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1996 XV750 ONLY HEADERS

PostAuthor: jrtaylorthird » Sat Mar 02, 2019 2:25 pm

So my project is putt-puttin' along nicely, but I've come to a problem. I cannot cut, bend, or weld piping. I'm left with only the headers for both front and rear pipes, and not sure where to go from here. I don't really want to shell out a few hundred on a full new exhaust system, because the headers I have are in decent shape, but how can I finish these pipes off so I don't have this obnoxiously loud cut-pipe sound?

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Re: 1996 XV750 ONLY HEADERS

PostAuthor: bstig60 » Sat Mar 02, 2019 3:56 pm

Without bending, cutting and welding pipe, you are probably kind of stuck with aftermarket pipes. Look for a used set on Ebay or get a new set of Mac Tapers.... They are about the cheapest and have a good sound...
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Slash-Cut-Slip ... e%3AYamaha
https://www.ebay.com/itm/MAC-Tapered-Ti ... e%3AYamaha
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Re: 1996 XV750 ONLY HEADERS

PostAuthor: Flyingdog » Sat Mar 02, 2019 5:39 pm

Maybe put an ad in the VTF's wanted section. Who know's..could get lucky at something.

Or go RaT..find some auto exhaust pipe..start cutting and clamping. :bg:
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Re: 1996 XV750 ONLY HEADERS

PostAuthor: jrtaylorthird » Mon Mar 04, 2019 1:44 pm

I may be in some luck! Scouring eBay brought me to a set of stock 1100 pipes for only $99. These come with crack-less headers, collector, and the baffles, along with just a tiny bit of rust and minor dings. Seller has 607 sales and 100% positive feedback, should get here between March 8-15. I will update you all soon, here's to crossed fingers!

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Re: 1996 XV750 ONLY HEADERS

PostAuthor: Flyingdog » Mon Mar 04, 2019 2:05 pm

:GJ:
Nice find.
Hopefully, it may just be surface rust...crumpled foil or scotch brite may clean it up for ya.
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