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Old 09-16-2012, 11:46 PM   #51
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Old 09-17-2012, 02:13 AM   #52
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I think the fswerks exhaust sounds real similar to the magnaflow exhaust. Also it sounds raspy to me. The fswerks exhaust does sound good if the car is turbocharged so I will give it that. With the exhaust setup I got I have got nothing but compliments about mine and that even includes Honda guys. Couple of my buddies are jealous because my car sounds so damn good even without a header.
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[QUOTE=WSkobra;4358281]I think the fswerks exhaust sounds real similar to the magnaflow exhaust.

By the way Fwerk's stealth is a Magna flow muffler.
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I think the fswerks exhaust sounds real similar to the magnaflow exhaust.

By the way Fwerk's stealth is a Magna flow muffler.
I figured as much cause when I reviewed the magnaflow exhaust system for my car and compared it to the fswerks one they just sounded to much alike. Just one company sells theirs for more then the other company.
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I figured as much cause when I reviewed the magnaflow exhaust system for my car and compared it to the fswerks one they just sounded to much alike. Just one company sells theirs for more then the other company.
The Fwerk's stealth has a flange already welded up= ready to use now. To me thats worth some thing & since I was ordering their header & flex, whats one more click for the ready to use stealth aka magna flow. The welded flange is nice & tight too. So I could add my Borla muffler behind. It all fits too. Checkout my profile for pix.
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The Fwerk's stealth has a flange already welded up= ready to use now. To me thats worth some thing & since I was ordering their header & flex, whats one more click for the ready to use stealth aka magna flow. The welded flange is nice & tight too. So I could add my Borla muffler behind. It all fits too. Checkout my profile for pix.
I did a full custom exhaust on mine and it sure sounds good. Got a ton of compliments for the way it sounds. Some people think its boosted because of the way it sounds. I got videos of it. My YouTube channel is kjrwhs2003. I also got videos of the progress of my auto to 5spd trans swap.
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Old 10-03-2012, 04:05 PM   #57
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i think i might just go magnaflow since every car ive owned has had one.
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The few things i read about are with the alternator.
Yep, been there done that lol. The other known problems are right side axle / hub bearing (TSB) and clutch (TSB)
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^^ I've been noticing a bad sound from my right side over the last few weeks. I'm thinking it's the CV axle. Odd thing is it only makes the sound through 1st and 2nd coming off a stop with a heavier foot. Once I hit 3rd it pretty much stops.
I found a replacement for $55 free shipping, if that don't fix the noise I'm not out much.
I don't hear the clicking noise while cornering like my last car did. This almost sounds like the teeth are slipping. Maybe there's just a bad bearing in the CV joint.
Other than that, 65 miles a day to n from work, oil change and fuel system cleaner every 3K and she runs great.
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Did u check ur motor mount on passenger side?
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