Search Messages

 
Author:
Search Start Date:
Search End Date:
Sort Order
Sources to include:
OR Message ID:
 

Display Mesage #104028


MUFFLER BLEEP NOISE
Written by literidr on 6/2/2011 at 05:23 pm

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 blank I bought was just the size of the
hole that was left. I had a 45 degree turn out for the outlet made at a local
muffler shop. I then cut off all the original mounting brackets from the old
baffle section and had them welded in place. I think the easiest way to do this
is to cut the skin off the old muffler section just around the mounting brackets
and then weld the whole skin to the new muffler blank. (wish I had thought
about this when I did my first one) The hard part is getting all this mounted
exactly where it should go so it won't change the looks of the bike. It helps
to have a spare frame with engine to install and remove the muffler as each step
is ready to mark for welding. I used the original end cap from the old baffle
section and opened
up the hole to accomodate the size of the new tailpipe. When everything was
done, I bolted the original chrome piece onto its mounting brackets and it looks
great.


--- In ipcrc@yahoogroups.com, "literidr" <literidr@...> wrote:
>
> 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 (glass pack) was about 13" long and about 3" in diameter.
>
> Good luck with your repair,
>
> John Handford, literidr@...
> Taylors, SC
> '90 PC "Spirit"
>
>
> --- In ipcrc@yahoogroups.com, "jpadaneye" <jpadaneye@> wrote:
> >
> > 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?
> >
>

Message Thread for message #104028

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! -