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oOoLINoOo Jul 26, 10:57pm - #233110 
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TRD exhaust...

Should I buy TRD exhaust online for about $500 and take to someone install it or should I just buy it at dealer and let them install it, it would be about $600.
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MptGlw69 Jul 26, 11:26pm - #233111 
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Buy it online and install it yourself. Not that hard. thumbsup

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You can easily install it yourself but if your gonna have someone do it take it to toyota. Most places charge about 70-80 to put it on anyway so that extra 20 bucks just makes sure your warranty wond be affected.
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MptGlw69 Jul 26, 11:30pm - #233113 
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A cheap place to get it at is http://toyotaparts4u.com
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GT2111 Jul 26, 11:31pm - #233114 
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Install it yours self! Very EZ!
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NorwayGT Jul 26, 11:57pm - #233115 

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yea, it takes like 10minutes

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Sultan Jul 27, 12:51am - #233116 

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Originally Posted by MptGlw69
Buy it online and install it yourself. Not that hard. thumbsup


...however, if you don't want warranty issues, let Toyota install it - it won't be that expensive
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RyOlSe Jul 27, 1:03am - #233117 

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off the subject but i can never remember, who is the company that makes an exhaust system that is like 1/2 a horse less then the TRD but supposedly sounds better? [/color]

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MptGlw69 Jul 27, 1:07am - #233118 
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Originally Posted by RyOlSe
off the subject but i can never remember, who is the company that makes an exhaust system that is like 1/2 a horse less then the TRD but supposedly sounds better?[/color]


Tanabe super racing medallion is the 2nd legal exhaust for best HP gains. thumbsup
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Miketrd Jul 27, 4:07am - #233119 
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if i install the TRD exhaust myself, do you guys know if that will void my warranty?

I know is easy to install
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MptGlw69 Jul 27, 4:11am - #233120 
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Originally Posted by Miketrd
if i install the TRD exhaust myself, do you guys know if that will void my warranty?

I know is easy to install


Yes, I think it will void it.
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Miketrd Jul 27, 4:22am - #233121 
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Oh man, last friday i went to the dealer and ask for the price for the TRD exhaust extended and they said $643, and i said, " are you crazy!, i can buy that online for just $490 ", and they could not believe me, i just asked for a computer with internet and show them they are wrong.

They said i could buy it online and take it to them, and they will install it for $60.
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2003cbgts Jul 27, 4:32am - #233122 

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yup thats what im doing. i bought the extended warrenty, so i dont wanna give them any reason to void it.
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oOoLINoOo Jul 27, 5:04am - #233123 
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I have a question, I don't really understand what the difference between those two TRD exhaust?
1. http://www.intensepower.com/trdkaexce0gt.html
2. http://toyotaparts4u.com/e_catalog/
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MptGlw69 Jul 27, 5:38am - #233124 
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Originally Posted by oOoLINoOo
I have a question, I don't really understand what the difference between those two TRD exhaust?
1. http://www.intensepower.com/trdkaexce0gt.html
2. http://toyotaparts4u.com/e_catalog/


The Kazuma is a racing exhaust and is illegal because it's sooo loud. Definitely not to be used for daily driving, although a lot of people do. You are likely to get a ticket because of how loud it is. I would not advise you to get it for daily driving.

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if you live in a town with cops who dont care go with kazuma. its cheaper and its louder.
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MptGlw69 Jul 27, 6:09am - #233126 
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Originally Posted by poisonthewell
if you live in a town with cops who dont care go with kazuma. its cheaper and its louder.


And it offers the most HP gains.
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ironracer4130 Jul 27, 6:40am - #233127 

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ironracer4130 Jul 27, 6:44am - #233128 

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^^ to answer ryoise's question haha
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