Installed new Arrow Dark pipe.
The sound with the baffle in was like a wet fart meets tin can. Remove it and you get the smoothest deep tone Ive heard on a rice bike. Sounds amazing.
It can get noisy if you try but its great sound. At highway speed you have a sound that essentially fades in with the wind. Ive had bikes that drone at speed and that gets old... fast.
This pipe is fantastic. Dropped atleast 10 pounds off the bike.
Seat of pants feel: Bike feels like it spins up a bit faster and pulls a bit stronger on launch. I feel like the front want to come off the ground a bit easier than before.
EFI seems to have dialed itself in following warm up. I get a mild pipe fart if I run the the gears and left off hard. Thats typical. Its always farted but its not muffled now. In general almost no pops at all.
As for the clearance issues folks mentioned... I have no less than .5 inches clearance with the bike on sidestand. It gets bigger when I sit on the bike.
Not sure whats different about mine.
Instructions do not come with the pipes.
Thats a joke. The diagram that shows the exploded parts view shows the hanger bracket in reverse of how I installed it.
I would say its the best 250 Ive ever spent on a bike upgrade.
Gives it real character.
Thanks for reading.