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Can an amateur change the exhaust?

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Today I bought a Yamaha XS750 cafe racer project bike. It needs a new seat, some work on the brakes, and a new exhaust. First question, which I'm sure I will have many, is:

Can an amateur change the exhaust? The current exhaust has been cut. I saw this on ebay, and from the photos, it almost looks as simple as needing some bolts to be attached. Is that the case, or is it actually much more complicated. I've been having trouble finding answers and/or tutorial videos.

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Even better, contact the previous owner immediately and ask him for all of the original parts that he took off your chopper. Pay nothing extra for them, you already paid enough. Add working front brakes and full lighting to your high priority list.
… and don't leave it fenderless, that is just a stupid thing to do to a street bike.
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