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Old 03-06-2006, 07:10 PM   #1
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Pure sound Question

How does the HIA exhaust sound compared to the Borla exhaust.

Also anybody ever cut off the tip of the borla muffler and put a slashed tip say 3 inch much like the slashed tip on the stock setup.


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Old 03-06-2006, 07:22 PM   #2
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hey go to the hypnotic illusions automotive forum and go the the hypnotic exhaust thread, it's one of the first ones. wayne put up a few sound clips
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here's the sound clip wayne posted up, there may be more by other people who bought it i don't know. i only know of this one. scroll down to like half way
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he put one up with the ORP, and it sounds like crap. Considering im not going with the straight pipe on my car and will mostly at most add a high flow cat. I just want to hear it with a stock cat or hi flow.
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yeah i've heard the orp is not good with a catback. the rt cat is much much nicer. lol actually i just got that last week and i met up with mike 1 and darthfocus to install it and some other parts but we didn't end up doing it. i can't wait to get it in.

sorry dude you can try searching maybe. that was the only sound clip i knew of. good luck
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yeah that has been the only soundclip i was able to sound. Basically the only thing that gripes me is that the borla tip looks like a piece of plastic. I love the 2.5 inch piping and i know i will be going to a serious all motor setup so i know this will be a childish sentement, but it just looks like a piece of crap.

The HIA looks super high quality and has the slashed tip and 2.5 in piping aswell. I just dont want it to sound like piece of crap when i put it on.

I know its all childish, since its just sound, but since im not gonna get a whole heck of alot of power right now when i put it on, i just dont want it to sound like crap. And if i get the borla im gonna slice that tip off.
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I know its all childish, since its just sound, but since im not gonna get a whole heck of alot of power right now when i put it on, i just dont want it to sound like crap. And if i get the borla im gonna slice that tip off.
how is that childish? I'd rather lose a few HP for a better sound... that honda sound just isnt working for me!
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how is that childish? I'd rather lose a few HP for a better sound... that honda sound just isnt working for me!
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haha im feeling you Joe Dirt, i dig the sig.

Anyways, just looking for some feedback on the systems comparisons.
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I'll give it cerdit though... it's turbo'd... I want a turbo...
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