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AZZKIKR
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Aug 13, 10:19am - #248248 
weekend work

Tomorrow (saturday) I have an appointment at 7:30 a.m. to have my resonator behind the cat chopped out. my buddy adam has it done on his GTS and its nice. I'm also gonna order my two replacement wheels on monday, and I should have them by the beginning of September(got run off the road by a bus, story in a different thread)...I'm also doing the Air Filter mod this weekend. I know its not a huge deal, but getting my wheels back, and having my car a lot louder will make a difference to me(its progress)...just thought I'd share...any one else have their resonator chopped??

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ragingpaseo
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Aug 13, 10:22am - #248249 
are you going to be able to pass the emission test???

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Aug 13, 10:26am - #248250 
yeah, taking out the resonator just makes it louder...taking out the cat would mess up the emissions

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Aug 13, 10:30am - #248251 
Originally Posted by AZZKIKR
yeah, taking out the resonator just makes it louder...taking out the cat would mess up the emissions


Yah, the resonator is just for sound. Its an expansion chamber. I however does not reduce flow either, there is no Performance advantage to chopping it off. Just makes more noise without it. rice

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Aug 13, 10:55am - #248252 
yeah, and the noise is what I'm looking for right now. My magnaflow is deep all the way through the top of the powerband, but it could be noisier

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Aug 13, 11:00am - #248253 
I love the way the celi stock exhaust is nice and quiet at bottom end and still can get pretty loud when your goosing on it. That's the way an exhaust system should be IMO.

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Aug 13, 11:04am - #248254 
if you like the noise, go for it. it'll probably be louder than your stereo... grin

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Aug 13, 11:13am - #248255 
If you got the power to match, then by all means, that is as long as it doesn't harm your car (which it shouldn't). Me personally, I like sleepers, so I like my car as fast and as quiet as possible.


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Aug 13, 11:21am - #248256 
yeah, I've got enough, and I don't drag or street race, so I'm not worried about having a sleeper

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Aug 13, 11:25am - #248257 
i love the sound of a loud deep or growl type exhaust but sleeper exhausts are good if ur tryin to avoid police attention

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Aug 13, 12:23pm - #248258 
I dont have a resonator i got my exhaust
custom made from the cat back mandrel bended.
The exhaust sounds loud, you get use to it after
a week.


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Aug 13, 12:25pm - #248259 
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