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    Dents In Muffler: Repair?
    on: Nov 17, 2018, 11.00 am
    Nov 17, 2018, 11.00 am
    Hi Everyone.  I just had my 2016 DCT delivered.  Love it more than I thought I would!  I did buy the bike used.  The bike came with a few dents in the muffler itself.  I would like them repaired.  My first thought is to go to a paint-less dent repair company here in town.  I am wondering if anyone has successfully repaired dents in their mufflers on their own.  If so, how did you do it?  Thank you very much!  Mike     

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    Re: Dents In Muffler: Repair?
    Reply #1 on: Nov 17, 2018, 03.50 pm
    Nov 17, 2018, 03.50 pm
    I'd put a different end can on it.
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    Re: Dents In Muffler: Repair?
    Reply #2 on: Nov 17, 2018, 04.36 pm
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    Not mud paintless repair on a can/muffler but have done on a fuel tank. I’d say it’s worth a go.


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    Re: Dents In Muffler: Repair?
    Reply #3 on: Nov 18, 2018, 12.52 pm
    Nov 18, 2018, 12.52 pm
    *Originally Posted by Yasko [+]
    I'd put a different end can on it.

    Hi Bill.  I am seeing prices for OEM at around 850 USD.  I've been searching for used without success.  Any suggestions for a cost-effective source?  Been googling like mad!  Thanks Bill.

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    Re: Dents In Muffler: Repair?
    Reply #4 on: Nov 18, 2018, 12.54 pm
    Nov 18, 2018, 12.54 pm
    *Originally Posted by Hartley [+]
    Not mud paintless repair on a can/muffler but have done on a fuel tank. I’d say it’s worth a go.

    Yup.  These guys do really good work, in general.  I've sent an email to the company that is pretty well reviewed.  I'll let everyone know how it turns out. 

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    Re: Dents In Muffler: Repair?
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    *Originally Posted by mzflorida [+]
    Hi Bill.  I am seeing prices for OEM at around 850 USD.  I've been searching for used without success.  Any suggestions for a cost-effective source?  Been googling like mad!  Thanks Bill.
    Hi mzflorida. I was thinking more of another manufacturer like Dekelvic (good value and sound). Whether you can get them over there I'm not sure but you must have something similar.
    Bill

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    Re: Dents In Muffler: Repair?
    Reply #6 on: Nov 18, 2018, 08.46 pm
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    Delkevic is available in the US.  I purchased their full system, minus cat and 8"round carbon fiber can.  Had all pipes and fittings ceramic coated.  Waiting for Santa to install
    Follow your front wheel

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    Re: Dents In Muffler: Repair?
    Reply #7 on: Nov 20, 2018, 11.15 am
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    Once you fix it consider this or something similar, this one is from R&G
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