Flowmaster has their cat-back out - Page 2 - Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace


Go Back   Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum > Ford Focus Third Generation > DURATEC Ti-VCT Performance (2012-Current)

DURATEC Ti-VCT Performance (2012-Current) The place to chat about any Duratec 2.0L Ti-VCT engine performance, tuning and exhaust related upgrades.

Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
Ford Focus Tire & Wheels FocusFanatics Merchandise

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-27-2012, 05:11 PM   #11
Bwill9886
Focus Enthusiast
 
Bwill9886's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Fan#: 93444
Location: Collinsville, IL
What I Drive: 2013 Rallye Red Civic Si

Posts: 455
FF Reputation: 2 Bwill9886 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (6)
Quote:
Originally Posted by jamesthebikeguy View Post
I put a Flowmaster 40, on my Neon back in highschool, I was always surprised how good it sounded.

Now it isnt a v8 but flowys dont get raspy like fiberglass mufflers do (i.e magnaflow) so they keep a little 4 banger sounding deeper.
I've only heard those sound like absolute crap on 4 bangers. Was it just a muffler with stock piping?

I'm ok with being proven wrong, so if you have a soundclip I'd like to hear it.
Bwill9886 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 02-27-2012, 05:40 PM   #12
jamesthebikeguy
Focus Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Fan#: 94188
Location: Upton, MA
What I Drive: 2012 Tuxedo Black Focus SE

Posts: 67
FF Reputation: 1 jamesthebikeguy Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bwill9886 View Post
I've only heard those sound like absolute crap on 4 bangers. Was it just a muffler with stock piping?

I'm ok with being proven wrong, so if you have a soundclip I'd like to hear it.
I dont I'll spend some time searching for you, It was just a replacement muffler, mounted transverse like on our foci.

It was a 2.25 and the original had rusted out so the Flowy was a much needed improvement, just clamped it on and enjoyed the tone.

Now I repete that I dont say it would make a 4 banger sound orgasmic, but it did have a good tone to it.
jamesthebikeguy is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-27-2012, 11:51 PM   #13
hotleadsingerguy
Focus Addict
 
hotleadsingerguy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Fan#: 86687
Location: Cleveland, United States
What I Drive: 2012 Black Titanium 5-Door

Posts: 882
FF Reputation: 5 hotleadsingerguy Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Quote:
Originally Posted by jamesthebikeguy View Post
I put a Flowmaster 40, on my Neon back in highschool, I was always surprised how good it sounded.

Now it isnt a v8 but flowys dont get raspy like fiberglass mufflers do (i.e magnaflow) so they keep a little 4 banger sounding deeper.
hotleadsingerguy is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-28-2012, 09:00 AM   #14
Craig9080
Focus Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Fan#: 89667
Location: Middle, GA
What I Drive: 2012 Titanium, Sterling 401A 18"

Posts: 253
FF Reputation: 1 Craig9080 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
Quote:
Originally Posted by xwhit3devilx View Post
Once again, no love for the sedan. Which makes no sense to me as the sedan outsells the hatch by quite a bit.
Proof?
Craig9080 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-28-2012, 09:39 AM   #15
jamesthebikeguy
Focus Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Fan#: 94188
Location: Upton, MA
What I Drive: 2012 Tuxedo Black Focus SE

Posts: 67
FF Reputation: 1 jamesthebikeguy Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
Quote:
Originally Posted by hotleadsingerguy View Post
One to talk, your driving a focus and in a thread about exhausts for your eco box.

Nothing is any different about a Neon vs. Focus, both cheapo eco cars and moding them is similarly stupid.


Anyway a Stainless flowmaster 40 is a Flowmaster muffler specific for 4 cylinder cars, and one hell of an upgrade over a rusted out stocker.
jamesthebikeguy is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-28-2012, 10:10 AM   #16
AvieF
HN Sammich Maker
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Fan#: 83452
Location: Omaha, NE transplanted from Midland, TX
What I Drive: '05 RED ZX5 SES/'06 Black Jetta GLI

Posts: 14,399
FF Reputation: 12 AvieF Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (5)
I have a flowmaster on mine. I really don't think it sounds bad at all. The vid clip doesn't do it justice. I have one. I'll see if I can post it.

Edit: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hJVDP...e_gdata_player

sent from my Droid
AvieF is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-28-2012, 08:13 PM   #17
Joshw
Focus Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Fan#: 94241
Location: Tuscaloosa, AL
What I Drive: 2013 Ford Focus ST2 in Tuxedo Black

Posts: 56
FF Reputation: 1 Joshw Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Quote:
Originally Posted by xwhit3devilx View Post
Once again, no love for the sedan. Which makes no sense to me as the sedan outsells the hatch by quite a bit.
If it makes you feel any better, the borla system that I want is for the sedan only I believe!
__________________
2012 Ford Focus Titanium hatch, traded for...

2013 Ford Focus ST...and LOVE IT!!!
Joshw is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-28-2012, 08:17 PM   #18
Bwill9886
Focus Enthusiast
 
Bwill9886's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Fan#: 93444
Location: Collinsville, IL
What I Drive: 2013 Rallye Red Civic Si

Posts: 455
FF Reputation: 2 Bwill9886 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (6)
Quote:
Originally Posted by AvieF View Post
I have a flowmaster on mine. I really don't think it sounds bad at all. The vid clip doesn't do it justice. I have one. I'll see if I can post it.

Edit: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hJVDP...e_gdata_player

sent from my Droid
Yeah that's about how most of the flowmasters on 4 cylinders sound that I've heard. Not my thing. Thanks for sharing though!
Bwill9886 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-28-2012, 08:35 PM   #19
AvieF
HN Sammich Maker
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Fan#: 83452
Location: Omaha, NE transplanted from Midland, TX
What I Drive: '05 RED ZX5 SES/'06 Black Jetta GLI

Posts: 14,399
FF Reputation: 12 AvieF Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (5)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bwill9886 View Post
Yeah that's about how most of the flowmasters on 4 cylinders sound that I've heard. Not my thing. Thanks for sharing though!
Sounds way better in person pretty aggressive. To each their own.

sent from my Droid
AvieF is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-29-2012, 01:10 AM   #20
Bwill9886
Focus Enthusiast
 
Bwill9886's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Fan#: 93444
Location: Collinsville, IL
What I Drive: 2013 Rallye Red Civic Si

Posts: 455
FF Reputation: 2 Bwill9886 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (6)
Quote:
Originally Posted by AvieF View Post
Sounds way better in person pretty aggressive. To each their own.

sent from my Droid
Hey as long as you like it considering it's your car.

I understand the crappy mics on some of these cameras just can't capture the correct sound though.
Bwill9886 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Bookmarks & Social Networks

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:25 AM.


Copyright 2002-2014 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information

Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forum offers many fun ways for you to engage with other Ford Focus Owners from across the world. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the Audi S3, Ford Fusion and Acura TLX. You can find all Ford Focus and Focus ST related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area. Challenger Hellcat - Charger Hellcat