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Hi All, just got my Big Shot staggereds for my Fat Boy and have a question. When I removed the exhaust pipe from the engine, the gasket in the rear port was twice the thickness of the replacement gasket I got from my dealer. Is this normal? It almost looks like it's twice the thickness of the gaskets I got from my dealer. The part number on the gasket kit I just bought is 17048-98. I think these will work fine, but wanted to make sure.

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There are two kinds, the one that fits into the port and has sort of a cone shape pointing out (the thick one), and the one that is sort of like a wire mesh ring (the thin one).

Either one will work, the smaller one has less of a tendency to protrude into the port, the OEM style has less tendency to leak when the pipes don't match real well.
 
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