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(Moved to here as I think I originally posted this is the wrong spot)

Hey all I just received my exhaust for my 05 636 today!

My exhaust of choice was the JTI S4 by Toce Industries. What really sold me on the exhaust was the look. It looks awesome from the pictures (and even better in person, but we'll get to that in a bit).

If you want to check out the S4, you can click the following link: JTI S4 Exhaust

Or click the following link for their main page:
jtiproducts.com/
I want this to serve as my experience and thoughts about the install/exhaust. Let it be known that I am not very mechanically inclined, but love to learn/figure things out.

THE INSTALL

In my opinion, the install was fairly easy and there was only one part I struggled with (in regards to the actual exhaust, taking certain fairings off is another story haha). So in order to get everything off, you need to remove the two side trim pieces to get to the seat (check: easy). Then you work your way through removing the tail cowl and then onto removing the oem undertail/exhaust. Once you get through all of the kawasaki parts removal, then you can move onto the JTI S4 slip-on.

**Also I should mention that the directions JTI includes walks you step by step through removing everything and then installing the exhaust. (Also had pictures depicting things when necessary)

This was helpful because I didn't have the knowledge to get through removing the fairings myself and was too excited to get the exhaust on to sit through youtube videos! Slip the midpipe onto the exhaust and then get it into place was easy, but took a few minutes to get it lined up correctly (coming from my first time doing this). Once I got the exhaust in place, it was time to put on the screws that hold the exhaust on. (This was literally the hardest part of the install and you'll know why in a second). So I threaded the bolts through the holes and now it was time to put the nut on the other side. This was the hardest part, because the area is small to work in. I will say that it's more than worth it, and doesn't take long once you get a good grip on the nut to thread it. After that was done, it was time to button the bike back up and I was done!

This took probably about 1.5-2ish hours to do. I bet someone mechanically inclined would've had an easier time than myself, but hey I think I did good with my skill set. The directions provided were of big help, especially with the pictures to help me out!

THE SOUND

We all know that the stock exhaust on the bikes is usually garbage in terms of tone, looks, and performance. The OEM exhaust gives a higher sound and is HEAVY. Even though I've read how much of a difference it made, it never really hit me until I held the two and physically felt the difference. The OEM felt like a sack of bricks compared to the lightweight billet aluminum JTI exhaust. I did film a quick video with my gopro so I could show it off to you guys, and I really wish there wasn't snow/ice on the ground so I could get an "in action" video up (but that will come when I physically can ride, because I'm dying to take her out right now).

Link to the video (not sure how to embed):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JhkE0W0Uz7Y

The sound quality for the video isn't that great because of the gopros integrated mic, but it'll have to suffice until I get my new set up! As you can hopefully hear, it gives the bike a great deep tone. When I fired it up for the first time after install, my jaw hit the floor. This exhaust took my meek sounding 636 and turned it into the beast that I knew laid in wait.

THE PICTURES

















 

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That exhaust looks amazing!!! How does it work with the 4 ends? Is it just for looks?
No it actually functions will all four outlets! The gas enters through one side and hits a plate that forces the exhaust to dissipate through the entire exhaust. Works beautifully!
 

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A lot of people hate Tocé and JTI (same thing), but for some reason these have always been my favorites. And I'm not usually one to favor obnoxiously loud exhausts.
 

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A lot of people hate Tocé and JTI (same thing), but for some reason these have always been my favorites. And I'm not usually one to favor obnoxiously loud exhausts.
I've always been a fan of the design and looks of the TOCE exhausts. The original designer, Joe, opened Toce Industries (separate from Toce Performance) and then the jti line for older model bikes. I was PUMPED to finD that exhaust and now even more so because I love the look/sound
 
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