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Will removing the baffle from the exhaust damage the engine

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SOURCE: whether or not to remove the baffles on my kawasaki nomad

Generally removing the baffles will not effect the performance of a bike at all. If you have also modified the air intake then you will need to have the fuel injection remapped or the jetting in the carburetor changed, but 99% of the time this is not necessary when only removing baffles or changing mufflers. If they are the type of baffles that can be unbolted and put back then you have nothing at all to loose by taking them out and trying. I have been riding and modifying my own bikes since 1984.

Posted on Apr 11, 2010

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