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MUFFLER BLEEP NOISE
Written by israel_96gtp on 6/2/2011 at 01:29 am

Sorry, Jerry, that was a good 7+ years ago since I last owned a PC. As it
happened, I cut a window out of the side of the can with the intent (and
accomplishment) of drilling a series of larger holes in the interior baffle.
I stumbled upon the protruding weld problem by accident.

Israel

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From: "Jerry" <sanae.ej@...>
Sent: Wednesday, June 01, 2011 7:57 PM
To: <ipcrc@yahoogroups.com>
Subject: PC800: Re: MUFFLER BLEEP NOISE

> You are required to take pics and to post them so the next person can do
> this too.
>
> Although I have not done this, if I was, I would put the muffler in a band
> saw to cut as precise a straight cut at the back, make the mods
> internally, then weld her back up.
>
> Jerry

Message Thread for message #104002

jpadaneye
5/29/2011, 05:04 am
MUFFLER BLEEP NOISE
Hello, I am about to cut open my muffler to fix the bleep/tweet noise. Does anyone have any clear info or pictures of the repair?

    douglasvanb
    6/1/2011, 05:16 pm
    MUFFLER BLEEP NOISE
    I believe it's a baffle that becomes undone in the muffler. It requires opening the muffler and re-welding the baffle. Someone on here did it in the past but I can't put my finger on the relevant post at the moment. Someone else will chime in

      c172myp51
      6/1/2011, 07:36 pm
      MUFFLER BLEEP NOISE
      The guy that was just selling his totaled 96 on here a week or two ago said he'd fixed his muffler. Check for those posts, and email him. Let us know what you find out, cuz it's a real PITA. -Scott

        israel_96gtp
        6/1/2011, 07:54 pm
        MUFFLER BLEEP NOISE
        I resolved the problem on my last PC. What I found was the inner baffle had welds sticking off the outer circumference, ultimately wearing through the fiberglass batting (or the fiberglass shrinking due to age/heat/wear), and the baffle would

          spacetiger_j...
          6/1/2011, 11:57 pm
          MUFFLER BLEEP NOISE
          You are required to take pics and to post them so the next person can do this too. Although I have not done this, if I was, I would put the muffler in a band saw to cut as precise a straight cut at the back, make the mods internally, then

            pc800dork
            6/2/2011, 12:27 am
            MUFFLER BLEEP NOISE
            I am not looking at the bike at the moment, so I'm not sure. Could you chop it off and install a new bolt-on? Might be cool.

              israel_96gtp
              6/2/2011, 01:26 am
              MUFFLER BLEEP NOISE
              Not really with that big collector canister that sits in front of the rear tire. But I know that at least one or two people have done it. Iz -------------------------------------------------- From: "pc800dork" <

              douglasvanb
              6/2/2011, 02:32 am
              MUFFLER BLEEP NOISE
              I'm looking at putting a new exhaust on mine as part of the fuel injection project. The short answer to this question is yes. There are two choices... either remove the muffler and put a slip-on in its place or (what I will do), remove the co

            israel_96gtp
            6/2/2011, 01:29 am
            MUFFLER BLEEP NOISE
            Sorry, Jerry, that was a good 7+ years ago since I last owned a PC. As it happened, I cut a window out of the side of the can with the intent (and accomplishment) of drilling a series of larger holes in the interior baffle. I stumbled upon th

      jpadaneye
      6/2/2011, 04:20 am
      MUFFLER BLEEP NOISE
      Thank you for the feedback. What I'm wondering is, am I starting by cutting the rear "cap" part off and going in that way? (like you would to repack a 2 stroke silencer?) Then making the repair and welding it all back up? Or do I cut i

    literidr
    6/2/2011, 05:19 pm
    MUFFLER BLEEP NOISE
    Hey JP, Here are the pictures I took of how I did mine. http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ipcrc/photos/album/1116146470/pic/list The muffler blank (gla

      literidr
      6/2/2011, 05:23 pm
      MUFFLER BLEEP NOISE
      Here's the write up on it. Hope this helps. I replaced the rear section of the muffler with a stainless muffler blank. I cut the old baffle section off with a huge exhaust pipe cutter (a band saw or hack saw will get the job done.). The b

        jpadaneye
        6/3/2011, 02:29 am
        MUFFLER BLEEP NOISE
        Thanks for the info. Once I get into it I will you know what I found and/or did. I am going to try a couple idea's first. I can't help but think of an old technician motto though "new is best". But these day's, free is better! -