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The sound is not like any other harley , kind of comparable to a v-rod but not as 'heavy'. Closer to a triumph bonneville. It is not unpleasant though , infact I liked it .

and 0-100 in 4 secs is a serious number indeed.
 

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Someone expects a liquid cooled overhead cam 60 degree V-twin to sound like an old air cooled pushrod 45 degree V-twin? Really? And then express disappointment when it doesn't? Come on folks.
 

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After hearing that, I'm really disappointed. My goal is to buy a real Harley, not another wheezer; they're a dime a dozen.
It's no wheezer and it is a real Harley. Yes, the 60 degree sounds slightly different than a 45 degree v-twin but when I heard the sound from the Harley video I was very pleased. It's a healthy v-twin sound.
 

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Harleys really need and respond well to a good set of after market pipes.

And yes they will all sound a bit different depending on your pipes and cams. My XR1200X with stock cam & Vance & Hines ss widow pipes sounds much different than the 103 motor in my Road Glide with 255 cams & Screaming Eagle slip ons. As-well my 103 motor in my Wide Glide with a high lift 259 cams and D&D Fat Cat two in to one full head back exhaust.

Don't forget to have it Dyno tuned by a good shop after your new exhaust pipes.

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nice thanks for sharing

the exhaust clips are coming along!

when is the first aftermarket exhaust going on? :D
How well developed do you think an exhaust is going to be if it is rushed to market mere months after the first bikes are made available to customers? Do you think it will be well tested or just something thrown together to get you to spend your money? Just asking .........

Akrapovic took over a year to develop their exhaust system for the V-Rod.
 
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