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Old 06-01-2011, 04:55 PM   #21
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How is the fit in the tunnel? I'm having issues with the rear longitudinal bracing as is. Do you notice any increase in spool time?
It fits fine. The resonator has at least an inch of clearance in every direction. Actually the whole exhaust fits better now than it did before. It no longer clanks on bumps and is not melting my bumper anymore. I don't think this was an Enthuza problem but rather a problem with my (modified) downpipe which put the cat flange at a slightly different location than stock. By tack welding the resonator in while the exhaust was mounted, I naturally got a better fit.

The change in loudness has been so dramatic that I wouldn't trust any perceived change in spool time even if I did notice one, but I didn't.
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I was considering getting this resonator but was skeptical about the fit. Could you post some pics of the underside?
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Old 06-01-2011, 05:52 PM   #23
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I didn't take any pics of the underside. Like I said it fits fine. It will be pretty obvious where it needs to go if you get under your car with it in your hand.

It is probably the lowest point on my car, except maybe for one of my intercooler pipes. It has an inch less clearance than it had before.
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FYI:
Abe and Turbotim make most of you guys look like huge retards.
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Abe and Turbotim make most of you guys look like huge retards.
Curious as to what you mean by this. They both use a Tig so they can naturally weld stainless very easily. Some of us only have Mig capabilities and migging SS isn't as straightforward as tigging it.
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Curious as to what you mean by this. They both use a Tig so they can naturally weld stainless very easily. Some of us only have Mig capabilities and migging SS isn't as straightforward as tigging it.
I'm just trolling through.
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Curious as to what you mean by this. They both use a Tig so they can naturally weld stainless very easily. Some of us only have Mig capabilities and migging SS isn't as straightforward as tigging it.
Even with a TIG they make me look like a retard :(.

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Yeah, their gardening maintenance skills are much better.
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Yeah, their gardening maintenance skills are much better.
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Mig with stainless wire and 100% argon. I haven't noticed it using more power, but I use 250 amp machines and usually weld .250 mild steel.
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Old 07-06-2011, 09:51 AM   #31
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Here is a quick pic



This thing is surprisingly shiny and polished... you really notice it underneath the car if you view the car from a distance.

Incidentally, if you are installing your new tein flex coilovers in the rear, and get the shock body length as short as possible, you won't be able to remove your floor jack when the car is lowered, and this muffler will rest on the jack wheel...
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