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Im wondering what you would recommend as the best exhaust for my new 890R. I haven't even heard it run yet as it's still being built. However I like the sound of an aftermarket exhaust. I put the Leo Vince on LV1 on my 390 and it made it sound better with the baffle pulled out. Just wondering what u guys think. I am sorry if there is already a thread about this. I'm new here and don't know all the ways to navigate it yet.
 

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Take into account you should NOT expect performance gains with any Slip-On on the 890R. And the short low volume slip-ons have been shown to reduce top end power.
And be aware that the 890R is Euro5 so many pipes listed for the 890R from Eur (and a shed load of pipes are Italian) do not have an easily removable baffle.

It comes down to aesthetics more than anything.

And a question - are you intending to fit a tail tidy? - if so than be aware that some slip-ons jet hot gas straight at the indicators of TailTidies.

Wait 'till it arrives - play with it and then start looking at "options".
 

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That is great advise thank you! I appreciate your input. I do want to put a tail tidy on it. I am more just looking for cool sound and look. I can't wait to get my new bike! It's going to be a few weeks unfortunately.
 

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Hey everyone,

Im wondering what you would recommend as the best exhaust for my new 890R. I haven't even heard it run yet as it's still being built. However I like the sound of an aftermarket exhaust. I put the Leo Vince on LV1 on my 390 and it made it sound better with the baffle pulled out. Just wondering what u guys think. I am sorry if there is already a thread about this. I'm new here and don't know all the ways to navigate it yet.
Akro Dark Titanium, just for your reference! Sounds killer!
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Can I ask where you picked up the small cargo bag that looks great. Would save me having to wear a back pack.
Totally......Hepco & Becker Sportrack and the Held Tenda tailbag. Moto Machines sells the rack and a couple sites offer the Held but everyone was out of stock........I found the bag on eBay and the rack on Amazon, believe it or not!
 

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Hey everyone,

Im wondering what you would recommend as the best exhaust for my new 890R. I haven't even heard it run yet as it's still being built. However I like the sound of an aftermarket exhaust. I put the Leo Vince on LV1 on my 390 and it made it sound better with the baffle pulled out. Just wondering what u guys think. I am sorry if there is already a thread about this. I'm new here and don't know all the ways to navigate it yet.
Here's video of mine before and after!


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Akro:
 

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I’m planning to put a Wings exhaust on mine, Ive seen them and heard them on other KTMs and theyre pretty sweet.
I run a Wings. I mailed before hand and they sent it un-labelled and with the Carbon in Matte. A little bit "stealth".
It points out a bit too - Not just up and back. I mention this in case you're considering luggage.
 

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I run a Wings. I mailed before hand and they sent it un-labelled and with the Carbon in Matte. A little bit "stealth".
It points out a bit too - Not just up and back. I mention this in case you're considering luggage.
I'm going to look at the wings exhaust thanks for the info I've never heard of them.
 

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Hey everyone,

Im wondering what you would recommend as the best exhaust for my new 890R. I haven't even heard it run yet as it's still being built. However I like the sound of an aftermarket exhaust. I put the Leo Vince on LV1 on my 390 and it made it sound better with the baffle pulled out. Just wondering what u guys think. I am sorry if there is already a thread about this. I'm new here and don't know all the ways to navigate it yet.
A lot of threads and a lot of recommendations about exhausts in the appropriate section.

When it comes to slip-ons, I would agree with others and say whatever looks/sounds good to you. You will find very little performance advantages.

If you are looking for performance, you will have to take a more committed route, probably go for a full system, or at least a decat, and some tuning. Make sure you know what it is that you are after.
 

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Hey everyone,

Im wondering what you would recommend as the best exhaust for my new 890R. I haven't even heard it run yet as it's still being built. However I like the sound of an aftermarket exhaust. I put the Leo Vince on LV1 on my 390 and it made it sound better with the baffle pulled out. Just wondering what u guys think. I am sorry if there is already a thread about this. I'm new here and don't know all the ways to navigate it yet.
Hi Dean, Have you concidered the Hindle exhaust from Ontario? Well made and good value.
I got the Evolution one that is a header back cat-delete unit. I installed the db killer as it was too lud without it, now it's fine (louder than stock but not too much). I also installed a Booster plug to fatten up the a/r ratio a bit. Again good value. With the O2 sensors ahead of the deleted cat fuelling is OK. Good luck :)
Hi Dean, Have you concidered Hindle exhaust? Made in Ontario it is well made, not too high (signal lights?) and good value. I have the evolution slip-on with a cat delete. With the O2 sensors in the header ahead of the cat fueling shoulnd't
 

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Hi Dean, Have you concidered the Hindle exhaust from Ontario? Well made and good value.
I got the Evolution one that is a header back cat-delete unit. I installed the db killer as it was too lud without it, now it's fine (louder than stock but not too much). I also installed a Booster plug to fatten up the a/r ratio a bit. Again good value. With the O2 sensors ahead of the deleted cat fuelling is OK. Good luck :)
Hi Dean, Have you concidered Hindle exhaust? Made in Ontario it is well made, not too high (signal lights?) and good value. I have the evolution slip-on with a cat delete. With the O2 sensors in the header ahead of the cat fueling shoulnd't
Lud as in Loud :/
 
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