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Old 04-05-2011, 04:25 PM   #101
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Crazy question, has anyone cut one open just to see how its designed just for the heck of it?.
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Old 04-08-2011, 06:16 PM   #102
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You do know that you could get this option from the factory. and i would say with the steeda cold air kit, it sounds awesome.
I could be mistaken, but the SES exhaust lacks the lunchbox.
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Old 04-18-2011, 05:08 PM   #103
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Will doing this increase horsepower or output or will my car just sound louder?
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Old 04-18-2011, 05:10 PM   #104
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no power gain just makes it sound better
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Old 04-21-2011, 09:43 PM   #105
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any available videos so i can get an idea of how my 2010 will sound before i go ahead with this?
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Old 04-22-2011, 04:48 PM   #106
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Just did this, same exact thing except i used this exhaust tape rated at 2000 degrees,

i started my car and revved it to about 4000, and started getting back pressure pops.

holy crap!
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Old 04-22-2011, 05:04 PM   #107
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Just did this, same exact thing except i used this exhaust tape rated at 2000 degrees,

i started my car and revved it to about 4000, and started getting back pressure pops.

holy crap!
Are back pressure pops a good thing? Please explain
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Old 04-22-2011, 05:07 PM   #108
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Are back pressure pops a good thing? Please explain
they don't hurt the car at all.
they just sound really cool coming from a little car like the focus
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Old 04-22-2011, 07:00 PM   #109
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Thanks thats what I thought but I wanted to be sure
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Old 06-18-2011, 10:39 PM   #110
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I had my resonator removed for $40 plus tax and now it sounds like a focus st even though its a 2005 focus zx4 ses first gen model
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