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FIRST KTM 640 AIR AGE SLIP ON - Magnificent!
« on: November 28, 2007, 06:09:50 pm »
It is my pleasure to bring you the first photo's of the Air Age Slip On exhausts for the KTM 640.
I have had the pleasure of spending some time in the Air Age Workshops and have seen 1st hand how these locally manufactured exhausts are produced.

Some of you will know Plathond from the Gauteng Wilddog Bash (Friend of Plothond).  He is the first person to receive his slip on from the production line.  These exhausts are made from high grade stainless steel (304) which is non magentic. This means that they are resistant to corrosion and rust.  You will notice that the exhausts have a new tri-oval design which compliments the overall look on just about any bike or quad.

These exhausts have a life time warranty (personally experienced) and for the price you can pick them up you would seriously miss out not considering a purchase.
The factory tests each bike in standard form on a Dyno and once the new exhaust is developed it goes back to the Dyno to measure results and make improvements if necessary. 

These exhausts are so well made that it is literally a bolt off and bolt on procedure.  Let me tell you from what I have seen these exhaust compare or are even better then some of your more popular imports.

There are exhausts available for the following bikes:
KTM 640
KTM 950 / 990
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Re: FIRST KTM 640 AIR AGE SLIP ON - Magnificent!
« Reply #1 on: November 28, 2007, 06:21:30 pm »
I'm in the market of some middle of 08. Will keep a look out for them and see how the people like them. They look the business but what do they sound like ? Will they be a dealer here in the Cape ( not KTM ).
 

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Re: FIRST KTM 640 AIR AGE SLIP ON - Magnificent!
« Reply #2 on: November 28, 2007, 06:32:58 pm »
As quoted by Plathond himself: ;D

" Die Karre hoor my nou aankom en hulle gee somer pad" >:D

When Plathond left my shop I got to hear them properly.  They have an absolutely awesome sound, and by simply bolting these babies on you get a couple of horses extra to play with.
 

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Re: FIRST KTM 640 AIR AGE SLIP ON - Magnificent!
« Reply #3 on: November 28, 2007, 06:38:54 pm »
mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm the bank says wait but the bike is crying for some up grades  :)
 

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Re: FIRST KTM 640 AIR AGE SLIP ON - Magnificent!
« Reply #4 on: November 28, 2007, 08:02:50 pm »
How much?
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Re: FIRST KTM 640 AIR AGE SLIP ON - Magnificent!
« Reply #5 on: November 28, 2007, 08:19:02 pm »
hey there mr mx can you like to record a sound clip mp3 of what it sounds like it looks realy nice
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Re: FIRST KTM 640 AIR AGE SLIP ON - Magnificent!
« Reply #6 on: November 28, 2007, 11:09:50 pm »
yes please ek sal like om dit te hoor miskien kry ek weer n eargasm he he ;D

het jy al n vtwin rsv mille met n stel yoshi pype op gehoor man o man  >:D
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Re: FIRST KTM 640 AIR AGE SLIP ON - Magnificent!
« Reply #7 on: November 29, 2007, 12:05:31 am »

Rxxxx ex vat./can
Dealers  - Montana & Interac


These guys distribute to retailers only.  They don't supply the public.

If you are interested in these exhausts send me a mail or give me a call and I'll give you a price that will make you very happy to hear your exhaust.
« Last Edit: November 30, 2007, 06:23:05 pm by shark_za »
 

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Re: FIRST KTM 640 AIR AGE SLIP ON - Magnificent!
« Reply #8 on: November 29, 2007, 06:56:05 am »
Very nice looking pipe!!
I think if I actually found My mind, I probably wouldn't know what to do with it,
 

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Re: FIRST KTM 640 AIR AGE SLIP ON - Magnificent!
« Reply #9 on: November 29, 2007, 07:04:01 am »
I really really wish BMW wil stop their nonsense by forcing BM owners to buy only zorsts approved by them...


 :( :-X
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Re: FIRST KTM 640 AIR AGE SLIP ON - Magnificent!
« Reply #10 on: November 29, 2007, 07:10:24 am »
I really really wish BMW wil stop their nonsense by forcing BM owners to buy only zorsts approved by them...


