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Old 01-16-2013, 06:10 PM   #1
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Exhausts from eBay.

Hi my 2003 SVT is in need of a new cat back exhaust and I was wondering if anyone has bought any from eBay before. I'm kinda right on money and don't wanna spend 500 on a new one at this point in time. So should the 150 ones from eBay do the trick?

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Old 01-16-2013, 06:45 PM   #2
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Do NOT buy performance parts from ebay. save your money do it right he first time.
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Do NOT buy performance parts from ebay. save your money do it right he first time.
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$150 will cost you $1000+ in problems. Just get quality parts and get it over with. Its cheaper in the end.
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Old 02-05-2013, 03:24 PM   #4
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I bought a new Bassani cat back system on ebay for $120.00 plus shipping it is a little loud but my son love`s it I don`t think it added anything poiwer wise I would keep the stock system
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do not buy off/ebay brand performance parts on ebay. do buy name brand stuff because sometimes there are really good deals.
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Old 05-06-2013, 08:41 PM   #7
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try trubendz not horrible fit. easy bolt on but i would reccomend installing then having the shop fit it properly.
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A pipe is a pipe is a pipe. As far catbacks go. Grab the ebay set up and save yourself a few bucks. That money is better spent else where, where it matters more. There is no difference between a ss pipe from one company or another. They all use the same chinese pipe. Some just stamp their name on it and charge you 4 times the price.

Nearly every dsm in the country is running an ebay exhaust and ebay fmic and they make quadruple the power a focus makes on average.

Trubendz is overpriced. $400 for a catback using someone elses muffler? Get real. The trendy name is the only thing keeping them alive. Trubendz yo! lol
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well, make sure it's stainless steel mandrel bent. aluminum will be shitty, steel is heavy and rusts. so "a pipe is a pipe is a pipe" is in fact false. crush bends will do you no good. if you can find a stainless steel mandrel bent exhaust on ebay it will probably be magnaflow or similar
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Semantics shemantics. You know exactly what i meant. Didnt feel that i really had to spell that out.


I personally just had this arrive today matter of fact.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/00-01-02-03-...3be29f&vxp=mtr

I could take some pictures for you. But 2.5" ss, mandrel bent, all tig welded, with hangers and hardware for $100 to my door. With a resonator, full muffler, and chrome tip i might add.

I run and have run the megan 3" turbo back exhaust on 3 dsm's now. Have one on there currently. Most popular exhaust on dsm's across the country. People putting down serious power. They will all tell you the same thing. A pipe is a pipe, same goes for the cai's too. $300 aem intakes, ebay sells the same exact thing for $40.

Use the $300 you'll save for mods that matter.
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