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      09-08-2012, 06:32 PM   #1
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Has anyone with oem exhaust upgraded their tips?

Just curious if anyone has changed their factory exhaust tips to something different. Post some pics if you have them!
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      09-09-2012, 05:53 PM   #2
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I have the same question. I'm looking to do the same thing.
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I'd suggest that you check out Cyba's tip.
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      09-09-2012, 08:58 PM   #4
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Yea I've seen them. They are basically painted oem tips. Same size and style. I was thinking of going a little bigger like 3.5". Just wanted to get any idea of what this may look like or see what else people have done and what was involved.
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      09-10-2012, 10:03 AM   #5
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Yea I've seen them. They are basically painted oem tips. Same size and style. I was thinking of going a little bigger like 3.5". Just wanted to get any idea of what this may look like or see what else people have done and what was involved.
Bear in mind that there is only a 10mm gap between the oem tips. That means that if you fit new tips that are 10mm bigger, they will be touching.

To do the job properly you would need eccentric tips.
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      09-10-2012, 10:14 AM   #6
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Hmm good point I didn't think of that.
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      09-10-2012, 10:26 AM   #7
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Yes when i had my modified OEM exhaust i replaced it with OEM black chrome tips... and painted the can matte black. its the best thing to do...
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Bear in mind that there is only a 10mm gap between the oem tips. That means that if you fit new tips that are 10mm bigger, they will be touching.

To do the job properly you would need eccentric tips.
if the tips are 10mm apart a tip that is 5mm bigger will touch because each close the gap by half. if they were 10mm larger each they would overlap by 5mm and not fit.
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      09-10-2012, 10:44 AM   #9
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if the tips are 10mm apart a tip that is 5mm bigger will touch because each close the gap by half. if they were 10mm larger each they would overlap by 5mm and not fit.
Work it out again
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      09-10-2012, 10:48 PM   #10
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your absolutley right my bad. can i ban myself for stupidity?
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lol..regardless I think fitting tips is more trouble then its worth..getting em to line up and fit right will be a chore.
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      09-11-2012, 04:05 AM   #12
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i changed my OEM tips for 80mm not-rolled tips:





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i changed my OEM tips for 80mm not-rolled tips:





Looks good.
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      09-11-2012, 07:30 PM   #14
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i changed my OEM tips for 80mm not-rolled tips:





Looks really good! What was involved in doing that?
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i feel like this is too much work and just adds cost. do wish the stock tips were bigger though
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i changed my OEM tips for 80mm not-rolled tips:





WOW, good job, that and the OEM exhaust mod is the way to go IMO since putting an aftermarket exhaust does'nt give any hp, no need to pay big money for that!

edit: too late for me tough, already have my Corsa exhaust, I like it a lot but would've prefer the money in my pocket!
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changed the tips at the same time i do the OEM exhaut mod. love the sound!

OEM exhaust mod cause cant find an exhaust with the sound i want and which was legal here in Switzerland.
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I had my tips PC. Will post pics later as I'm on my iPad right now.
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      09-12-2012, 12:16 PM   #19
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changed the tips at the same time i do the OEM exhaut mod. love the sound!

OEM exhaust mod cause cant find an exhaust with the sound i want and which was legal here in Switzerland.
Did they have to custom cut/make these for you or were these off the shelf tips they simply welded on?
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Did they have to custom cut/make these for you or were these off the shelf tips they simply welded on?
they are custom made. i can make a pic from the exhaust where you can see the welding if you want.
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