Tag Archives: Virago 250 exhaust mods

Virago 250 exhaust – low cost 2-to-2 conversion

I just converted my Virago 250 exhaust from  2-to-1   to   2-to-2. [for details. please see the  “Exhaust”  page]

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Virago 250′s from around the world – Part 4 – modified exhausts

Here are pictures of Yamaha Virago 250′s from around the world with modified or non-stock exhausts. Click on each picture to make larger. Run your mouse over each picture to see what country the bike is from (if available). Virago … Continue reading

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Virago 250′s from around the world – Part 3 – modified exhausts

Here are pictures of Yamaha Virago 250′s from around the world with modified or non-stock exhausts. Click on each picture to make larger. Run your mouse over each picture to see what country the bike is from (if available). Virago … Continue reading

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Close call Virago 250 vs. Mercedes and flying in the slow lane at 50 mph

       I have a 47 mile commute (one way), over half of it is two lane roads with hills and curves.  Now that schools are open, I am on the road about 3 hours a day now.  Anyway, today … Continue reading

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How does a Supertrapp muffler sound on a Virago 250? 8 to 14 discs are optimal for XV250 – UPDATED 9/14/11

I still have not driven it enough, but basically it sounds smoother than my old system.  It sounds smooth and powerful but I think I still like the sound of my first exhaust better.  My first exhaust had more of … Continue reading

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The cheap Virago 250 “2-to-1” exhaust mod Part II – you need one used Supertrapp muffler – reduces exhaust system weight from 6.2kg (13.6 pounds) to 4.3 kg (9.5 pounds)

Here is the 20 year old Supertrapp muffler I just put on my Virago 250. One thing I learned is that Supertrapp mufflers are great for someone who does not want to fool with carburetors and changing jets.  They have … Continue reading

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Reflective vests, Supertrapp, and the left side of the church

     I got home late last night from a wedding – so I am pretty groggy. I still wanted to drive the bike to work today but 3 stations said rain in northwest CT. I am lucky to have my commute … Continue reading

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