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02-18-2015 03:30 PM
David731 Still for sale?
07-03-2014 11:54 AM
Daktah Pepah after watching some straight pipe 2.0t videos it doesnt sound too bad imo. im thinking about going to orileys/autozone/whatever and seeing how much it would cost to do my own catback straight pipes. i bet i can do it for $150-$200 or less even with dual outlets, depending on the brand of pipes of course.

i wonder if i can use stainless or aluminum plumbing tube cut it to the appropriate lengths and have 1 piece pipes to save money compared to buying several different shaped tubes and then clamps/welding to hold them together...

the drone might be bad to horrific even with stock cats but i can always throw on a resonator or 2 if needed which would be especially easy if i do the multi pipe route.
07-02-2014 12:10 PM
DudebuD I've had mine for a year now and its a very nice exhaust for a daily driver. Its loud when you need it to be without any stupid drone.
07-01-2014 09:11 PM
capt_raider i like this one since its not loud at low rpm.
if you want something louder, this def is not it
07-01-2014 03:13 PM
Daktah Pepah cool, i was hoping for more idle/low speed sound however. maybe ill buy it anyway and try to modify it to suit my tastes. since 13's are compatible with mine maybe i can find another one that works better for me.
07-01-2014 12:38 PM
capt_raider yes daktah

it should fit yours fine.
i personally like mine, cause it will only roar if im hitting the boost
otherwise it's very quite exhaust
on highway you won't hear much of it either
07-01-2014 12:20 PM
Daktah Pepah so will this will fit on a 2014 even though it is listed as a 09-13? also no cel from 2nd cat delete correct?
should i save up and wait to just buy an isis race/street?
04-29-2014 05:47 PM
Night Fury So far all I hear is from 2.0T responses. Fine, but mine is a 3.8 a different animal. I'm very happy that this system works well for all you 2.0T, but on the 3.8. My installers were embarrassed that it sounded sooo bad!! In fact they switched it out back to the orginal OEM at no cost and the OEM was was music to my ears. Long story short, maybe it was a defective install, but it still left a very bad taste in my mouth!
04-29-2014 11:57 AM
DudebuD
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Originally Posted by Night Fury View Post
I have a 2010 Gen Coupe 3.8 17K miles on it, with Brembo Big Brakes, VRS Rims, AEM Cold Air Intake and upgraded 2014 R-Spec tail lights. Bought the so-called (by the seller) JDM exhaust package from E-Bay for 400.00. I had the system installed by a professional garage yesterday, what a mistake.

Some people might like their exhaust tips sticking out 4-5 inches from the back of the rear air dam/bumper not me! In 99% of the pictures I have seen the quad tips are FLUSH. Also upon installation the tips on the left side were 1/4-1/2 inch further out than those on the right side. This was due to the exhaust piping going into the muffler not being bent to specs.

Last but far from least, when I started it the interior noise was awful. I thought I was driving a farm tractor or had no muffler at all.

Having it removed today and going back to OEM for now. Bottom line, you get what you pay for! Remember if it sounds too good to be true than it usually is.
Not sure what's wrong with yours, but I have none of these problems, and it sounds good.
04-29-2014 10:12 AM
DaGr8WoN I kept stock axleback and changed everything else..as for sound I'm happy and love the stock look
04-29-2014 09:54 AM
Night Fury
God Snow NOT JDM

I have a 2010 Gen Coupe 3.8 17K miles on it, with Brembo Big Brakes, VRS Rims, AEM Cold Air Intake and upgraded 2014 R-Spec tail lights. Bought the so-called (by the seller) JDM exhaust package from E-Bay for 400.00. I had the system installed by a professional garage yesterday, what a mistake.

Some people might like their exhaust tips sticking out 4-5 inches from the back of the rear air dam/bumper not me! In 99% of the pictures I have seen the quad tips are FLUSH. Also upon installation the tips on the left side were 1/4-1/2 inch further out than those on the right side. This was due to the exhaust piping going into the muffler not being bent to specs.

Last but far from least, when I started it the interior noise was awful. I thought I was driving a farm tractor or had no muffler at all.

Having it removed today and going back to OEM for now. Bottom line, you get what you pay for! Remember if it sounds too good to be true than it usually is.
04-23-2014 12:57 PM
DudebuD
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Originally Posted by wmsky33 View Post
I know that a CBE by itself won't increase performance a great deal, at least on the stock tune. If it flows better than the stock exhaust though, and I add an intake that flows better than stock, then together they could make a difference, especially if I get a tune that can take advantage of the better flow.

