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Jan 4, 1:23am - #3052 
Exhaust help

need some help regarding exhausts, i don't know much about them.

i am thinking of purchasing some sort of exhaust system. (sorry if my lingo on this subject is wrong [Razz] ). i want something very affordable, but high quality with a deep sound (i.e. TRD). none of the high pitched whining sounds.

i don't think i wish to spend $600 (or however much they cost) for the real TRD exhausts. is it possible my body shop can do something to my pipes to produce a fairly louder than stock, deep roar?

my body shop wanted to sell me a magnaflow exhaust for $90 canadian. any good?

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[ 01-04-2003, 12:28 AM: Message edited by: Pete00 ]


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Jan 4, 2:17am - #3053 
Check this out, here is some info I found throughout this forum. Hope it helps.
http://www.ecelica.com/cgi-bin/ubb/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic;f=4;t=000130

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Jan 4, 2:43am - #3054 
def. helps. thanks! thumbsup


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Jan 4, 10:57am - #3055 
Go with the Tanabe super racing medallion. It has a very good sound, nice and low, not ricey sound. I got it for $510 at www.modacar.com
Since you live in Canada, I don't know price wise. It's a good exhaust though.


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Jan 4, 7:00pm - #3056 
I DID ALL OF THE RESEARCH BEFORE I BOUGHT MINE. I rofl CHECKED WITH THE tURBO MAGAZINE REPORT, THEN SURVEYED MEMBERS HERE AS WELL AS OTHER BOARDS AND THEN JUST CALLED AROUND AND FORUND OUT .. TRD IS THE BEST AND YET IT'S NOT TOO LOUD YET REAL THROATY SOUND, TOUGH YET STEALTH LIKE. GOOD LUCK WITH YOUR DESICION.


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Jan 4, 9:43pm - #3057 
yeah it seems like most people are very happy with the TRD, then the tanabe.
i guess i'll eventually go TRD...when i have enough money. rims first. grin


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Jan 4, 10:03pm - #3058 
TSRM all the way... its carb approved to so don't trip

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Jan 4, 10:21pm - #3059 
can the following be used for a celica? if so, what is a resonable price to offer - it is used (coming off prelude):

cat back tanabe G racing medallion.
confused

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Jan 10, 9:52pm - #3060 
I have heard that the TRD and the Tanabe Super Racing Medallion exhausts add about the same amount of horsepower and only a 1 lb. difference in torque. I also heard that the Tanabe sounds a hell of a lot better than the TRD, I am going to buy the Tanabe within the next month or two. Godd luck with what you decide, but if you want a nice sound to go with a nice horsepower gain, go with the Tanabe, that's just my opinion. Later


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Jan 10, 10:43pm - #3061 
thanks doc! thumbsup


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Jan 10, 11:53pm - #3062 
magnaflow is very good...i have it on mine and it is perfect. not whiny at all and a nice low rumble. i recommend it.


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Jan 11, 11:06pm - #3063 
thanks nytros thumbsup


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Jan 12, 11:12am - #3064 
just got my tanabe super race medallion from afsmotorsports.com for 435.00 shipped and everything. comes with a silencer in case you decide you want it quiet one night.

very nice sounding...much nicer than TRD sound wise. performance wise, TRD or tanabe...either one is great. but if you want the best sound...go with tanabe.


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Jan 12, 11:44am - #3065 
thanks silver. i just can't justify spending almost 1 grand canadian for a nice sound. so instead i'm pondering going custom. my friend can do it for 150 canadian and get a more or less same sound spineyes


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Jan 12, 9:48pm - #3066 
Silverice, are you sure you got it for 435 from afsmotorsports.com?? Cause that site is selling it for $450.00 and i dunno if that includes shipping.

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Jan 12, 10:58pm - #3067 
They are selling it on the site for 450, yes.

BUT, They ran a special on newcelica.org for 435.00. What you do is call Shawn at afsmotorsports, and tell him you saw the buy on newcelica.org, and you want to order one for 435.00. That's what you have to do. Here is his info.

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Trust me, I ordered from him and you will definitely be pleased. Let me know if I can help out anymore.


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Jan 14, 3:51pm - #3068 
I have Greddy Evo on my 02 GTS, I love it, It looks tougher than TRD and doesnt stick out as much as Tanabe,(my opinion) It sound really deep, nothing high pitch...

I got it for 435 bucks from:
http://www.titanmotorsports.com/gredevoexgtg.html

Good luck! They are all awesome!

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Jan 14, 4:40pm - #3069 
Hey redracer...have you seen the tanabe super racing medallion on a celica? How much does it stick out? And was it on the stock bumper or with a bodykit? Because I am buying a body kit when I buy the tanabe, and I heard that it fits real good with an aftermarket bodykit. Thanks man.


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Jan 16, 7:49am - #3070 
TRD exhaust all the way

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Jan 17, 3:26pm - #3071 
does the veilside teardrop have a low tone or the high pitch F1 sound??


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Jan 17, 3:45pm - #3072 
Here is one of Tanabe super racing medalion w/the stock rear bumper

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You really cant go wrong Greddy, TRD, Tanabe, Apexi n1...they all rock

The only one I wouldnt get is kazuma, its too loud for me.

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Jan 17, 8:52pm - #3073 
Thanks redracer, I think it looks friggin awesome, I can't wait to get mine, another couple of weeks and I am ordering it, charge it up on the credit card, pay for it in a couple months, screw it...I WANT IT NOW!!!! Later guys, and thanks again.


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Jan 17, 10:36pm - #3074 
I'm gettin my Tanabe on Monday, I can't wait. I installed an Injen CAI earlier this week and love it. Can't wait to see what the exhaust adds to the sound. I got the tanabe at afsmotorsports for 435.

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