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Old 09-27-2012, 11:11 AM   #51
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Well tbh my race exhaust on its own isnt loud at all... i wasn't as impressed when i got it, i thought it would be much louder so i dont mind feeling LOUD for a change.
My car was not loud at all before the header either.
Then the first startup after it was installed i thought they replaced my car with a pissed off ricer version of a go-cart lol.

Going header is a hugggeeee difference... And I love loud too. My gmc truck before my focus was dumped and people could hear me coming wayy before I got there. But the loud of a v8 and the loud of a 4 cyclinder are not even up for comparison.

The header also throws in "header ping" so it makes your exhuast sound higher pitched and pingy. Thus resulting in a very loud pingy ricer sounding tone lol until you add in at least a muffler as big as the stealth.

Like stated before many people have 2 stealth mufflers with the race muffler and it is still moderately noisy. Even mine with all 4 mufflers is still almost just as loud as your stock exhaust manifold with the race exhaust.

We are not trying to down you in any way. We are only trying to help you prepare and do it right from the get go so you don't have to sound like crap along the way as many of us did while figuring out the right combination of mufflers to tame it
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Old 09-27-2012, 11:28 PM   #52
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My car was not loud at all before the header either.
Then the first startup after it was installed i thought they replaced my car with a pissed off ricer version of a go-cart lol.

Going header is a hugggeeee difference... And I love loud too. My gmc truck before my focus was dumped and people could hear me coming wayy before I got there. But the loud of a v8 and the loud of a 4 cyclinder are not even up for comparison.

The header also throws in "header ping" so it makes your exhuast sound higher pitched and pingy. Thus resulting in a very loud pingy ricer sounding tone lol until you add in at least a muffler as big as the stealth.

Like stated before many people have 2 stealth mufflers with the race muffler and it is still moderately noisy. Even mine with all 4 mufflers is still almost just as loud as your stock exhaust manifold with the race exhaust.

We are not trying to down you in any way. We are only trying to help you prepare and do it right from the get go so you don't have to sound like crap along the way as many of us did while figuring out the right combination of mufflers to tame it
Well I do have the Stealth Resonator on my to buy list which is right after I buy my tuner from fswerks. I guess ill just roll with it with it, but I mean gee thanks for looking out and everything yall are great!
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Old 09-28-2012, 02:08 PM   #53
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UPDATE

My parts just came in today, took them out the box to look at them and I put them right back. I will be installing them with a friend I met through these forums in a couple of weeks. Ill keep yall updated!

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Looks great.

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My parts just came in today, took them out the box to look at them and I put them right back. I will be installing them with a friend I met through these forums in a couple of weeks. Ill keep yall updated!

Hey thats what I have too. You will find you might have to oblong the 2 bolt holes on the bracket that bolt to the block.The bracket that holds the manifold to the head . & I used oem manifold gasket. It was a lot better than a aftermarket gasket that I got & took back.
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Old 09-29-2012, 12:53 PM   #55
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The old school Dynomax turbo muffler works well if mounted in the back where the lunch box was.
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is this for a manual or auto? can you measure the length of the flex pipe?
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Anyone here running borla with their headers? If so, part #s?
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is this for a manual or auto? can you measure the length of the flex pipe?
its for automatic trans
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Anyone here running borla with their headers? If so, part #s?
I have frpp's Borla kit that I bought in '06. I added a fwerk's header & stealth & moved the Borla muffler back behind the stealth. It all fits believe it or not. The borla resonator is next to the tank after the bend. Pic's are in my profile albums.
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I have the OBX header on my car, I had it a year on the car then when I removed it to replace motor I wrapped it in fiberglass, it was a smart move, it helped with under hood heat.. I noticed it... Hot boxed just a little less...

If you wrap it which I endorse I strongly suggest being careful, that stuff was a pain to remove from hands and clothing, I tossed out the clothing I wore that day , I did wet it down well when I did it, I suggest rubbing lotion on your hands before you start.. I went with White, but I suggest black since I have had these in 3 months they are changing color to blackish anyway, so... you get the idea..
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