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Old 05-30-2005, 03:48 PM   #1
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Will this borla muffler fit the SVT?

I am looking into this muffler (someone posted it in here awhile ago)
Ebay-borla muffler

I contacted the previous buyers (put them on hondas and a vr6) and all said it was an awesome muffler. I was planning on buying this, and then paying a shop to replace the current muffler with this one. I thought I would leave it like that (leaving the stock long resonating tube and the rear lunchbox on) and then if it wasnt loud enough for me, I would hack either the tube or the lunchbox.

I think those are the correct dimensions, and I know the svt is center/offset so this should bolt up right?

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Old 05-31-2005, 06:32 PM   #2
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I tried searching for the stock muffler dimensions but had no luck. I am not 100% if the regular focus and svt main mufflers are the exact same? (was pretty sure they were different)
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Old 06-11-2005, 01:27 AM   #3
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anybody? I was hoping to order this muffler soon, but do not have free access to a lift to take measurements.

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No one is responding because its awefully hard to look at a photo and tell you if something will fit. The general dimensions look adequate, but keep in mind that the inlet/outlet piping diameter is slightly smaller than stock (2.25" vs. 2.28). It's not too much and can be worked around, but why would you spend $81 (shipped) for the muffler and pay to have it installed, when all you'll do is change the tone ever so slightly. In fact, you might not even like how it sounds.

My suggestion: If you have to change your exhaust for one reason or another, either save up enough money for a good 2.5" kit or go full custom. Either way, you won't gain much over stock....
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Old 06-11-2005, 12:02 PM   #5
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If your using stock piping it will not fit because of the inlet/outlet location. They need to be centered to fit correctly with the stock piping. To have custom piping done for this muffler, you will have to change the hanger positioning underneath the car for it to be supported correctly because inlet/outlet location on the muffler will cause the hangers on the pipe to be out of position.
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Old 06-11-2005, 01:34 PM   #6
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I am only working on changing exhaust because I want somthing with a better/deeper sound to it. If there is a power gain, even if small, that will just be icing on the cake (but it is not the reason im changing)

I looked into the kits, but the cheapest borla I have found is 300 bucks, and I dont see the point in changing out the tubing that is already there.
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I got my MBRP for 230 plus shipping and then 20 bucks to have the slip joint welded. it was exactly 300 for everything. Not a bad deal since for Borla to do the same thing would have been about 400
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Im going to bump this thread, because I am wondering if anyone else has found a borla muffler (or knows the exact stock muffler dimensions)

I would much rather pay 80 for a muffler and 40 to install it than 300 for a full system + install, which is just wasting my money and leaves me with another set of 2.25 ss mandrel bent tubing!

I found this borla which is a center/center and it says the dimensions are 14Lx4Hx9.5W

Ebay - Borla
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