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Offline Zscorpion

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Dominator De-Cat Pipe
on: February 24, 2020, 06:16:29 PM
Hello Boys and girls, anyone have experience or words of wisdom on the Dominator De-cat Pipe?  Considering it requires cutting off the Cat and bread Box wanted some opinions first.  Fitment , Loudness ( with OEM &  aftermarket slip on ) etc. $160 for the De-cat Pipe is a lot cheaper than $600 headers, unless I want to ever put the stock system back on. Thanks !

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Re: Dominator De-Cat Pipe
Reply #1 on: February 24, 2020, 08:58:03 PM
For what a link pipe will cost you, why not buy a set of Chinese headers from aliexpress for similar money? Theres a few users on here that have fitted them without any problems. That way, if its louder than you want, you can always revert back to stock. The de-cat pipe is permanent, so no going back if you dont like it.
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Re: Dominator De-Cat Pipe
Reply #2 on: February 24, 2020, 11:03:40 PM
Good idea thanks. Also Delkevic Seems like a cheap option for a full system

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Re: Dominator De-Cat Pipe
Reply #3 on: February 25, 2020, 07:25:47 AM
*Originally Posted by Zscorpion [+]
Good idea thanks. Also Delkevic Seems like a cheap option for a full system

Only thing with the Delkevic system is that its a 4 into 1 system. Probably not a noticeable difference to us mere mortals, but apparently a 4-2-1 system is better for midrange power which, unless youre using the Z on track, is where youll mostly use the bike.
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Re: Dominator De-Cat Pipe
Reply #4 on: February 25, 2020, 10:08:33 AM
Check out Ivan's performance website.
He has Dyno curves for Z900RS with both the Akra and Delkevic headers.
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Tighten it 'til it strips then back it off half a turn.

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Re: Dominator De-Cat Pipe
Reply #5 on: February 25, 2020, 02:21:12 PM
Thanks for the info and thoughts. To replace the stock exhaust would be over  $1,300. So definitely not cutting it. Good info on Ivan's Performance Products page. Looks like Akra Headers for me !

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Re: Dominator De-Cat Pipe
Reply #6 on: February 27, 2020, 09:14:41 AM
*Originally Posted by RobZ900 [+]
Only thing with the Delkevic system is that its a 4 into 1 system. Probably not a noticeable difference to us mere mortals, but apparently a 4-2-1 system is better for midrange power which, unless youre using the Z on track, is where youll mostly use the bike.

Aren't the stock headers 4 into 1?

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Re: Dominator De-Cat Pipe
Reply #7 on: February 27, 2020, 09:18:36 AM
*Originally Posted by Alex34 [+]
Aren't the stock headers 4 into 1?

No, stock is 4-2-1. Plus theyve got the crossover at the front of the headers.
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Re: Dominator De-Cat Pipe
Reply #8 on: February 27, 2020, 09:23:39 AM
*Originally Posted by RobZ900 [+]
No, stock is 4-2-1. Plus theyve got the crossover at the front of the headers.

Oh yeah... forgot about the crossovers.