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Old 04-16-2013, 07:37 PM   #2531
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any more pics of it on the car from further away? if you dont mind me asking, how much was the muffler?
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Old 04-16-2013, 07:56 PM   #2532
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any more pics of it on the car from further away? if you dont mind me asking, how much was the muffler?


Wider shot of the rear. Earlier shots show very little clearance issues.

It's not just the muffler Will, its the entire cat back exhaust off of a stock ST, modified to fit because the orientation of the cat flange was just off enough to make it not fit properly as is despite the tunnels being identical. I guess the turbo plumbing complicates things a bit on the ST.

The flange bolts up perfectly, but since it was already in two pieces an additional two cuts were needed to rotate the center of the front section into the exhaust tunnel, and another off the end of that section so they could slip fit the pipe sleeve and weld it all back together.

The cat back was $180 from a fellow fanatic + one tank of gas and tolls to go and pick it up near Cleveland, $221.61 + ~91 for the first shop to botch the install and another 80 or so to fix it today, so in total around $400, assuming the second shop would have done the whole thing for a bit less than the two shops combined, it might have been closer to $350 completely installed.

I got the system for a steal because the original owner had already upgraded their ST by 1000 miles or so to the magnaflow ST catback, and they had been wanting to get rid of the stock system. It was in BST for the longest time, but people kept low balling him from his already incredibly low price or only wanting the twin tips but he didn't want to hack it up more.
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Old 04-16-2013, 08:01 PM   #2533
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looks good!
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Old 04-16-2013, 08:28 PM   #2534
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Old 04-16-2013, 09:25 PM   #2535
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Old 04-16-2013, 11:05 PM   #2537
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That's awesome that you got the exhaust to fit Ben! Now you need the valance.
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Thanks Bill,

I'll have to think about it, but that's a hard call. It doesn't help the look nearly enough to be worth it if the stock valance isn't going to melt.

The outside of the double walled tip was barely warm to the touch if at all after a 30 + minute drive home in traffic.

Functionally everything seems ok at least long enough to decide if I do or do not end up wanting the parts.

Usually I end up caving into what I want for the car, despite my best efforts to calm down and not go wild with it just yet.
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