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Old 09-17-2010, 03:59 AM   #1
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Default Cheep Exhaust any good?

Hey guys i was messing around on the net the other day, and found this cat back, http://www.slickcar.com/productdetai...roductID=10893...... its extreemly cheep and being im on a budget build, i might try it out.... worse case senario i figure i could always use the already bent piping and weld in a new muffler and still come out ahead. Just wondering if anyone has ever heard of, used, or seen this set up, or just ur general opinion.
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This is one of those situations where you should just buy it without asking and post up later saying. Hey i bought the cheap *** exhust and installed it on my car and (insert opinion/review here) blah blah bla bla blah!
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Pass. An exhaust shop could do it cheaper. Just find a good deal on a muffler.

Whats up with that though. Theres a muffler then a can. Weird.
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haha yea its a weird set up, its so damn cheep tho i think i might just buy it, slap it on, then post a vid for everyone lol good or bad
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Pass. An exhaust shop could do it cheaper. Just find a good deal on a muffler.

Whats up with that though. Theres a muffler then a can. Weird.
Go with this ^ You will be happier and probably come out cheaper.
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That looks a lot like the Tsudo exhaust. They sound OK but are inadequate for a turbocharged car. They start at 2.25" and step up to 2.5 after the first flange.

As others have said, just go to an exhaust shop. You'll probably pay around $300 for a reasonable catback with strait through mufflers
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I don't know where you guys get your exhausts made, but how would a muffler shop exhaust with mandrel bends and the whole shebang of tip, cannister, resonator, and hangers come out cheaper than 180?
Just a regular magnaflow cannister is from 85-100
I welded mine together myself and it came out more and that's not counting gas, wire, and my time/labor.
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^^^^^ what he said!
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Thanks for the help guys, i think im going to take a trip to the muffler shop and see what kind of price they though at me, if its to far over that, ill be buying a pipe bender......
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It will be more than that. Only way to get under that is buying a used muffler amd having it done with crush bent mild steel. Mine was ~$150 for 2.5", and I brought them the tip and muffler.
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I had my local exhaust shop weld up a cat-back 2.25" exhaust, I supplied the muffler, they charged me $100. Has worked great the past couple years.
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have you found out what kind of material is inside the muffler? That makes a difference as well.
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I have no clue, i just decided to do my exhaust my self.... Just bought a pipe bender For the price its probably a shity glass pack.
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Cheep ftw
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I had a tsudo exhaust on my car before the turbo (and during for a little while) it was very quiet and fit well but didn't have the flow needed
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Magna flow can 70-100$ + local muffler shop labor 150-200$ mild steel of course not many bends in miata exhaust system shouldn't cost that much.
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