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Old 11-24-2012, 08:09 PM   #11
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I have the 00-04 2.25'' magnaflow exhaust on my 2005 zx5. (yeah I made it fit ;)...)

It just have the magnaflow muffler. Don't have resonator in front or at the back. The sound is awesome..But I have a duratec, I know it's sounds a lot deeper than a zetec. On the Highway I hear a drone but eh I like it :)
Thanks, soo from what I see done might be the only issue
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Old 11-24-2012, 11:37 PM   #12
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I don't like Magnaflow mufflers. The couple I've had have broken in the exact same places, around the case.
I've never had any other muffler break directly on a weld.

They may sound nice, but their build quality is shit IMO.
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Old 11-24-2012, 11:39 PM   #13
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The first magnaflow muffler I had didn't so much as break where you say it did but it sure as heck rusted through. The new one on the SS exhaust is in much better shape than the previous non-SS one I had.
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Old 11-25-2012, 06:11 AM   #14
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Iminhell That's weird, cause I usually only hear that happening with Flowmaster mufflers. I have had Magnaflow mufflers on pretty much all of my cars with no issues. And where I live they are known for putting down enough rock salt to rust an unwashed car fast. Sorry you're experience sucked with them, but I love em right along with Borla.
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It depends of course the material the manufactured from. magna flow gives you 2 options. Where borla starts out w/ t304 stainless. FYI a Fwerks "stealth'' is a magnaflow muffler. I have a stealth ahead of my borla system, & it sounds similiar to a stock st. 1great thing I like 'bout the stealth is where they weld the connecter, real tight to the flex. And w/ that theres rooom behind for another muffler, which is where I have my borla muffler. Or you could use 2 stealth mufflers in line, which I have yet to hear.
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Old 11-25-2012, 07:54 AM   #16
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Yea I thought the Fwerks muffler was a Magnaflow. I kinda like the stealth aspect but I would really would like to get close to that SVT sound.
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Old 11-25-2012, 08:20 AM   #17
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just straight pipe it haha, i tend to have an addiction to removing exhaust components and replacing them with straight pipe on my vehicles
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Old 11-25-2012, 09:10 AM   #18
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Yeah.... I'm good lol. I wanted a little more sound without ruining the sound or power. and LOUD AS HELL!! isn't an option for me lol
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Yeah.... I'm good lol. I wanted a little more sound without ruining the sound or power. and LOUD AS HELL!! isn't an option for me lol
Thats why I have the stealth hooked up to my borla system.
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Old 11-25-2012, 08:59 PM   #20
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That's the same setup I have now. It just looks as if someone added in the stealth option before I got it
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