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Old 04-24-2012, 07:36 PM   #1
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Going to be the Borla 140400 guinea pig

I am buying the cat back system for the Hatchback, will be installing it and will post the reviews once I have it on.

Cheapest price I have found is for $640 shipped.


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Old 04-24-2012, 07:47 PM   #2
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Old 04-24-2012, 07:55 PM   #3
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I already have the same exact one on mine lol same # to
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^^ what do you think of it? Sound? Performance-sotp gains? Any issue with drone?

Most importantly-if you had it to do all over again would you?
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^^ what do you think of it? Sound? Performance-sotp gains? Any issue with drone?

Most importantly-if you had it to do all over again would you?
I would do it 10x over let's put it at that lol. I won't lie it's loud especially when you put your foot down but I love it. The sound does die out a highway speeds but when you put your foot down again there it is . To me it has the perfect racing sound, it doesn't sound like a fart can rice burner at all. And you should hear it once you take the top off the air box I swear I look to see if a Subaru is around perfect almost boxer sound
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I would do it 10x over let's put it at that lol. I won't lie it's loud especially when you put your foot down but I love it. The sound does die out a highway speeds but when you put your foot down again there it is . To me it has the perfect racing sound, it doesn't sound like a fart can rice burner at all. And you should hear it once you take the top off the air box I swear I look to see if a Subaru is around perfect almost boxer sound
After owning two Subarus, there is no way in hell anything I-4 will sound similar. Despite that, I'm learning to deal with the car now that it is hot enough that turning on the AC has a negative effect on performance. I miss my turbo.

Not having any mid-range power is making me change everything about how I drive, especially when doing simple things like merging...when in third gear already going 40 mph. Can the ST run on regular too?
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After owning two Subarus, there is no way in hell anything I-4 will sound similar. Despite that, I'm learning to deal with the car now that it is hot enough that turning on the AC has a negative effect on performance. I miss my turbo.

Not having any mid-range power is making me change everything about how I drive, especially when doing simple things like merging...when in third gear already going 40 mph. Can the ST run on regular too?
As far as I know anything FI from ford is 91 octane or higher, atleast that is how it was for the GT500, '03-'04 Cobra, and lightning.
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As far as I know anything FI from ford is 91 octane or higher, atleast that is how it was for the GT500, '03-'04 Cobra, and lightning.
The 1.6 Ecoboost and the 2.0 Ecoboost can both run on regular in other vehicles, so it is a possibility.

However, Ford has stated that premium DOES allow for the best performance (adds at least several ponies). So unless you had to pinch pennies, why not run premium.
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And if you look in the ingot silver thread I have some pics up of what the tips look like with that kit
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Good to know; how old are you and I ask because the opinion on how something sounds varies greatly with age, LOL!

I have Borla on just about everyone of my other vehicles and love their products.

My engine already has a growl to it with the Injen RAI, it will be interesting to hear how the Borla and Injen get along.

Did you do the install yourself? If so any tips? The instructions seem pretty easy.
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