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Old 02-28-2010, 10:30 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I get sick and tired of everybody talking about my sewing machine so I was thinking

do they have a way to make the gl1500 loud? I bet it would blow all of these deaf riders away.
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you would regret to modify your exhaust but if you want to give them just a tease. remove the exhaust pipes. the sound coming from the collector box its amazing. and you can install the silencers back on after that.
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My 1500 had aftermarket mufflers on when I bought it. 200 miles later, a set of stock mufflers that I found on ebay were on it. The Porsche like sound was fun for a short while, but the drone sound got old fast, and I was never able to out run it!

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JOHNMAC is rigth.(i HAVE tried)The GOLDWING is made for long distance travel with COMFORT , keep it that way !
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As far as I know, you can drill out the rivets on the muffler ends and then take out the baffles.
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Nix Nay for me, it is a comfort machine for me. I hate droning sounds.
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My 1500 had aftermarket mufflers on when I bought it. 200 miles later, a set of stock mufflers that I found on ebay were on it. The Porsche like sound was fun for a short while, but the drone sound got old fast, and I was never able to out run it!

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x-tractors make it hum a little more but not as loud as aftermarket mufflers. I have them on my 99 and they sound good.
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My buddy had some "loud" pipes installed on his 1500 at a rally in Texas for about $600 a few years ago. When we got back to Seattle he spent another $800 replacing them with "quiet" mufflers. Nuff said?
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the better half said I am not gonna touch HER Ruby!!!
so I guess I cant even mess up. lol
sure would have had them Harleys shaken in their boots though. I quess
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