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Old 06-05-2012, 04:17 PM   #21
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I'm still split between a stealth or just going to a reputable exhaust shop and doing a simple catback and maybe a tip on each side. It'll boil down to cost.
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Old 06-05-2012, 08:31 PM   #22
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I have heard sounds clips and videos, etc. But hearing it in person, I haven't been able to do. From your experience do you think it sounds ricer-ish, or does it have a respectable tone. In all gears?
Idle is a fantastic deep rumble. Compared to my 06/07 ST models, the 12 is much deeper sounding. It does sound very respectable. With a CAI, it sounds like a boxer 4 instead of an inline 4.
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I'm still split between a stealth or just going to a reputable exhaust shop and doing a simple catback and maybe a tip on each side. It'll boil down to cost.
dude the stealth is much more subtle and still sounds fantastic. The race is LOUD. It depends if you want split tip or not. Personally if I were you, I'd go stealth: T304, stainless steel, American made quality craftsmanship. If you want to drop $700+ you might be able to get a split tip Borla. If you go custom, make sure you go to a reputable exhasut shop where you can get mandrel bent piping. Your exhasut is only as big as the smallest part of it.
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Thanks Duffman. If I go with an exhaust it's really hard to beat the Stealth's price of $535 shipped but I'm going down to the shop that built my 3" turbo back for my Eclipse and see what we can come up with.
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Thanks Duffman. If I go with an exhaust it's really hard to beat the Stealth's price of $535 shipped but I'm going down to the shop that built my 3" turbo back for my Eclipse and see what we can come up with.
Neither sound like a bad option. If you have a good shop that will mandrel bend, the sky is the limit. But yeah for the price and the quality, you can't go wrong with the FS Werks system.
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i wish i would of read this before i bought the race one...and my CAI is only going to make it louder...jesus.
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FIW the lunchbox delete seems to give the most bang for your buck. I have the Borla exhaust and love the sound. I am thinking of putting on the factory resonator to keep more low speed noise down.

Before people ask the resonator for the FF is just an expansion tube with no baffling. straight trough so there will be no restrictions just slight sound change at lower speed.
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I can't say enough good things about the FSWERKS Race kit.



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Here's what it sounds like:

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Any idea if this will pass the visual inspection of an emission's test? I'm PA so its not as strict as cali or states like it. I'm sure the stealth will with the resonator/muffler in the center of the exhaust, but I want the race setup..

My hope was to just directly unbolt the stock exhaust and then bolt/clamp the fswerks one and when inspection/emission time came around just swap back. But I read that there still is cutting of the stock exhaust involved and even if there wasn't thats a long annoying process for a 15 minute inspection.
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