Hey man nice mod that looks really good, i have a k8 750 with the same r55 slip on and i am trying to decide if i should cut the cat and put a mid pipe like you did.Just completed mine,
used the OMR performance mid pipe.. Mitchell was awesome to deal with and the pipe was made & shipped within a week it was on my desk in NZ, and he threw in a free tshirt.
i ended up just using a hacksaw and got through it alright, right on the weld. broke 1 blade (used hacksaw upside down, with blade facing the ground) :biggrin
then i just used a grinder with a 60 grit disk and got it nice and smooth.
the OMR mid pipe is beautifully made..
then matched up with my 08/09 slip on R55 Yoshimura R55
initial thoughts.. no silencer installed (compared to cat + yoshi r55)
start up & idle is ALOT louder, started easy idles normal..
take off there is some hesitation due to no mapping yet till about 3-4,000 rpm which is really low anyway just takes a bit more clutch to get moving.
sounds great, quite loud as its been almost a year since ive ridden a bike with no cat.. no major pop on decel only 1 or so not as some others have described, possibly im lucky with not doing pair mod yet?
power delivery is quite smooth, its hard to gauge power increase due to the added noise, it does seem a bit more eager in parts, but i feel it could do with a tune for sure.. it runs a bit 'flat' here and there, it is only a 600 and im not expecting a huge gain but i think the tune will make a night & day difference hopefully.
now to decide what route to go on a tune, there is a local tuner who can do the Teka SFI-2 tune to the oem ECU or ill consider the PCV and just load a map for now due to xmas plans tightening the funds up.
just a question, how loud is it? is it a nice loud or annoying loud lol.
reason i ask is my last bike was a k6 600 with a two brothers slip on and that thing was to much, i met half the cops in the city because of that thing
did you tune it yet?, how much does that cost roughly?