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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 08-25-2011, 07:27 AM Thread Starter
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Hello---and a question

I got my 2011 Black VStar 650 Custom a few months ago and have put a few thousand miles on her. I have added a throttlemeister cruise, a luggage rack, and sissy bar, and not much else. I have always had 250cc motorcycles before this, so this is my first bike that I can really modify and get a little more performance out of.

I was going to do a hand-built exhaust/rejet/air cleaner, but I would need to procure an extra exhaust to cut the flanges from (since I would not want to destroy my stock exhaust). I was wondering if the exhaust flanges are the same for all Vstar 650s or if there is differences in the years...if the motor has not changed in design at all, I should be fine, but I would like to check with those more experienced and knowledgeable than I.

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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 08-25-2011, 08:35 AM
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Hello Myke, welcome to the 4M

I was about to reply until I read the last dozen words of your post -

There is quite a few 650 owners on here that I'm sure will join in soon and help you out.

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post #3 of 8 (permalink) Old 08-25-2011, 10:32 AM
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All the 650's are the same. The only diff from yr to yr is the way the muffler is bolted on because of adding a catalytic converter.
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post #4 of 8 (permalink) Old 08-26-2011, 12:04 AM
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Welcome aboard sounds like a fun project. Take some before during and after pics then post them. Would like to see.

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+1 to all the above. Don't forget to make sure the planets are aligned durring the tuning process

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post #6 of 8 (permalink) Old 08-27-2011, 05:05 PM
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Welcome Myke.

And ditto, let us see the finished product.
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post #7 of 8 (permalink) Old 08-28-2011, 01:30 AM
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welcome to the 4M ... even tho I dont know what the term means.... I would love to hep you but I cant get my 2000 to run above idle... so I wouldnt trust my own advice right now, lol.... exhaust , any mods are fun! good luck tho and post some pix!!!

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howdy. be sure to vote for bike of the month and submit your own for voting

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