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Old 06-18-11, 01:53 PM   #61
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^^^ That's what I was thinking as well actually. I mean the resonator is only $65! I dunno if I would pass inspection however in CA.
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Old 06-18-11, 02:31 PM   #62
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The gases would flow faster but it wouldn't change the content. Maybe some of those crazies in the IS or GS forums could answer that.
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Old 06-19-11, 10:14 AM   #63
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Just do the straight pipe. Its not going to be that loud. Its not really a straight pipe since your cats are still there, this will be like a regular "catback" system in sedans, etc.
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Old 06-19-11, 11:02 AM   #64
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Hi Guys,
I've been following this thread quite closely. The MagnaFlow is a great muffler. But do not put the straight-pipe only in. I did this on my set-up. It lasted for 30 minutes, incredibly noisy. Admittedly I have the dual set-up but I don't think it would matter much.
Below are photos of my set up. Yes the salt as done its best on the stainless steel system
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Old 06-19-11, 11:32 AM   #65
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Well designed! And with the added difficulty of dealing with AWD. Could you describe the process for us? Did your muff shop design it? What muffs did you use? Were the pipes off the shelf or custom made? Got any vids? Are we there yet??

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Old 06-20-11, 07:34 AM   #66
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Well designed! And with the added difficulty of dealing with AWD. Could you describe the process for us? Did your muff shop design it? What muffs did you use? Were the pipes off the shelf or custom made? Got any vids? Are we there yet??
Just a little further!
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Old 07-02-11, 04:12 PM   #67
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Finally!!!!!!

Dunno how to embed correctly. so here is the link

Windows open at green light
http://youtu.be/l37wsHRnHhg

Closed windows going down hill on the ramp to the highway
http://youtu.be/02-nhFrSAco

Two three observations.
1- definitely some pep increase
2- sounds completely stock with the windows closed and besides my intake
noise.
3- only noticeable (if that) muffler noise is outside the car.

Oh and the shop did it for $80 I was not interested in looking any further so did it. And they have the magnaflow resonator! He said he $125 installed. I hear that's pricey though. Should be like $70 installed.

Might do it! Just scared about how loud it might be.



Had him set it a little lower for the Wald Kit. and easy fix if it's too low.

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Old 07-02-11, 04:29 PM   #68
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Looks good! Yeah, I think you should be first with the resonator!
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Old 07-02-11, 04:52 PM   #69
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^^^ LOL! maybe.... I kind of wanna know how loud it's gonna get though

Funny your video sounds almost louder I figure you had the windows closed? Mine kind of sounds the same even with the intake.

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Yeah, my windows were closed but I did get up to 70, it really doesn't do much until about 4k rpm.
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I did up to 45 cause I was on a street The highway one with the windows closed only had sound from maybe 30mpg to about 6pmpg then pretty much nada.
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Nice work! Sounds really good from your video thanks for posting that!
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Howie, did you get your springs on?
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Nice work! Sounds really good from your video thanks for posting that!
Your welcome. I posted another with the windows closed Not allot of difference really. Keep in mind I have an intake as well.
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Howie, did you get your springs on?
Yup just posting in the "what have you done to your rx today" thread.
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