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  1. nightsticks perforated core...then solid core ? and why are the screws off kilter ?

    I have an early set of nightsticks...perforated core- and I could swear at the time I bought them ( 2010), the fatshots had a solid core ...this is why i chose the nightsticks.

    I now see fatshots...
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    I am not an expert. I am a rider with...

    I am not an expert.

    I am a rider with supertrapps on a few of my bikes.

    the beauty, or fun, of the supertrapp is that it allows the rider to adjust tuning and feel the difference.

    I'd...
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    Nightsticks- 2 part numbers whats the diff?

    I have seen at least 2 versions of the nightstick:

    80848-10

    80873-10

    is there a difference, are they interchangible?

    Thanks, Mike
  4. as a non-expert, I'd suggest you add discs a few...

    as a non-expert, I'd suggest you add discs a few at a time until you feel a drop in power at the lower ranges.

    at that point IF you have seen increases in the top end power ( very likely)- then...
  5. yes, on both of these nightsticks, the baffle is...

    yes, on both of these nightsticks, the baffle is slightly off, so the 12 and 6 are not in line with the mounting points on the top of the pipe.

    so anything that would make obvious a vertical or...
  6. Thread: Help

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    ...because the disc number affects torque or...

    ...because the disc number affects torque or horsepower ( expressing this very generally)--- a more open pipe makes better power at 6000 rpm, a more closed pipe at 2500 rpm.

    so it is up to you to...
  7. Thread: 95" softail

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    the 2:1 is likely to give you more torque, so...

    the 2:1 is likely to give you more torque, so enhanced power below 3000 rpm

    the more discs you add, the louder the pipe, also more flow which can enhance horsepower.

    often swapping just a few...
  8. ended up ( after a few trials) spraying a couple...

    ended up ( after a few trials) spraying a couple of the solid stainless end caps black and inserting between the disc stacks and the nightstick open caps--- I like that anodised black trim ring.
    ...
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    when the discs are stacked, the gasses have to...

    when the discs are stacked, the gasses have to pass through a "w" shaped passage, this breaks up the sound waves, particularly the higher frequencies, leaving the low tone that you like.

    so,...
  10. thanks, opened the nightsticks up today and they...

    thanks, opened the nightsticks up today and they look nice inside, longer core, I thought the nightstick core looks slightly smaller- I'll have to measure the megs when I take them off and swap disc...
  11. swapping supermegs to nightstick so questions:

    supermegs have a couple of welds failed in the baffle.- need to get fixed and probably repack...in the meantime:

    Neighbor has a no-longer used set of nightsticks I'd like to swap in.

    what...
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    flow numbers? Calculations?

    Hasn't Supertrapp done flow calculations for each number of discs in a stack?

    These figures could be very useful for customers, especially if Supertrapp were to flow other common pipes, or factory...
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    Dealer wants me to move away from Supertrapp,...

    Dealer wants me to move away from Supertrapp, easier to make this decision if I can get some expert help here.



    What does Supertrapp recommend for 2009 touring, 96" stock cams, no cat, closed...
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    Hey, are you sure your timing is retarding when...

    Hey, are you sure your timing is retarding when you crack the throttle?

    Does that bike use a VOES to retard timing at periods of low vacuum/advance at high vacuum.

    Mike
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    BTW I found a close-out source for WB snuf r...

    BTW I found a close-out source for WB snuf r nots.
    Polished, no retail packaging- wrapped in paper towel.
    About $75.
    I'd been looking for years for a pair.

    Mike
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    Yes, needle

    The needle thickness and taper is what controls midrange.

    Think of your finger going in and out of a doughnut hole...


    Your finger is the needle, the doughnut hole is the main jet.

    The...
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    2009 H-D FLHTC 96" how many....

    Been using Supermegs slip ons for years.

    My Evo 80" motor likes 17 discs right, 12 discs left. Good tuning and good torque vs HP characteristics.

    New Bike coming, will put the Supermegs on...
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    Snuf R not + how many?

    We know that the open end cap equals about 10~12 discs.

    How many would the White Brothers Snuf R not endcap equal?

    Thanks, Mike
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