Resonator Install (56K Might Be OK) - Focus Fanatics
Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forums
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace



Go Back   Focus Fanatics > Ford Focus Tech Discussions > ZETEC Performance (2000-2004)

ZETEC Performance (2000-2004) The place to chat about any 2.0L Zetec engine performance, tuning and exhaust related upgrades.

Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
FocusFest Ford Focus Tire & Wheels FocusFanatics Merchandise

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-12-2007, 07:25 PM   #1
lildisco
RespectMyAuthoritah!
 
lildisco's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Fan#: 5761
Location: Cleveland, Ohio, OH
What I Drive: 06 Mazda6i, 08 Mazda CX7 GT AWD

Posts: 6,550
FF Reputation: 47 lildisco Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (8)
Resonator Install (56K Might Be OK)

Welp as some of you know, my exhaust sounded like complete and utter CRAP after I installed my SVT Header and R/T High-Flow Cat. I e-mailed Trubendz.com and asked them if they could make me a center RESONATED section. They said for $125 shipped they'll make it for me, once i gave them the length of it. I measured 43 inches from the flange to the end of the pipe. A week later it came in. Well Packaged and Matched the other pipe to a T. I even got the boxes that the Resonator came in.

Before Resonator.......You'll need Quicktime
http://media.putfile.com/Before-Resonator

Before installed:




After Resonator.........You'll need Quicktime Again
http://media.putfile.com/After-Resonator

The vids don't really do it any Justice, but DAYYYYUUUM it sounds a hell of a lot better and no raspyness at all. It sounds like it did before the SVT Header install just a little louder. It's GREAT and I LOVE IT!!!!! Enjoy!!!!

EDIT:

Putfile BLOWS!!!! They should be up shortly!

Edit the Edit:
BEFORE


AFTER:



__________________
"I flushed a bag of skittles down the toilet yesterday and watched a NASCAR race in 8 seconds flat."
06 Spring Into Focus Best Sedan/Wagon Winner

03 SE SVT Wannabe (sold) to help pay for my 08 Cooper Red Mazda CX7 AWD GT

Last edited by lildisco; 01-13-2007 at 05:41 PM.
lildisco is online now  
    Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 01-12-2007, 07:28 PM   #2
focusin
FF Cleaning Squad
 
focusin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Fan#: 4322
Location: Bay Minette,, AL
What I Drive: All Focus' sold

Posts: 11,959
FF Reputation: 63 focusin Excellent Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (17)
Post with photobucket I cant use put file.
__________________
Retired Moderator
GumpCrew #1 (dismantled)
focusin is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 01-12-2007, 07:29 PM   #3
SVT_BMXer
Focus Fanatic
 
SVT_BMXer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Fan#: 11226
Location: Columbus, OH
What I Drive: 1991 BMW 318is

Posts: 9,084
FF Reputation: 20 SVT_BMXer Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (17)
Those red X's look great!
__________________
02 Jackson Racing supercharged SVT
SOLD

Current:1991 BMW 318is: Bilstein sports, H&R springs, TMS chip, UUC short shifter, dyna-max muffler
SVT_BMXer is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 01-12-2007, 07:30 PM   #4
lildisco
RespectMyAuthoritah!
 
lildisco's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Fan#: 5761
Location: Cleveland, Ohio, OH
What I Drive: 06 Mazda6i, 08 Mazda CX7 GT AWD

Posts: 6,550
FF Reputation: 47 lildisco Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (8)
yeah yeah......notice the edit.......Putfile blows!!!!!!
__________________
"I flushed a bag of skittles down the toilet yesterday and watched a NASCAR race in 8 seconds flat."
06 Spring Into Focus Best Sedan/Wagon Winner

03 SE SVT Wannabe (sold) to help pay for my 08 Cooper Red Mazda CX7 AWD GT
lildisco is online now  
    Reply With Quote
Old 01-12-2007, 07:43 PM   #5
OrangeSVTguy
Get Squashed
 
OrangeSVTguy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Fan#: 33384
Location: Elyria, OH
What I Drive: '04 Comp. Orange SVT 3dr.

