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  1. Indian Motorcycle Tech Q & A
    Hello I have a 2017 Chief dark horse and have been looking around for some new exhaust and air to stage one my bike and I also like loud bikes my question is if i got some baffle-less slip on’s or took the baffles out of a set of slip on’s I got would tuning and the catalytic converter in the...
  2. Indian Chieftain
    I have 2019 Chieftain. Considering the rear engine deactivation, I have not yet experienced any major heat issues. However, I was wondering if de-catting (catalytic converter removal) would improve the exhaust note and performance.
  3. Indian Motorcycle Tech Q & A
    well i got sick of the heat and tore exhaust off not real easy... so if anyone digs the cat out be ready to work.... took lil over hour to dig that crap out no wonder bikes get hot good lord i dont see how exhaust passed thru. so i got it tacked up and will finish tommorrow get bike...
  4. Indian Motorcycle General Discussion
    My first post on the forums was calling out veteran members for always replying "use the search." Wow, who'd have thought? Except the search SUCKS. Now that I've been a member for a couple years, you do notice a lot of the same questions being asked, over and over and over and... Today I've...
  5. Indian Roadmaster
    I'm curious how hard it is to remove the catalytic converter from my 2018 Roadmaster. Do I need new pipes or can it just be removed?
  6. Thunder Stroke 111 Performance & Suspension
    My local dealer offers what they call an X Pipe that replaces the stock catalytic converter, etc for $359.10 wondering if I should go this route or just gut out, modify the stock cat? According to the dealership or should I say "stealership" they claim that I won't be getting better performance...
  7. Indian Motorcycle Builds
    Decided to reduce the amount of heat on my right leg with a surplus header pipe - have seen various methods - here is another one ... instead of opening it right up .. used a hole saw and pulled it out and welded back up again - what are your thoughts ??
  8. Motorcycle Riding Gear & Accessories
    Gutted my cat and made a big difference in the heat coming from it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J66cNVfrVX0&t=7s Sell them for 180.00 shipped + 125.00 core which will be refunded when I get your core back. See More Winter SPECIAL send us your core and we will decat it and send it back...
  9. Indian Springfield
    Hows it going my people? Have a 2018 Springfield I just took delivery of. The Scout was not up to longer rides like I had hoped, at least the comfort level wasnt there. ANyway, I've heard all about the heat off the cylinder heads but after taking the SF for a test ride and running it in a...
  10. Thunder Stroke 111 Performance & Suspension
    Ok, I am seriously considering gutting the cat on my 16 CDH. My question is, is there any down sides? Do I loose low end torque because of lack of back pressure? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  11. Thunder Stroke 111 Guides & How-To's
    Got everything loose tail pipe off or all clamps loose its still solid . All I have left is getting it out. Need some susgestions. I dont want to bend eanything.. Sent from my SM-J737R4 using Tapatalk
  12. Indian Motorcycle General Discussion
    I removed my exhaust pipes and cut the back side and removed my catalic convertor, welded it back up and removed my O-2 Censors and capped them off....I ride in short pants most of the time, I live in Texas but currently working out of state.... Did not think about it at the time but I could...
  13. Indian Motorcycle General Discussion
    Greetings to all, I have a 2014 Vintage Chief. with less than 5K miles. 100% stock. Have done nothing to the bike besides removing the silly "whatyoumaycalledit" plug in the pipes. For different reasons I have slowed down my bike riding. I have 3 motorcycles and try to give my bikes equal riding...
  14. Indian Motorcycle Tech Q & A
    Have used drills and metal rod and have enough holes that a 3/8" rod has hard time finding a solid area. But how do I break it apart so I can pull it out !?!?!?
  15. Thunder Stroke 111 Performance & Suspension
    I'm in the market to dump the cat for some heat relief. Current options are a neutered stocker, x-pipe, FM header, and the true dual options from Rush & FP. Any others? I've read the stocker ends up tinny, not interested in that. The true duals lose low end torque, not interested in that...
  16. Thunder Stroke 111 Performance & Suspension
    I know that there is already a bunch of posts about de-catting the head pipe. What I could not find is information about possibly adding baffles to the exit pipes from the cat box. I did read a thread where Enzo added baffles to his mufflers when he de-catted his head pipe, but I am...
  17. Indian Motorcycle General Discussion
    Hey everyone! I am going to be removing the Catalytic Converter and wanted to see if anyone had a picture of where I should place the separation plate inside like American Custom has done. Thank you!!
  18. Indian Motorcycle Tech Q & A
    Has anyone tried wrapping the CAT to reduce the radiant heat on the right side? If you have, are there any clearance issues with the decorative covers once you wrapped it? Just trying to decide what route to go before this riding season.
  19. Indian Roadmaster
    Just wanted to share with everyone how I removed the CAT on mine 2017 RM. I thought about purchasing a header without a CAT, but decided to call the service department and schedule appointment until I was told the cost. So, I got creative and decided to drill the CAT out, YOUTUBE said the job...
  20. Indian Motorcycle Tech Q & A
    Removed the Cat in the header pipe and drilled the exhaust plug. Now I'm hearing a high pitch metal sound. It may or may not be what others refer to as clacking. Any way to reduce this? Do I need to put in chip or maybe a tuner? Would slip on help?
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