BEST EXHAUST FOR ROYAL ENFIELD CLASSIC 350 (silencer)

With Royal Enfield doing away with their massive and beautiful cast iron engines, Its classic thumb has also vanished . Now the new Enfield owners have to look for alternate ways to imitate what once was the soul of all bullets ‘THE THUMB’ . Though it really difficult to get the feel and the pleasure of the CI bullet with a custom/ aftermarket exhaust, There are still some pretty good alternatives
Note: This post is dated Oct 2013. Though most of the exhausts are still available, their prices could have changed.
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UPSWEPT EXHAUST

Royal Enfield upswept silencer exhaust
Royal Enfield upswept silencer exhaust

Designed for the Classic 350 and the Classic 500, It’s an after market exhaust supplied by RE itself for offroading purposes .You may have a louder free flow option for the same. Some of the upswepts manufactured outside RE are also good and cheap (but may not be a reliable option)

RE UPSWEPT PRICE-2900 INR
OTHER UPSWEPT exhaust-800 to 1200 INR

GOLDSTAR EXHAUST

Classic 350 goldstar exhaust
Classic 350 goldstar exhaust

A design made popular by BSA goldstar motorcycles, these exhausts (also called GODIE) offer a deeper bass and better thumb. There are many varieties to choose from and even shorter versions are available

PRICE – 2500 INR

MEGAPHONE EXHAUST

megaphone exhausts
megaphone exhausts

Megaphone exhausts are performance exhaust, which were initially made for the café racers .They are really loud but are not suitable for uphill or highway runs due to lesser torque provided.

PRICE- 1500 to 2000 INR

SHORT BOTTLE EXHAUST

Short Bottle exhaust
Short Bottle exhaust

Short Bottle exhaust were hot favorites back in the old days and were even placed in most REs. But due to stricter emission norms the exhaust were quickly pulled down . Now they are slowly regaining ground especially for the CI bullets .The best brand available is CHENNAI which provides the best thumb of all exhausts.

PRICE-600 to 800 INR

TAILGUNNER EXHAUST

TAILGUNNER EXHAUST
TAILGUNNER EXHAUST

It’s a really rare kind of exhausts made popular by the use in custom Harley Davidsons. Now they are quickly gaining ground in the RE’s as they have sound imitating a machine gun- really loud and fast paced. The biggest attraction is their shape resembling a galting gun . They are however a bit costly.
PRICE – 6000 INR

INDORI EXHAUST

An Indian made exhaust which trys to imitate the classic thumb, to near perfection. You almost cant tell the difference.

PRICE- 2000 INR

Indori Exhaust
Indori Exhaust

Wildboar exhaust

Provides good deep bass and heavy thumb at lower RPMs. But at higher rev ranges it is noisy and not so good on the ear.
Red rooster performance exhaust.
Very popular among the newer brand of exhausts, The RRP option provides a subtle and mature sound with good bass. Read more: RRP exhaust