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Offline Africajim

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Ok, I put my hands up an accept it's my own fault, one, for being a greedy Scotsman, and two, for not reading the postage details properly before purchasing.

Yes, this is a rant post, so I apologize before I start. I just thought I'd share with you in case you make the same mistake.

Four weeks ago, yes FOUR weeks ago, I paid £219 for a Quill stainless steel can and link pipe, a bargain at £199 plus postage. After I'd bought it I happened to notice the postage dates on it mentioned something about Europe and would be three to six weeks?
Well three days later, no response so I messaged them for confirmation and to ask if they were seriously saying it would take a month to get from Warrington in England to Elgin in Scotland? I jokingly said I could walk there and back in that time!
Well the jokes on me, four weeks later and still no exhaust and no contact from Quill.
If it ever arrives I'll review the product. I've had a Quill can before, on my VFR800i a few years back and considered it good quality and a lovely sound to it. The feedback is mostly good for Quill on Ebay, just a few complaining about the postage times being around a month. Of course, due to their statement about postage on Ebay I can't even moan about it for another two weeks yet. In this day and age I think it's ridiculous to have to wait over a month for any product to arrive, especially when the postage was £12.00!
I'll post up the review, once it arrives!

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Re: Quill exhaust, well, maybe, if it ever gets here!
Reply #1 on: May 03, 2013, 10:36:29 PM
Jim, i loaned them my CT to make the pattern from and it is only 4 miles from my house, add that to the fact i could have delivered it to you cos i deliver up at Inverurie and Forres weekly and it all seems a bit unfortunate.

PM me your number and proper name and i will call in there tomorrow and see if there is any way of speeding things up for you (not sure who works on sat morning but that was when i picked my bike back up from them.)

Its all part of JB racing of Golborne, Lancashire. who specialise in the older Ducati models

"Quill Exhausts Limited & JB Racing, offer a full range of DUCATI exhaust, including the Quill EVO2, Quill T3, Quill Tri-Oval, in stainless steel, carbon fiber, titanium, in bolt-on or with a link pipes. Quill offer a full range bike accessories (accessory) including. Quill DUCATI motorcycle (motor bike) exhaust, / Quill headers / Quill Full systems. available in 100% stainless steel, with an exclusive range of 100% titanium silencers and full DUCATI motorcycle (motor bike) DUCATI exhaust, systems for performance bikes. JB Racing offer a large range of DUCATI motorcycle accessories including the following products: Micron, Yoshimura, Arrow Exhausts, headers, Full Systems. Dynojet, Power Commander, K&N, K & N, Motad, Ohilns, PFM Brakes, DP Brakes. The Quill EVO2, Quill T3, Quill Tri-Oval, in stainless steel, carbon fiber, titanium, in bolt-on or with a link pipes. Quill offer a full range bike accessories (accessory) including. Quill Exhausts / Quill headers / Quill Full systems.
To meet demand, we have recently developed a new Quill exhaust silencer - the EVO2 - based on the same principle as the original full race silencer......but it's just got bigger and better. available in 100% stainless steel, with an exclusive range of 100% titanium silencers and full exhaust systems for performance bikes."

Ian 07948381271

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Re: Quill exhaust, well, maybe, if it ever gets here!
Reply #2 on: May 03, 2013, 10:54:58 PM
PM sent mate.

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Re: Quill exhaust, well, maybe, if it ever gets here!
Reply #3 on: May 04, 2013, 07:47:39 AM
PM replied to

I have heard before about the brusque telephone manner (poor show IMO)

Being a 'smallish' company my thoughts are that they probably make them to order in 'batches' as it is probably a time consuming 'set-up' for the link pipe (i have no proof of this though) and i have been in their workshop and watched the guys welding up some very intricate exhausts for specialist bikes.

I bought the £50 extra carbon end cap as i thought 'without it' the can looked a bit old fashioned and as a special favour for lending them the bike i managed to blag a welded-on bracket rather than a 'strap-on' (O'er missus!!! :007:)

Search back in the 'Accessories' thread for a thread i started about my Quill can for more info


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Re: Quill exhaust, well, maybe, if it ever gets here!
Reply #4 on: May 04, 2013, 08:32:43 AM
Hi Scotsy, I may consider changing my end can in time but wanted to know, do you get any sort of exhaust gas popping noise when de-accelerating or down shifting ?? Each and every time in the past when I've switched from standard to modified exhausts I always get this issue although some riders may like it I do not although I love the deeper note of engine running of course ;-) cheers mate, Colin.

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Re: Quill exhaust, well, maybe, if it ever gets here!
Reply #5 on: May 04, 2013, 08:41:38 AM
My tailormade exhaust from DAM also took about a week longer than expected.

Aparently the pipes make some dificult curves  :027:

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Re: Quill exhaust, well, maybe, if it ever gets here!
Reply #6 on: May 04, 2013, 11:48:58 AM
*Originally Posted by cozmo1589 [+]
Hi Scotsy, I may consider changing my end can in time but wanted to know, do you get any sort of exhaust gas popping noise when de-accelerating or down shifting ?? Each and every time in the past when I've switched from standard to modified exhausts I always get this issue although some riders may like it I do not although I love the deeper note of engine running of course ;-) cheers mate, Colin.

Yes i do but i think i have a leak at one of the joints but not had a chance to check and fix yet, this working away all week is interfering with my farkling!!!

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