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Cobra Swept Exhaust Backfires

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Hey, I just picked up a new 2011 Stryker today equipped with the Cobra Swept Exhaust. My only complaint is that I noticed it backfire a few times while decelerating. Is this common? The guy I bought it from said there was a chip I can buy that would fix that, not sure which one he was talking about. If anyone can point me in the right direction, it would be appreciated!

Thanks in advance :)
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This has been addressed in a number of posts. A well tuned V twin will pop back on decel due to unburned gases in the exhaust. The factory pipes are so restrictive the pops are barely noticeable. Do a search as there was a link to a very good article explaining the phenomenon and why trying to eradicate it is counter productive. I've owned a number of V twin bikes from Harleys to sportbikes and learned to love the sweet burble of the pipes when decelerating. It's part of the V Twin song.
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