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Old 03-26-2013, 10:50 PM   #1
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Exhaust questions

I've been thinking about installing a exhaust on my focus but I'm wanting something fairly loud but also don't want to sound like a honda. I notice a majority of people around here that are installing aftermarket exhaust is going with FSWerks and I was wondering how hard is it to install and what kind of tools are needed?

I notice there is also a lot of people that say the race exhaust is ricey sounding It's hard to tell from a video but on their website the only difference I hear between the race and the stealth is the race is a bit louder is that really the only difference?


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Old 03-26-2013, 10:59 PM   #2
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I've been thinking about installing a exhaust on my focus but I'm wanting something fairly loud but also don't want to sound like a honda. I notice a majority of people around here that are installing aftermarket exhaust is going with FSWerks and I was wondering how hard is it to install and what kind of tools are needed?

I notice there is also a lot of people that say the race exhaust is ricey sounding It's hard to tell from a video but on their website the only difference I hear between the race and the stealth is the race is a bit louder is that really the only difference?
Firstly, search is your friend. You don't need anything more than some wrenches, maybe a saw (for the stock exhaust) or an airgun to make it easier.

I wouldn't say the FSWERKS Race kit is ricey at all. I'm sure most who say it haven't ever heard it in person. Bear in mind most videos on youtube use not-very-good recording equipment to capture some pretty loud sounds. I have the Race catback, and did a couple of videos of it.

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There's been a bunch of threads about this subject too.

http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/showthread.php?t=289443

http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/showthread.php?t=272080
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I've been thinking about installing a exhaust on my focus but I'm wanting something fairly loud but also don't want to sound like a honda. I notice a majority of people around here that are installing aftermarket exhaust is going with FSWerks and I was wondering how hard is it to install and what kind of tools are needed?

I notice there is also a lot of people that say the race exhaust is ricey sounding It's hard to tell from a video but on their website the only difference I hear between the race and the stealth is the race is a bit louder is that really the only difference?
I answered your question in your 1st post. Let people answer on the 1st post, huh.=
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Old 03-26-2013, 11:44 PM   #4
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The first post i didn't realize it was technically the wrong forum.

Thanks for the video RedComet it helps to clarify what it actually sounds like.
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Does anyone have or heard the magnaflow catback exhaust system how loud is it compared to the FSWerks?
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Does anyone have or heard the magnaflow catback exhaust system how loud is it compared to the FSWerks?
I have the Magnaflow 15138. From what I gather from Youtube videos, it's quieter than the FSwerks systems, but I like the tone better I think.

http://youtu.be/Qb7aQ3m4Xqs
http://youtu.be/w1giIW7VA9o
http://youtu.be/O8uh7t2fhNU
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Guys, do some of your own leg work before asking questions...

This subject has been covered too many times
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