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post #11 of 18 (permalink) Old 11-07-2012, 12:16 PM
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my T-header turned brownish...but it's all covered by tight fitting heat shields,looks great so far.

I think the key to these is running the heatsheilds.

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post #12 of 18 (permalink) Old 11-07-2012, 01:47 PM
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my black Rhineharts have held up good 19k on them and one bad spot that i noticed after getting caught in the rain looks more like oxidization from acid rain versus discoloration!!

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post #13 of 18 (permalink) Old 11-14-2012, 10:44 PM
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Had a black V&H pipe that discolored a bit. Sent them a pic and they sent me a new pipe (just emailed proof of purchase). They even let me keep the used pipe which was in perfect working order. Only time I have ever had issue and they went above and beyond to fix
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post #14 of 18 (permalink) Old 11-24-2012, 06:41 PM
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Just bought the same bike and the same color. Plan to do the same VH power duals and not sure which muffler; maybe Pythons. I spent a lot of time wiping chrome on my trade-in 2007 Road King Classic. Thinking of going with black pipes this time. I bought the HD race tuner and will get the other pieces one by one this winter. Any advice?
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post #15 of 18 (permalink) Old 11-24-2012, 06:54 PM
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HD SE night Sticks in Black so far no problems I plan to do the headers in black this summer

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post #16 of 18 (permalink) Old 11-25-2012, 07:57 AM
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I have Vance and Hines dresser duals black with no problems. Over 10,000 miles.

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post #17 of 18 (permalink) Old 11-25-2012, 08:13 AM
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Dragula True Duals w/SCS 4" mufflers. About 6,000 miles on them and still as black as the day they were born.

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post #18 of 18 (permalink) Old 11-25-2012, 10:44 AM
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The HD Screaming Eagle touring pipes are available in black, along with black heat shields for the headers.
They are not much louder than stock (which I personally like) but sound good and look good. I get frequent questions about who makes my pipes.
I have about 15k miles on mine and they are still perfectly black.
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