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Old 07-13-2006, 11:22 PM   #1
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Okay I am getting a complete turbo back 2.5'' exhaust and I was about to place my order with enthuza, but i was doing some reading and the thread was left open ended with no one saying any definate answers.

I hear good and bad things about enthuza so thats why i made this thread.

First who else sells a 2.5'' exhaust that is good quality for the same or lower price? second, which one should I get? The budget one is only $60 less than the other one

http://www.enthuzacar.com/m1turbo.asp
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http://www.enthuzacar.com/img/m1turbobudget1.jpg

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I have the budget and am very happy with it. Fitment was great and sounds good. Dont expect much power increase at least from the but dyno. Turbo Spools faster and everything just feels more efficient. BUt this was with only 4 PSI, RM Downpipe and stock cat. Higher boost levels and differant setups before the cat might have differant results.
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The Budget sounds really good on his car.
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anyone have the other one to compare it to? I think im gonna get the budget even tho the other one is just 60 more
are there any other good brands to choose from within the same price range?
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I'm in the process of getting a custom 2.5" exhaust fabbed up using Magnaflow cats and muffler. I'll take pics of it when it's done and try to record noises.
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i bought a "J" bend, flanges, bullet muffler(as a resonator) and dynomax muffler. it was stainless and 2.5" i had it custom fabbed for less than enthuza wants and it was all one piece (less opportunities for leaks). Bruce has it now.

custom FTW.
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The problem with a custom exhaust is you never know what the car will sound like when done. The budget enthuza is a terrific bargain and sounds great with a catalytic converter in place. The budget enthuza is much louder on my car with a test pipe installed.

The original owner of Enthuza tested his pipes with many different muffler combinations before he found mufflers he liked best. My budget enthuza is built with an Ansa muffler, however, some come with dynomax mufflers.
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i can understand that, but it's not going to sound like a weedeater. those dynomax mufflers you can get all day long at summit or jegs and there are enough people on here to vouch for the sound. custom stainless for less than the price of an enthuza aluminized system is a better performance bet.
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I purchased a used Stainless steel turbo catback with an ansa muffler. It sounds good. Not very loud until you really get on it.

For the price, you're not going to find a better deal. Only caveat with a custom set-up, make sure they're giving you mandrel bends, not crush bends.

Also mind included a resonator as well.
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I recently got the enthuza budget and I love it. The sound is deep and louder but not annoying loud. I could cruise around all day without the sound bothering me at all. The quality is very good as well. Not sure which muffler is on it. it says Silverline. Is that a brand? I don't care to research, all I know is it's great!
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Silverline is the ansa muffler.
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yea mine has the ansa muffler too. There is a borla option but i think its a touch more restrictive becasue it has a 1.25 opening.
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yea mine has the ansa muffler too. There is a borla option but i think its a touch more restrictive becasue it has a 1.25 opening.
Perhaps you meant 2.25 opening?
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Perhaps you meant 2.25 opening?
That would be the one...
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anyone use a RSR GTII exhaust? its the only one that i've used on my car before, there are very few bends in it, so i assume that it is good flow. can anyone elaborate on it?

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