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Oct 24, 12:37pm - #308156 
Pics of my custom exhaust. How would I put a TPR or TRD on here

I have a custom cat back exhaust, and I've decided that I want to get a TPR or TRD exhaust (because it feels like my custom exhaust bogs too much and I lose low end).

The only problem is that when the put on my custom exhaust, they cut the original piping just after the resonator and put different piping, so I don't know how I would get the TRD exhaust to fit on here now.

What can I do to fix this? Here are some old (and small) pictures that I took a while back after I got my exhaust done. I would take new pics but I don't have any batteries right now.

http://memimage.cardomain.net/member_images/7/web/511000-511999/511234_31.jpg

http://memimage.cardomain.net/member_images/7/web/511000-511999/511234_32.jpg

http://memimage.cardomain.net/member_images/7/web/511000-511999/511234_33.jpg


Blue, help me on this one. grin


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Oct 24, 2:11pm - #308157 
I would say you could just take the new exhaust to a muffler shop and they would have to cut the exhaust pipe that bolts on and just weld it to the current piping you have installed.

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Oct 25, 9:41pm - #308158 
Originally Posted by BadSeed
I would say you could just take the new exhaust to a muffler shop and they would have to cut the exhaust pipe that bolts on and just weld it to the current piping you have installed.

Yup, either that or find a place that sells JDM ball flanges so you can just bolt on the TPR exhaust. BTW, what size is the piping on your exhaust?

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Oct 25, 9:45pm - #308159 
or wait till the TRD header and downpipe comes out you wont need stock pipes thumbsup

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Oct 26, 1:06am - #308160 
Originally Posted by Clos
or wait till the TRD header and downpipe comes out you wont need stock pipes thumbsup

I assume you mean TPR, not TRD, right? wink

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Oct 26, 2:07pm - #308161 
how would the tpr exhaust perform if you install it then do custom cat back piping with it?

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Oct 26, 3:29pm - #308162 
Maybe 3-5 more whp, depending on how well the custom part was made (NO crush bending at all thumbsdown ).

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Oct 26, 5:17pm - #308163 
Yah what size is your custom piping?

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Oct 26, 8:35pm - #308164 
Originally Posted by SmutasticGT
Yah what size is your custom piping?


2.5"


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Oct 26, 9:15pm - #308165 
did you like the custom exhaust setup or did it not work out to well since your switching to TRD or TPR?

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Oct 26, 10:51pm - #308166 
Since you have 2.5" piping on your custom exhaust, you can either get one of those ball flanges I was talking about so you don't need to modify the TPR exhaust (if you ever decide to part out your car), or you can get Easy_C to make you a TPR exhaust with just a flat flange welded on. Then you can take your car to an exhaust shop, get your custom exhaust cut off to line up with the TPR exhaust, and get a flat flange welded to it to make the TPR exhaust a full bolt on exhaust.

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