I removed my leeches to put whiskers on. Much happier. Your original question was to make it quieter, not speed it up. So you need to decide what you want to do. If you are hunting, quiet is better. If you are target shooting, the targets will not jump your sting due to noise. If you don't want people to give opinions as to what you should try, don't ask the question. Have you ever been over to AT? You might like it there.