KAWASAKI VULCAN 900 SLASH CUT STAGGEREDS INSTALLATION MANUAL

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Filed Under (Kawasaki) by admin on 02-05-2012

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1. Attach mounting bracket 440-P to frame using two stock fl ange head bolts used on stock upper bracket (Figures 1 and 2). 2. Remove head pipes and heat shields from protective packaging. Place each heat shield on a non-abrasive surface such as a blanket or carpet. Using a felt tip pen, mark outside edge of each heat shield to show location of mounting clips that hose clamps will loop through (Figure 3). 3. Lay front header, and rear header into their head heat shields and muffl er body heat shields. 4. Install #20 hose clamps (supplied) on heat shields and #36 (supplied) on muffl er body heat shields by feeding tail end of clamps into heat shield clips (fi gure 3). Take note of clamp screw head direction (Figure 4). Screw heads must be accessible when system is installed on motorcycle for adjustment purposes. NOTE: Do not tighten at this time. 5. Using stock fl ange nuts, carefully install head pipes into exhaust ports. Assistance may be required. NOTE: Do not tighten at this time. 6. Slide nut plates inside bracket that is welded to backside of muffl er bodies (Figure 5). While holding nut plates in place, attach muffl er bodies to mounting bracket 440-P using two 5/16″x 5/8″ fl ange head bolts (supplied). Leave them loose at this time. 7. Align muffl er bodies so they are level and parallel when viewing from the right side of the bike. Tighten cylinder port exhaust fl ange nuts on front and rear cylinders. 8. Tighten the fl ange bolts on both muffl ers. 9. Tighten all heat shield clamps. 10. Check for adequate clearance of all exhaust system components and motorcycle accessories prone to heat damage. NOTE: For models with fl oorboards, two Spacer washers are supplied to space out the fl oorboard bracket enough to allow the fl oorboard to fold up without hitting the heat shield. 11. Be sure to tighten all hardware before starting your motorcycle. 12. After installation and before starting motorcycle, completely clean pipes and muffl ers with cleaning solvent and a clean, soft cloth that will not leave a residue. NOTE: Any residue, oil, or fi ngerprints will stain the chrome when the metal heats up

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HONDA VT750 EXHAUST SYSTEM INSTALLATION MANUAL

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Filed Under (Honda) by admin on 24-12-2010

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REMOVING THE STOCK EXHAUST SYSTEM 1. Remove the header flange nuts at the exhaust port on the front and rear head pipes. 2. Remove the two 8mm nuts from the muffler mounting bracket, while supporting the entire exhaust system. Lower the system down and set it aside. Note: Save the stock hardware for reuse. INSTALLING YOUR NEW VANCE & HINES EXHAUST SYSTEM 1. Check the stock exhaust gaskets to be sure they are in good shape. If you have any doubts as to their condition, replace them. 2. Install the muffler mounting bracket (stamped 268) to the original muffler mounting point, using the two stock 8mm nuts. Refer to figure 1. 3. Slide one dog bone shaped nut plate under the bracket that is welded to the backside of the front muffler. 4. Install the front head pipe to the cylinder head using the stock nuts. Attach the muffler to the mounting bracket using the two 5/16″ flange bolts (supplied). Leave the nuts and bolts loose at this time. 5. Repeat steps 2 and 3 with the rear header. 6. Align the mufflers so they are parallel when viewing from the right hand side of the motorcycle. Tighten all the hardware evenly. 7. Unscrew all of the hose clamps (supplied) until they are completely loose. Mark the top edge of both heat shields with the location of the mounting clips that are welded to the backside. Position the front heat shield over the head pipe and feed the tail end of the hose clamps into the clips. Be sure that each hose clamp is engaged with both clips. Repeat this step with the rear heat shield. 8. Rotate the hose clamps on both heat shields so they are accessible with a screw driver and tighten each of them evenly. The screw end of the hose clamp should be accessible, but not visible when pipe is mounted on the bike. Note : The heat shields should cover the weld on the muffler. 9. Be sure to remove any dirt, oil or finger prints from the entire exhaust system before starting the motorcycle.

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