staggered duals

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staggered duals


Post by 53/58pan » Mon Dec 20, 2010 3:02 pm

Looking to put staggered duals on my 58. Any suggestions or warnings? Looking at Pauchco
close fit for corning clearance but have read some Pauchcos don't really fit that well. Also a little worried with heat by how close they fit to the boards. Anyone using them or have past experience with them. Thanks. papa

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Re: staggered duals


Post by Bosheff » Mon Dec 20, 2010 3:24 pm

Any exhaust setup that doesn't run a squash pipe in the front is likely to have clearance problems in a right hand turn unless you lenghten the front forks to compensate. That is why H-D ran the S pipe until the 70 model year on BT's....bosheff

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Re: staggered duals


Post by Dave_R » Mon Dec 20, 2010 10:21 pm

I run the staggered duals from Santee, I have forward controls, no floorboards.

The only thing I had to modify was that I had to purposely "dent" the rear pipe where it wraps around the kicker for clearance of the kicker cover nuts.

Other than that, and the underneath clearance of the front pipe being close to the ground as mentioned above, I am happy with them.

Also, you need to support both pipes at the rear with a bracket, otherwise they will tear up your exhaust spiggots due to vibration and falling off, no matter how tight you clamp it! (Can't tell you how many I have dropped over the years before installing an additional bracket).

Maybe Paugho pipes will clear a bit better.

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Re: staggered duals


Post by Mark » Tue Dec 21, 2010 2:36 am

I am running a set of Paucho 34" drag pipes with forward controls....both pipes fit like gloves....nice snug fit on the exhaust spiggots.....clear the tranny real nice and there is plenty of ground clearance in right hand turns. The only problem is I can"t run foot boards with them.....the front pipe is too close to the frame mounting tab....needs squash pipe!

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Re: staggered duals


Post by Schwee » Tue Dec 21, 2010 3:00 pm

'Bout time to replace my 2" drag pipes, but I can't find them anymore.

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Re: staggered duals


Post by 53/58pan » Tue Dec 21, 2010 3:39 pm

Thank You for all for the information. Didn't want to run squash pipe and wanted to keep boards.
Guess I'll have to make a choice. D**n I hate doing that!

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Re: staggered duals


Post by Moose » Wed Dec 22, 2010 10:58 am

try looking at dennis corso for pipes

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Re: staggered duals


Post by hplhd » Fri Dec 24, 2010 3:30 am

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plenty of room on my 64. i got the set from jp for 100 odd bucks 7 years ago. probly still sell em but for a bit more.

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