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ev3 Jul 17, 11:04am - #28415 

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Quality of VS exhaust

i really want to get the veilside teardrop muffler for my celica but want to know about the quality of it. i know veilside make good quality products but just want to hear some feedback.
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if you can pick one up for under $600... why are you waiting - GO FOR IT! thumbsup
It's an excellent system thumbsup thumbsup

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IcEd blUe Jul 17, 2:26pm - #28418 

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is that the one that only weighs like 8 pounds
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If you can pick that exhaust up ... then go for it thumbsup

It's a very good one thats very light
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ev3 Jul 17, 2:43pm - #28420 

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yep thats the one.
i know its awesome. just that it costs a bundle fer only an axel-back exhaust but right now i dont really care coz i just luv the look.
just that look at the picture above. the welding looks a little funny...
anyways, im pordering it in (im in Australia) and so it'l take a few weeks. I'll post pics when its all done. i gota veilside kit as well with a TRD wing. Trying to go as much veilside as possible (cept wing coz i prefer the TRD)
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JAIMEJAMES Jul 17, 2:52pm - #28421 

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remember, this muffler is pretty loud. not loud like the kazuma but it's loud.

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ev3 Jul 17, 3:02pm - #28422 

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yea i think it might be illegal here in Australia but i'll risk it. you can get a silencer fer it anyhoos.
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01celi Jul 17, 3:15pm - #28423 
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where can you get it for under 600?

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the veilside is awesome though!

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Dude (Ev3) was that exhaust you gettin $600 Australian or American...

hmm, im also thinkin its exhause time,
Someplace can get me an apexi exhaust for $500-600 Australian, but im not to sure on the quality, as to how it would rate in terms of the TRD, V/Side, custom exhausts for the celi...

TRD is most expensive (about $1800 Australian), but man i've heard its worth it in the end to go TRD...so i really want to save for that puppy.



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RAWGTS Aug 2, 3:20pm - #28426 

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I just got the Veilside and it's awesome! I don't think it's too loud. Turbo magazine says it makes about 2 hp less than TRD but it weighs 20 pounds less! I don't think you can feel the difference in 2 hp, but drop some weight on a car and it's going to be quicker. Just my 2 cents.
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'03 GT-S w/ Action Package. AEM CAI. TWM SS. Pivot Adj. Shift Light. Veilside Ti Teardrop Exhaust. Intrax Springs. Hotchkiss Sway Bars. APR Front Strut Brace. APR Canards. ADR Flite 5 Wheels w/Bridgestone 225/40/18 SO3 Pole Position Tires. Autometer Cobalt guages.
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LiGhTniNgGT-S Aug 2, 3:39pm - #28427 
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Does this exhaust just bolt on like the TRD one or is welding involved?
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Snake03GT Aug 3, 12:17am - #28428 
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i believe TRD is 25 pounds and this one is 8 pounds. i personally think TRD is better because its cheaper but im sure the difference is minimal

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Blue_Jaggon Aug 3, 5:08am - #28429 

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I keep hearing veilside is an axleback system...what's an axleback system? so what comes with this exhaust system? is it just a muffler tip?...little info i'm curious
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vejita_13 Aug 3, 5:21am - #28430 

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Originally Posted by Blue_Jaggon
I keep hearing veilside is an axleback system...what's an axleback system? so what comes with this exhaust system? is it just a muffler tip?...little info i'm curious


similar question. ive heard that the TRD exhaust is an axle back system, as opposed to a cat back...whats the difference???? confused
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tomsgts Aug 3, 8:15am - #28431 
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the only way a manufacturer can make a bolt on kit for our cars is to have a axle back system. Look at your exhaust next to the rear wheels you will see a flange where the muffler bolts to the rest of the exhaust. In an axle back system you get from there back.
For us to have a cat back system we would have to cut and weld it on because there isn't a way to bolt it on right after the converter. That is way most of the exhaust systems for our cars are axle back (basically from the rear wheels back) hope that helps
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ev3 Aug 3, 11:55pm - #28432 

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Sorry fer the late reply but it costs like AU$1320 over here which includiong shipping and fitting.

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ev3 Aug 3, 11:55pm - #28433 

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yea most of the exhausts fer the celica are axel back coz of the weird setup. but its all good!
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Blue_Jaggon Aug 4, 4:53am - #28434 

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So after the explanations, I got questions. Is axleback just as good as catback? So with axleback you don't get a downpipe/midpipe? (not good with this yet) Just bolt right on...is that why hp gains are so little like 5-6...?
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celicapimp02 Aug 4, 4:55am - #28435 

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veilside is cool
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itchyvi3t Aug 4, 8:12am - #28436 
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has anyone heard if magnaflow was making a true cat-back for our cars.. i remember they were looking for some in the local so cal area to make/fit their exhaust

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PBCelica02 Aug 4, 10:19am - #28437 

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Originally Posted by Blue_Jaggon
So after the explanations, I got questions. Is axleback just as good as catback? So with axleback you don't get a downpipe/midpipe? (not good with this yet) Just bolt right on...is that why hp gains are so little like 5-6...?


it is just as good...look at the gains on the VS...
it just isn't a full pipe...

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Spencer Aug 4, 8:05pm - #28439 

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Originally Posted by VSGTS14
Originally Posted by Blue_Jaggon
So after the explanations, I got questions. Is axleback just as good as catback? So with axleback you don't get a downpipe/midpipe? (not good with this yet) Just bolt right on...is that why hp gains are so little like 5-6...?


it is just as good...look at the gains on the VS...
it just isn't a full pipe...


so if you get a catback system do your gains go up more? i mean i want a veilside muffler ...can you install urself?not too hard..just bolt on right?

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Originally Posted by Spencer
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
Originally Posted by Blue_Jaggon
So after the explanations, I got questions. Is axleback just as good as catback? So with axleback you don't get a downpipe/midpipe? (not good with this yet) Just bolt right on...is that why hp gains are so little like 5-6...?


it is just as good...look at the gains on the VS...
it just isn't a full pipe...


so if you get a catback system do your gains go up more? i mean i want a veilside muffler ...can you install urself?not too hard..just bolt on right?


well that question answers itself because if you look here...
http://www.turbomagazine.com/tech/0209tur_exhaust/
you can see that the VS is the 3rd or 4th to have highest gains...this being an non catback exhaust.
So the VS is a good exhaust...I know someone who had one till he totalled his celica, he said it was soooooo sweet and the sound was just amazing.

And yes it is easy to do...just bolts and hangers and crap like that. You could do it yourself.

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Spencer Aug 4, 9:58pm - #28441 

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thanks for the info thumbsup

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