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Old 10-22-2007, 02:08 PM   #41
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welcome to my sig. :-) I'd been looking for something to replace BenR's "boner museum" quote.
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Old 10-22-2007, 09:54 PM   #42
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my wire coating didn't melt matt. so ha!

N/A is so redicously unbareable...blah.
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Old 10-22-2007, 11:25 PM   #43
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my wire coating didn't melt matt. so ha!

N/A is so redicously unbareable...blah.
haha, good. must be good wire.
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how did the transition into boost feel. Was it ridiculously faster? After upgraded from 2.25 with glass pack and muffler to 2.5 and only 2 small resonators it spooled soo much faster!
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I hope your muffler doesn't make your tires HOT.
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Old 10-24-2007, 07:50 PM   #46
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how did the transition into boost feel. Was it ridiculously faster? After upgraded from 2.25 with glass pack and muffler to 2.5 and only 2 small resonators it spooled soo much faster!

yes, much faster datalogs tomorrow morning pending weather. rain doesn't make it easy.

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I hope your muffler doesn't make your tires HOT.
haha yeah i'm thinking about installing head shields.
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Old 10-24-2007, 10:12 PM   #47
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the coupler:






my theory is:

since i cut it so short, it had no room to wiggle & flex as needed. that and i campled down my t-clamps very tight (extermely) and dug into the silicone enough that when the engine torqued up it started eatting into it. Combined with the ultra power of my 3" exhaust, it was just a diasater waiting to happen
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Old 10-25-2007, 10:36 AM   #48
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i like ultra power
what kind of coupler is that anyway? it looks pretty meaty, i mean i know its a 2" silicone, but it looks kinda weired...where did you get that one
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Old 10-25-2007, 11:13 AM   #49
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just a typical 4-ply silicone coupler. I believe it's actually an OBX branded one.

the rain is preventing me from getting a good log, but with my MBC backed off a bit, i was still logging 16psi....talk about the last exhaust being a restriction.
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Old 10-25-2007, 01:52 PM   #50
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Gunna Dyno that biatch to give us real numbers between what you were using last time and what you have now? Love to know everything you changed between then and now and see what the gains are!

+1 for Sound clip!
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Old 10-25-2007, 04:54 PM   #51
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4th gear pull in the rain.
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Old 10-25-2007, 05:06 PM   #52
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nice sig. also nice wheelspin at redline.
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Old 10-28-2007, 08:28 PM   #53
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finally got the old pics i took during the install to compare to the old exhaust:

















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Exhaust systems are beautiful works of art. I think I am going to run mine on top of my car instead next time.

I wish I lived closer because I have this incredible urge to clean your wheels. No inuendo intended.
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Old 10-28-2007, 09:42 PM   #55
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damn thats nice, makes your old exhaust look like a little bitch sitting next to it
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How much space is there for wiggle room with a 3"
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Is that stainless? The weld areas (on the test pipe particularily) look spraypainted or something.

Also, is the tip touching the bumper? Looks a little offset, might be the angle of the camera?
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no aluminumized (im cheap remember). the exhaust is perfectly centered, in the pic I only have the muffler hanging there.

there's about .5" of wiggle room around the diff's stub shaft flange and enough room around the ppf.
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looks good, the borla looks way to complex, it needs a diet!
is the new exhaust any louder? but i like the new one much better
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