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    Atermarket mufflers for quads.

    Hey people, got a 01 Honda TRX 350 great little machine but a little on the loud side,its 100% stock bike and I was wondering if there was a simple way of quieting it down a tad.

    I cant take the muffler apart to repack it as its welded,is there a later model muffler I could use? I thought of using one of a larger capacity bike eg 700 cc but Im unsure if it will effect performance? or is there an aftermaket option.

    Any advise appreciated.

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    Most aftermarket pipes are designed to add power, intern they make a heap more noise than a standard pipe/ can.
    The TRX is a very common bike you shouldn't have to much drama getting a second hand can from a wrecker.
    Have you tried taking the carbon bung out the bottom of the pipe?

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    SO a bit of a de carb may be the answer? I'll give it a go.
    Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by RUNAS View Post
    SO a bit of a de carb may be the answer? I'll give it a go.
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    Nope, I think you'll find a bung on the bottom of the can, take it out, cover the end of the can with a rag, rev the bike a few times.
    Failing that push some packing into the can with broom handle a put a gorse over the end.

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    If its louder than normal quite possible some one has removed a baffle or spark arrestor,also possible internal baffles have been punched threw with a pointed punch (makes it sound cool dog) ) or just rusted out.
    Should be able to get a super trap or similar adjustable noise muffler for it probably for less than original price.
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    Nah, its not over loud,eg modifyed,probably quite normal,I just want to make it quieter.

    Super Trap aye gees havent seen one of them for a few years! Last one if I recall was on some POS MkV Cortina with air shocks in the rear
    Cher trick cuz LOL
    AH those were the days.

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    Re: Atermarket mufflers for quads.

    Years ago my boss made me a slip on one for spotlifting made it quiet as hell took away a fair amount of power but that was fine for spotlighting. Just a sleeve tightened up like a hose clamp with an older car muffler welded on a pipe bend at 90degrees. Was ugly and you did not want to touch it as it stuck out a bit but with a bit of thaght and design would be easy to.kake the 2.0 version

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    Hi mate if you are around the mighty palmerston north i dont mind cutting it open and re baffleing and welding it back up i for you for a small tui fee

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    I imported a silencer kit from Cabelas it was $145us and it has cut the noise by half I have had it on for about 4 years. There is no loss of power and takes the popping away.
    Hope this helps.

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    I'll give a car muffler a crack I think.

    I think I should be able to fit one with a larger capacity that the factory one.
    Question though what's the deal with spark arrestors in factory ones ? Can someone explain these.

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    Usually just a tube or cone of mesh, Idea being it catches a lump of burning carbon.
    "Hunting and fishing" fucking over licenced firearms owners since ages ago.

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    Thanks for that, doesn't seem likenthis should take too much.

 

 

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