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Question about Vance and Hines quiet baffles

I have a Sporster XL883 2008 Model and replaced the sock exhausts with Vance & Hines Straightshots HS Slip Ons. The problem is that they are too loud! So i ordered a pair of Vance & Hines quiet baffles. Could you somebody tell me the difference in noise (in Db) before and after insatlling the baffles? Your help would be very helpfull.

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    How aggressive should I be without scratching stuff , and tools needed ?

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    WHAT IF ANY DRIVABILITY PROBLEMS WILL I HAVE IF ANY IF I REMOVE MY BAFFLES

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About 3-5db but you must remember db is not a linear scale but logirythmic. basicallyy the baffles will remove the harsh rasp off the pipe and make them deep in sound, when cold they will be as loud as normal but once they have some heat in them they quieten down

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Learn to love your extra loud exhaust!! They may just save your life someday!!



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