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Old 12-13-2012, 08:36 AM   #11
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How did it end up? Mine leaks as well
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Old 12-13-2012, 08:49 AM   #12
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I talked to the guys at the muffler shop and they are suggesting another resonator. They says it also cheaper than putting on a cat.
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Old 12-13-2012, 09:05 AM   #13
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Ok cool thanks
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Old 12-15-2012, 03:47 PM   #14
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Tried the resonator approach (muffler shop brand) and this didn't completely solve the problem. Still loud though. Gonna check into the largest magnaflow resonator. Then a cat will be the next attempt. Looking at the FS Werks stealth system, the resonator looks pretty large.
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Old 12-16-2012, 08:12 AM   #15
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Since you're new to Focus, be aware that motor mounts fail every 60K or so and cause the engine to transmit tremendous vibration noise to the chassis interior. I thought my car had a hole in the muffler until I found out the passenger mount was bad. Fresh passenger mount was like switching from flowmaster mustang to c class mercedes lol.
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Old 12-16-2012, 10:54 AM   #16
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Good call, however it's not the motor mounts. I have VF mounts and it does cause a bit of vibration. I am new to the focus game but can tell the difference between vibration and drone/loud exhaust. Thanks tho.

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Since you're new to Focus, be aware that motor mounts fail every 60K or so and cause the engine to transmit tremendous vibration noise to the chassis interior. I thought my car had a hole in the muffler until I found out the passenger mount was bad. Fresh passenger mount was like switching from flowmaster mustang to c class mercedes lol.
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Old 12-17-2012, 06:04 PM   #17
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Snyder, do you know how long the resonators are and what muffler you have? I wil be in the same boat soon. I just bought a orp and want this as quiet as possible. Any sound clips of your current setup?
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Old 12-17-2012, 06:56 PM   #18
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I put a 36" long Thrush Glasspack on my Magnaflow exhaust and it quieted down quite a bit, but is still authoritative sounding. There are many different size and length resonators and glass packs. If they put one too small or not long enough it can still be loud just not has loud. Here is a site where you can some from HERE
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Old 12-17-2012, 08:27 PM   #19
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I had my resonator removed that was on the prior setup. It was almost a straight pipe but it did have small indentions all on the inner wall. The new resonator was baffled which did help out a little. Muffler guy said the magnaflow resonator isn't baffled. Can someone confirm on this?
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Old 12-17-2012, 09:58 PM   #20
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Not that i dont see how someone could want this. I read this thread and im just like... Why? :P

Gl with your problem though :|
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