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MaPol
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PostSubject: Newbie from Austria   Newbie from Austria Icon_minitime1Fri May 18, 2018 10:56 pm

Hi there,

Just bought my first big bike. It took a little while to find out what it should be but soon it was clear.
Now I drove 400 kms and this iron pig fascinates me constantly
Cheers from Austria
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anguscameron1966
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PostSubject: Re: Newbie from Austria   Newbie from Austria Icon_minitime1Fri May 18, 2018 11:34 pm

Great choice! Welcome!

It's most important that you check if it has been rollerised.
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PostSubject: Re: Newbie from Austria   Newbie from Austria Icon_minitime1Sat May 19, 2018 12:15 am

Yup. What year is it?
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PostSubject: Re: Newbie from Austria   Newbie from Austria Icon_minitime1Sat May 19, 2018 12:20 am

It’s 2009, 24500 kms.
And yes, it’s rollerised.
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PostSubject: Re: Newbie from Austria   Newbie from Austria Icon_minitime1Sat May 19, 2018 12:37 am

Sweet. Get on to the swing arm bearings and linkage and you should be golden.
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PostSubject: Re: Newbie from Austria   Newbie from Austria Icon_minitime1Sat May 19, 2018 12:43 am

MaPol wrote:
It’s 2009, 24500 kms.
And yes, it’s rollerised.

Happy days! The black ones are the fastest! Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Newbie from Austria   Newbie from Austria Icon_minitime1Sat May 19, 2018 1:30 am

Guys, I bough my GRiSO with some mods: there is a Wilbers suspension, aftermarket clutch and brake levers, mirrors and this BOS exhaust.
The last owner gave me all the original parts properly wrapped.
What’s different with the factory exhaust? Is the current BOS only a matter of taste?
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PostSubject: Re: Newbie from Austria   Newbie from Austria Icon_minitime1Sat May 19, 2018 2:20 am

Basically yes. Different pipes will perform slightly differently and for optimum performance need different maps but really the different cans will generally not make huge differences.

As a rule, the longer the pipe the better and a dB killer will improve the bottom end and midrange.

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PostSubject: Re: Newbie from Austria   Newbie from Austria Icon_minitime1Sat May 19, 2018 2:55 am

Pete Roper wrote:
Basically yes. Different pipes will perform slightly differently and for optimum performance need different maps but really the different cans will generally not make huge differences.

As a rule, the longer the pipe the better and a dB killer will improve the bottom end and midrange.

Pete

Thanks. I was asking because I find the factory pipes so weird... that they look amazing. I wouldn't mind having put them back.
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PostSubject: Re: Newbie from Austria   Newbie from Austria Icon_minitime1Sat May 19, 2018 3:08 am

The factory pipe works well by weighs a tonne. There must be hundreds of them available as most people take them off. I’ve got several.

Pete
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PostSubject: Re: Newbie from Austria   Newbie from Austria Icon_minitime1Sat May 19, 2018 3:22 pm

G'day Peter
Welcome from us all under down under in Tasmania.
Enjoy your lovely GRiSO.
Please stay safe and warm.
Thanks for your picture, it reminded me of a beautiful week we had at Maria Alm a few years back.
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PostSubject: Re: Newbie from Austria   Newbie from Austria Icon_minitime1Sat May 19, 2018 9:21 pm

Welcome, Peter, that's a beautiful GRiSO! And I personally love the stock exhaust.

Pete (Street)

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PostSubject: Re: Newbie from Austria   Newbie from Austria Icon_minitime1Sat May 19, 2018 10:09 pm

Hmmm. I think that’s what you call a dilemma. Or a real first world problem.
How long does it take to change? An hour?
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PostSubject: Re: Newbie from Austria   Newbie from Austria Icon_minitime1Sat May 19, 2018 10:15 pm

Fifteen minutes and a beer.
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PostSubject: Re: Newbie from Austria   Newbie from Austria Icon_minitime1Sat May 19, 2018 10:21 pm

Including the manifold?
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PostSubject: Re: Newbie from Austria   Newbie from Austria Icon_minitime1Sun May 20, 2018 3:54 pm

Just the end pipe.
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PostSubject: Re: Newbie from Austria   Newbie from Austria Icon_minitime1Mon May 21, 2018 7:52 am

Hello,
welcome from Czech republic.
Nice place to enjoy your black beauty :-)
Petr
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PostSubject: Re: Newbie from Austria   Newbie from Austria Icon_minitime1Mon May 21, 2018 11:41 am

Hello, neighbour.
Here are some pictures of today’s ride in the nearby Montafon area. First time with bags.
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PostSubject: Re: Newbie from Austria   Newbie from Austria Icon_minitime1Mon May 21, 2018 7:27 pm

Welcome and congratulations on your new bike!
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PostSubject: Re: Newbie from Austria   Newbie from Austria Icon_minitime1Tue May 22, 2018 7:45 am

Hello neighbor :-)
nice views, btw bags are some new model from Hepco?
I have the same C-Bows but older bags.
And I hope that in half of june I will be in Austria with GRiSO, somewhere in Alpen between Zell am See and Insbruck. Not sure yet.
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PostSubject: Re: Newbie from Austria   Newbie from Austria Icon_minitime1Tue May 22, 2018 8:11 am

pkroupa wrote:
Hello neighbor :-)
nice views, btw bags are some new model from Hepco?
I have the same C-Bows but older bags.
And I hope that in half of june I will be in Austria with GRiSO, somewhere in Alpen between Zell am See and Insbruck. Not sure yet.

Yep, they are from Hepco, though Vanucci branded.
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