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Old 05-07-2012, 03:19 PM   #121
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so i just got a smoking deal on an 4-1 race fswerks header and flex pipe 185 shipped i dont have a exhaust system it is all stock and no tune either should i even bother bolting it on or just wait for the tune/exhaust? any advice helpfull
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Old 05-07-2012, 04:02 PM   #122
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Sadly I cannot afford to buy one of the nicer exhaust systems so I was thinking of just going with a muffler+tip and taking it to a shop to have it installed with new piping from the cat back. Here is the Flowmaster Muffler I am looking at. I was thinking of the 2.5" though to beef up the size. Any thoughts?
http://www.flowmastermufflers.com/se...ne=L4&search=1
From what I can tell, all that's really gunna do is change the sound. You wont get any gains from it.
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From what I can tell, all that's really gunna do is change the sound. You wont get any gains from it.
You really think so? Even if I go with a larger than factory pipe diameter it wouldn't give any gains? Is it because Flowmaster is more about sound than performance? Any recommendations on a more performance based muffler?
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so i just got a smoking deal on an 4-1 race fswerks header and flex pipe 185 shipped i dont have a exhaust system it is all stock and no tune either should i even bother bolting it on or just wait for the tune/exhaust? any advice helpfull
I can't see any reason why you couldn't just bolt it on now. Unless you'd rather wait and install everything in one shot. Probably save more time installing one step at a time.
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Old 05-07-2012, 05:58 PM   #125
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just wait to do the install.. do the exhaust first then the tune then header
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Old 05-16-2012, 08:28 PM   #126
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Does the 04 zts 2.3 have a resonator
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Old 05-17-2012, 02:41 AM   #127
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No it has a cat then two mufflers basically. One before the rear cross member then a lunch box muffler behind the bumper
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Old 05-17-2012, 10:39 AM   #129
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Anyone know where to get a good header
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