Kwacky's ongoing Africa Twin Adventure Sport review

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Re: Kwacky's ongoing Africa Twin Adventure Sport review

Postby Frankie » 27 Sep 2018, 17:54

Very Nice Mr HONDY, looking forward to seeing it in the flesh :)
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Re: Kwacky's ongoing Africa Twin Adventure Sport review

Postby Rossgo » 01 Oct 2018, 07:46

Brilliant you defo have a nice bunch of added extras to this bike. Not long now until you pick her up

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Re: Kwacky's ongoing Africa Twin Adventure Sport review

Postby Kwacky » 02 Oct 2018, 11:31

http://ruggedroads.co.uk/epages/00cbb60 ... rderDesc=1

I need to treat myself to a new end can. Not a full system.

I quite like the Scorpion

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Re: Kwacky's ongoing Africa Twin Adventure Sport review

Postby D41 » 02 Oct 2018, 12:01

Is that a Scorpion can with the blackout look??

Looks really good either way.
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Re: Kwacky's ongoing Africa Twin Adventure Sport review

Postby Kwacky » 02 Oct 2018, 12:06

The end can in the photos is the black Scorpion one. . That photo has black covers on the exhaust link pipe.
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Re: Kwacky's ongoing Africa Twin Adventure Sport review

Postby Cavetroll87 » 03 Oct 2018, 09:31

only thing to bare in mind with scorpion cans (and I love mine) is that most that I have seen involve taking an angle grinder to the original system to fit on. If you are happy to do it then no worries, but if you think you may ever wanna go back to stock just something to check out and bare in mind.
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Re: Kwacky's ongoing Africa Twin Adventure Sport review

Postby Kwacky » 03 Oct 2018, 09:32

Cheers for the heads up. I'll check with the seller before I decide.
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Re: Kwacky's ongoing Africa Twin Adventure Sport review

Postby Cavetroll87 » 03 Oct 2018, 09:38

Kwacky wrote:Cheers for the heads up. I'll check with the seller before I decide.


Just been on their website and downloaded the fitting instructions, looks like they are fine for your bike, but you can always double check, it just says remove orgigianl, replace with scorpion exhaust basically, mine specifically told me where to cut so think it is fine!
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Re: Kwacky's ongoing Africa Twin Adventure Sport review

Postby Kwacky » 03 Oct 2018, 09:48

Nice one (y)

I have emailed them anyway just to make sure it can be fitted with the panniers.
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Re: Kwacky's ongoing Africa Twin Adventure Sport review

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Re: Kwacky's ongoing Africa Twin Adventure Sport review

Postby C00kiemonster » 03 Oct 2018, 10:18

duke63 wrote:https://www.scproject-shop.com/honda_africa_twin_e.htm


Blimey they do a full titanium system!
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Re: Kwacky's ongoing Africa Twin Adventure Sport review

Postby Kwacky » 03 Oct 2018, 10:35

Arrow and Scorpion do full systems as well.
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Re: Kwacky's ongoing Africa Twin Adventure Sport review

Postby Cavetroll87 » 03 Oct 2018, 11:23

Thing I like with scorpion is you can get the end an and then just get the headers and downpipes to swap it to a full system at a later date if you want to.
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Re: Kwacky's ongoing Africa Twin Adventure Sport review

Postby Monty » 03 Oct 2018, 12:36

£950 doesn't seem to bad for a full titanium system when you look at what Ducati and Akrapovic charge.
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Re: Kwacky's ongoing Africa Twin Adventure Sport review

Postby Blade » 03 Oct 2018, 12:45

Monty wrote:£950 doesn't seem to bad for a full titanium system when you look at what Ducati and Akrapovic charge.


Agreed. The akrapovic end cans are 2700 and the full system just over 4k. Completely ridiculous (devil)
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Re: Kwacky's ongoing Africa Twin Adventure Sport review

Postby Kwacky » 03 Oct 2018, 13:45

I'm not particularly bothered about a full system.
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Re: Kwacky's ongoing Africa Twin Adventure Sport review

Postby Rossgo » 03 Oct 2018, 22:29

I like the Scorpion. Looks like the same as mine Carbon Serket slip on. The quality is top notch and the customer service is excellent. I was on the fence of Yoshi or Scorpion and due to price and customer service just thought scorpion were a good way to go.

Suits your bike too Kwacky

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Re: Kwacky's ongoing Africa Twin Adventure Sport review

Postby StMarks » 04 Oct 2018, 08:28

Kwacky wrote:....
On order are:
Panniers
Tank bag
centre stand
fog lights
Datatag
Datatool tracker
Quickshifter.......

(wasntme) No Crash Bars (as per your image), or does it come with them & the skidplate anyway.?

Fwiw I think the Scorpion can is an attractive looking silencer.
However to me it actually looks worse in black & with the black covers on the link pipe. The effect is to make the bike as a whole to look visually much heavier.

I personally prefer the Arrow, or something like the offering from SC Project.:
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Re: Kwacky's ongoing Africa Twin Adventure Sport review

Postby Kwacky » 04 Oct 2018, 08:32

Crash bars and skid plates are standard. This is what the bike looks like in standard trim

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That SC project is a full system. That's probably why it looks lighter ;)

I need an end can that will fit with the panniers. A lot of the aftermarket cans on offer don't do that.
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Re: Kwacky's ongoing Africa Twin Adventure Sport review

Postby Kwacky » 04 Oct 2018, 12:47

MRA Light tint sports screen and black Scorpion can on order.

The screen is slightly shorter than the stock and has a different profile. A few owners have moaned about buffeting from the standard screen and a taller screen makes things worse. If I don't like I can always sell it.

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