I've always been an avid off road rider however recently I decided that I wanted to start riding on the roads for a change. Being a fairly mechanically inclined individual who loves a challenge and a project my hunt began. It stopped when I found this 1978 Honda hawk for $50 on my local craigslist. So an hours drive and it was mine. It was in pieces when I got it but its mostly back together now and running. It also came with 2 rubber made bins of spare parts. It has a couple small issues, a noisy cam chain, the starter spins but not the engine, had no oil pressure when I got it, and the muffler is shot and the tailpipes are missing but all in all it seems to be a decent bike.
First things first though is the exhaust system as atm I can't hear the engine to tune it over all the noise its making. The Muffler under the bike had a hole in it and was in a bad way so in its place I've clamped in two straight pipes on either side. Now comes my problem. Since the bike never had any pipes when I got it I have no idea how they're supposed to mount and exactly how they are installed. So I was wondering, if any of you who wouldn't mind posting some close up pics of how your tail pipes are mounted for me it would be most appreciated. Additionally if any of you have modified your exhaust to omit the muffler under the bike and use tailpipes only I'd like to know, a) how you did it, b) how it sounds and c) what type of tail pipes you used.
P.S. Here's a couple pics of it just after I got it running and before I cut out the rusted muffler.