Not only does this let the internal components of the muffler heat up and adjust for exhaust temperatures for future rides, this also helps prolong the life of your muffler shell which is essential to protecting the muffler's outer finish from heat damage and keep the inner packing intact to keep noise emissions low.
This warm-up procedure will only need to be done once, unless you have replaced the internal muffler packing. If repacking a muffler, you should follow the General Muffler Warm Up Procedure once installed.
Muffler Repacking - Did you know that all mufflers require general maintenance to be performed every few riding seasons or so (of course, depending on how much riding you do)? In order to prolong the life of your muffler, it is best to do a re-pack when needed. This also helps keep noise emissions low and keeps your muffler looking its best for years to come.
Inspecting springs Check every spring location on your full system or slip-on to make sure that springs are secured and have proper tension. Replacement springs kits can be purchased through your local motorcycle dealer.