New V&H Longshots

Discussion in 'Engine, Fuel and Exhaust' started by SoonerSoftail, Sep 4, 2013.

  1. SoonerSoftail

    SoonerSoftail Active Member

    The Heritage had Supertrapp Mean Mothers on it when I bought it. The heat shields started rusting through. Odd since she very seldom gets wet. Anyway, bought a set of V&H Longshots and put them on last night. Had one issue though. The rear sections would not slip over the header sections. After many tries I pulled the header sections back off. The end of the header sections looked like they had a very tiny bit of flare to them. I chamfered the outside of the end with a grinder. All went together smoothly with that done. Anyone else with V&H ran into this.
  2. seadogbrr

    seadogbrr Member

    I have run into this problem and took a different approach instead of grinding on the head pipe I used a mandrel to sightly increase the size of slip on pipe to fit the head pipe.