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Graves exhaust is in, everything seems to fit pretty good so far. Might have to modify the rear bracket slightly after first initial line up. Looks to be a Very good quality piece.
 

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Keep an eye on that K&N filter. A handful of orgs don't allow aftermarket oil filters. K&N had some issues several years ago after they changed manufacturers. Random failures that they've probably fixed by now but if you end up with an older filter you just never know.
 

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Keep an eye on that K&N filter. A handful of orgs don't allow aftermarket oil filters. K&N had some issues several years ago after they changed manufacturers. Random failures that they've probably fixed by now but if you end up with an older filter you just never know.
Our local race organization regs are OEM only. I have long used Bosch or Mobil 1, I have had problems with numerous Bosch filters just in the last year on multiple bikes, seeping at the gasket when hot, enough to puddle. With the local regs being OEM only, and four bikes used on the track, it is OEM only now. Not all the bikes are used for racing, but I just want to stock one type of filter.
 

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Keep an eye on that K&N filter. A handful of orgs don't allow aftermarket oil filters. K&N had some issues several years ago after they changed manufacturers. Random failures that they've probably fixed by now but if you end up with an older filter you just never know.
Will do this is like 2005 Era old lol had a bunch left over from my previous race days and same
Our local race organization regs are OEM only. I have long used Bosch or Mobil 1, I have had problems with numerous Bosch filters just in the last year on multiple bikes, seeping at the gasket when hot, enough to puddle. With the local regs being OEM only, and four bikes used on the track, it is OEM only now. Not all the bikes are used for racing, but I just want to stock one type of filter.
I have some new ones sportbike track gear I got several of the Hiflo Filtro ones just incase.
I do like when there is a nut on there, hate using hose clamps ugggg
 
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Agreed, using a hose clamp works but I always think it is goofy looking. And it is not always as easy as it seems it should be. LOL
I always feel i am crushing the cylinder of the filter
 
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As far as the graves exhaust goes....Mine fit great, but I did have to modify the rear bracket so the can would clear the swing arm
I am finding this out as well... you have a pic of the bracket area and what you did?
Seems the bend is off some on mine as well.
Thanks
 

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As far as the graves exhaust goes....Mine fit great, but I did have to modify the rear bracket so the can would clear the swing arm
@saywhdid your modification look something like this?
 

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@saywhdid your modification look something like this?
Hey sorry for the late response, I actually took the bracket to an anvil and took some of the bend out of it with a hammer and added a little bend closer to the mounting holes. I couldn't get it bolted up otherwise. Its all nice and tight and the can is off the swingarm plenty now. Ill get some pics tmrw for you
 

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Looking forward to seeing this. I am leaning toward the Graves system. M4 seems super good too. I’ve seen some issues with Two Bros. Yoshi always seems to make a solid product too.
 

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Looking forward to seeing this. I am leaning toward the Graves system. M4 seems super good too. I’ve seen some issues with Two Bros. Yoshi always seems to make a solid product too.
I have the Yosh as I got it early and it was what was available, I like it. The only reason I'd change now is if there is a noticeable power increase with a new pipe. The sound is nice, but the power differences are more important to me.
 

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I ordered this today. I had started leaning towards M4, but after talking to the tech at the shop I went with the Graves. Super excited and can’t wait to get it on and hear the difference. Looks great Bilet69. How does it sound??
 

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Hi, so I'm having issues with the back bracket as well. So I just need to bend the bracket to get it to fit properly? the bracket doesn't fit the R7 yet I guess. Everything else seems to fit great.
 

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Yes back bracket does need a compound bend.

Easiest way to bend is 2 bolts on bike and a Cresent wrench will give you the most manipulation to get to where you want.

Make sense?
 

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Yes back bracket does need a compound bend.

Easiest way to bend is 2 bolts on bike and a Cresent wrench will give you the most manipulation to get to where you want.

Make sense?
Yes, thank you! I forwarded the message on the my buddy who is putting it on for me. This is the only problem he is having. Thanks again!
 

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Yes back bracket does need a compound bend.

Easiest way to bend is 2 bolts on bike and a Cresent wrench will give you the most manipulation to get to where you want.

Make sense?
So I got the exhaust on and it sounds great. I noticed the headers are touching the lower fairing, which I think is metal. Did you notice this or do you think it matters? also, you think it's fine to ride without a tune for a couple hundred miles? thanks
 

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So I got the exhaust on and it sounds great. I noticed the headers are touching the lower fairing, which I think is metal. Did you notice this or do you think it matters? also, you think it's fine to ride without a tune for a couple hundred miles? thanks
I did not notice this, I have race bodywork so might be different. They do make heat shield that will protect bodywork.
 
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