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Old 03-03-2013, 09:00 AM   #11
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That's exactly what i was going to do but it sounds to me like I'd be better served getting the fs werks or the c-f-m- one just from what I hearing their fit and finish sucks!
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Old 03-03-2013, 11:26 AM   #12
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You're going to be wresting with it no mater what system you buy. I would just have a shop install it for you though. They have the tools needed for minor adjustments. Plus the labor cost will be pretty low since it should only take them about 1 hour to install.
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Old 03-03-2013, 11:31 AM   #13
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I was gonna have to them install it anyways but it sounds like there fit and finish isnt so good.
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Old 03-04-2013, 07:48 AM   #14
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I was gonna have to them install it anyways but it sounds like there fit and finish isnt so good.
Nothing a decent shop can't fix quickly.
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Old 03-04-2013, 08:16 AM   #15
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So after wrestling with the new exhaust for 2 hours it finally went on. I was a major PITA and my entire body is sore from trying to contort the exhaust into place. The Borla muffler does not really fit (too wide) and the tip sticks out too far as previously stated. I'll probably take it to a shop and have them fix the tip.

I would reccomend having a shop install the system. The price is right and the sound is not obnoxious and it is mandrel bent (most shops can't do mandrel bent) and I think the car runs considerably lower RPM's on the road so I'm excited to see if my mileage improved.
Its expected with this system. Plus it sucks not doing it with a lift. Things that helped me a lot.

- i pre assembled the system before mounting it, that way i had and idea, since i had trouble putting the connecting pieces together i sanded the male parts with 400, then soaked them in wd-40 and pb blaster. They went in pretty smooth. As for the tip sticking put, i put the axle back part further in but not enough to make the rear hanger not effective. The tip sits pretty good for my taste
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Old 03-12-2013, 03:48 PM   #16
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Keep an eye on the exhaust idk if it was maybe just mines but i had serious rust problem with it. Then again i also live in new york
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The FSWerks exhaust was a flawless product for me. All hangers lined up, all pieces slipped together nicely, routing was perfect, and the tip sat nice too.
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The FSWerks exhaust was a flawless product for me. All hangers lined up, all pieces slipped together nicely, routing was perfect, and the tip sat nice too.
This^^^^^^^ That says a lot.
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