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    Keep cat with akrapovic?

    Got my bike flashed with race ecu and Akra on it. I was a little disappointed with the level of sound with just that. But disconnected the flap and has been better, if I get a decat will it improve power and sound?

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    Your linkpipe has the small adam's apple neck buldge cat?

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    Yep it does.

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    Have you got the DB killer out I would hope yes if its flashed?

    I have the decat link pipe (2016) Aprilia race map and akra slip on sound great power where and when you want it

    If the link pipe is reasonable in price do it.
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    No db insert. Just wondering if it's muting the sound and reducing hp? I know it's not great for the environment but I am always doing my best to help it out in other ways

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    Quote Originally Posted by Costo View Post
    No db insert. Just wondering if it's muting the sound and reducing hp? I know it's not great for the environment but I am always doing my best to help it out in other ways
    environement wise, i think you'll be ok....with or without a cat...

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    Yeah I don't clock up many km on it anyway. More about getting value out of my tune and pipe. Can anyone confirm if it's going to make a difference?

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    decat is best with race ecu map.
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    unless this is a 2017 Tuono then you still have the flapper valve with the Akra, 2017 onwards gets rid of the flapper when the Akra is fitted. My 2017 with Akra and no DB killer sounds perfect!

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