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This past week I picked up a M4 full street slayer exhaust, driven block off plates, and a K&N air filter with a few other small goodies.

I started with stripping the bike down on Sunday night in preparation for the parts, removing everything but the tail fairings. I figured while I was doing the exhaust system I would flush the anti-freeze out and put in some Engine Ice I had sitting on my shelf. It was a lot easier than I had expected to strip everything off. The hardest part for me was removing the servo cables.




I got the call on Monday that everything had come in but was not able to pick them up till Tuesday. Tuesday came and as I was anxious at work I decided to leave early and pick everything up. Once I got home with all the parts I had to lay them out for the obligatory parts picture.



Now it was on to the real fun, installing everything. I started with the block off plates. They were fairly easy to do. The hardest part was the space limitation. My T handles did not fit to well so I had to use my regular hex heads. Made for a little slower process but got it done.



Putting the air box on was really easy. No real surprise there. And the air filter just drops in. This was the easiest part of the whole install.



Finished the top up by putting the tank back on and making sure everything in this area was connected.



Next it was time to tackle the exhaust. This was a little harder than it should have been. The first step in the provided instructions was to connect the header tubes to the collector by matching the numbers up. While this should have been easy, they neglected to label the collector. That was OK I was able to apply a little logic and figured it out. The collector was upside-down though. As seen by the spring hook being on the top.



Fortunately, unfortunately, however you want to look at it I was not able to line up the header pipes while the collector was connected to them. No matter how I twisted and pulled everything they remained uneven and would not bolt up. I decided that I was going to ignore the instructions and try my own hand at doing this. I broke everything down and mounted the headers first. Once they were mounted I lined everything up and slipped the collector on. Awesome, everything fit and lined up. I was well on my way to getting this project completed.

Next was the mid-pipe, and this brought the realization that the collector was again upside-down. I was unable to get the collector off with the headers bolted up. I started the task of taking the headers off the bike so that I could separate them from the collector. Finally, I was able to get the headers and collector on the bike the way they should be. This process took me FAR too long. I added the mid-pipe without issue and then the can. They went on really easy. No issues there. Took a little bit of fighting with the can strap but I got it on.



Now that the exhaust was on I did flush of the cooling system and threw in some engine ice. Also added a drive oil fill cap. This thing looks so much better than the stock piece.




I have opted to have the ECU flashed by KWS Motorsports her in Charleston using the Woolich racing kit. Sine I’m doing this I will not need a Bazzaz or PC5. They were also nice enough to do some baseline dyno pulls before I installed everything. The bike made 118HP all stock on their Dynojet machine. I wanted to get a base line as the difference in HP before and after is all that matters since these machines vary. I should be getting the tune done next weekend. Ill post up the dyno sheet once I have it tuned.
 

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damn sexy ! . that pipe looks great, I never knew how nice the street slayer pipe looked ! nice work !
 

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If I were to do these types of work, I'll be blind as a bat and break everything, awesome work and nice pipe bud.

now that's a beast right there.

M4 GP slip-on for me is enough, I'm happy.
 

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Thanks guys.

The Street Slayer system is amazing. Looks great. Sounds is exactly what I was looking for. And once i figured out how to get the header and collector on right it was pretty easy to install. I have never done anything like this before so it was a new experience.

The difference is night and day with how the bike feels and I've not had it tuned yet. Really looking forward to seeing how the bike is once the tune is done.
 
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Great work man and inspirational. I was struggling yesterday to get the air box out but it was because of inexperience and the fear of breaking stuff.
 

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Thanks guys.

The Street Slayer system is amazing. Looks great. Sounds is exactly what I was looking for. And once i figured out how to get the header and collector on right it was pretty easy to install. I have never done anything like this before so it was a new experience.

The difference is night and day with how the bike feels and I've not had it tuned yet. Really looking forward to seeing how the bike is once the tune is done.
Looks like you did your homework and it shows! Good choice in mods I have a feeling you will be happy with the results come dyno day.

2x :bigthumb: from me!!
 

