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StilezGTS
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Mar 1, 6:08pm - #115139 
HKS Exhaust Question

I have a huge 4 1/2 inch hks exhaust (400 bux for just the muffler) and it sounded real good at first. But over about 8 months of having it on my 2000 GTS... It is starting to pop and not sound as good. Is there anyway to clean it or anything I could do to fix the problem.

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Mar 1, 6:16pm - #115140 
I'm confused: do you have the full exhaust or just the muffler?


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Mar 1, 6:18pm - #115141 
I have the muffler.. attached to my old piping...

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Mar 1, 6:18pm - #115142 
Originally Posted by Evan
I'm confused: do you have the full exhaust or just the muffler?


Yea, there's a big difference grin

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Mar 1, 6:26pm - #115143 
Originally Posted by StilezGTS
I have the muffler.. attached to my old piping...


So you paid $400 for a muffler? eek


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EuRoBoYGT
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Mar 1, 6:26pm - #115144 
maybe it got welded wrong confused


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Mar 1, 6:28pm - #115145 
Originally Posted by EuRoBoYGT
maybe it got welded wrong confused


Yeah, like maybe there's a leak..


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Mar 1, 6:30pm - #115146 
no i bought it off someone for 200 bux... He only had it on his car for about 3 weeks.. It was on a 1.8t golf.

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Mar 1, 6:31pm - #115147 
Originally Posted by Evan
Originally Posted by EuRoBoYGT
maybe it got welded wrong confused


Yeah, like maybe there's a leak..

or its rusting on the inside. from what i hear thats not uncomon in the HKS exhast


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Mar 1, 6:33pm - #115148 
Originally Posted by NorwayGT
Originally Posted by Evan
Originally Posted by EuRoBoYGT
maybe it got welded wrong confused


Yeah, like maybe there's a leak..

or its rusting on the inside. from what i hear thats not uncomon in the HKS exhast

well i have the hipower axel back exhaust and i have had no problems with it


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Mar 1, 7:11pm - #115149 
$400 for just a canister is a lot thumbsdown but yeah, if you look at the exhaust reviews, almost no one who has this exhaust likes it. It tends to rust after a yr. that's probably what happened to your canister.

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Mar 1, 7:47pm - #115150 
the pop might be caused by a back firing

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Mar 1, 8:41pm - #115151 
I went to Craig Paisleys shop here on Long island.. he is the guy with the 8 second Supra.. and he stopped selling the HKS exhaust systems for the Celica's because there was a problem with it.. it would crack, rust or corrode on the inside of the canister.. he is a huge part of the racing world.. and he knows what he is talkin about!

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