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I have not pulled the trigger yet, but I really like the look of these slip-ons. I have the same BLUE (best) color ride, and I think the scorched titanium look of these slip-ons accent the bike very well. I have talked to Brian the USA rep for BF and it looks like I can get the deal done next week. I love the stock twin can look of the S3 and that is why I want to stick with this style. I have been waiting, asking, and researching every detail before I plop down the cash, but I figured I would give my fellow rider the chance to let me know what they think....... good or bad. So lets go......
 

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I think they look good, but not 1k good. I would go for a set of chain reactions, cheaper and more power benefits. But I guess what it really comes down to is if your for show or for go.
 

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From what I have read so far.....with the right tuning these slip-ons can get you about a 6-7hp bump.....
 

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Nimec said:
I think they look good, but not 1k good. I would go for a set of chain reactions, cheaper and more power benefits. But I guess what it really comes down to is if your for show or for go.
I'll have to take back what I said. 1k is craaaaazy money fer a set of cans, no midpipe or nut'n. :violent1: I figured at the most, they would be around $600-700 or so. That price is ridiculous. But hey, if it's what ya want... it's yer money. ;D
 

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That would be about the price of the SS ones. The scorched titanium does cost a few bucks more......... :-\
To compare, the Arrow carbon slip-ons and SS mid pipe system go for $888...... :-\
Does the mid pipe make that big a difference?
 

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Does the mid pipe make that big a difference?
Well aptech, honestly... I don't know. It basically boils down to what you like the best. If you really like the looks of the BF's, go fer 'em. I know you've been talk'n about 'em fer a while. Honestly, if a mid pipe system makes much of a difference, does 2-3 hp(possibly not even that, just a guess ???) really matter if you really love those BF's?
 

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1g? :gtfo:
:shocker: wow too much
but i have been known to overspend on my bikes. this is how i think of it. if i get something else for lets say $700 and i am not as happy with it cause of the looks or performance then i am dissapointed with what i got. so instead of spending 1g and thinking i have the best i just threw out $700 cause i feel like i settled. i should of just spent the extra $300 cause now i wasted $700

twist it, logic, you can justify anything you want! ;D
 

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From what I have read so far.....with the right tuning these slip-ons can get you about a 6-7hp bump.....
$1000+ for slip-on silencers sounds very high. If you really like the look, that is one thing. But for a quick compairson, Zard USA is offering (limited time) the FULL system for USD $980 - including header and a single, low mount silencer. I am not interested in the Zard full system, but it is a much better deal compared to what your have mentioned.


You should expect the average slip-ons (including TORS) to make 5 hp without specialized tuning, and the half systems with midpipes add a couple more MAX, and another 5-7 hp with good Tuneboy tuning.

It is not until you do some header work that the differences between the silencers and half systems will start to make a real difference.

Something to think about.
 

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That is something to think about Dev. I'm guessing they are on the pricey side because they are titanium cans and they are only imported from the UK. I can't find any other US distributors to shop around with other than Brian at BF USA...... :-\
I'm kinda stuck..... :-\
 

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Its only money man. If those pipes are what you like... and if you aren't going to be completely happy settling for something else... then just do it.

Doesn't make sense to settle and spend $700 on something you don't REALLY want. If you are going to invest the money then go a little further and get what you want.

The problem with asking the advice of others is that they don't always tell you what you want to hear. If you are looking for encouragement and justification to buy the exhaust you want then just ask me. :wave: I'll be more than happy to help you spend your money!
 

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Thanks all.....I knew I had lots of friends here to guide my soul. To bad I don't give a flying fu*k what any of you think.....just kinding. :devil:

I have been fighting the idea of dropping 1K on them for the last month...... ??? :violent1:
 

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If you live somewhere warm then that's a month less of useage you'll get out of your $grand because you're spending too much time :jerkit: and :jerkoff: instead of just buying the thing you want. ;)
 

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The weather has been and will be sh!t for the next 1-2 months so........ :-\
It is about time to get ready though......... :)
 

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GET WHAT YOU WANT!

If you have your heart set on the BlueFlames, get them. If they have a look and sound that you like, you will be happiest in the long run.
 
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