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Old May 12th 2015, 06:12 PM   #1
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Akra vs the world

I'm not really sure where to post this on the form so here goes.

I really want to put a exhaust on my new 1299. The default everyone goes with is the Akra exhaust. However from what I can tell the sound doesn't improve drastically although the power does improve a bit. I know the build quality is second to none but I was wondering about a few others that might exist. Right now I am wondering about termi, Austin or compitition werkes. I don't really want to start a religious war over the exhaust. However, I'm wondering if any of you have experiences?

Also, my dealer informed me that if I installed anything else but the Akra had them do it it would void my warranty. I've been a long time Harley Davidson owner and they have never been that strict. Is anybody know if this would be the case?

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Old May 12th 2015, 06:16 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by PitbossVLOG View Post
I'm not really sure where to post this on the form so here goes.

I really want to put a exhaust on my new 1299. The default everyone goes with is the Akra exhaust. However from what I can tell the sound doesn't improve drastically although the power does improve a bit. I know the build quality is second to none but I was wondering about a few others that might exist. Right now I am wondering about termi, Austin or compitition werkes. I don't really want to start a religious war over the exhaust. However, I'm wondering if any of you have experiences?

Also, my dealer informed me that if I installed anything else but the Akra had them do it it would void my warranty. I've been a long time Harley Davidson owner and they have never been that strict. Is anybody know if this would be the case?

Thanks for the help and please feel free to move this to the appropriate form if this is not it.
Firsty before you do anything get yourself another Dealer...any Dealer that pulls this nonsense isn't worth your money.....
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Old May 12th 2015, 06:17 PM   #3
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It will not void your warranty. I immediately suggest you find a new and honest dealer.

The Akra imo has the best sound, least weight and its full titanium and cf.. Its sex hanging from your bike. Although the Termi's are not bad at all by any means. Austin Racing?? Just erase that from your vocabulary. I'll try to find the thread for you. Comp werkes.. Umm no clue.
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Old May 12th 2015, 06:18 PM   #4
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Firsty before you do anything get yourself another Dealer...any Dealer that pulls this nonsense isn't worth your money.....

That's exactly what I thought. The next nearest dealer is two hours away and I think it's worth the drive.
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Old May 12th 2015, 06:21 PM   #5
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It will not void your warranty. I immediately suggest you find a new and honest dealer.

The Akra imo has the best sound, least weight and its full titanium and cf.. Its sex hanging from your bike. Although the Termi's are not bad at all by any means. Austin Racing?? Just erase that from your vocabulary. I'll try to find the thread for you. Comp werkes.. Umm no clue.

Thanks for that! Yeah I like the way the Akra looks I just wish it had a slightly deeper sound.
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Old May 12th 2015, 06:28 PM   #6
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Thanks for that! Yeah I like the way the Akra looks I just wish it had a slightly deeper sound.
If you want a deeper sound than the Akra you only have one option and that is our resident chopper/mod Phil's cored exhaust.. Here's the link.. Nothing deeper or louder out there other than a straight pipe..

http://ducati1299.com/marketplace/16...e-service.html
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Old May 12th 2015, 06:44 PM   #7
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That's not actually a bad idea. I've sent Phil a message
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The akra isn't a big difference in sound??

You must not have heard one in person and more specifically, with the db killers removed. It sounds NOTHING like stock. Stock may idle and sound similar low in the rpms but is tinny as you rev up. Akra is LOUD all over the revs.
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What Phil does with the stock cans is pretty impressive. This is easily the best bang for the buck aftermarket exhaust option out there.

The new Termi design is another viable option. The carbon slip-on design looks great, and the new full system is reportedly even lighter than the Akra. Performance details should be coming out over the next few weeks.
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The akra isn't a big difference in sound??

You must not have heard one in person and more specifically, with the db killers removed. It sounds NOTHING like stock. Stock may idle and sound similar low in the rpms but is tinny as you rev up. Akra is LOUD all over the revs.
While you have a point I haven't heard one in person what I have heard online and read in reviews said it wasn't loud. I think I finally decided to either just bite the bullet and go with the Akra or get feels mock want to start doing them for the 1299.
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