that way
Check us out at Southern Motorworx on FaceBook
https://www.facebook.com/home.php
http://www.southernmotorworx.com/index.html
kevinx is offline  
post #8 of 11 (permalink) Old 08-16-2012, 11:33 AM Thread Starter
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Citrus County, FL
Posts: 50
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by NJ8BALL View Post
I have a set of victory swept pipes that I changed out for Thor pipes. I can post pics later if you like. I'm not using, I could let them go cheap

Sent from my SPH-L710 using Motorcycle.com Free App
pm'e ya
8BallChick is offline  
post #9 of 11 (permalink) Old 08-17-2012, 05:44 AM
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Stoughton MA
Posts: 94
Default

when i was looking for pipes for my 07 vegas 8ball all i heard was bad thing about the ness slash pipe i went with rpw slash and couldnt be happier good look and sound great. compliments all the time
Attached Images
File Type: jpg Photo163.jpg (36.7 KB, 30 views)
EclipseVT0287 is offline  
post #10 of 11 (permalink) Old 10-25-2012, 01:48 PM
Senior Member
 
bsbabcock's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Asheville, NC
Posts: 1,185
Garage
Default

Newb here.. Heard the RPW 2-2 slash at the dealer I was at last week. Very impressive. My first thought was they reminded me of the Rineharts I had on my fatboy years ago, which is logical as they're both stepped-header diameter designs. I'm sold on them I think.. I've always read 2-1's were better all around for performance but there's certainly do good header design if it can bring out performance in a 2 into 2.

Hopefully before the end of 2012 I'll have a High-ball myself with the same exhaust to show off. :: (after owning two Harleys..It's Vic' time for me).
bsbabcock 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