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Aftermarket exhausts

Postby Dode4444 » Fri May 25, 2018 12:33 pm

Hi all,

I’ve had a search and saw a few posts regarding exhausts.

Just wondered if anyone has fitted any aftermarket exhausts to a R1150RT? If so what kind and how do they get on with it? I’d like the bike to have a deeper note.
Also any issues with panniers and clearance from them and anyone have pics of there’s on their bike?
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Re: Aftermarket exhausts

Postby goldy » Fri May 25, 2018 5:32 pm

Got a Black Widow on my R1150R which is basically the same as your RT and no problems with clearance.
No photos but it sounds great and there is a massive weight saving.
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Postby Douglas C » Fri May 25, 2018 5:41 pm

As I wear earplugs to prevent further hearing damage, any change to the exhaust note on my gs would only be noticed by others. I can’t see any point, other than weight saving, of changing from stock.
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Postby HughMcQ » Fri May 25, 2018 9:23 pm

I fitted a GPR exhaust about a month ago - because the original rotted. Sounds a bit more throaty than original but its slightly annoying on rapid deceleration as it pops quite bit. Shouldn't be any problems with pannier clearance as exhaust fits below the footpegs panel

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6w2nbCLUR38

I got the oval shaped one and it looks quite good on the bike (IMO).

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Postby Rasputin » Fri May 25, 2018 9:57 pm

Delkevic stainless on mine...very deep but also quite loud...stamped and sold as road legal though. No clearance issues...well made...beautiful welds and pretty cheap...
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Postby goldy » Fri May 25, 2018 10:13 pm

I fitted a GPR exhaust about a month ago - because the original rotted. Sounds a bit more throaty than original but its slightly annoying on rapid deceleration as it pops quite bit. Shouldn't be any problems with pannier clearance as exhaust fits below the footpegs panel

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6w2nbCLUR38

I got the oval shaped one and it looks quite good on the bike (IMO).


Exhaust popping is usually caused by cold air being dragged in the exhaust through a badly sealed joint. Try resealing the joints.
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Re: Aftermarket exhausts

Postby Jeff Highland » Fri May 25, 2018 11:21 pm

GPR Tri Oval Stainless (RT Model) on My RS Comes with 2 baffle alternatives or use without
I'm happy with it, no clash with Panniers etc

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Postby HughMcQ » Fri May 25, 2018 11:28 pm

I fitted a GPR exhaust about a month ago - because the original rotted. Sounds a bit more throaty than original but its slightly annoying on rapid deceleration as it pops quite bit. Shouldn't be any problems with pannier clearance as exhaust fits below the footpegs panel

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6w2nbCLUR38

I got the oval shaped one and it looks quite good on the bike (IMO).


Exhaust popping is usually caused by cold air being dragged in the exhaust through a badly sealed joint. Try resealing the joints.
Thanks - I will check the joints and maybe apply some sealant....

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Re: Aftermarket exhausts

Postby Dode4444 » Sat May 26, 2018 10:08 am

Thanks for all the replies so far folks and plenty good for thought there. I know it’s not to everybody’s taste but I like a bike to have a bit of a noise to it. Probably as I’ve always s ridden sports bikes until now.
Will be looking at my options in a few weeks and buying.

Just one question, are most of the exhausts your buying doing away with the cat as well?


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Postby keiththeoutfitter1 » Sat May 26, 2018 1:12 pm

Some do away with the silencer (muffler) altogether, see around fourth post down and onwards. Not recommending it, just saying.....

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Postby gogs01 » Sat May 26, 2018 2:35 pm

I don't know about the 1150, but my first R1200RT had a full Remus system.
The silencer on it's own would work with the original downpipes & cat, the Remus downpipes dispensed with a cat.
I tried the full system with the baffle removed, then immediately re-fitted it. It was still louder than standard but not too offensive.
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Re: Aftermarket exhausts

Postby Rasputin » Sat May 26, 2018 2:56 pm

Delkevic do pipes from 96db to 106db...think this one that I got is the loudest one that's listed as uk legal at 98-100db. Silencers come in round, oval, tri-oval, short or long and in stainless, carbon etc.

