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mastro543 May 9, 11:26pm - #175253 

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Width of pipe?

Im getting my piping done
tomm. after school what width
should i get my piping?
I was thinking of 2.25 or maybe
2.5? What do you guys think?

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cycocelica May 9, 11:31pm - #175254 

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i have heard 2.25 used but i dont really know, but what kind of muffler are you using? And when you get it done, lemme know how much it cost and how much of a difference you feel? I might do this
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MptGlw69 May 9, 11:36pm - #175255 
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mastro543 May 9, 11:53pm - #175256 

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um im getting it done for
$220 mandrel bend im using
either an HKS muffler or another
brand ... ill let
you kno my reviews tomm when
I pick it up.. I just need to
know what size pipe i should get thumbsup

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EuRoBoYGT May 10, 12:08am - #175257 

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2.5" do the same size of the Intake thumbsup

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cycocelica May 10, 12:13am - #175258 

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well 2 to 1 i guess i was wrong rofl
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MptGlw69 May 10, 12:14am - #175259 
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Originally Posted by cycocelica
well 2 to 1 i guess i was wrong rofl


That's okay, you learn new stuff everyday.. grin
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cycocelica May 10, 12:19am - #175260 

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Originally Posted by MptGlw69
Originally Posted by cycocelica
well 2 to 1 i guess i was wrong rofl


That's okay, you learn new stuff everyday.. grin


that is true, especially regarding this site thumbsup
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mastro543 May 10, 1:04am - #175261 

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alright so 2.5 it is
ill be posting pics up
tomm. and decribing it thumbsup

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Speed4TheNeed May 10, 1:32am - #175262 

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^^ sounds good. can't wait to hear about it--hope everything goes well! thumbsup
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cycocelica May 10, 1:41am - #175263 

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will this add more horsepower then say a Tanabe or a TRD exhaust??
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mastro543 May 10, 2:39am - #175264 

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Originally Posted by cycocelica
will this add more horsepower then say a Tanabe or a TRD exhaust??

yea since its a str8 pipe
you have no resinator= more air
flow plus not cat= even more
air flow.. but i might leave the
cat in

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vejita_13 May 10, 2:45am - #175265 

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ask grand-touring dan- i think he had 2.5" before, dynoed it, had lost power, went to 2.25" and had better results. not sure though, this was quite some time ago, but im pretty sure he has 2.25" now
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vietnamese2004 May 10, 3:07am - #175266 

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custom piping would be better than a bought one you r saying??
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cycocelica May 10, 3:18am - #175267 

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Originally Posted by mastro543
Originally Posted by cycocelica
will this add more horsepower then say a Tanabe or a TRD exhaust??

yea since its a str8 pipe
you have no resinator= more air
flow plus not cat= even more
air flow.. but i might leave the
cat in


aight cool, just lemme know how it goes
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RyCeCuBe May 10, 4:48am - #175268 

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ok i've had quite a few experience on this subject. my exhaust story goes:

-stock pipes w/ TRD exhaust
(small gain was noticeable since my car was completely stock before)

-2.5' custom pipes from header to TRD exhaust w/a hi flow cat
(gave me the best gains ever..low end mostly...killed my gas money, and sound was too loud from the TRD so i had to put a regular resonator in there n that took away the fun. gains were still a lot more than before. the resonator prolly took away 5 hp from the gain i had)

-got hot shot header, and an exhaust leak, muffler shop made custom flangs w/ 2.25 inch piping from header to muffler AND replaced my stock resonator with a magnaflow resonator no more leaks, great TRD sound. i felt low end go away but top end was much better.
(the reason i chose 2.25' is because the TRD exhaust pipe is 2.25 inches and that just makes the whole exhaust system even...low end was taken away, but i get it all back in the higher rpm range)

so yea, watever muffler/header you got, if you choose to customize the mid pipes, makin it even is a good idea for better top end gains...

