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Old 08-16-2012, 02:54 PM   #1
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Noob wants to get a Dual Exaust

I've been wanting to do an exaust with my focus since I got it, I Haven't done any mods other than cosmetic since this is my first car and I have no clue what I'm doing! I've seen a couple threads of how people installed their dual exhausts.

What do you think the best way for me to do it is, should DIY or should i buy the parts and bring them to a shop?

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Old 08-16-2012, 03:03 PM   #2
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try an independent repair shop too... they might get you a good deal on it.
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This is my favorite dual-tip exhaust thread, in case you hadn't seen it yet:

http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/showthread.php?t=269081
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What do you think the best way for me to do it is, should DIY or should i buy the parts and bring them to a shop?

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I'm in the same boat man - first ever brand new car - and I will go through a shop. Agree with TboneZX3 Sleighman's is what I'm going for.
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Personally want to do a Quad exhaust system with slightly offset tips as I feel it looks cleaner.

Something like this.




Waiting for a rear bumper that can accommodate this without looking half-ass. Will be doing this in the spring or next summer, custom hopefully as I really want to keep it as quiet as possible.
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Personally want to do a Quad exhaust system with slightly offset tips as I feel it looks cleaner.

Something like this.




Waiting for a rear bumper that can accommodate this without looking half-ass. Will be doing this in the spring or next summer, custom hopefully as I really want to keep it as quiet as possible.
Looks nice on an STi. Would look ridiculous and try-hard on a Focus.
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Looks nice on an STi. Would look ridiculous and try-hard on a Focus.
lol i dno if it would look try hard. I'm getting a custom dual exhaust installed simliar to that but with stock rear valance. There just going to cut out the sections for the tips to pop through. IMO it's going to look sick. Also i've lowered mine + the subby is getting installed end of this month which will add a bit of weight to the rear end lowering it slightly more..

If your about aesthetics of the vehicle, and not too fussed about performance, you should either a) buy a new rear bumper and buy a bolt on custom fit dual exhaust system. Or B) keep stock bumper and just get them to fit a dual exhaust with dual tips both sides and lower your vehicle to make it sit nicely.

Unfortunately ford made a mistake making the car sit so high up!!! but that makes my ride look better now :)
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Take it to a local exhaust shop, and tell them what you want and most are happy to help you do something fun.

My vote would be to get a 2" inlet longitudinal muffler and dual outlets...
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Dialed they have two different bumpers. only down side is it's in Europe.

http://www.european-parts.net/catalo...oducts_id/1372
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Dialed they have two different bumpers. only down side is it's in Europe.

http://www.european-parts.net/catalo...oducts_id/1372
I really can't imagine doing any exhaust setup with out first investing in a new rear diffusor first. Exhausts look really strange hanging below an unmodified rear diffusor.... and they look like crap when people cut them. If you're going to take pride in your exhaust... go the extra mile and do it right.
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