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Old 02-27-2013, 10:15 PM   #51
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you dont now... but what about when you double your exhaust diameter?
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Old 02-27-2013, 11:20 PM   #52
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Saw the video, I have one thing to say to you....pull up your pants! lol. But the exhaust note really wasn't that bad at all. Now as for the fit and finish, it could use a bit more work. But as others have mentioned, you are going to have a little bit of trouble if you lower the car and try to go over speed bumps.
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Old 02-28-2013, 12:00 AM   #53
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agreed, my car sits low and I only upgraded by .5" and it does scrape on speed bumps.. but not too bad.
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you could be like me and lower your car, then bottom out on your catalytic converter and destroy rendering it undrive-able. Ooops!
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I personally have never heard of anyone getting a ticket for illegal exhaust except for in Cali of course where they site you for ANYTHING when you get pulled over.
Westminster, MD; reporting. They're handing those repair order tickets a lot more frequently everywhere now!

Bored housewives forcing the hands of bored cops. "Performance Indexes" and whatnot...
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I will say it again im not lowering my car im raising it if anything because im going to start rally cross with it when i turn 18 in june
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I will say it again im not lowering my car im raising it if anything because im going to start rally cross with it when i turn 18 in june
Then don't add a bodykit, it will get ripped off very soon after you start doing rallycross events.

I like the side-exit, just needs to be finished, as somebody else mentioned, a rectangle tip will finish the look. another FF member, Sonic_hedgehog has a side exit with a rectangle tip and it looks awesome.
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Im getting the rs replica body kit from wings west its not low its shaped different and wider

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if it is fiberglass it'll get tosted at rallyx.
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if it is fiberglass it'll get tosted at rallyx.
It is a polyurethane kit. You better do your research a bit better before you go and waste money on that kit. It is not an RS replica kit, it's the WRC body kit that you are thinking of. It is only a fraction wider than stock and the front bumper does hang 1/2" lower than the stock front bumper. I have seen it installed on a couple of cars and it won't make any difference in Rallycross. You would be much better off just leaving the exterior stock and changing up the suspension, wheels and motor.

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