However, I've also read on these forums that the most restrictive part of the exhaust is the primary cat, even on 2013+. If that's true, it doesn't seem as if a CBE would do any good at all, even if it removes the 2nd cat. I mean, if the primary cat restricts CFM to X, and the stock exhaust after the primary cat flows X+, then what good is an aftermarket CBE, except for the sound. This is why I'd like to hear from people with real world experience with this exhaust. I'd rather spend my money on mods that actually make a difference performance wise.

I know the PG CBE piping is 2.5", but I've also heard that 2.5" flows better than needed for the stock turbo and I don't plan on upgrading the turbo, at least not for several years.

Flylow, I'm not really sure what the No! means. Could you clarify for me? Thanks.
You've got the right idea!

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04-23-2014 12:55 PM
DudebuD Nvm
04-23-2014 12:54 PM
DudebuD My bad...got confused between my o2 housing, dp and exhaust....ya its 2.5" piping

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04-23-2014 10:59 AM
flylow
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Originally Posted by wmsky33 View Post
I know that a CBE by itself won't increase performance a great deal, at least on the stock tune. If it flows better than the stock exhaust though, and I add an intake that flows better than stock, then together they could make a difference, especially if I get a tune that can take advantage of the better flow.

However, I've also read on these forums that the most restrictive part of the exhaust is the primary cat, even on 2013+. If that's true, it doesn't seem as if a CBE would do any good at all, even if it removes the 2nd cat. I mean, if the primary cat restricts CFM to X, and the stock exhaust after the primary cat flows X+, then what good is an aftermarket CBE, except for the sound. This is why I'd like to hear from people with real world experience with this exhaust. I'd rather spend my money on mods that actually make a difference performance wise.

I know the PG CBE piping is 2.5", but I've also heard that 2.5" flows better than needed for the stock turbo and I don't plan on upgrading the turbo, at least not for several years.

Flylow, I'm not really sure what the No! means. Could you clarify for me? Thanks.
His 2nd paragraph yes to the first part no to the second. Its 2.5"
04-23-2014 10:13 AM
wmsky33 I know that a CBE by itself won't increase performance a great deal, at least on the stock tune. If it flows better than the stock exhaust though, and I add an intake that flows better than stock, then together they could make a difference, especially if I get a tune that can take advantage of the better flow.

However, I've also read on these forums that the most restrictive part of the exhaust is the primary cat, even on 2013+. If that's true, it doesn't seem as if a CBE would do any good at all, even if it removes the 2nd cat. I mean, if the primary cat restricts CFM to X, and the stock exhaust after the primary cat flows X+, then what good is an aftermarket CBE, except for the sound. This is why I'd like to hear from people with real world experience with this exhaust. I'd rather spend my money on mods that actually make a difference performance wise.

I know the PG CBE piping is 2.5", but I've also heard that 2.5" flows better than needed for the stock turbo and I don't plan on upgrading the turbo, at least not for several years.

Flylow, I'm not really sure what the No! means. Could you clarify for me? Thanks.
04-23-2014 10:01 AM
flylow
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Originally Posted by DudebuD View Post
A cat back exhaust is gonna do very little in terms of performance.

But this gets rid of your 2nd cat and has 3" piping so exhaust flow is increased. Its $250 so even if it does nothing but make your exhaust tone nicer, who cares?

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No!
04-23-2014 09:52 AM
wangao0316
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Originally Posted by DudebuD View Post
A cat back exhaust is gonna do very little in terms of performance.

But this gets rid of your 2nd cat and has 3" piping so exhaust flow is increased. Its $250 so even if it does nothing but make your exhaust tone nicer, who cares?

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actually, the piping is 2.5'' , I wish it was 3''
04-23-2014 09:33 AM
DudebuD A cat back exhaust is gonna do very little in terms of performance.

But this gets rid of your 2nd cat and has 3" piping so exhaust flow is increased. Its $250 so even if it does nothing but make your exhaust tone nicer, who cares?

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04-22-2014 08:27 PM
wmsky33
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Originally Posted by D!RTYLOUD View Post
The fitment, hangers, and sound are all really good actually. The only gripe i have about this exhaust is how far the tips stick out. I got it for $125 so I can't really complain too much.
I've read this entire thread, but so far I haven't seen anyone talking about the performance of the exhaust. DIRTYLOUD, from your mods list, you don't seem like the kind of guy that would install a mod that would decrease performance, so I'm assuming that the PG CBE is at least as good as stock. However, if it's only as good as stock, I'll save my money and keep the stock exhaust. The fact that it sounds better doesn't really do much for me. If it sounds better and increases overall exhaust flow over stock, that's a different story. So, my question to you and anyone else that's installed the exhaust is; does it perform better? Real world measurements would be great, but butt dyno would fine as long as you have enough experience with performance cars to be objective and not get taken in by a sexy exhaust sound and placebo effect.

Thanks.
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