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Old 06-26-2014, 02:26 AM   #1
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i am in the market for an exhaust and as a student i just don't have the money for a 700$ system. I came across the brand Manzo and i am wondering if anyone uses or used this exhaust system.

What is the difference between these 2 exhaust right here?Which one ls better and would have better performance.
Which Exhaust is Quieter and by how much?



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Manzo- http://www.manzousa.com/index.php/pr...st-system.html
Ebay- http://www.ebay.com/itm/99-05-Mazda-...736aed&vxp=mtr
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The difference is, one is a $90 waste of money, the other is a $190 waste of money.
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Option 3) you don't buy crap until you can afford something that's not crap.

Broke people have no business modifying cars.
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Take the money you would spend on an exhaust, sign up for an autocross event and enjoy.
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The blue-tip one....blue tips ALWAYS make more power.
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Option 3) you don't buy crap until you can afford something that's not crap.

Broke people have no business modifying cars.
Ok well then recommend me one then.
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Enthuza, Artech, FM, etc etc etc etc. It's not like there aren't a zillion quality options for this car.
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But can you recommend a quality option that costs $90-$190?

No. Because there are none. Quit being a cheap ***.
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But can you recommend a quality option that costs $90-$190?

No. Because there are none. Quit being a cheap ***.
Did i say it needed to be between 90$ and 190$ NO.
Those were just 2 i found and i wanted to know the difference.
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The difference is that one of the shitty quality exhausts costs $100 more.
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The difference is that one of the shitty quality exhausts costs $100 more.
Looking threw your post there are a few threads were you ask for cheap stuff.
Cheap fittings cheap tube rollers.
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Looking threw your post there are a few threads were you ask for cheap stuff.
Cheap fittings cheap tube rollers.

You were mad enough that you decided to go back through years of started threads to find something that we had in common?

There's some pretty glaring differences, here.

One is a tool, and do note that i was shopping in a price range of twice or more than that of the exhausts in question.

The other was for fittings that would NOT be holding liquid or doing any other things essential to my motor.


Guess which fittings are cheap? Guess which ones were absolutely not skimped on? Tell me again how i'm the bad guy for calling both of the cheap exhausts shitty and how that correlates to what you see in this picture.



PS: I bought a cheap exhaust for that built. It was only $650.
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And... I came. V6 with ITBs? I need to go find your build thread.

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Don't get too excited. It's FWD, and it blew up. Clearly because of the ebay -10AN fittings i used on the valve covers.
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On a more constructive note, neither of those will be "quiet". If you look at the Mufflers 18psi and others are using for quiet DD cars, they are big. 22" big.
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maybe you can find a quiet walker universal muffler and have a shop weld it up for you.

Compare photos of 'built' mufflers, find one that suits your car, have a muffler shop weld up the new one.

But usually 'quiet' isnt always in the same boat as 'performance' so you may lose one or the other. You can pickup a Begi XR Lightweight Exhaust for $240. Performance wise, you get more flow and it's lightweight. Not sure on the quiet, but cheaper than the other options available so far.

You could do the $240 and bolt it up yourself, or maybe even spend that much on muffler + labor

but if you're into looks I'd just go with a HKS Carbon Ti universal, mad propz yo
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maybe you can find a quiet walker universal muffler and have a shop weld it up for you.

Compare photos of 'built' mufflers, find one that suits your car, have a muffler shop weld up the new one.

But usually 'quiet' isnt always in the same boat as 'performance' so you may lose one or the other. You can pickup a Begi XR Lightweight Exhaust for $240. Performance wise, you get more flow and it's lightweight. Not sure on the quiet, but cheaper than the other options available so far.

You could do the $240 and bolt it up yourself, or maybe even spend that much on muffler + labor

but if you're into looks I'd just go with a HKS Carbon Ti universal, mad propz yo
Thank you for a helpful reply.
There is a shop near me i will see what they can do.
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Is your stock exhaust gone/broken/rusted? If not, why are you spending what little money you have on a part that has no effect on performance (in a stock powered car)?
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Thank you for a helpful reply.
There is a shop near me i will see what they can do.
No problem! I went through similar setups, Once I had a grand am with a 2.5" cat-back exhaust and magnaflow dual tip muffler on my grocery getter. Basically high flow look alike of a GT stock exhaust with GT Tips, stealthy.

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why are you spending what little money you have on a part that has no effect on performance (in a stock powered car)?
DAT BLUE TIP!

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