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I am not a fan of the "Rage" signals that ive seen in the past, but these newer looking ones that wrap around the fork are interesting....thoughts? which rears would you pair them with?
What I'm nervous about is how cheesy the look when theyre off.
The other option from rage is horrendous, and the little rizoma style looks goofy too to me..
aren't there any good options?
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The small Rizoma indicators are just perfect for the rear if you're using the icon small mudguard along with an after market tail tidy.

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I'm in the same dilemma as you. I've decided I want those same ones for the front, but don't really like any I've seen for the rear. I want something tiny that fits right on the rear fender of the UE.
 

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How do you like your Scorpion slip on. As loud as a Termi Race slip on if you have heard one? Thanks as I am looking for a slip on and they seem very good value.
 

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I am very happy with the Scorpion slip on. It is louder than the Termi because it does not have a resonator chamber. I run it with no baffle and think it sounds great. Has a very deep thud. Construction is top notch!
 

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Why not just throw the originals in a bucket somwhere, never to see the light of day again and fit the new ones? Seems the front mounting holes do need a bit of drilling to fit standard indicators but not such a big deal if careful.

I'm not sure I'd rely on glue. Tightening the nut on the inside of the mounting point with a bit of loctite is going to be more secure. I always find that glue ends up looking a mess and you can't adjust anything once it's set.
 

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Why not just throw the originals in a bucket somwhere, never to see the light of day again and fit the new ones? Seems the front mounting holes do need a bit of drilling to fit standard indicators but not such a big deal if careful.

I'm not sure I'd rely on glue. Tightening the nut on the inside of the mounting point with a bit of loctite is going to be more secure. I always find that glue ends up looking a mess and you can't adjust anything once it's set.
I think it will look neater using the oem stem cut down as then you do not have to drill anything on bike and you wont have a spare hole left at each mounting point. I have had very good experience with clear waterproof silicone sealant when I attached a fender extender to previous bike and it held solid for years. Good thing about it is unlike glue you have the chance to rotate the indicator while it sets. Good idea regarding loctite though. I prefer keeping bike stock in case I need to revert back to oem so not keen on enlarging the existing hole the oem indicator uses to mount to bike.

The spare indicators were very cheap and have nothing to lose except they may look shit :) in which case I have wasted my time....
 

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I finally got some cheap led indicators which have turned out to be far better looking than expected for the few pounds they go for. Not fitted yet but have messed about with ideas and my original idea of cutting down the stalks of oem indicators will work perfectly. It is just a matter of cutting the stalk entirely until you are left with just the base. If you get 8mm stem indicators you can just screw them into the hole alongside the mounting screw hole you use to attach oem indicator to bike. The bolt of the 8mm stem is a bit tight but it will be very secure and no need to have a nut on the other side to hold the indicator in place. You can just then disconnect the original wiring from oem indicator and add some small spade connectors to new indicator wiring and your done. It is a simple job you do once and if in future I want to add some other indicator with 8mm bolt I can simply just unscrew and swap over. Will add them in a few weeks when I can get the time....
 

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I am very happy with the Scorpion slip on. It is louder than the Termi because it does not have a resonator chamber. I run it with no baffle and think it sounds great. Has a very deep thud. Construction is top notch!
Hi,

Next Saturday I will receive a brand new ducati scrambler full throttle model.

As I really liked the aesthetic and sound of your scorpion exhaust for it, I purchased it but now I am quite concerned for the following reasons:

1) My ducati dealer told me if I install your scorpion exhaust this will void my 2 years warranty.

2) Some forums mention that installing the scorpion exhaust could cause problems on the bike (engine, valves, etc?)

3) It is not clear if a remap is "needed" or not, and if not done, will this cause problems on the bike?

4) It is not clear if the scorpion exhaust is Road legal in Europe. ( I don't see anywhere the The "E" mark based on ECE regulations issued by the Economic Commission for Europe).


As I purchased it already can you please honestly answer all the above points so that I can make a decision whether I could install it or if I should return it to the seller?

Thanks a lot in advance.


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You may be opening a can of worms here Joker. There are many many opinions on this site regarding exhaust upgrades and many opinions that contradict each other. I have a Remus on my bike that I have not compensated for by remapping or tampering in any way. I have sought advice from many people including mechanics, engineers, Ducati dealers and general bike enthusiasts. The general response is 'do nothing'. My bike has done 13000 miles and runs fine, but the majority of responses or discussions on this site will encourage booster plugs and remaps. Not trying to thwart others influence, just saying it like it is. If you want to spend more money then there are many ways of doing so, most of which I'm sure will give you some positive feedback. I am too poor to do these things and surrounded by people who advise me not to, so I dont, and my bike runs fine (and sounds awesome).
 

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You may be opening a can of worms here Joker. There are many many opinions on this site regarding exhaust upgrades and many opinions that contradict each other. I have a Remus on my bike that I have not compensated for by remapping or tampering in any way. I have sought advice from many people including mechanics, engineers, Ducati dealers and general bike enthusiasts. The general response is 'do nothing'. My bike has done 13000 miles and runs fine, but the majority of responses or discussions on this site will encourage booster plugs and remaps. Not trying to thwart others influence, just saying it like it is. If you want to spend more money then there are many ways of doing so, most of which I'm sure will give you some positive feedback. I am too poor to do these things and surrounded by people who advise me not to, so I dont, and my bike runs fine (and sounds awesome).
So basically you are telling me if I install this scorpion with no remap, or any adaptation to the new bike, I could be absolutely fine if I understood well :).
someone suggested I could also install the scorpion.. .use it, and then reinstall the original termignoni for the official servicing so that I don't impact my 2 years warranty... any suggestion on doing this? :)
 

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So basically you are telling me if I install this scorpion with no remap, or any adaptation to the new bike, I could be absolutely fine if I understood well :).
someone suggested I could also install the scorpion.. .use it, and then reinstall the original termignoni for the official servicing so that I don't impact my 2 years warranty... any suggestion on doing this? :)
Takes 15 mins to swap over the exhausts so if that is what you want to do I do not see why not.
 

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Takes 15 mins to swap over the exhausts so if that is what you want to do I do not see why not.
I would say my concern really here as a completely beginner is if installing this scorpion slip on exhaust (just the silencer) can negatively impact or ruin my brand new bike or make it in anyway more difficult for me to drive it. I repeat I am a beginner, so I have no clue how an exhaust can affect (if it does) a bike.

If you experienced guys here could confirm with a certain level of confidence that my new scrambler engine or any other part can't be damaged by replacing the stock with this scorpion, I think then I will put it on and refit the original when due servicing ;)
 

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There should be no issue with warranty. I also lay no claim to be knowledgeable to the extent of the majority on this forum, hence my comment on having sought advice from multiple sources. The Scrambler, in my view, has been produced with many minimal quality stock parts so as to encourage the upgrading of things in particular exhausts and suspension, seats and bars etc so simply changing the end can and removing the cat (not yet mandatory to have one in UK) should be fine. As I suggested, the more you dig for advice here, the more options will be revealed. In my honest opinion, talk to your dealer and get a clear answer as to warranty and as to the viability of a simple switch to the new can. The issues mainly discussed on here about remaps etc are to do with how 'lean' the engine runs, which suggests how hot the engine gets. By not remapping, the suggestion is that there is increased heat in the engine and therefore more wear. I reckon this is debatable. My Ducati dealer in the UK sold me the exhaust and my warranty is unaffected. To follow on, the general consensus on the bikes behaviour with a new can is that the bike is more snatchy but this I have not experienced.
By the way, what was your issue with the Termigioni that the bike has as standard?
 
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