My name is Jeff and live in MN, not the most rider friendly state. I bought my 1st bike 3 yrs ago a 2004 r6 and enjoyed the **** out of it. I started looking for a cruiser 2 months ago, from reading reviews and the rswarrior forum I decided to go with a new 2006 midnight warrior.
Whoa! Did you say Midnight Warrior!? Because if you did, then welcome to the Midnight Club and to the forums. You will need to post pictures of your new ride...It's like some kind of unwritten rule, or something like that...[/emoticons/emotion-2.gif]
Because a picture says a thousand words...
As for your question regarding exhaust...It's really based on personal preference...You'll probably find that most members like the V&H pipes and some like the SpeedStar pipes. I prefer the Samson Shogun Short Slasher pipes...Very loud pipes, but they sound great and give the Warrior that mean look, but that's just my opinion.
Basically you have to decide what you are looking for...Sound...Style...Performance...Every exhaust offers one or the other and some offer all three...It's whatever you're looking for...
Thanks for including the pic of your bike that thing is sweet! and it answered my question on painting or powdercoating the bars. How far did you lower it? By the way your bike is now my screen saver.
[/emoticons/emotion-2.gif] Yup! Gotta LOVE such Midnight Warriors...And I love to see a member who has converted to the dark side...And you know it's just a matter of time before you will be swayed to the dark side...Don't fight it...Too resist is futile...Come to the dark side...
WOW![:0] I guess the ultimate compliment anyone can give you is to let you know that they are using the picture of your bike as their screen saver! Anyway...You're welcome and thanks for the compliment...The reason I powdercoated the bars was to keep the stealthy look of the bike, just adding a little chrome for detail. I lowered her down somewhere between 2" to 2-1/2"...The FAT 240 rear tire looks a lot better with the rear fender sitting almost right on top of the tire. At least in my opinion...
[/emoticons/emotion-2.gif] Yup! Gotta LOVE such Midnight Warriors...And I love to see a member who has converted to the dark side...And you know it's just a matter of time before you will be swayed to the dark side...Don't fight it...Too resist is futile...Come to the dark side..
Mark aka Mad Man
You do have a great looking bike...buuuutttt we all know the original '02 Imperial Red is the fastest color.[/emoticons/emotion-5.gif] If it wasnt why would they waste their time making all the other years.[/emoticons/emotion-2.gif]
Welcome KJA!, I suggest going to the gallery. Look around at all the pics of the exhausts so you have an idea of what interests you. Note that some are shorty's and some are longer. The idea there is how much of the bike is covered by exhaust system. Some like a cleaner look and shows of the back end of the bike. (something I didn't consider when I bought my bigshots) although I love my bigshots. Its personal preference, looks, performance and all that rolled up into 1.
Get ready for the insanity that is.........WARRIOR MODIFICATIONS!!!!!!
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