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Old 08-30-2012, 05:11 AM
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Hello ,

As my D&D Fat Cat is becoming hard to listen to, is it possible to put another muffler on the 2:1 header pipe.?

The bike is really responsive and a pleasure to rode, but my ears have had better days , and the prolonged volume is not a good idea.

Any suggestions will be appreciated.

Gordon
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Old 08-30-2012, 05:44 AM
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Hello ,

As my D&D Fat Cat is becoming hard to listen to, is it possible to put another muffler on the 2:1 header pipe.?

The bike is really responsive and a pleasure to rode, but my ears have had better days , and the prolonged volume is not a good idea.

Any suggestions will be appreciated.

Gordon
I have read on other forums, people putting supertrap mufflers on dd head pipes. It is supposed to be quieter without power lose.
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Old 08-30-2012, 07:20 AM
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I have D&D Fatcat and I luvit. However I do use ear plugs on extended trips and cloudy days. It is a nice quiet rumble with ear plugs and I can still hear my music. You actually get more bass sound with the ear plugs.
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Old 08-31-2012, 04:07 PM
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X2 on the ear plugs.
I've got the big bore baffle in mine and it's way too loud without the ear plugs.
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Old 08-31-2012, 04:50 PM
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I have the D&D Fat Cat with the Louvered baffle. My HD shop said it was the quietest. It is my understanding from talking to D&D thatbthey sell 3 different baffles and the Louvered it the quietest. It is pretty quiet when just crusing. If I twist the throttle it will wake up and on decel it has a nice growl.
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You may just need to wrap the baffle with fiberglass. Should be able to get some from D&D. I have this pipe on my Heritage.
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Old 09-03-2012, 07:19 AM
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Hello ,

As my D&D Fat Cat is becoming hard to listen to, is it possible to put another muffler on the 2:1 header pipe.?

The bike is really responsive and a pleasure to rode, but my ears have had better days , and the prolonged volume is not a good idea.

Any suggestions will be appreciated.

Gordon
Yea you can just send it to me. I'll even pay shipping !! Just kidding but if it were me I would think about the quiet baffle.
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Old 09-03-2012, 10:35 AM
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If your looking for a quite baffle. I've got a used 1 that I got with my pipe. I'd sell very reasonable. My muffler already had the performance baffle in the muffler so I've never tried the quiet baffle. Before I bought a different baffle I'd try to get the old 1 out first. I've heard they can be hard to get out without damaging the muffler body, however I have never tried it.
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Did you ever get the FC to quiet down?
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