DAM Mega Max vs Akrapovic???

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    Greetings Gents, anyone know anything about the DAM Mega Max slip ons? and how they compare to the Akrs? look, feel, sound etc. your thoughts would be more than valuable :)
     
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    The Akra system is well built, lightweight, a good performer, and expensive. That would be the cat replacement and mufflers.

    The DAM system from what I remember is also all of the above but ultra expensive.

    Now when you say "slip-ons", if you are only talking about the mufflers than the pricing remains the same as stated above.....expensive and more expensive. As far as performance and sound, without removing the cat the differences in sound will be marginal and there will be no significant power improvement.
     
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    I know that Akra have the cat cancelation pipes. not sure if DAM do theirs, but do you know if they could be used with the akra mid-pips?
    and if I was to go with the full akra setup, how much lower would it be compared to only slip ons? andwould I need thing? what happens if I don't tune?
    and how do I tune/program myself? (not dyno or tune shop in my country)
     
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    So the best sounding system to my ears that I've ever heard is the Akra pipe with the DAM mufflers. See video:



    I don't know about the DAM pricing.......a complete Akra system, midpipe and mufflers is approx. $2300 USD. The Akra Midpipe is around $750 USD by itself the mufflers are around $1500 I think.

    You can send your ECU to Gurued Gear http://guruedgear.com/ and have it reflashed instead of tuning on a dyno.
     
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    Heck, I can sell you a Hindle (the only full system) for a LOT less then the Akra's and they make more power!
     
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    I didn’t imagine the DAMs would fit with the akra mid pipes.

    I found that DAM do an X pipe. Do you know what the difference is between the x pipes and akra’s H pipe?? And what happens if I fit a full system but don’t flash the ECU.

    Bare with me please Its my first VMAX
     
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    After a search, it appears online that the akra mid-pipe is compatible with 2009-2016 no mention of 2018. Does anyone know if there are any changes in the 2018 model?
     
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    09-19 are all the same vmax, just different colors.
     
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    Yes I believe so but every online store indicates that the connector mid-pipes will not fit 2017 onwards while they indicated that the mufflers will fit up-to 2019. So I’m assuming it’s stated that way for a reason?
     
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    I have the full Akra setup on my 2017 VMax. There are actually two different sets I silencers. One came with it and the other I got on EBay. I opted for the quieter of them. The sound is less then you would here on a loud harley. This is good for the neighbors. However when you crack the throttle OMG!!! No silencer at all was just obnoxious.
     
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    Thanks for that
     
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    Could be because the 18 up all had blacked out exhaust....... Dunno, but nothing had changed besides colors.
     
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