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    Yesterday, 09:25 AM
    The reason the stock headpipe winds around under the engine is that long head pipes produce more low rpm torque. The short head pipe of the Takagawa...
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    11-09-2019, 11:39 PM
    That's not an exhaust header. It's the intake manifold. I built it. :) It is a unique design in that it has extra long equal length runners...
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    11-07-2019, 06:50 PM
    tooter replied to a thread Hi ya in Introductions
    Welcome, ike. :) Found the fork mod thread for you. ...
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    11-06-2019, 09:04 PM
    tooter replied to a thread Longer mirrors? in Monkey Talk
    Works for me. :) I'm cheap.
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    11-06-2019, 11:38 AM
    I used a hack saw and cut slowly and carefully by hand. Then I rubbed the muffler back and forth on a flat piece of emery cloth to even out and...
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    11-06-2019, 11:11 AM
    That's fine. :) You're gonna LOVE them! TOCE uses the same diameter twin baffles for 600cc sportbikes as they do for the little Grom 125. This is why...
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    11-05-2019, 07:07 PM
    tooter replied to a thread Longer mirrors? in Monkey Talk
    You might consider the free stock mirror mod. :) Simply bend the mirror stems horizontal and you'll be able to see past your shoulders to the...
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    11-05-2019, 09:14 AM
    tooter replied to a thread tooter's grom in Grom Builds
    I began another experiment. This time it's a Yuminashi 120cc per minute injector. The stock injector flows 90cc per minute so this is a 25% increase...
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    11-03-2019, 08:12 PM
    My TOCE tips are flat because I cut off the slash ends. :playful: I like a more plain short stubby look. I bought two sets of quiet inserts...
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    10-31-2019, 07:58 PM
    tooter replied to a thread tooter's grom in Grom Builds
    Tooter got a Monster Eye. :) Wired up the blinkers and they work fine, but I still need to figure out how to wire up the LED...
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    10-30-2019, 03:13 PM
    tooter replied to a thread Exhaust Gasket in Honda MSX125 UK
    Nope they dont' leak. You don't believe it works only because you never used one. Foil is 100% aluminum with a melting point of 1,221 degrees......
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    10-30-2019, 12:50 AM
    Damn you dub... now I want one! :beguiled:
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    10-29-2019, 10:08 AM
    tooter replied to a thread Exhaust Gasket in Honda MSX125 UK
    I lost track of mine in the dirt so I fashioned a home made exhaust gasket out of a small crumpled ring of aluminium foil. Works great! :) The foil...
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    10-23-2019, 10:01 AM
    I participate on both. Facebook is fine for banter and humor that quickly disappears. When I want useful information, I search this forum. :)
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    10-22-2019, 03:31 PM
    My GoPro camera makes things on the periphery appear a lot closer than they actually are. Topanga Canyon is a State Highway #27 so it's excellently...
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    10-22-2019, 11:20 AM
    tooter replied to a thread tooter's grom in Grom Builds
    I know. I put Supertrapp tuning disks on my Ruckus and the engine performed great. I'd love to experiment with them on my Grom except...
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    10-21-2019, 06:32 PM
    tooter replied to a thread tooter's grom in Grom Builds
    I just can't bring myself to get rid of either of them. The TOCE performs better than the IXIL, and the IXIL sounds better than the TOCE, so I...
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    10-21-2019, 03:08 PM
    Not much more risk than riding a bicycle with no gloves. I ride like an old man... because I am an old man. :)
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    10-21-2019, 11:07 AM
    Just a regular canyon riding video. :)
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    10-18-2019, 06:56 PM
    I removed all the hardware, clamped the bottoms in a vice between two pieces of wood and used a 14 inch Crescent wrench with electrical tape on the...
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    10-18-2019, 02:44 PM
    I took the stock mirrors and bent the stems horizontal and now I can see past my shoulders to the road behind me. :) Also put a convex mirror on the...
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    10-18-2019, 10:52 AM
    Hi Joe, Welcome to the forum. Online company participation on forums is the future of marketing. So I hope you keep us informed on any new...
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    10-18-2019, 10:41 AM
    tooter replied to a thread Exhaust in Grom Talk
    I ran a modified Supertrapp exhaust on my Ruckus. It only needed three disks. (lol)
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    10-18-2019, 12:04 AM
    tooter replied to a thread Exhaust in Grom Talk
    It's ok for us to each have a different view. I'm totally ok with that. :) In my opinion, aftermarket mufflers reduce sound by providing a place...
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    10-17-2019, 02:39 PM
    tooter replied to a thread tooter's grom in Grom Builds
    Here's a sound video of the TOCE exhaust with all four quiet inserts installed. Deep and mellow. :) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4GRFSyUjxjs
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    10-17-2019, 12:08 PM
    tooter replied to a thread tooter's grom in Grom Builds
    I've always lived frugally because I never made a lot of money. By being frugal I saved up enough money to build a house with no mortgage. I have no...
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    10-17-2019, 11:54 AM
    tooter replied to a thread Exhaust in Grom Talk
    Correct. All the aftermarket mufflers are way large so as to make the engine sound deeper. None of them are restrictive.
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    10-17-2019, 10:34 AM
    tooter replied to a thread Exhaust in Grom Talk
    No aftermarket exhaust manufacturer makes a restrictive muffler.
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    10-17-2019, 12:53 AM
    tooter replied to a thread tooter's grom in Grom Builds
    Completed the gas mileage test for running both quiet inserts together... 148.5 mpg which is within one mpg of running the TOCE with...
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    10-16-2019, 11:31 AM
    tooter replied to a thread Exhaust in Grom Talk
    That one should be just fine. :) Regardless of which exhaust you choose, your engine will ONLY respond to TWO things... the length and diameter...
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