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Old 11-30-2012, 04:01 PM   #1
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wold it be a good or bad idea to buy some pipe cut and weld my own mid-pipe and make a toce style slip on for my 2012 r6 ? i heard that the headers on my bike are ok enough not to have to replace them ?
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Old 11-30-2012, 07:16 PM   #2
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I did it.

No real reason to pay 150 or whatever dollars, for $10 worth of pipe. Same shit.


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wold it be a good or bad idea to buy some pipe cut and weld my own mid-pipe and make a toce style slip on for my 2012 r6 ? i heard that the headers on my bike are ok enough not to have to replace them ?
If you have the means and knowledge, yes, I would; I've seen some nice ones.

I saw one that looked the an M4 middy (which is the route I went)...

Save $$ for track time??? Or tires
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I did it.

No real reason to pay 150 or whatever dollars, for $10 worth of pipe. Same shit.

Pretty sure you'll have to invest in some type of fuel management, though.


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thank you you have given me the encouragement i needed to go ahead and do it ill will post up a how to wen i do go for it
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Old 11-30-2012, 07:38 PM   #7
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If you have the means and knowledge, yes, I would; I've seen some nice ones.

I saw one that looked the an M4 middy (which is the route I went)...

Save $$ for track time??? Or tires
i do have the know how im not pro but im really good with my hands so i will defiantly be doing this my self and you are absolutely right i rather spend my money on track time or something better
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Old 11-30-2012, 07:39 PM   #8
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Try and search older thread for this topic; I believe someone did a write up with pics...
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