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My Vulcan S came with the Two Brothers when I bought it new, so I really don't have the stock sound to compare it to. I will say, that yeah, it is loud, but sounds amazing. I suppose it depends on your level of tolerance and the length of your rides. I live on the coast and mainly cruise surface streets with some freeway riding here and there. I could easily see the exhaust being too loud/annoying for the longer rides, but nothing some good ear plugs couldn't fix!

While researching bikes, I too wanted an exhaust. Had this bike come stock, I would've gone with the Delkevic. Not sure that would have made a difference in volume, but I liked the tone a little better based off the videos I watched. I will say, the Two Brothers was a close runner up anyway. All said and done, I am still happy with my current set up as it fits the look of the bike for me.

In the classified section of this forum, it looks like one of your fellow Canadian brethren is selling a Delkevic exhaust. May be what you are looking for. Enjoy the bike!
 

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I actually did much more research and I’m going to go with the Firetong. It looks amazing, like it was meant to come built in to this bike and from the videos I’ve seen, it’s not insanely loud and sounds perfect.
 

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Here Ambam, maybe save you some money

 
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Hey Ambam.
I agree with you completely, the stick exhaust on this bike doesn't do it justice in any way. After a few close calls with drivers who have not seen me, I figured an upgrade to the stock exhaust was definitely in order.

I watched a lot of you tube vids and I guess it's ultimately personal preference. 8 didn't like the look of the sportier style exhausts and thought sticking to the cruiser like appearance would best suit the bike.

In the end I decided on Delkevic and took the gamble on a 410/16" turned out slash cut exhaust in stainless steel. There were few vids little to go by in terms of the turned out slash cut but I thought it looked sexy and went with it anyway. I painted it black with ceramic heat paint.1 can did the job.

Now the you tube vids do not actually represent how bloody loud this thing is.

I love it, but be warned it's loud. But in a sexy harley.grublw kind of way. View attachment 246790
 

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Responding to the original post. I did not like the stock exhaust either. I tried two brothers and it was horribly loud. I then tried the 21” slash cut Delkevich and it is amazing so far. Instead of ordering the ceramic one(out of stock), I ordered the stainless version and will cerakoat the system myself after a while. I definitely love the 21” Delkevich though.
 

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I have a "Von and Hans" exhaust, is an exhaust made by a little shop specialised in Vulcan bike accessories in Manila Philippines, they do ship abroad and they have a lot of other accessories also, check their face book.
Below the link of the exhaust on my bike.

Have tried the Danmoto before this one and that was real too loud, happy with this sound of the new one.
Ooh that's good to know, thanks for sharing. At first I thought you just horribly misspelled Vance and Hines 😅
 

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Responding to the original post. I did not like the stock exhaust either. I tried two brothers and it was horribly loud. I then tried the 21” slash cut Delkevich and it is amazing so far. Instead of ordering the ceramic one(out of stock), I ordered the stainless version and will cerakoat the system myself after a while. I definitely love the 21” Delkevich though.
I guess I got lucky, I managed to nab one of the ceramic 21"ers and I love how it sounds! I haven't ridden yet though, going to insure her this weekend :ROFLMAO:
 

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I have a "Von and Hans" exhaust, is an exhaust made by a little shop specialised in Vulcan bike accessories in Manila Philippines, they do ship abroad and they have a lot of other accessories also, check their face book.
Below the link of the exhaust on my bike.

Have tried the Danmoto before this one and that was real too loud, happy with this sound of the new one.
This is actually such a good find.. been looking for a sissy bar for ages and the options for Vulcans were so limited!
 

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I guess I got lucky, I managed to nab one of the ceramic 21"ers and I love how it sounds! I haven't ridden yet though, going to insure her this weekend :ROFLMAO:
Would you mind sharing the actual sku from Delkevic? I'm looking at the COM350GCE as the black ceramic version...
 

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I might consider the COM360GCE with the 16" pipe since it's in stock. Can't find the 21" version anywhere.
You could try emailing sales at delkevic.com to see if they know when the 21" will be back in stock. That's what I repeatedly did until one day it was :D
 

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Hi all I am a new Rider and just got my license in March and picked a 2019 Vulcan 650 S from a friend with only 325 miles and in 5 weeks I have 1500 miles on it. I had no idea about of motorcycles because so far had never given any serious thiughts about owning one. Sure when I was back in school did borrow friends and tried few bikes but they were short rides and since I was not thinking seriously never got into any details, just thought sure looks cool.

And now 10 years later finally had to do it and I assumed I would like a cruiser bike and when my friend was selling it I thought to myself and bought it. I bought the bike before I knew to ride one so did not know anything about it.

