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dont hate...exhaust question #420529 Mar 19, 12:33am Mar 19, 12:33am
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dont hate...exhaust question
i am low on cash, so i dont want to do a whole exhaust overhual...if i just bought a tanabe or N1 muffler (like $40), would it make that big of a difference? i know the sound would change, but that's mainly what im going for.


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Re: dont hate...exhaust question [Re: cwsample] #420530 Mar 19, 12:36am Mar 19, 12:36am
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Re: dont hate...exhaust question [Re: My Sixth Gear] #420531 Mar 19, 12:39am Mar 19, 12:39am
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is it even possible to get a good exhaust system for less than like $150? im mainly just lookin for sound change right now until i can get some dough


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Re: dont hate...exhaust question [Re: cwsample] #420532 Mar 19, 1:05am Mar 19, 1:05am
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new question...there is a muffler shop in town that i have had work done with before...if i bought a muffler, wouldn't it be cheaper for them to just make all the new pipe and stuff for it than to buy it all pre-made? if so, how much of it would they have to replace?


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Re: dont hate...exhaust question [Re: cwsample] #420533 Mar 19, 1:24am Mar 19, 1:24am
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^^^it would be cheaper and i guess more effective than most aftermarket name brands.
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Re: dont hate...exhaust question [Re: Zero] #420534 Mar 19, 5:26am Mar 19, 5:26am
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it would probably be cheaper, but that doesnt mean its more effective.

most shops crush bend their pipes instead of mandrel bend. (mandrel bend is smoother and allows air to flow more freely up to 35% more over a crush bent pipe).

that said, if you can find a mandrel bend shop to do the work with about 2.3 - 2.4" piping then you'd be set. it would probably come out to be almost as expensive as just an aftermarket exhaust though $around $400) and maybe even more expensive depending on how much they charge for labor.

Re: dont hate...exhaust question [Re: Speed4TheNeed] #420535 Mar 19, 2:47pm Mar 19, 2:47pm
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I would wait and save up, but if you want a sound change then get em to run you straight pipes all the way back. grin

Re: dont hate...exhaust question [Re: trikdcelica] #420536 Mar 19, 3:10pm Mar 19, 3:10pm
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Re: dont hate...exhaust question [Re: RookieGTS] #420537 Mar 19, 3:12pm Mar 19, 3:12pm
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just save it and wait, it's much more worth it than getting a dopey can on the end


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Re: dont hate...exhaust question [Re: VSGTS14] #420538 Mar 19, 4:06pm Mar 19, 4:06pm
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hah, looks like ill be savin it up then...thanks for the input


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