thanks Dyn. just checked out a few shops in town.
1st shop didn't give me a price but said to check out Moroso and to stay with a 2 inch pipe. "any bigger without a turbo would lose performance" to quote him. Also he would make the cut from just after the coupling forward of the front muffler, run either a muffler from there and a straight pipe back to either dual or single exhaust OR 2nd option was straight pipe to a muffler where the current lunch box is and do the Dual exhaust like Sleighman did in http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/showthread.php?t=269081
His third option was to do a center exhaust similar to option #2. But again no pricing for any of these.
the other shop (Down in Yulee, Fl) said it would be $150 for install (includes bending etc etc) 40 for the pipe plus parts. I said i would bring my own muffler and tip(s) And this shop said to go with a 2 1/4 in pipe.