Tag Archives: XV250 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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This site is now virago250street.com, low bars on older Virago 250 in non-U.S. markets, and Supertrapp update

Today I paid the $17 annual fee for the Domain Registration of  virago250street.com Before today, I was at  virago250street.wordpress.com ———– Question – Is anyone accessing this site on a Motorola Droid?  I just received a comment that this site could not be accessed … 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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The cheap Virago 250 “2-to-1” exhaust mod – no parts needed except exhaust clamp, reduces exhaust system weight from 6.2kg (13.6 pounds) to 3.63kg (8.0 pounds)

I modified the XV250 exhaust by cutting the lower muffler about 13mm or 1/2 inch after the back cylinder pipe junction, cutting the top muffler at 273mm or 10 ¾ inches, and then joining the two together, so I no … Continue reading

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