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Mar 21, 12:21pm - #422181 
Estimation of exhaust buy/install

Hey guys, I'm thinking about getting a new exhaust...about how much would a decent exhaust system cost? I haven't started looking yet, so I figured I'd ask around here first.

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Mar 21, 12:22pm - #422182 
around 500-600$ install will be free because you can DIY, its VERY simple! thumbsup

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Mar 21, 12:25pm - #422183 
Originally Posted by tgts2000
around 500-600$ install will be free because you can DIY, its VERY simple! thumbsup
Oh cool, not bad, know of any decent ones you could suggest to me? I want one with a nice "roar" LOL. I really don't know if I could do it myself...

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Mar 21, 12:26pm - #422184 
TPR...its $450 plus shipping. has the highest gain, has a sweet sound just like the 350z and G35, looks stock/like the TRD exhaust so cops wont hassle you much for it.


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Mar 21, 12:27pm - #422185 
I had TRD but thats more of a quiet exhaust. It's quiet at idle and for daily driving but once you get on it it livens up, perfect tone I thought. I got it for 580 @ trdparts4u.com. Trust me you can do it yourself, all you need to do is take off a couple of bolts, there's an installation guide on here somewhere!

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Mar 21, 12:30pm - #422186 
Had to borrow it from the other site

here's the install guide, very easy
http://www.new celica.org/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=115462

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Mar 21, 12:31pm - #422187 
Ohhh ok cool, doesn't sound too hard smile I'll probably go with the TPR you mentioned, Zero smile Unless there's an even better one out there with a better sound...I had an Audi TT in England...I kinda liked the sound it made.


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Mar 21, 12:33pm - #422188 
i don't really like how the tpr are looks right now..well the first batch made. i'd go for TRD. if you want louder "roar" go for the kazuma exhaust

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Mar 21, 12:39pm - #422189 
Originally Posted by celiwhite
i don't really like how the tpr are looks right now..well the first batch made. i'd go for trd. if you want louder "roar" go for the kazuma exhaust


Yea that's why I vote for TRD, the TPR wasn't lookin very good. rofl Don't tell her Kazuma, I think that might be a little too loud!

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Mar 21, 12:52pm - #422190 
if your worried about money, id say go with a nice custom, it'll cost you a lot less.


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Mar 21, 12:58pm - #422191 
Originally Posted by Eman
if your worried about money, id say go with a nice custom, it'll cost you a lot less.
Not really worried about cost...so Kazuma? I want it loud smile Just like my bass lol. The louder the better wink

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Mar 21, 12:59pm - #422192 
you want loud go with kazuma. good luck with the cops, and the headache.


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Mar 21, 1:04pm - #422193 
Originally Posted by Eman
you want loud go with kazuma. good luck with the cops, and the headache.
well if I run into problems, couldn't I get a silencer?

What do you suggest for a nice exhaust that WOULDNT grab cops attention but still sound good?

This is what I found on Kazuma, is this one a good one? http://shop.store.yahoo.com/titanmotorsports/kazexbytrd.html

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Mar 21, 1:09pm - #422194 
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Mar 21, 1:43pm - #422195 
yeah you can get w/o spending hundreds of dollars if you just go with a custom setup and a custom exhaust tip. Can do a straight pipe! grin

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Mar 21, 2:19pm - #422196 
Originally Posted by RookieGTS
yeah you can get w/o spending hundreds of dollars if you just go with a custom setup and a custom exhaust tip. Can do a straight pipe! grin
what do you mean custom setup? What kind of setup? I wouldn't know where to start LOL

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Mar 21, 2:23pm - #422197 
you cant go wrong with custom, so long as you dont pick a fartcan muffler/exhaust tip...you just custom fit the piping at a local shop, they should do the piping for about 80-100$, weld it on...


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Mar 21, 2:39pm - #422198 
Originally Posted by Stun
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Hey Stun, how loud is the TSRM? What about the gains? I love the tip on it. Think you can get some more pics of it?


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Mar 21, 3:01pm - #422199 
**cough cough** veilside teardrop. grin


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Mar 21, 3:05pm - #422200 
^^^^^8-9 bills grin rofl


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Mar 21, 5:05pm - #422201 
custom is the way to go, besides going TRD or TPR.

here's my list of what to do:
1. find a nice muffler - IMO, get a Carbon Fiber wrapped muffler preferrebly RACtive or Stinger.
2. find a shop to do the work. get a few qoutes on who can do it cheaper.
3. ask if they do mandrel bends for a clean setup/freer flow.
4. straight-pipe that bitch. choose whether you want it from the axle-back or from the cat-back.

this will save you around $250 compared with buying the TRD, TPR, KAZUMA, TSRM...etc... thumbsup


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Mar 21, 5:13pm - #422202 
stay away from Carbon Fiber wrapped. God those are just screaming ricer. TSRM has a deep sound without hurting performance a lot.

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Mar 21, 5:16pm - #422203 
If cost is no object, then try a Veilside Titanium! Best money can buy! thumbsup


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Mar 21, 5:17pm - #422204 
invidia, greddy, skunk2...all good exhausts and you can get it less than 500..i can vouch for sound/performance for the invidia bc i have it and its perfect..it has a awesome deep sound..very easy install though..i put it on myself just had to get it welded for extra support..

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Mar 21, 5:29pm - #422205 
whats wrong about Carbon Fiber mufflers? i like the looks of it. unless it sounds like rice. hmm... confused


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Mar 21, 5:40pm - #422206 
^^^^i think that would look bad ass, i dont see it as rice either.


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Mar 21, 6:05pm - #422207 
Damn Kristin! You're going all out on your car. Rims/Drop, exhaust. Why don't you throw a little money my way. thumbsup

What about dual exhaust. Or is that too much of a pain?

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Mar 21, 6:43pm - #422208 
Originally Posted by GlassCurtain
Damn Kristin! You're going all out on your car. Rims/Drop, exhaust. Why don't you throw a little money my way. thumbsup

What about dual exhaust. Or is that too much of a pain?

We've already gone over about how you lose too much backpressure with this. Of course, if you're looking for looks only, I guess it works. Personally, I wouldn't go for dualies.

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Mar 21, 8:48pm - #422209 
Yeah i like the look but figured that you would lose some. also you'd have to get a rear bumper with a cut out for the second pipe or cut one your self (which would be a pain). Thanks for the info though. thumbsup

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Mar 21, 9:54pm - #422210 
Originally Posted by GlassCurtain
Damn Kristin! You're going all out on your car. Rims/Drop, exhaust. Why don't you throw a little money my way. thumbsup

What about dual exhaust. Or is that too much of a pain?
HAHA, yeah I should ride around with people that get rear ended more often LOL. Anyone wanna hit me from behind? LOL. happywink

I never even thought about doing dual exhaust...not sure why I would want to either. Sounds like a pain. And my head already hurts tonight! I'll see what I have left over after pampering my baby, then maybe I'll be your "suga momma" rofl

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Mar 21, 9:57pm - #422211 
Originally Posted by zugzug12
If cost is no object, then try a Veilside Titanium! Best money can buy! thumbsup
Yeah I'll probably do this one. So - off the ones on this site - what would I want to get http://www.importstreetscenes.com/engine/exhaust/mufflers/tanabe/ and also, anyone know of a better online dealer or should I go to a local shop?

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Originally Posted by zugzug12
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If cost is no object, then try a Veilside Titanium! Best money can buy! thumbsup
Yeah I'll probably do this one. So - off the ones on this site - what would I want to get http://www.importstreetscenes.com/engine/exhaust/mufflers/tanabe/ and also, anyone know of a better online dealer or should I go to a local shop?


Try this one. http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/ebayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=7962295235&catagory=33630 Good price from excellent Ebayer. thumbsup
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Mar 22, 1:26pm - #422214 
toyota charged me 60 even to install my TRD. i could have done it, but if somthing ever comes up , i have the reciept to throw in their face thumbsup

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Mar 22, 9:30pm - #422215 
WAIT A MIN!. if i get a TRD exhaust for my gt, is it gonna fit if i have a ww kit which i plan on getting very soon. And how would i get it installed for free, i dont get it?

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Mar 22, 9:48pm - #422216 
yeah it will fit and will flush with ur body kit. make sure it's extended TRD. free installation if you DO IT YOURSELF

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Mar 23, 4:40pm - #422217 
Originally Posted by bajoconstruction
HAHA, yeah I should ride around with people that get rear ended more often LOL. Anyone wanna hit me from behind? LOL. happywink

I never even thought about doing dual exhaust...not sure why I would want to either. Sounds like a pain. And my head already hurts tonight! I'll see what I have left over after pampering my baby, then maybe I'll be your "suga momma" rofl

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your baby? You're someone else's suga momma? Damn he beat me to it. but as soon as you're finished with him give me a ring. I need an exhaust too. thumbsup

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Mar 23, 10:56pm - #422218 
Originally Posted by GlassCurtain
Originally Posted by bajoconstruction
HAHA, yeah I should ride around with people that get rear ended more often LOL. Anyone wanna hit me from behind? LOL. happywink

I never even thought about doing dual exhaust...not sure why I would want to either. Sounds like a pain. And my head already hurts tonight! I'll see what I have left over after pampering my baby, then maybe I'll be your "suga momma" rofl

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your baby? You're someone else's suga momma? Damn he beat me to it. but as soon as you're finished with him give me a ring. I need an exhaust too. thumbsup
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Mar 24, 7:32pm - #422219 
wut site can you see pics of the TPR?


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Mar 24, 7:52pm - #422220 
does ne one know the gains for a skunk2 exhaust?


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Mar 24, 8:32pm - #422221 
Originally Posted by bajoconstruction
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HAHA, yeah I should ride around with people that get rear ended more often LOL. Anyone wanna hit me from behind? LOL. happywink

I never even thought about doing dual exhaust...not sure why I would want to either. Sounds like a pain. And my head already hurts tonight! I'll see what I have left over after pampering my baby, then maybe I'll be your "suga momma" rofl

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your baby? You're someone else's suga momma? Damn he beat me to it. but as soon as you're finished with him give me a ring. I need an exhaust too. thumbsup
HAAH, I'm my car's suga momma LOL. That's my baby, silly, my CAR hahahhaha.


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Mar 25, 8:12am - #422223 
Go with TSRM


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Mar 25, 9:52am - #422224 
So TSRM, TRD, or Kazuma. I've been told a really loud exhaust prolly won't get me in trouble here. So I'm pretty sure I want to go with Kazuma smile

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Mar 25, 5:07pm - #422225 
GOOD LUCK WITH THAT HOPE YOU ENJOY IT. IM LOOKING FOR A DUAL TIPPED EXHAUST CUZ I JUST GOT THE KAMINARI KIT INSTALLED AND IT HAS TWO CUT OUTS FOR THE DUAL PIPING. MY CAR IS MOSTLY SHOW AND NO GO SO BACK PRESSURE DOSENT MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE UNLESS IT THROWS A CHECK ENGINE LIGHT IN MY FACE. ANY IDEA'S?

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