Steve Williams of ScooterintheSticks asked for "more big sky" pictures recently, so here you go Steve!
As I started Scarlett up and got moving back towards home, I thought the engine sounded louder than usual. Pretty soon, she was sounding like a Harley-Davidson, proclaiming that false claim: "Loud Pipes Saves Lives"!
I looked down and damned if the muffler hadn't come loose from the fitting where it mated to the pipe coming from the exhaust header pipe. Sigh.
Stopped, got out the tools, loosened the clamp and pounded in the muffler, tightened the clamp and all was as it should be. Ural quiet the engine was, once again. :)
I'm guessing perhaps Randy didn't quite clamp down on the muffler when he put the engine back into Scarlett. Oh well, easy fix.
Here's a short movie I made of the pictures taken this morning: