Will removing baffles damage engine?

Will Removing Baffles Damage Engine? Removing baffles from a motorcycle exhaust or muffler will not damage its engine. Doing so will only make your engine sound louder and reduce restriction in your motorcycle exhaust (back pressure).

Will removing baffles damage engine?

Will Removing Baffles Damage Engine? Removing baffles from a motorcycle exhaust or muffler will not damage its engine. Doing so will only make your engine sound louder and reduce restriction in your motorcycle exhaust (back pressure).

Do you have to retune after removing baffles?

Registered. Removing your baffles will likely require a retune…that really messes with the back pressure. If you listen to some other mufflers and inquire as to the manufacturer of some that you like, you’re more likely to better match the backpressure your present pipes have and not hurt your tune as much.

Do baffles create back pressure?

Con: Back Pressure The most obvious disadvantage associated with exhaust baffles is the increased back pressure they cause. The combustion of motor fuel in any vehicle engine leads to the formation of exhaust gases as by-products.

Do exhaust baffles affect performance?

For a quick answer – quiet baffles will not impact performance (horsepower or torque) as much. You could lose a small amount of high end power but nothing significant.

Can you run a Harley without baffles?

Your bike will run without baffles – but if you just simply remove the baffles, without putting a good tune in your ECM to compensate, you will most likely notice a degradation in performance.

Can I run my Harley without baffles?

What makes Harleys loud?

The secret of the unique sound of a Harleys lies in the design of the Harley-Davidson V-Twin two-cylinder engine. The pistons in most two-cylinder horizontal engines are timed to fire alternatively. This means one piston fires on each revolution of the crankshaft, i.e., every 360 degrees.

What happens when you remove baffles on motorcycle exhaust?

Removing the baffles on a motorcycle can cause it to run lean, which can be bad as it can result in higher engine temperatures. Motorcycles with removed baffles will also lose low-end power and will be a lot louder, which can be bad for your hearing.

Can you remove the baffles?

The baffles are located in the pipes of the exhaust system of your Harley and can be removed without damaging the bike. You can take your bike to an authorized Harley Davidson shop to have this done, but the cost will be much higher than doing it yourself using tools that you likely have on hand.

Is it bad to pull the baffles off a car?

Pulling the baffles won’t really damage the engine in the sense of “is this really going to mess something up?” Your performance will, however, noticibly suffer. You might be better off using what you have and start up the piggy bank for a better muffler that will give you some appreciable volume but better performance as well.

What size drag for FXST with no baffles?

Your time and advise will be greatly appreciated thank you Click to expand… 1 3/4″ straight drags with no baffles sound AWESOME!!!! I’ve had them on my 2000 FXST for a lot of years and don’t have any problems. Did you find the recommended reading relevant to this discussion?

How do I know if my bike needs baffles removed?

You’ll start to wonder why your bike seems to be sluggish in low to mid-range throttle response. You may even begin to feel that the bike was peppier before you took the baffles out. You’d be right. You may feel the urge to blip the throttle at stoplights just to set things straight.