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Old Sep 9th, 2009, 06:05 PM     #1
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I have an 09 heritage and I want to know what people think about putting Thunderhearders on it?

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Old Sep 9th, 2009, 09:05 PM     #2
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T headers are a decent system but if you look at any of them with some miles on them, they discolor pretty bad. IMO that would be enough to look for another 2 into 1 system. JMHO.
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Old Sep 9th, 2009, 09:10 PM     #3
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Thanks for your thought. Any recommendations? I am looking for a nice Loud sound (but not too loud).
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Old Sep 9th, 2009, 09:12 PM     #4
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Re: Thunderheaders

Exhaust is a very personal thing. What I like you may not like.

Take a look here...

Exhaust Buyers Guide - Harley Davidson Community (Exhaust Buyers Guide)

Exhaust Manufacturers Listings - Harley Davidson Community (Exhaust Manufacturers Listings)
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Old Sep 10th, 2009, 08:43 AM     #5
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Re: Thunderheaders

I agree with Glider that exhaust sounds are often based on personal taste. I would suggest listening to the many different exhausts on fellow rider's bikes and talking with them when you hear the sound type/level you want on yours. I have met very few bikers that do not enjoy talking about their own rides & upgrades. Ride safe...
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Old Sep 10th, 2009, 02:39 PM     #6
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Pawpaw01, Thanks for your thoughts. On my sporty it was easy.. When I bought the bike it came with thunderheaders. LOL...

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Old Sep 10th, 2009, 06:45 PM     #7
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Re: Thunderheaders

Thunderheaders are a nice looking exhaust but they are very loud, IMO. Supertrapp makes an excellent 2 into 1, in fact, almost every Thunder Mountain bike comes with a ST 2 into 1 on it. They make excellent "usable" power and are tunable as well.
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Old Oct 3rd, 2009, 12:55 PM     #8
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I like my ThunderHeader. Great sound. I haven't noticed any dicolorqation yet and I'm at about 8500 miles.
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Old Oct 3rd, 2009, 01:26 PM     #9
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I had Thunderheaders on an ultra a few years back, made my ears bleed and no one wanted to ride behind me... Now I have Vancin Hynes Monster Ovals - they have a low rumble and because the exhaust chamber is so large there is room to move the gas out to get better motor performance without the really loud noice... exhaust is personal choice - think about your riding style, hours, traveling pals and neighbors when making the choice - good luck!
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Old Oct 4th, 2009, 06:45 AM     #10
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I have 38.000 miles on my Thunderheader and LOVE IT no real discoloration to speak of...do you like the sound or the look of a Thunderheader?
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