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Old 11-18-2016, 03:58 PM
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Originally Posted by EO2K View Post
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More details, please. What makes the hanger sag? Turbo exhausts aren't significantly heavier than stock exhausts (actually I think mine is lighter than stock), so what's the need to beef up the hangers?

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Old 11-18-2016, 04:07 PM
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I think it's just fatter aftermarket pipes smacking around if you have things in the way. Exhaust wiggle can be mitigated restricting the stretch and travel of hangers as they wobble.
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Cant you just get beefier hangers and be done with it?
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Cost of poly hangers: expensive
Cost of honda hangers on rockauto + hose clamps: pennies

Thats a tough choice.

And stock exhausts are smaller, have more room around them. My 3" pipe has tight clearances and was built by me. So its not exactly....perfect.

Tight hangers keep it in place.

Also, ive seen stock exhausts fall off miatas in the past.
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Old 11-18-2016, 04:32 PM
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Can you take a pic of your hangar and post it here? I wanna see it...

Also, iirc you don't have the big *** muffler right?
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Originally Posted by aidandj View Post
And stock exhausts are smaller, have more room around them. My 3" pipe has tight clearances and was built by me. So its not exactly....perfect.

Tight hangers keep it in place.

Also, ive seen stock exhausts fall off miatas in the past.
Huh. Well, FWIW the only time my FM exhausts (old 2.5", current 3") ever banged on anything was when I put them on wrong, and that was with stock hangers. I did not make them myself though.

I have no idea how a stock exhaust falls off, it takes me 10 minutes of cursing to get it come off when I want it to. Rust, maybe.

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I definitely have an *** muffler.








Sorry no actual hanger pictures. Just a hose clamp around a hanger.
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Aidan's car qualifies for the "war crime" thing I was talking about earlier.
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Pussies.

My **** is dope.
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lawl he's trying to build a clean legit car, not the herpes poster child

keep that exhaust in your thread until you redeem yourself with your upcoming build
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Exhaust is staying.
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That actually sounds really good to me. Does it drone?
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Originally Posted by aidandj View Post
Exhaust is staying.
yeah but the awesomeness will balance out the gayness
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Originally Posted by MiataMan00 View Post
That actually sounds really good to me. Does it drone?
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My god yes.

I wear earplugs if the windows are down and im driving next to a freeway barrier.

The noise really puts hailey to sleep though, so it works out ok.

turbofan describe my exhaust please.
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Heh, there goes that idea. On a serious note tho, that is what im looking for tone and sound level wise. I don't want it stock quiet. But I don't want open downpipe ears bleeding loud. So maby the Enthuza would be a good fit... And if I don't like it, I can weld in the big *** muffler.

This makes the most sense to me unless I can find a local to hear their exhaust.
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Come listen to my car some time. It's definitely louder than stock, but not obnoxious.

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here's how they stack up on level of quieter, louder, loudest:
1) mt Maggie 2) fm 3) enthuza

Oh and catalytic converter makes a BIG difference in each situation as well
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Originally Posted by 18psi View Post
here's how they stack up on level of quieter, louder, loudest:
1) mt Maggie 2) fm 3) enthuza
Pretty sure my car is quieter than EO2K's ?

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I don't think so, at best they are about equal (IMO)
When you put the hammer down in his, the turbo is also basically all you hear.

My MSM FM exhaust was definitely louder than his setup, but then mine wasn't catted so not apples/apples.
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I definitely want a catted system. I am going to see how much it will cost to custom fab up something at a local track shop (Trackspec).
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