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I posted this under parts but didn't get any responce what so ever.
I really need to order my pipe with in the next 2 days so please help me out.

I am buying a new Hindle pipe.
they come in 16" (hard to find), 18", and 20"(most common)

I measured my stock pipe its 18" for the can and 2" end section.
How does Hindle measure it with or without the end cap?

How long are your pipes?

What are the differences between the 16", 18", and 20" can sizes

I'm guessing the shorter the pipe the louder it would be. Would the pitch also be higher in the shorter pipes and deepest in the 20" pipe?

I was thinking of going with the 18" can
What sizes does everyone have?

any input at all would be helpful. thank you in advance.

also if anyone out there bought a hindle 18" TI where did you buy it from?
 

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Ok, here goes (if anyone sees any flaws in my statement, please correct me):

Hindle measures for the can. 18" = 18" for the can, whatever for the end cap.

The shorter a can is, the louder it is (because there is less packing). dB's.

On the flip side, a larger diameter and longer can will be a bit deeper. Pitch.

Generally, people will not be able to easily differentiate the difference in pitch between can sizes (can sizes of the same make, model can (somewhat subtle)). However, loudness is easily indentifiable.

Also, round (smaller diameter than oval) is generally louder, again because of the packing issue.

I have an 18" round Ti supersport (race) Hindle can. I went for the 18" round because:

16" is very rare, and personally, I think may look funny as it is short.
18" is louder than 20", and personally, I think 20" is too long.
Round because it was louder than oval, and since the tail end of the 636 is so slim and high, I thought round would suit it better (oval would hang down more, for obvious reasons).
Supersport cause it's louder than street (about 3-5 dB's).
Titanium cause it doesn't get as hot. Although I do like the shiny polished aluminum, Ti is more 'trick'.
 

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What size is my pipe!! Isn't that a personal question!?!?!

Just kidding, samps sounded right on with the selction though!
 
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