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Old 04-24-2008, 12:44 AM   #1
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What's the difference between Termignoni Y-Pipe and Akrapovic Y-Pipe

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i don't get the difference between the Termignoni Y-Pipe and Akrapovic Y-Pipe. Their prices are so much difference. The Termignoni Y-Pipe costs around $450 and the Akrapovic Y-Pipe costs around $210. But since they do the same job, why their prices are so much difference? Is the Termignoni Y-Pipe better?
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Old 04-24-2008, 04:47 AM   #2
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hi there
i don't get the difference between the Termignoni Y-Pipe and Akrapovic Y-Pipe. Their prices are so much difference. The Termignoni Y-Pipe costs around $450 and the Akrapovic Y-Pipe costs around $210. But since they do the same job, why their prices are so much difference? Is the Termignoni Y-Pipe better?
Please help me.
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i thought i remember reading that the termi y-pipe actually includes the header part, but don't quote me on that.
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Old 04-24-2008, 07:35 PM   #3
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No performance difference.

Appearance wise, the "Y" section is different. On the Termi, the 2 pipes split further down the pipe where as the Akra pipes converge much sooner.

I would save the $ and go with the Akra. It's great quality and a nice looking piece to boot.
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Old 04-24-2008, 07:39 PM   #4
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i thought i remember reading that the termi y-pipe actually includes the header part, but don't quote me on that.
no it does not. no difference between the looks besides looks. they both come with the cat gutted.
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Old 04-24-2008, 07:48 PM   #5
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Can I use the termi pipes with the akra y pipe?
The termi y pipe is a absolute rape @ $500 for the 07-08
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Old 04-24-2008, 07:50 PM   #6
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Can I use the termi pipes with the akra y pipe?
The termi y pipe is a absolute rape @ $500 for the 07-08
Yup. The Akra Y pipe works with pretty much everything out there.
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Old 04-24-2008, 08:55 PM   #7
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Can I use the termi pipes with the akra y pipe?
The termi y pipe is a absolute rape @ $500 for the 07-08
wow just for the y-pipe?!!!
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Old 04-24-2008, 11:46 PM   #8
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Thanks for your guys replies.
So I guess the Termignoni Y-Pipe will be out of business soon.
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Old 04-25-2008, 06:44 AM   #9
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the termi y pipe is MUCH larger and goes to the canisters i believe. That's why it costs so much more. Has nothing to do with the headers, but it goes back to the canister I believe.
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Old 04-27-2008, 07:11 AM   #10
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I bought the Yoshi and it fits perfect on my 06 R1. It's a lot lighter too. See the pic of the Yoshi next to the stock Y pipe. I ground down the edges on the Yoshi Y pipe where the slip-ons attach to make them start on easier. The other pic is the A&R baffle next to the stock baffle. Big difference there too. I figured I'd just throw that one in there since I had it.
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Old 04-27-2008, 07:17 AM   #11
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OOPS !!! I meant Akrapovic Y-Pipe. I had Yoshimura stuck in my head from another bike. Sorry for the confusion. I should say my Akra Y-pipe fits perfect....
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Old 04-27-2008, 08:44 AM   #12
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The Akra Y pipe will work with any slip ons just like the stock cat would, and i can tell you, there is plenty of noticeable heat difference...and it's a HELL of a lot lighter than the stock Y pipe, and the engine revs faster and stronger too....

The Termignoni Y pipe on the 07/08 only fits the termi cans, unlike the 04-06, it connects at the mufflers, not at the link pipes....and is wayyy overpriced, but does look good with the termi's and comes with a nice carbon heat shield....

i put a universal carbon works heat shield on my Y pipe

the welds are really nice too....and a great buy for the price, well worth it

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Old 04-28-2008, 11:08 AM   #13
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I'm about to install a akra y pipe, before i tear sheit apart...what do I do with the sensor on the from the stock y pipe...seems like the akra does not have a place for the sensor...
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Old 04-28-2008, 11:15 AM   #14
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i thought i remember reading that the termi y-pipe actually includes the header part, but don't quote me on that.
Italian engeneering. They are proud of them pipes.

Edit: wrong quote oops!
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Old 06-12-2008, 04:33 PM   #15
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I was actually just doing some digging around regarding Y-pipes (specifically Termi's Y-pipe) and I found out some interesting info...

I called a Termignoni dealer in Canada (who claimed to have extensive experience with Termi exhaust systems) and he told me that Termignoni makes two different Y-pipes:

-One that comes with the Titanium Competition Full System
-One that you can buy seperately to replace your stocker (stainless steel)

He said that there is a huge difference between the two.

The Y-pipe that comes with the Competition Full System has a much larger diameter at the bottom of the "Y" where it connects to the mid-pipe/headers. But the diameter of where it connects to the exhaust cans are the same diameter as the stainless steel Y-pipe that you can buy seperately. So, the Competition (titanium) Y-pipe will NOT fit stock headers. He also said that the Competition (titanium) Y-pipe is usually NOT sold seperately.

The Termignoni stainless steel Y-pipe that you can buy seperately is designed for the street version of the exhaust (Termignoni Strada Standard Mount Full System), and this Y-pipe has identital diameter specs to that of a OEM R1 Y-pipe.

The stainless steel Y-pipe is only $139.99 (part #446-8000) and can be found here: http://www.exoticsportbike.com/r1_(04-05)1.htm.

The Termignoni Y-pipe for $450 that you are talking about may be the Y-pipe from the Titanium Competition Full System.

As far as the Akrapovic Y-pipe...I don't really know much about that pipe, but I did find it (part# 425-2630) for $149.00 at: http://www.exoticsportbike.com/yzf_r1_(04-06)2.htm.

Hope that helps.
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Old 06-13-2008, 06:04 AM   #16
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I think that link is for the wrong year bike. I went to the 07-08 R1 and the stainless y pipe was still like $499 on that site
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Old 06-13-2008, 06:16 AM   #17
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akra y pipe is nice just look at the welds on it when you get it. nice pipe for the money
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I like the akra Y pipe. It must be good if its on backorder, lol
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I like the akra Y pipe. It must be good if its on backorder, lol
A & R has them in stock
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Old 06-13-2008, 02:46 PM   #20
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I think that link is for the wrong year bike. I went to the 07-08 R1 and the stainless y pipe was still like $499 on that site
Yeah, you're right.
That price is for the 04-06.
Sorry bout that.
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