Worth a look...

www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-R1100-1150RT-199 ... 2749.l2648
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Postby goldy » Sat May 26, 2018 6:36 pm

Thanks for all the replies so far folks and plenty good for thought there. I know it’s not to everybody’s taste but I like a bike to have a bit of a noise to it. Probably as I’ve always s ridden sports bikes until now.
Will be looking at my options in a few weeks and buying.

Just one question, are most of the exhausts your buying doing away with the cat as well?


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I'm with you that a bike should sound like a bike.
The Black Widow I got was the Y pipe that gets rid of the very heavy unnecessary cat and the oval carbon fibre end can. Very easy to fit and about £280 if I remember correctly. You can get just the end can if you wish.
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Postby Jeff Highland » Sat May 26, 2018 9:58 pm

Thanks for all the replies so far folks and plenty good for thought there. I know it’s not to everybody’s taste but I like a bike to have a bit of a noise to it. Probably as I’ve always s ridden sports bikes until now.
Will be looking at my options in a few weeks and buying.

Just one question, are most of the exhausts your buying doing away with the cat as well?


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Yes, the cat is gone too, replaced with a plain pipe with O2 sensor fitting
You don't have a choice with the 1100, the cat and muffler are one piece, I believe it may be different with the 1150?

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Re: Aftermarket exhausts

Postby HughMcQ » Sat May 26, 2018 11:30 pm

On my 2003 1150rt - the cat and silencer were one piece.

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Postby goldy » Sun May 27, 2018 6:54 am

Thanks for all the replies so far folks and plenty good for thought there. I know it’s not to everybody’s taste but I like a bike to have a bit of a noise to it. Probably as I’ve always s ridden sports bikes until now.
Will be looking at my options in a few weeks and buying.

Just one question, are most of the exhausts your buying doing away with the cat as well?


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I'm with you that a bike should sound like a bike.
The Black Widow I got was the Y pipe that gets rid of the very heavy unnecessary cat and the oval carbon fibre end can. Very easy to fit and about £280 if I remember correctly. You can get just the end can if you wish.


Hmmm. Just had a look on Black Widow and it appears they on't do a system for the RT.
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Re: Aftermarket exhausts

Postby Dode4444 » Sun May 27, 2018 11:42 am

When I search I don’t by find many choices for the RT either, usually GPR and delkevic and dominator


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Re: Aftermarket exhausts

Postby Dode4444 » Mon May 28, 2018 12:19 pm

Delkevic stainless on mine...very deep but also quite loud...stamped and sold as road legal though. No clearance issues...well made...beautiful welds and pretty cheap...
Did you u buy yours from eBay?
As it doesn’t show any for the RT on their website?



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Re: Aftermarket exhausts

Postby Dode4444 » Mon May 28, 2018 12:22 pm

Delkevic do pipes from 96db to 106db...think this one that I got is the loudest one that's listed as uk legal at 98-100db. Silencers come in round, oval, tri-oval, short or long and in stainless, carbon etc.

Worth a look...

www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-R1100-1150RT-199 ... 2749.l2648
Did it give you a link pipe also to get rid of the cat?


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Postby Rasputin » Mon May 28, 2018 1:17 pm

yes and yes...ebay seller is the manufacturer in stoke...the ads give you pictures of what's in the kit and how it looks when fitted
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Postby Dode4444 » Mon May 28, 2018 4:18 pm

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Postby Victoruk2 » Sat Jun 02, 2018 9:54 pm

Hi all,

I have a Delkevic exhaust on mine. It's smaller and lighter than stock, sounds good and has a removable baffle. It's stainless and really well made. It fits nice, no clearance issues. The lamdba sensors fits. It was quite cheap too.

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Re: Aftermarket exhausts

Postby oppy » Sun Jun 03, 2018 3:48 pm

I fitted this one https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/DOMINATOR-Ex ... SwZtlaAp65

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOdXZoEGtEc

It's a tad loud but the whole system costs less than having a link pipe made to eliminate the blasted half ton cat !!!
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Re: Aftermarket exhausts

Postby Dode4444 » Wed Jun 06, 2018 6:36 pm

Well folks I’ve just arrived back home today from work and there’s a delkevic exhaust waiting for me to find the time to fit. Hoping it sounds good, went for the 350mm silencer.


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