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Looks good. I have one question for anyone who can answer would be great. Does Anyone Know if those M4 Headers would accept any other Exhaust like Yoshimura/2bros or anything else just wondering if it would be same size mounting point or Different Made specifically for m4 Cans/mufflers?
 

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Looks good. I have one question for anyone who can answer would be great. Does Anyone Know if those M4 Headers would accept any other Exhaust like Yoshimura/2bros or anything else just wondering if it would be same size mounting point or Different Made specifically for m4 Cans/mufflers?
I'm pretty sure they are going to be different. What are you trying to do?
 

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Almost positive they would be different, specifically outlet diameter and where the mounting points line up.
 

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I'm pretty sure they are going to be different. What are you trying to do?
Just Looking at Options for Aftermarket headers :) wonder if Pinebox midpipe fits in place of M4 midpipe and so on also? Maybe all that would need to be swapped is the midpipe? Also as I am not a great big Fan of M4 BUT seems to be 1 of the Cheapest Full exhaust set ups on the market. Wouldn't be a bad idea to buy a complete full exhaust and sell the rest and just keep the headers?
 

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Just Looking at Options for Aftermarket headers :) wonder if Pinebox midpipe fits in place of M4 midpipe and so on also? Maybe all that would need to be swapped is the midpipe? Also as I am not a great big Fan of M4 BUT seems to be 1 of the Cheapest Full exhaust set ups on the market. Wouldn't be a bad idea to buy a complete full exhaust and sell the rest and just keep the headers?
Just gut your headers.

And stop hijacking OPs thread :coocoo
 

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That wasn't my intention but ok sorry to OP.
No worries. If you did the M4 header I think you would have to do some custom work to make anything else fit. The M4 Street Slay Slip-On is a different can than the M4 can used for the full system from what I can tell and I don't think the slip on can be used with the fill system. That says a lot right there. This also means selling the stuff you don't want from the M4 setup will just put someone else in a bad spot as they wont be able to use it without the headers.
 

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Interesting how the M4 Street Slayer can is longer for the full system where as the Street Slayer Slip-On is alot shorter.

Good work. I have the MJS Headers (got it for the O2 Sensor plug and before Arrow put came out with their headers. I already got the Street Slayer Slip-On and can't buy the M4 headers as a separate) along with the M4 Street Slayer Slip-On. I have been running it with a Bazzaz Z-Fi & Z-AFM. I just dropped a K&N Race Filter in this winter. I can't wait to get it put back together so I can richin it up little with some further tuning. My plans are to get it to the Dyno/Tuner in Oklahoma City (80 miles away) and hopefully get the Arrow headers.

I'm waiting to hear your dyno numbers
 

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Looking sexy :2fingerlol:
I have the m4 with titanium mid pipe on my 10r and I love it. It was a little long for my taste so I cut it down 4 inches and I couldn't be happier with the look and sound :devious
 

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Tomorrow is dyno day, bright and early at 9AM. Can not wait to see what the gains are.

Love the look and sound of this exhaust. Best bang for buck IMO.
 

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Interesting how the M4 Street Slayer can is longer for the full system where as the Street Slayer Slip-On is alot shorter.

Good work. I have the MJS Headers (got it for the O2 Sensor plug and before Arrow put came out with their headers. I already got the Street Slayer Slip-On and can't buy the M4 headers as a separate) along with the M4 Street Slayer Slip-On. I have been running it with a Bazzaz Z-Fi & Z-AFM. I just dropped a K&N Race Filter in this winter. I can't wait to get it put back together so I can richin it up little with some further tuning. My plans are to get it to the Dyno/Tuner in Oklahoma City (80 miles away) and hopefully get the Arrow headers.

I'm waiting to hear your dyno numbers
2 questions
1) Which Arrow header are you referring to cause the one for your bike has been out for years, same one as the 09

2) Why would you get a dyno tune if you already have a Z-AFM? It will only give you some arbitrary number unless you have a base run when it was stock.


To the OP good job, interested to hear how you make out.
 

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Well it rained all last night and is really wet outside so I did not get a chance to have her tuned today. Looking like ill be getting her tuned on either Friday, if I decide to take a half day from work, or Saturday.
 
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