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Old 03-12-2018, 06:15 PM
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Just curious as to why the CVO touring mufflers have heat shields but not the non CVO nor most after market mufflers. I bought a set of take offs to put on my 16 RGU. Thinking of leaving the heat shields off. They look just as good without them.
 
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Some mufflers have cats in them, which can get darned hot. Which year CVO are yours off?
 
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Some mufflers have cats in them, which can get darned hot. Which year CVO are yours off?
I had ones off a 12 CVO on my 14 Limited and just bought a set off a 16 CVO for my 16 RGU. All the touring CVO stock mufflers I have seen had the heat shields. Look on eBay, all of the CVO touring take off mufflers for sale have them.
 

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If you look at CVO bags. they are lower in the rear than stock ones. the muffler is more in the bag. so its for heat
 
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