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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-21-2013, 10:19 AM Thread Starter
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Cat Delete?

I have a 08 R6 (newer style) and I was looking to delete my Cat and replace it with a mid pipe. I have a competition werkes gp exhaust and stock headers. I also do not have a power commander (or anything like that). I was wondering if it would be bad for my engine or power. I have heard different things, like I'll lose all my back pressure or it will mess up my bikes computer. Does anyone have any experience with this and on top of that have any recommendation on mid pipes, I have found a few. But I don't want to get one that will breakdown on me.

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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-21-2013, 10:55 AM
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PLENTY of info in this forum regarding your situation.

Learn to use the search feature and avoid a lot if flaming.

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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-21-2013, 10:58 AM
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Re: Cat Delete?

Muffler delete......the catalyzers are in the headers. And yes removing the muffler will drastically affect the exhaust flow. You will need to tune the bike to get rideabity and performance gains.

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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-21-2013, 06:25 PM Thread Starter
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Re: Cat Delete?

Im sorry, I am new to this site. Didn't mean to come off as lazy, just ignorant of something new to me. I will do some more digging.
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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-21-2013, 07:20 PM
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Re: Cat Delete?

Everything you need to know should be in this thread: R6 FAQ, Fuel Controllers, Exhaust, Maps. M4 is probably the preferred y-pipe maker here on the forum.
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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-22-2013, 09:01 AM
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Re: Cat Delete?

long story short...m4 mid pipe....power commander or bazzaz

its not "bad" for your bike but its not good for it either...jsut not getting the full potential with not getting a fuel management system

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