Posts: 5,384
FF Reputation: 44 OrangeSVTguy Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (16)
Quote:
Originally Posted by lildisco View Post
yeah yeah......notice the edit.......Putfile blows!!!!!!
and so does your car
__________________
Lee
SVT Squad #227 || Build # 1329 of 1978 || FF ROTM Oct. 2006
OrangeSVTguy is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 01-12-2007, 08:04 PM   #6
Chick
Moderator
 
Chick's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Fan#: 151
Location: Fayetteville, NC
What I Drive: '11 Fiesta SES, '13 Civic Si Sedan

Posts: 60,352
FF Reputation: 133 Chick Excellent Standing MemberChick Excellent Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (37)
^Ooooo, buuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuurn
__________________
February 2005 ROTM
Chick is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 01-12-2007, 09:13 PM   #7
lildisco
RespectMyAuthoritah!
 
lildisco's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Fan#: 5761
Location: Cleveland, Ohio, OH
What I Drive: 06 Mazda6i, 08 Mazda CX7 GT AWD

Posts: 6,550
FF Reputation: 47 lildisco Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (8)
Quote:
Originally Posted by OrangeSVTguy View Post
and so does your car
But i don't caught on camera running red lights!
__________________
"I flushed a bag of skittles down the toilet yesterday and watched a NASCAR race in 8 seconds flat."
06 Spring Into Focus Best Sedan/Wagon Winner

03 SE SVT Wannabe (sold) to help pay for my 08 Cooper Red Mazda CX7 AWD GT
lildisco is online now  
    Reply With Quote
Old 01-12-2007, 11:57 PM   #8
Kastr0
Focus Rookie
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Fan#: 42560
Location: Az
What I Drive: 2004 Cloud Nine ZX3

Posts: 5
FF Reputation: 1 Kastr0 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
After Resonator?

Is It The Resonator As In Your Picture And Then Straight Pipe Back , Can You Take More Pictures..
Kastr0 is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 01-13-2007, 08:19 AM   #9
lildisco
RespectMyAuthoritah!
 
lildisco's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Fan#: 5761
Location: Cleveland, Ohio, OH
What I Drive: 06 Mazda6i, 08 Mazda CX7 GT AWD

Posts: 6,550
FF Reputation: 47 lildisco Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (8)
What are you asking?

I had a non-resonated Magnaflow Exhaust before, now i have a Resonated Magnaflow Exhaust. I just swapped out the center section on my car. The part that goes from the Flexpipe to the Muffler.
__________________
"I flushed a bag of skittles down the toilet yesterday and watched a NASCAR race in 8 seconds flat."
06 Spring Into Focus Best Sedan/Wagon Winner

03 SE SVT Wannabe (sold) to help pay for my 08 Cooper Red Mazda CX7 AWD GT
lildisco is online now  
    Reply With Quote
Old 01-13-2007, 11:43 AM   #10
OrangeSVTguy
Get Squashed
 
OrangeSVTguy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Fan#: 33384
Location: Elyria, OH
What I Drive: '04 Comp. Orange SVT 3dr.

Posts: 5,384
FF Reputation: 44 OrangeSVTguy Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (16)
Quote:
Originally Posted by lildisco View Post
But i don't caught on camera running red lights!
yeah but i got an excellent video courtesy of the redlight camera guys
i heard it's supposed to be snowing there? you guys get any white yet?
__________________
Lee
SVT Squad #227 || Build # 1329 of 1978 || FF ROTM Oct. 2006
OrangeSVTguy is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks & Social Networks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Nighttime photo shoot. 56K Warning! xbox4414 Ford Focus Builds & General Showroom 18 08-30-2005 02:09 PM
Brahma Installed!!! 56k GlennH Car Audio, SYNC, MyFord Touch & Electronics 8 07-04-2004 08:55 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:06 AM.


Copyright 2002-2014 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Terms of Use : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information : Site Map

Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forum offers many fun ways for you to engage with other Ford Focus Owners from across the world. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the Acura TLX. You can find all Ford Focus related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area.