If given a choice I would have definately purchased something different. While initially I liked the looks but after riding 1200 miles here in Dallas I think the wind terbulance is too much, the seat is really uncomfortable and my tail bone hurts and some things in the bike feels cheap like the dim halogen headlight and the anaemic horn. Besides there is no reasonably priced option for a windscreen, the the brake and cluth levers feels way too wide to grip comfortably even with a size large hands and overall limited number of aftermarket accessories just makes it harder to modify the bike to my comfort

I am short at 5'6 so I did change the seat to a reduced reach and also chnaged the shifter and brake pedal positions and while it is an improvement I can ride 45 mins from 15 mins before my back starts hitting. Also going above 55 miles here on the tollways and freeways man the wind pounding on my chest is pretty darn tiring.

I am planning on getting the Danmoto Highwayman exhaust since it seems to be cheapest and loudest which will be good here in Texas since no DB regulations and tons of distracted drives on their cellphones.

What do you guys think about it? Will it be a good exhaust to get rid of the angry sewing machine engine note from the stock exhaust.

Has anybody tried modifying the stock exhaust, like is there a way to remove the baffle or something to make it sound deeper and louder?
 

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Hi all I am a new Rider and just got my license in March and picked a 2019 Vulcan 650 S from a friend with only 325 miles and in 5 weeks I have 1500 miles on it. I had no idea about of motorcycles because so far had never given any serious thiughts about owning one. Sure when I was back in school did borrow friends and tried few bikes but they were short rides and since I was not thinking seriously never got into any details, just thought sure looks cool.

And now 10 years later finally had to do it and I assumed I would like a cruiser bike and when my friend was selling it I thought to myself and bought it. I bought the bike before I knew to ride one so did not know anything about it.

If given a choice I would have definately purchased something different. While initially I liked the looks but after riding 1200 miles here in Dallas I think the wind terbulance is too much, the seat is really uncomfortable and my tail bone hurts and some things in the bike feels cheap like the dim halogen headlight and the anaemic horn. Besides there is no reasonably priced option for a windscreen, the the brake and cluth levers feels way too wide to grip comfortably even with a size large hands and overall limited number of aftermarket accessories just makes it harder to modify the bike to my comfort

I am short at 5'6 so I did change the seat to a reduced reach and also chnaged the shifter and brake pedal positions and while it is an improvement I can ride 45 mins from 15 mins before my back starts hitting. Also going above 55 miles here on the tollways and freeways man the wind pounding on my chest is pretty darn tiring.

I am planning on getting the Danmoto Highwayman exhaust since it seems to be cheapest and loudest which will be good here in Texas since no DB regulations and tons of distracted drives on their cellphones.

What do you guys think about it? Will it be a good exhaust to get rid of the angry sewing machine engine note from the stock exhaust.

Has anybody tried modifying the stock exhaust, like is there a way to remove the baffle or something to make it sound deeper and louder?
Welcome from Pennsylvania and congratulations on your purchase! The wind feel is definitely a different story for everyone, I personally enjoy the feeling on both my bikes and on my Z it keeps me from constantly going 100+ everywhere! The Danmoto has been known as a super loud pipe, might be a good idea to check some YouTube videos to get an idea of what it will sound like. As for modifying stock muffler theres a few threads on here about people drilling holes into theirs for some increased noise, some also tap threads into the holes in the event they want to silence it for any reason they can thread bolts in to plug the holes. Hope you find a way to make the bike more suitable for you.
 

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Welcome from Pennsylvania and congratulations on your purchase! The wind feel is definitely a different story for everyone, I personally enjoy the feeling on both my bikes and on my Z it keeps me from constantly going 100+ everywhere! The Danmoto has been known as a super loud pipe, might be a good idea to check some YouTube videos to get an idea of what it will sound like. As for modifying stock muffler theres a few threads on here about people drilling holes into theirs for some increased noise, some also tap threads into the holes in the event they want to silence it for any reason they can thread bolts in to plug the holes. Hope you find a way to make the bike more suitable for you.
Thank you!
 

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I’ve had my eyes set on the Delkevic 16” slash cut in black but it’s been sold out hopefully they get more made.
 

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I guess I got lucky, I managed to nab one of the ceramic 21"ers and I love how it sounds! I haven't ridden yet though, going to insure her this weekend :ROFLMAO:
Looking at replacing the stock exhaust also- how does the Delkevic sound?!
 

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Looking at replacing the stock exhaust also- how does the Delkevic sound?!
If it sounds anything like the youtube videos I play on my tiny laptop speakers, I'd take a hard pass, but people who own the Delkevic seem to really love it and say the videos don't do them justice.
 

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I took a long ride yesterday,the first after fitting my Ixil system,it is kinda loud but a very different sound,very pleased with the style and quality.
Retail is very expensive but found a new unused one for half price.Very happy.
 
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