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      11-10-2011, 10:38 AM   #86
pbonsalb
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Originally Posted by GTM_Challenge View Post
I have to respectfully disagree with you on this based on a few quick observations you may have overlooked.

We put in alot of time to make sure we coulde make a quality product in the USA and design brackets and components that will stand the test of time on the street or track without missing a beat. I hope this highlighted a few small things at a glance.
Your Challenge x-pipe is very pretty and looks like it is very well made. If cost was no object, I would prefer to have a $1500 Challenge x-pipe than a $500 no-name x-pipe. The welds and brackets on the $1500 x-pipe do look better than those on the $500 x-pipe.

People will buy and fit and dyno the $500 x-pipe so horsepower and torque comparisons can be made and they will test it over time so durability comparisons can be made. I was very impressed with the gains that Vishnu made with nothing more than inexpensive muffler shop crush bends inserted in place of the cats on a stock x-pipe:

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=585325
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