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Oct 31, 9:21am - #314460 
TRD Kazuma Exhaust?

Im looking into getting a aftermarket exhaust. I have an 01 Celica GTS, and ive heard great things about the TRD Kazuma exhaust. Where can i buy the TRD Kazuma exhaust??, and is it a catback because i want a catback, not an axleback. and is that the best exhaust you can get for the celica?

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Oct 31, 9:31am - #314461 
its catback and is illegal
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Oct 31, 9:52am - #314462 
TRD exhaust = really really LOUD,
you might get the most hp out of it but you will lose low-end torque, think twice

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Oct 31, 9:57am - #314463 
Originally Posted by ioric18
TRD exhaust = really really LOUD,
you might get the most hp out of it but you will lose low-end torque, think twice

You mean TRD Kazuma. wink The regular TRD exhaust is within legal sound limits and gains low end.

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Oct 31, 1:31pm - #314464 
ok...where can you get it from?

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Oct 31, 2:17pm - #314465 
and does anyone have any clips of this exhaust, because seems like it is too loud but idk, also, how illegal is it

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Oct 31, 2:47pm - #314466 
illegal enough to get you pulled over and fined for illegal modifications.


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Oct 31, 8:33pm - #314467 
if you really want it, go for it. but be warned...its too loud. fuck to po-pos laughsilly


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Oct 31, 8:50pm - #314468 
Originally Posted by 02celicagts
and does anyone have any clips of this exhaust, because seems like it is too loud but idk, also, how illegal is it

Here's an MP3 of a Kazuma on a friend's GTS. It starts out with him in the street outside my driveway (about 5 car lengths away), pulling up to the street corner (about 10 car lengths). At 10 seconds into the clip, he turns left onto the main street, and contiues to travel to about 2-3 blocks away (about 1/8 mi) at the end of the clip. Keep in mind that he knows how loud his exhaust is, so he's keeping the throttle input and revs to a minimum. Sorry for the noise in the background, it was a rainy day. tongue

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Oct 31, 9:51pm - #314469 
thanks dude...ya its def loud, it seems raspy...is it just the background noise or is it raspy. Is it loud cause it has no resonator? cause its just all pipe from the cat back

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Oct 31, 10:24pm - #314470 
does anyone else have any sound clips or video clips of this exhaust. Whats the actual decibal amount of this exhaust?

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Oct 31, 10:36pm - #314471 
It is raspy, basically the same way it sounds in the video. It's loud because it only has one tiny resonator at the end, instead of the big, huge stock resonator, plus the big and small stock mufflers.

The exhaust is somewhere around 116-118 dB, 20+ db over the legal limit (and a potential source of hearing loss, seriously).

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Oct 31, 10:49pm - #314472 
so why dont people go with like the Apexi N1 or the HKS Hi-Power, those are supposed to be excellent exhaust arent they, and they are catback as well?

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Oct 31, 11:02pm - #314473 
Apexi is quiet and doesn't produce much power, and HKS is semi-loud, doesn't produce much power, and blows open at the seam. rolleyes They're only axle backs.

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Oct 31, 11:04pm - #314474 
get TPR

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Nov 1, 1:58pm - #314476 
When does TPR come out with its midpipe..cause its only axleback right now isnt it, are there any other cat-back exhausts, and does anyone have a clip of the TPR exhaust and where i can get it?

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Nov 1, 2:01pm - #314477 
you can always get a axel back then go to a muffler shop to take out the resonater (thats what i did with my tanabe) then its basically a cat back


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Nov 1, 2:15pm - #314478 
so all exhausts for the celica are axle-back except the Kazuma which seems crazy loud, which i dont mind? does TPR have a website where i can see the specs on that exhaust?

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Nov 1, 2:44pm - #314479 
Originally Posted by drkramm
you can always get a axel back then go to a muffler shop to take out the resonater (thats what i did with my tanabe) then its basically a cat back

That won't do a thing except make the car louder. You need to upgrade the piping from the cat to the axle back to 2.5" to get any gains. The stock resonator isn't very restrictive at all.

Originally Posted by 02celicagts
so all exhausts for the celica are axle-back except the Kazuma which seems crazy loud, which i dont mind? does TPR have a website where i can see the specs on that exhaust?

There are a couple other exhausts like Greddy and Tanabe that are catbacks, but that's about it. TPR's site will be uploaded soon, but for now, you can check out my sig on New[/b]Celica[b].org. It has links to info (construction, dynos, ordering, etc.) about all of TPR's current parts. There are also a few threads here with info on the TPR CAI and exhaust.

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Nov 1, 3:48pm - #314480 
the TPR full catback seems like it will be nice...

but i like how TRD states in their TRD catalog that i have read that the kazuma meets the 95 sound decibal thing. When i guess it doesn't


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Nov 1, 4:01pm - #314481 
Nope, you must have read the wrong line. The exhaust itself has a plate on it stating that it's not legal for on road driving.

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Nov 1, 4:17pm - #314482 
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
its catback and is illegal
but i'm getting it

thougth you had a wrx? and your car was at a dealership?


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Nov 1, 7:55pm - #314483 
no i wasn't reading a wrong line, i was reading STRAIGHT FROM A TRD USA catalog from Toyota.


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Nov 1, 8:04pm - #314484 
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
the TPR full catback seems like it will be nice...

but i like how TRD states in their TRD catalog that i have read that the kazuma meets the 95 sound decibal thing. When i guess it doesn't


The TPR is an axle back, remember? wave rofl


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Nov 1, 9:12pm - #314485 
Originally Posted by Blue_Bomber
It is raspy, basically the same way it sounds in the video. It's loud because it only has one tiny resonator at the end, instead of the big, huge stock resonator, plus the big and small stock mufflers.