 :( :-X

Me too....dammit! >:(
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Re: FIRST KTM 640 AIR AGE SLIP ON - Magnificent!
« Reply #11 on: November 29, 2007, 07:32:30 am »
I really really wish BMW wil stop their nonsense by forcing BM owners to buy only zorsts approved by them...


 :( :-X

Me too....dammit! >:(

I think it is more a case of BM owners beinging brave enough to take the 1st step.
Something to make you think.........Can anyone tell me the difference between a akropovic and an Air Age slip on, besides the price?

 

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Re: FIRST KTM 640 AIR AGE SLIP ON - Magnificent!
« Reply #12 on: November 29, 2007, 07:34:40 am »
So Mr AMX
Please send me a pic of mine. I do not have time to collect, but I NEED TO SEE !!!!!!

PLEEEEEEZE
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Re: FIRST KTM 640 AIR AGE SLIP ON - Magnificent!
« Reply #13 on: November 29, 2007, 07:37:57 am »
I really really wish BMW wil stop their nonsense by forcing BM owners to buy only zorsts approved by them...


 :( :-X

Me too....dammit! >:(

I think it is more a case of BM owners beinging brave enough to take the 1st step.
Something to make you think.........Can anyone tell me the difference between a akropovic and an Air Age slip on, besides the price?



Its not that....
Fitting a non BM approved zorst may lead that your 2 year guarantee become nul and void......
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Re: FIRST KTM 640 AIR AGE SLIP ON - Magnificent!
« Reply #14 on: November 29, 2007, 07:45:20 am »
I really really wish BMW wil stop their nonsense by forcing BM owners to buy only zorsts approved by them...


 :( :-X

Me too....dammit! >:(

I think it is more a case of BM owners beinging brave enough to take the 1st step.
Something to make you think.........Can anyone tell me the difference between a akropovic and an Air Age slip on, besides the price?



Its not that....
Fitting a non BM approved zorst may lead that your 2 year guarantee become nul and void......

Sure, but AMX is right
Bet you if you had to strip the two, there would probably be zippo difference between them

I ca'rent wait  :) :) :)  .... to see what I will potentially be fitting to my 990

PICS ....... PLEEEEEEEEEZE  :)
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Re: FIRST KTM 640 AIR AGE SLIP ON - Magnificent!
« Reply #15 on: November 29, 2007, 07:49:31 am »
Oh... ;)

Plottie, so by the look of things KTM does not care what zorst you put on a new bike?
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Re: FIRST KTM 640 AIR AGE SLIP ON - Magnificent!
« Reply #16 on: November 29, 2007, 07:51:32 am »
So Mr AMX
Please send me a pic of mine. I do not have time to collect, but I NEED TO SEE !!!!!!

PLEEEEEEZE

No, No and NO! >:D

You will have to come and fit them first.  I want photo's of your bike! ;D
 

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Re: FIRST KTM 640 AIR AGE SLIP ON - Magnificent!
« Reply #17 on: November 29, 2007, 07:56:29 am »
Ama,

Point taken, and obviously I will check it out

Seeing the different types on KTM's at Pro-Action leads me to believe that this is not a big issue with them.
Air Age has been around for at least 20 years, and reading from AMX's write-up, they seem to have a professional setup
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Re: FIRST KTM 640 AIR AGE SLIP ON - Magnificent!
« Reply #18 on: November 29, 2007, 08:03:37 am »
Plothond

As soon as you have them fitte, I expect you to come around to my place on the way home to do a show and hear of the  new pipes....

PLEASE ???
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Re: FIRST KTM 640 AIR AGE SLIP ON - Magnificent!
« Reply #19 on: November 29, 2007, 08:05:11 am »
Oh... ;)

Plottie, so by the look of things KTM does not care what zorst you put on a new bike?

I think many people believe that quality has to be expensive.  And if it is expensive then it should work better then another product.  This is absolute bull.  All exhausts are basically built the same way.  It is just the components that may vary and the size of the can that could differ.  The size of the can will just determine the noise factor, the bigger the can the less noise.  
A good & easy way to check whether your slip on is on par with good specs is to take a magnet and see whether it sticks to internal and outer components.  If it does you will get degradation over time.

The reason why I like what I see is the fact you get value for money.  It is not necessary to spend 8K on a set of cans.  Slip on's all do the same job!