also..sumthin to think about...it's almost like a straw with a bigger top but small bottom...you put it in a cup of water n suck from the big part, but you still get little water flow, so what's the point in makin it bigger. hehe

o n i forgot to end this story with
THE END..haha
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mastro543 May 10, 9:13pm - #175269 

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picked it up about an hour ago.
Sounds great! Its really loud but its
a deep loud. Ill post pics a bit later.
I realized lower end power i put a 2.5
pipe they were offering titanium which
I really wanted but it was like 600 for just
the piping i went w. stainless steel and mandrel
bend it came out to 240 w. everything
And im very staisfied! thumbsup

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cycocelica May 10, 10:26pm - #175270 

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awesome how much of a gain did you feel?? and oh yeah is your car a GT or GTS
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mastro543 May 11, 12:44am - #175271 

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Here it is
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mastro543 May 11, 12:44am - #175272 

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#2
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mastro543 May 11, 12:45am - #175273 

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mastro543 May 11, 12:45am - #175274 

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mastro543 May 11, 12:46am - #175275 

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mastro543 May 11, 12:47am - #175276 

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mastro543 May 11, 12:52am - #175277 

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Originally Posted by cycocelica
awesome how much of a gain did you feel?? and oh yeah is your car a GT or GTS

A significant amount... i have a GT

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MptGlw69 May 11, 1:12am - #175278 
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That looks really nice for only $240. eek thumbsup thumbsup
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cycocelica May 11, 2:57am - #175279 

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tight. i think i am going to go this way.
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vietnamese2004 May 11, 3:47am - #175280 

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yea man, that sweet ass, good gains, cheap price.. thumbsup
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hybridcelica May 11, 1:14pm - #175281 
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nice bends,and those guys opened up the pipe then made the weld.
should have been tig or mig welded though.
but other than that really nice! thumbsup

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AZZKIKR May 11, 3:13pm - #175282 

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that looks really good...I can't wait to mount my invidia...btw...how big is the tip on your muffler?
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mastro543 May 11, 7:11pm - #175283 

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Originally Posted by AZZKIKR
that looks really good...I can't wait to mount my invidia...btw...how big is the tip on your muffler?

115 thumbsup

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AZZKIKR May 11, 7:36pm - #175284 

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cycocelica May 11, 11:03pm - #175285 

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anyone else who had this and had aftermarket exhaust(TRD, TRSM, etc.) before do you feel better gains or not?
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cycocelica May 12, 10:38pm - #175286 

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couple more questions. did you get the whole thing done from the cat on or what? and when you brought your car in what did you ask for? a custom exhaust? just wondering thanks
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SPec_ceLICA May 12, 10:46pm - #175287 

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Looks like good work thumbsup

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RyCeCuBe May 25, 7:58am - #175288 

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got any sound clips?
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EuRoBoYGT May 25, 9:56am - #175289 

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looks goodthumbsup
i c you went with a megan racing muffler how is that

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mastro543 May 25, 10:41am - #175290 

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yea ill post some sound clips
later sounds like the kazuma
exhaust.. everythings running
great w. the megan muffler
sounds really good thumbsup

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gtstrdstyle May 25, 12:42pm - #175291 

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Ive got 3.5 most of the way then to 3. inch and its LOUD, but its like a really deap loud.. sounds great, everyone wants it but they can't figure out what ive done

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mastro543 May 26, 2:01pm - #175292 

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^ didnt get 3 because its normally
only used when running a Turbo thumbsup

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RyCeCuBe May 27, 5:23am - #175293 

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Originally Posted by gtstrdstyle
Ive got 3.5 most of the way then to 3. inch and its LOUD, but its like a really deap loud.. sounds great, everyone wants it but they can't figure out what ive done


don't you pump gas pretty often?
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jenn1356 May 27, 1:23pm - #175294 

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my tip is 5"
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Tru_gts May 28, 1:15am - #175295 
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thats amazing bro...i love the cheap but outstanding mod...its nice to see some metal back there for a change thumbsup
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truboo May 30, 3:35am - #175297 
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