Sato always did on their Japanese site, but the main US importer made many Dyno runs, both on low and high mount.
their importer soley made the brand from a warehouse company to huge here stateside. i have not seen any sato graphs but that is not the point. my point is show me all the graphs from all the slip-on companies that are not the importers or sellers. i can find you 10 makers for the 51 with no graphs and people buy them why shoud i do what million dollars companies don't?
Why dont you focus on 1 or 2 then and have them make power, why do I want your exhaust if it will not increase performance?
same reason people bought sato or others GP cans without any perfomance gains, they were cool looking, cool sounding and mine are custom made and not many offer that. I do intend on working my way up and offering stuff like ti pipes but the economy and people will not buy it right now and that is part of the reason companies like arata and sato don't even make pipes despite all their glory and high end appeal they can't sell them. the market wants unique and cheap and making $1400 slip-ons for a 10 year old bike is not happening even if it made 10 hp and was all ti nobody is buying em.
People want sub $300 MGP growler type slip-on that are loud and cheap. i am trying to sell what they want and continue to grow until cooler projects allow. i am trying for this 2-1 ducati full coming soon and a high and low mount full RSV4 too but again, not much there for customers and it is not just me, ask around the exhaust market is crap all over.
Last I heard Sato's were in high demand for the 51. Did'nt you make a copy of them? What do you mean defunked?
i did not copy them unless you call high mount location and using pipe a copy
I had made a similar mount because of the fact people like that, supply and demand. I used different tapers and added a bolt on carbon boot guard to combat the years of people complaining about burt boots so i feel i did a upgrade. Mine together are actually lighter then a set of sato's because my larger cars are lighter then sato's even with steel piping vs ti, again not too bad IMO. OH, i use ceramic coating as standard, who else does that?
i am working hard to get some small options moving to get in the postition to attempt a larger scale high end deal but you can't just make a thing like that overnight. In a year and a half i went from mrgrn's mufflers to retofit to BD and now fulls and slip-ons.
give me some time and support and i will keep trying to grow and expand
Cool, I just gave you my thoughts, but yeah maybe I will give you a ring sometime!