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Noob exhaust question #15749 May 14, 11:09am May 14, 11:09am
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Noob exhaust question
I just bought my celica and I'm trying to find some kind of sports exhaust. I've looked at some but they were like 300-500 bucks. Now here is the noob question, what is the difference from like the whole exhaust which costs 300 to 500 bucks compared to just the muffler that you can get for $150? I just want something to make my car sound a little tough. smile

Re: Noob exhaust question [Re: Mear_Shadow] #15750 May 14, 1:08pm May 14, 1:08pm
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not sure..but this might be able to give you a little knowledge on the $300-500 exhausts...
http://www.turbomagazine.com/tech/0209tur_exhaust/


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Re: Noob exhaust question [Re: Sara] #15751 May 14, 1:15pm May 14, 1:15pm
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I'm goona take a shot at this.

I believe you can't get them for that cheap because :

A) Sport Exhausts are made of stainless steel, or titainum.(expensive)

B) Our exhausts are not simple pipe to muffler to tip. They snake through the rear suspension and the hangers are far apart and in specific locations.

C) You would have to get custom brackets made for the hangers with just a muffler.

D) Aftermarket exhausts are designed to be bolt-on parts for our cars. Alxe-back design not cat-back.

That's all I have to say.

Re: Noob exhaust question [Re: RicePowered] #15752 May 14, 1:23pm May 14, 1:23pm
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get an Apex-i N1 turbo universal canister and custom piping or shell out the cash for either a TRD exhaust, TSRM, or TRD Kazuma. Don't get anything else, trust me.

Re: Noob exhaust question [Re: Steven] #15753 May 14, 3:46pm May 14, 3:46pm
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Quote:
Originally posted by RicePowered:
I'm goona take a shot at this.

I believe you can't get them for that cheap because :

A) Sport Exhausts are made of stainless steel, or titainum.(expensive)

B) Our exhausts are not simple pipe to muffler to tip. They snake through the rear suspension and the hangers are far apart and in specific locations.

C) You would have to get custom brackets made for the hangers with just a muffler.

D) Aftermarket exhausts are designed to be bolt-on parts for our cars. Alxe-back design not cat-back.

That's all I have to say.
E) they are designed and been tested to give maximum performance output

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