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May 8, 8:12am - #174408 
exhaust...

ok i've searched and searched.. i'm debating between TRD and tanabe. i dont want too loud. i also want a lower price. i found a link for the tanabe super hyper medallion for $340shipped. anybody have this exhaust..?? i'm in need of a new one b/c mine is slowly falling appart.

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May 8, 8:14am - #174409 
tanable is loud, i think TRD would be good, gives you good gains and it has a nice deap sound

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May 8, 8:15am - #174410 
if you really dont wanna pay much, search ebay or used exhaust

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May 8, 8:27am - #174411 
^^ i planed on doing that..but i read that the hyper medallion is 50 state legal.. quote from mvpmotorsports.com --This is the newest exhaust from Tanabe. It is also one of the quietest exhaust you can put on your Celica & we highly recommend it. The entire exhaust is stainless steel from one end to the other. The piping is 60mm & the tip is 100mm--


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May 8, 8:57am - #174412 
The TSRM is 50 state legal but it is still loud. There are many exhaust that are quieter. Tanabe and TRD have pretty much the same gains with only .2 hp between them. Its really up to which one you like better for looks and sound. But with TRD you will get less of a hassle with toyota.

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May 8, 9:07am - #174413 
decisions decisions... the tanabe is 340+ install the TRD is 539+ install...


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May 8, 9:16am - #174414 
WAIT I OVER LOOKED THIS THE FIRST TIME! You dont want to get the hyper medallion for 340 you want the racing medallion! It cost about the same as TRD.

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May 8, 9:18am - #174415 
whats the difference between the hyper and the racing?


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May 8, 9:25am - #174416 
better Performance with the racing and i think its a little lighter

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May 8, 9:25am - #174417 
racing will give you a little more power and its louder


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May 8, 9:35am - #174418 
TRD > All.

TRD has the best gains and has a nice proper sound and it's legal in terms of sound, but I've heard of a couple people being pulled over for it, probably just cops picking on the cars in particular or maybe those cars were too low or who knows..


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May 8, 9:36am - #174419 
for the price i may go w/ the hyper... the racing is like $200 more. i have to do some more searching..


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May 8, 9:38am - #174420 
Originally Posted by Vampyre
TRD > All.

TRD has the best gains and has a nice proper sound and it's legal in terms of sound, but I've heard of a couple people being pulled over for it, probably just cops picking on the cars in particular or maybe those cars were too low or who knows..
TSRM is fully legal too and only has .2 hp less than TRD. If you are that concerned about .2 hp just take out the drivers side floormat and you are even.

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May 8, 9:43am - #174421 
yeah TRD will be the quieter one, but its also more expensive. If ur concerned about sound, then go with teh TRD its like 100 more than the tsrm.

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May 8, 9:51am - #174422 
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Tanabe Hyper-Spec Super Medallion Exhaust System
The Tanabe Hyper Medallion has an unique exhaust note that is higher pitched than most. On high revving engines, the sound will still stay at moderate levels. You will notice high power gains of 8-20 horsepower. The canister has the same construction as the G Power, but the tip is a single layer 4" tip, which makes this Tanabe's most affordable exhaust. Some Systems noted with Hyper DUAL have one muffler on each side.

Note: The Hyper is designed for use in all 50 states and meets CA noise requirements. Every Tanabe Hyper Medallion comes with complete mounting hardware and muffler polish. Tanabe exhaust feature a one year warranty. Some applications require modification.

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May 8, 9:51am - #174423 
just do the install youself. its really really easy

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May 8, 1:41pm - #174424 
The Hyper has the same design as the Racing. The only difference is the canister & they both give about the same HP gain. The Hyper gives a couple of tenths of HP less 'cuz of the design of the canister. If you don't want something loud, then the Hyper exhaust is a great choice at $340.

As for the dealer giving you a hard time, it all depends on your dealer. I have a ton of aftermarket parts on my car & they have never said anything.

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May 9, 10:23am - #174425 
thumbsup thanx for everyones input!

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