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      02-09-2012, 11:31 PM   #1
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Megan exhaust ..question

Any gains from the muffler?
Weight ??
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      02-10-2012, 08:49 AM   #2
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sound only. weight is negligible. sounds great though and for $600 or less....its a great value for an exhaust.
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      02-10-2012, 10:54 AM   #3
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I heard one the other day in Austin, was okay. Not as raw and mean as Gitani or the DRB axle back..depends on what you are wanting...
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There is ZERO gain from ANY axle back.
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I bet you will have some manufacturers begging to differ with you on that one...you are entitled to your opinion
I have seen multiple stock versus aftermarket back to backs on the same dyno and most good systems create 3-6whp..
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      02-10-2012, 11:50 AM   #6
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There is ZERO gain from ANY axle back.
3whp from the AKRA SLIP!!!! SERIOUS.
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      02-10-2012, 12:17 PM   #7
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The Megan sounds great, well at least with the primary cat delete.. You save almost 30lbs with the Megan, the gains from just a catback is negligible. Lets assume for shits and giggles that there is a 3-6rwhp gain, that is almost the variation of the dyno itself. In other words pretty much no gain.

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I bet you will have some manufacturers begging to differ with you on that one...you are entitled to your opinion
I have seen multiple stock versus aftermarket back to backs on the same dyno and most good systems create 3-6whp..
You are going to believe AM manafacturers on hp gains?? Got some land to sell...
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The Megan sounds great, well at least with the primary cat delete.. You save almost 30lbs with the Megan, the gains from just a catback is negligible. Lets assume for shits and giggles that there is a 3-6rwhp gain, that is almost the variation of the dyno itself. In other words pretty much no gain.

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You are going to believe AM manafacturers on hp gains?? Got some land to sell...
Exactly.
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Well 650$ installed isn't bad at all .. I think.. I personally like the burnt tips .. IMO ... But everyone is different I have a cat less xpipe so I know it would be louder .. Which I don't care .. Drb looks promising but I'd like to see some videos with a xpipe and the tips would have to go .. So there's another 300$ I gotta spend hacking a new exhaust
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Well 650$ installed isn't bad at all .. I think.. I personally like the burnt tips .. IMO ... But everyone is different I have a cat less xpipe so I know it would be louder .. Which I don't care .. Drb looks promising but I'd like to see some videos with a xpipe and the tips would have to go .. So there's another 300$ I gotta spend hacking a new exhaust

What xpipe do you have?
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Had a buddy remove sec cats and res.. AT an exhaust shop.
It was worth 50$ haha
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Well 650$ installed isn't bad at all .. I think.. I personally like the burnt tips .. IMO ... But everyone is different I have a cat less xpipe so I know it would be louder .. Which I don't care .. Drb looks promising but I'd like to see some videos with a xpipe and the tips would have to go .. So there's another 300$ I gotta spend hacking a new exhaust

What xpipe do you have?
Had a buddy remove 2cats and res.. At an exhaust shop for 50$ :-)
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      02-12-2012, 01:57 PM   #14
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Had a buddy remove 2cats and res.. At an exhaust shop for 50$ :-)
This could end up being quite raspy without the resonators.

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What sounds better a megan racing exhauat or the oem exhaust mod(original merhod not the muffler delete)?
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Had a buddy remove 2cats and res.. At an exhaust shop for 50$ :-)
This could end up being quite raspy without the resonators.

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I have some rasp right now ... I might end up putting some resonators on just to tone it down ..
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      02-15-2012, 12:55 PM   #17
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Terrible customer service at Megan racing........ IMHO
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Terrible customer service at Megan racing........ IMHO
I've had no issues with the exhaust so luckily didn't have to find out. In what way was CS bad?

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Would anyone who has this exhaust say it is a good daily driver exhaust? Does it drone on the highway? 60-80 mph?
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Anyone who removes their resonators are out of their mind! IMO this car needs 2 sets to sound good
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Would anyone who has this exhaust say it is a good daily driver exhaust? Does it drone on the highway? 60-80 mph?
There is minimal drone right at 2200rpm, with a 6spd MT car that is right at 60mph in 6th. Even when it does do it, it really is very minimal. My mods are in my sig....

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There is minimal drone right at 2200rpm, with a 6spd MT car that is right at 60mph in 6th. Even when it does do it, it really is very minimal. My mods are in my sig....

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thanks for info dave.. i noticed you have test pipes.. im assuming it is more quiet with just the catback installed?
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