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Dec 2, 12:06pm - #341409 
would it be worth it?

Right now i have a custom axle-back exhaust with 2.5" piping. I was wondering if it would be worth the money to take it to a shop and get 2.5" mendrel bent piping to make it a cat back exhaust. So...would it be worth it? would i see any gain at all?

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Dec 2, 12:29pm - #341410 
my buddy's got an STi and he had that done... he seems to like it and think its worth it thumbsup


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Dec 2, 12:35pm - #341411 
^for a turbo charged motor, yeah, it makes a lot of difference. for our N/A motor, you're not going to see a whole lot of difference...

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Dec 2, 12:44pm - #341412 
yeah... i was just about to add that. Damn you paseo damn you striaght to hades! angry


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Dec 2, 1:55pm - #341413 
yes the juice is worth the squeeze


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Dec 2, 9:52pm - #341414 
I heard that on our celis it only improves the sound. Not much gains on the catback...
I was about to do it but a lot of people said it wasn't worth it for the performance


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Dec 2, 9:56pm - #341415 
not worth it IMO. I went the free route and removed the stock muffler. have yet to see a cheaper exhaust perform better lol. it's basically the same as having a Kazuma exhaust only more quiet at idle lol

you wont see gains that will justify the cost. and thats IF you get any gains which I doubt you will.


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Dec 2, 9:57pm - #341416 
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you wont see gains that will justify the cost. and thats IF you get any gains which I doubt you will. [/quote]

Exactly

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