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Well guys... after my escapade with my local dealer, I found another dealer in the state who wanted $1100 less for a 2003 Monster 620 Dark.

So I drive down there, he's got 2 of them..... one silver, one in black...... he said he only had one.. so me and my brother were discussing which one was cooler....

Then the dealer said he has these four 2002 Monster 750's for a bit more.... I really wasnt interested... but he asked me if I wanted a price.... I said... "well... ok" and went back to choosing which 620 I wanted... black... or silver

about 20 minutes later, he comes back and says he can do the 750 for the same price as the 620! So I looked at my little brother, he gave me his usual straight faced nod... and I bought it instead!

Man! I'm soooo happy right now!

But MAN, the first things that have to go are those Mirrors!, the Scooter style ass end, and some new pipes!

Anyone recommend some pipes that arent TOOOO loud? but still sound nice and smooth?
 

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congrats! From the title of the thread I could tell you got something you were happy about. If it would have been "I got it :( :( :(" then I would have assumed you got gonorreah. So, I am happy that you didnt get that.
I was waiting for you to say that you AND your brother got bikes. That woulda been pretty sweet.
now pipes..... why wouldnt you want loud pipes? Afraid of getting busted by the wife trying to sneak out on a ride or somethin? I took a friend for a ride yesterday and she said that my pipes sounded nice, but they werent overly obnoxious like a Harley. They are DP Remus high mounts. I think they sound great personally. They are loud and have a nice pur, okay its not like a Garfield purr, more like the tiger that tried to eat Sigfried and Roy. Just get out and listen to other peoples pipes, and you will get a better idea of what you are looking for. There is a video clip in miscellaneous- monster video and sounds that shows a bike with Termi pipes. From what I can tell, they are the loudest. Good luck with your decision, and congrats on the new bike!
 

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There is a guy on here that will take stock pipes and gut them, not sure what he charges. You can talk to RedDuke03
to find out more information. They sound really nice and aren't too loud. Congrats on the purchase.
 

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I believe that pipes JasonS4 is speaking of are by strati. These are mods to the stock pipe you can do yourself - but I have used Strati myself and was happy with the service.

I got the full mod - probably too loud for what you are looking for - but he does a half mod. There are sound clips on his site as well. http://www.ducatipipemod.com/index.html

Congrats on the bike - and if you just want to let the sound out for a little coin go with strati or do it yourself if you have the stuff to do it. You can always upgrade the pipes in a couple of years if you want. It is all about letting the sound out ;D.
 

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Congrats! :) You already picked the easy things to do away with. I have Arrow Titanium pipes and I love them. Not overtly loud ;) just right....
 

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thanks guys!!

I'm still young, and I Own a few 5.0 Mustangs with long tube headers, shortie offroad H-pipes and 2 chamber flowmasters.... So I dont mind a little noise ;D...

But what I dont want, is for this bike to sound like a Harley... its Italian, it needs to sound smoooooooth. It needs to sing....

Not BLAT BLAT BLAT BLAT BLAT when its going down the road.... YOu guys know what I'm talking about?
 

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Congratulations! ;D ...that great new bike feeling, it's the best! I'm pretty sure it's Remus' website that offers soundclips of their exhausts on the various bikes they have them for, so you can get somewhat of an idea there. I'm trying to decide on an exhaust for my bimmer. And hopefully that bimmer has a little monster friend parked beside it come next summer and I'll be making a post like yours! ;)

Enjoy and ride safe! :)
 

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Congrats and good job finding a deal! I hope I will be as lucky next year.

Mitt
 

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dude like a proud father, take some pictures... :)
 

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Don't worry, your Ducati will NOT go

Blat, Blat, Blat, Blat with ANY aftermarket pipes.

It's not the pipes, but the firing order and V-angle that determine that. And as you said, your new Italian baby is NOT a Harley.

I don't think you can go wrong with any of the usual pipes out there; Arrow, Remus, Sil, Termignoni, Strati (notice how I slipped that in there? ;D)

Most people find that our modified Ducs aren't objectionable at idle and low revs. My wife thinks my bike sounds good.... Rich as she puts it.

Of course she doesn't hear it at full song ripping throug the gears. She just hears me quitely going and coming back ;D
 

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Uh....that would be potato, potato, potato ( so they say) for the HD.. not blat,blat, blat :D ;D ;)
 

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Great deal, CETME, enjoy your new bike!!!!!
 

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Hey, what do you guys think CETME meant by: "I'm still young... so I don't mind a little noise"?
I'm getting sick and tired of all this age bashing!!! J/K ;D ;D
Seriously man, congrats on your new Monster, I personally guarantee you will love it! Have fun, stay safe. And ride ride ride!
 

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If you check the exhaust faq page (http://www.ducatimonster.org/faq/faq_exhaust_survey.html) there's a little link on the right that takes you to Ducati Seattle's sound file page where you can hear various pipes for yourself. Roadracing and Termignoni are the only brands I've heard people say were too loud. (But then I have termis and added an open clutch cover, so you can guess they're not too loud for me). Basically 92% of people surveyed liked their choice of cans, so I'm thinking the difference from stock is great enough that the brand-to-brand differences are trivial. (along the lines of, "do you like a trumpet better than a trombone" when you're comparing them to a kazoo)
 

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Ciao CETME !

To be there a bit longer for your little brother,
take it easy, and read stuff about riding, and try to get together with some more experienced riders.

I do not know your expertise level, but I just throw in few euro centissimos,
meaning I would like to hear your opinions here more also in the future.

So, strati pipes or aftermarket ones, they all sound much better than the stocks.

The bike is a wonderful chick magnet (...) , and it is also fast,
so enjoy, ride, and then ride some more.

Pace and wave.

Skier
ps. how old did I sound like ?
 

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If you check the exhaust faq page (http://www.ducatimonster.org/faq/faq_exhaust_survey.html) there's a little link on the right that takes you to Ducati Seattle's sound file page where you can hear various pipes for yourself. )
Michael,

Maybe a newbie question, but they do not have any sound clips for M620's. I have noticed this on other sales websites also. Do the pipes for M750's & 900's fit 620's and do they have similar effects?

mitt
 
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