The exhaust is somewhere around 116-118 dB, 20+ db over the legal limit (and a potential source of hearing loss, seriously).


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116dB is more than a little on the crazy side.

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Nov 1, 9:42pm - #314486 
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
no i wasn't reading a wrong line, i was reading STRAIGHT FROM A TRD USA catalog from Toyota.

LOL, probably the same catalog that says the Celica TRD exhaust gains 14hp at the rear wheels. rofl Either way, they're wrong, since the Kazuma has this welded to its piping:

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the TPR full catback seems like it will be nice...

but i like how TRD states in their TRD catalog that i have read that the kazuma meets the 95 sound decibal thing. When i guess it doesn't


The TPR is an axle back, remember? wave rofl

I think he's talking about the TPR exhaust and TPR midpipe combined. It could be considered a cat back, but is actually a header back. Unlike cat backs, it also includes a high flow cat.

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Nov 1, 11:13pm - #314487 
^ o shit, i never seen that on a kazuma before... rofl


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Nov 2, 12:22am - #314488 
Originally Posted by Blue_Bomber
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
no i wasn't reading a wrong line, i was reading STRAIGHT FROM A TRD USA catalog from Toyota.

LOL, probably the same catalog that says the Celica TRD exhaust gains 14hp at the rear wheels. rofl Either way, they're wrong, since the Kazuma has this welded to its piping:

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the TPR full catback seems like it will be nice...

but i like how TRD states in their TRD catalog that i have read that the kazuma meets the 95 sound decibal thing. When i guess it doesn't


The TPR is an axle back, remember? wave rofl

I think he's talking about the TPR exhaust and TPR midpipe combined. It could be considered a cat back, but is actually a header back. Unlike cat backs, it also includes a high flow cat.


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Nov 2, 12:52am - #314489 
LOL, don't worry. A cop won't hesitate to ticket you for the Kazuma, even if he doesn't see that plate. wink

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Nov 2, 1:45am - #314490 
i think some of you are confusing the TRD exhaust with the TRD kazuma. These are very different units.TRD exhuast is really just a sports muffler. Its n axel back and it meets 95db limit. Now the Kazuma is catback and does not. In the TRD catalog its has the sport muffler which it says gives 14hp and meets the 95db limit. Then it also has the Kazuma which is labeled as off road exhaust. That one is not legal.

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Nov 2, 5:16am - #314491 
i have read both in the magazine and they are retarded anyway.
I already knew the exhaust was over 95 blue bomber, i was stating how dumb TRD is, maybe i read it wrong spineyes

anyway, the TPR exhaust is a header back?
would you be able to pair it with another rear section of another exhaust?


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Nov 2, 7:57am - #314492 
if you put enough silencers on the Kazuma, can you lower the decibels to near legal? would this restrict the airflow?


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i love my kazuma. . . rofl

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Nov 2, 1:39pm - #314494 
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
i have read both in the magazine and they are retarded anyway.
I already knew the exhaust was over 95 blue bomber, i was stating how dumb TRD is, maybe i read it wrong spineyes

anyway, the TPR exhaust is a header back?
would you be able to pair it with another rear section of another exhaust?

The TPR exhaust itself is axle back, but once TPR releases their midpipe, it can be added to the axle back to turn it into a header back, but it will still be very close to or equal to street legal.

Originally Posted by AzNRaCeR
if you put enough silencers on the Kazuma, can you lower the decibels to near legal? would this restrict the airflow?

Yes and yes. smile IT'll take at least a muffler and another resonator to drop the sound anywhere near legal, so at that point, you'd be reducing the power back to the equivalent of an axle back. Not worth the money when you can buy an axle back for the same price or less in the end.

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Nov 2, 2:02pm - #314495 
Originally Posted by Blue_Bomber
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
no i wasn't reading a wrong line, i was reading STRAIGHT FROM A TRD USA catalog from Toyota.

LOL, probably the same catalog that says the Celica TRD exhaust gains 14hp at the rear wheels. rofl Either way, they're wrong, since the Kazuma has this welded to its piping:

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the TPR full catback seems like it will be nice...

but i like how TRD states in their TRD catalog that i have read that the kazuma meets the 95 sound decibal thing. When i guess it doesn't


The TPR is an axle back, remember? wave rofl

I think he's talking about the TPR exhaust and TPR midpipe combined. It could be considered a cat back, but is actually a header back. Unlike cat backs, it also includes a high flow cat.




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Nov 2, 4:18pm - #314496 
wat are the diffrences of cat, axle, and header back exhaust??


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Nov 2, 4:49pm - #314497 
ugh, blue bomber, you're not understandin me spineyes

i already know about the exhaust, i was questioning that you ARE makin enough parts to have a header back...
and if so, would i be able to pair it with the kazuma


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Nov 2, 5:25pm - #314498 
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
ugh, blue bomber, you're not understandin me spineyes

i already know about the exhaust, i was questioning that you ARE makin enough parts to have a header back...
and if so, would i be able to pair it with the kazuma
Yes, the TPR midpipe and TPR axle back combined will be a header back exhaust. And no, you can't use the Kazuma with it, since the Kazuma would replace about 80% of the TPR combo.

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Nov 2, 5:39pm - #314499 
Originally Posted by AznKhaos
wat are the diffrences of cat, axle, and header back exhaust??

Axle back = starts at the rear axle (by the rear struts). Bolt on.

Cat back = starts directly after the cat. Requires welding to be installed. Around 25% better gains than an axle back.

Header back = Starts right after the header. Bolt on. Equal or better gains than a cat back.

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Nov 2, 5:45pm - #314500 
what header back exhausts are there besides TPR?


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None. cool

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ooo..thx


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