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    RIVA Free Flow Exhaust install on SHO

    I just wanted to share some pics with you guys on what it takes to install the Riva free flow exhaust on the SHO.

    Pretty easy job and my 7 year old son and i had it done in around 30 minutes.

    I couldn't believe how much cleaner the rear of the ski looked with all those boxy components removed.

    The hardest part was reinstalling the exhaust exit tube after cutting it down. This is where my son came in handy. I held the exhaust tip in place while he got a couple of nuts started in the pump tunnel.

    Here's some pics of the stock exhaust components
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    the finished product looks and sounds fantastic. The stock exhaust was way too quiet for me. The Riva Free Flow sounds a lot better but isn't overpowering loud.

    Here are the installation instructions if anyone cares to read thru them
    http://www.rivamotorsports.com/instructions/ry16040.pdf
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    NICE FLOORING !!!!! sweet can't wait to join you in the modding

    o0o wait i need the ski first . . .

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    Thanks man, that's RaceDeck flooring.

    Hope you get your SHO soon

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    my friend just bought a sho sat and was thinking about freeflow but since we went to the lake sat afternoon the ski sounded great but wouldnt run dealer ship wont open untill tomorrow boy he was pissed no ski all weekend ireally wanted to hear it with freeflow!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Green Hulk View Post
    the finished product looks and sounds fantastic. The stock exhaust was way too quiet for me. The Riva Free Flow sounds a lot better but isn't overpowering loud.

    Here are the installation instructions if anyone cares to read thru them
    http://www.rivamotorsports.com/instructions/ry16040.pdf
    gratz,,,,,,,,yeah the free-flow really cleans up the back of the ski.........its a little loud for the rear passenger at between 3000-5000 rom cruise...but otherwise its awesome.......
    Jerry.....did u see how far down the tube runs down to the floor of the second baffle?......was amazing that the ski ran with that frickin exhaust!
    I felt a little loss on low-end overall the ski felt fast and was 1mph faster on GPS.....let me know if u have similar results

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rip'nTear SHO View Post
    did u see how far down the tube runs down to the floor of the second baffle?......was amazing that the ski ran with that frickin exhaust!
    YES! i couldn't believe how restrictive. With the stock restrictive air intake and exhaust it's really holding this thing back. Can't wait to get this ski back on the water and get some GPS numbers on it.

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    Can a person do the RPM kit from new, or is it wise to do a breakin first.

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    There is no problem with installing mods and then breaking them in that way.

    On my 07 RXP i installed a complete Riva stage 3 kit on it before i even started it

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    Quote Originally Posted by Green Hulk View Post
    There is no problem with installing mods and then breaking them in that way.

    On my 07 RXP i installed a complete Riva stage 3 kit on it before i even started it
    ur the only other modded SHO i've seen besides mine........do u think there r going to be any warranty issues if and when we need to take our skis in for warranty service....i bought my ski from Riva so they said they'll cover it unless it was another 3rd partie's parts....have u ever heard of them not covering their Riva-modifies skis?.....just dont want to do any mods that void my 4-year warranty...........

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