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AzNRaCeR Oct 9, 12:32am - #295074 
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hks exhaust and vvtli question help?

how do i find out if the HKS exhaust is 1st or 2nd gen. What are the differences and why did they make 2 gens? How can i find out if its the GTS or GT model? someone help. thanks.I want to buy it from this guy, but all i can see is pics. Just be sure i dont get ripped off, ill ask here for someones expert advice.

Also, for the lift...IT DOESNT WORK ANYMORE!!!!! i send it to the dealer, but thay were like ...oh everything is fine...you just got used to it...LOL what bitches!...so they wont repair it for me. I dunno what could be going on. Im passing 6k at 1st 2nd and even 3rd! and no lift!
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Blue_Bomber Oct 9, 1:01am - #295075 
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I believe the Gen 2 has some sort of coating on it to resist the rusting problem Gen 1 had. Not sure if it's visible or not. I know the pics I've seen of it have shown a blue color to the metal, so I'm not sure if that's the actual coating, or what the exhaust has always looked like.
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AzNRaCeR Oct 9, 1:09am - #295076 
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is the coating on the whole exhuast of just the end muffler?

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Blue_Bomber Oct 9, 1:17am - #295077 
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It's on the muffler and piping, but the canister and tip are polished.
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AzNRaCeR Oct 9, 1:36am - #295078 
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here maybe this pics will help you guys
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Blue_Bomber Oct 9, 1:51am - #295079 
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Here's a pic of the HKS (bottom left):

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Oh yeah, and about lift, your lift bolts are most likely broken. PITA to replace, but there's a TSB out for it, so it's a known problem, and is definitely covered under warranty. I've attached the TSB to the top of this post.
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Blue_Bomber Oct 9, 1:53am - #295080 
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Originally Posted by AzNRaCeR
here maybe this pics will help you guys
Wow, I guess that's the 1st gen.
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AzNRaCeR Oct 9, 2:26am - #295081 
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dang i guess it is...can i paint it..lol? ir will probably melt of anyways. thanks blue! you help a lot off ppl here...dont you wish you get paid for advice? lol jk

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Blue_Bomber Oct 9, 2:38am - #295082 
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Yeah, you can paint it with silver high temp paint to make it look more normal. wink

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AzNRaCeR Oct 9, 5:12pm - #295083 
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ok...i took off the cover this morning and did the bolt. but it looks like the bolts didnt break!...now what else can it be that will stop the vvtli from working?
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