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Want that aftermarket chamber to sound like the first day again. All tinny sounding. Reckon there's too much coke in my system.

Any advice on how to clean all that carbon outta that pipe?

Paul

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i think i herd sodium does the trick, also power wash it.

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I have a great way to clean out your pipe. For many years, I have taken mine to a local engine shop and had them hot tank it. They usually charge me about $20, and the pipe comes out looking like new.

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Most people don't have the "ear" to hear that.Kudos.

The best way to a NEW pipe is to BBQ it and blow through it when it's almost done smoking.That will get ALL the carbon out.

Buy a large bag of BBQ bricks and bury it.A bit of starting fluid and let it cook for about 2-3 hrs.It looks bad when you pull it out but a little washing and you'll have a bare metal pipe, all you need is to paint it.

I'll post some pics of the last pipe i did if i can find them.

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Most people don't have the "ear" to hear that.Kudos.

The best way to a NEW pipe is to BBQ it and blow through it when it's almost done smoking.That will get ALL the carbon out.

Buy a large bag of BBQ bricks and bury it.A bit of starting fluid and let it cook for about 2-3 hrs.It looks bad when you pull it out but a little washing and you'll have a bare metal pipe, all you need is to paint it.

I'll post some pics of the last pipe i did if i can find them.

My method doesn't damage the finish of the pipe at all....

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Most people don't have the "ear" to hear that.Kudos.

The best way to a NEW pipe is to BBQ it and blow through it when it's almost done smoking.That will get ALL the carbon out.

Buy a large bag of BBQ bricks and bury it.A bit of starting fluid and let it cook for about 2-3 hrs.It looks bad when you pull it out but a little washing and you'll have a bare metal pipe, all you need is to paint it.

I'll post some pics of the last pipe i did if i can find them.

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My method doesn't damage the finish of the pipe at all....
That's very true.If you want to keep the finish on a plated pipe

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oven cleaner, flap wheel, loose stranded wire on the end of a drill, ventilation and repeated attempts

A propane torch can help you get the stuff closest to the head, but don't let it get too hot if you are worried about discoloration.

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Jeekinz, no, not the silencer, the expansion chamber.

Thanks for the replies guys.

Here's a pic of the pipe.

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I can't BBQ this ?

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Most people don't have the "ear" to hear that.Kudos.

The best way to a NEW pipe is to BBQ it and blow through it when it's almost done smoking.That will get ALL the carbon out.

Buy a large bag of BBQ bricks and bury it.A bit of starting fluid and let it cook for about 2-3 hrs.It looks bad when you pull it out but a little washing and you'll have a bare metal pipe, all you need is to paint it.

I'll post some pics of the last pipe i did if i can find them.

mmm i cant wait to have some bbq pipes for dinner.

haha :thumbsup:

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BBQ this! :eek: I love all Smokers equally. :thumbsup: (pun intended)

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:lol::ride: :ride: You guys are kill'n me.

looks like the hot tank is the answer for that pipe.

Man that Meat looks good!!My wifes a vegetarian so i don't get to have raw meat in the fridge,or cooked inside the house.:D:ride:

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:D:ride::lol: You guys are kill'n me.

looks like the hot tank is the answer for that pipe.

Man that Meat looks good!!My wifes a vegetarian so i don't get to have raw meat in the fridge,or cooked inside the house.:thumbsup::eek:

does she like your "meat"? If so then she aint a TRUE vegie!!

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Wow. Nice KDX250 pipe! Is the manufacturer RSV?? I have not heard of that brand before.

Try the wire trick. It worked well for me. The propane torch did as well.

Just chuck a long stranded wire in the end of a drill and let the flopping loose end knock the internal buildup loose. Just be sure it is a ventilated area!!

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Jeekinz, no, not the silencer, the expansion chamber.

Thanks for the replies guys.

Here's a pic of the pipe.

VFSH0081.jpg

I can't BBQ this ?

not if you want to keep it all shiny like that. :thumbsup:

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Wow. Nice KDX250 pipe! Is the manufacturer RSV?? I have not heard of that brand before.

KDXGarage, yeah, the brand name is RSV, made in Japan. They call it a Rev Pipe. God knows what RSV means.

Maybe: Respiratory Syncytial Virus. Which is what you'll get if you breathe the emissions out the back of the bike.

The shop that sells them is called Rough & Road. I think it's their own brand.

It's a good pipe with the quick release springs, so I can whip the pipe off the bike in a matter of minutes.

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