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Suzuki DL-650 V-Strom Holeshot Slip-on Conversion

2007-2011 models only

100% hand made by american craftsmen.

Dale's 2007+ DL-650 V-Strom Holeshot Slip-on conversion is a slick way to install our Holeshot slip-on while retaining the original front header system and heat shield for a factory look. Unlike some full systems, Dale's design allows you to install the optional center stand as well as other accessories like engine protection bars, skid plate, or hard bag systems. It delivers the performance gains and quality you expect from Holeshot Performance, with a 4 to 6 hp gain and more usable mid range when run along with the Dobeck EFI Supertune tuner, and Dale's own dyno tested tune up. Most DL-650's still run well with no tuning at all, so you may want to try the slip-on only first or do the up grades in stages. The Holeshot slip-on conversion offers about a 60% weight reduction compared to the stock muffler, which improves the handling, and is hand crafted from high grade 304 stainless steel and 6061-T6 aircraft aluminum components.

The Holeshot slip-on conversion is less expensive than a full system and we offer a quick turn around time

How the slip-on conversion works

This simple but clean design requires removing your exhaust system and cutting the muffler tube in an easy to get to location, approximately 1" past the weld bead up from the header collector. You then package and send us your front header section with UPS. We then do our fabrication work to convert the header to accept your new Holeshot slip-on. This design allowed us to keep the cost down compared to building a hand made full system, without sacrificing performance and keeping more of a factory look. As far as sound goes, it has a very subtle exhaust note at light throttle or while just cruising down the interstate, but will come alive under full throttle load with that great V-Twin growl. The polished elbow pipe and clamps are also made of 304 stainless for long life and good looks. Our trick billet db killer is also an option for riders that want even less exhaust volume.

Tune or not to tune

Most DL-650s run pretty well when adding a slip-on if you stick with the original air filter, but if you want to really smooth out the power curve, ad more mid range and top end power, along with very good fuel mileage, Dale highly recommends the EFI Supertune tuner. He has been EFI Supertune tuner the DLs for two years now with great results. This is a much easier way to dial in your EFI than any other method and dyno tuning and re-mapping are not necessary. Click here To view the EFI Supertune tuner info. Dale will privide our EFI Supertune tuner customers his dyno tested settings free of charge, over the phone, after your purchase upon request.

The DL-650 V-Strom Holeshot slip-on is available in fully polished or a satin black canister with polished stainless end caps. The elbow pipe and clamps are also made of 304 stainless for a long life and good high quality looks.

Click Here to see where to cut the muffler tube and heat shield install tip photos.

Click Here to view before and after dyno charts.

Click Here to view the EFI Supertune tuner info.

NOTE: Valco High-Temp Silicone is required when installing our exhaust systems and our polishes should also be used.
See Below

2007-11 DL-650 Slip-on Conversion
Description Part # Price
14" Polished muffler DL6507C-SO $524.00 / each
14" Satin Black muffler DL6507C-SOB $539.00 / each
All orders plus shipping - Prices subject to change without notice
High-Temp Silicone
Valco All-In-One High-Temp Silicone

Valco All-In-One High Temp Black Silicone is ideal for exhaust system slip fits during installation. It's one of the most advanced sealers available, is resistant to extreme temperatures up to 600 degrees, and can be used in non high temp applications as well. This product is a necessity to use if you are installing our Holeshot slip-on or complete header system.

Description Part # Price
High-Temp Silicone V-HTS $7.50 / each
All orders plus shipping - Prices subject to change without notice
Magic Mix
Magic Mix

Keep your new Holeshot exhaust looking like new!

Magic Mix is known as the lazy man's polish and for a good reason. It's absolutely the best and easiest to use metal polish we've ever tested. It will keep your new Holeshot Slip-on or complete system looking new forever.

It works fantastic on aluminum, stainless, chrome and our coated slip-ons or full header system. We use it daily in our workshop during final assembly, as well as, on all our personal vehicles. It can even be used to rub out fine scratches on painted clear coated finishes.

Description Part # Price
Magic Mix (8oz Bottle) MM-P $9.95 / each
All orders plus shipping - Prices subject to change without notice
Original Bike Spirits - Spray Cleaner & Polish
Original Bike Spirit Spray Cleaner & Polish

Dale loves this product and often uses it around the shop here at Holeshot . It very well may be the best quick cleaner and polish on the planet. The Original Bike Spirits Spay Cleaner and Polish comes in a aerosol 14 oz. can. This product was formerly branded by Honda and other OEMs, but now is available right from the source. OBS works fantastic on Paint, windscreens, face shields, bare aluminum, chrome , even plastic, vinyl & leather. On leather riding gear it cleans off dirt and bugs without harming the pigment.

Description Part # Price
Spray Cleaner & Polish (14oz Can) OBS-14 $9.99 / each
All orders plus shipping - Prices subject to change without notice