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      06-10-2009, 04:24 PM   #1
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Titanium X-pipe?

Besides the akrapovic, is there any others available? I don't think Akrapovic sells their X-pipe seperately.
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      06-10-2009, 05:04 PM   #2
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Encore Innovation now offers there x-pipe in titanium...here's a link:

http://www.encoreinnovation.com/product/show/id/14
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Ericssonn also makes one in titanium.

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Besides the akrapovic, is there any others available? I don't think Akrapovic sells their X-pipe seperately.
You can get it separately but I think you should just go with Encore for the price. Apparently Akrapovic includes a 100 cell cat that is expensive and useless since you won't pass a smog test with it and you still get a CEL
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You can get it separately but I think you should just go with Encore for the price. Apparently Akrapovic includes a 100 cell cat that is expensive and useless since you won't pass a smog test with it and you still get a CEL
Thanks. I'll look into this
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WTF. $4,299 for an xpipe.

What the **** is wrong with titanium exhaust manufacturers.

SS is better, lasts longer and reaps all better benefits.

Only thing SS lacks is weight..

but is a 20 lb difference worth another $3,500 dollars?

NO.
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Besides the akrapovic, is there any others available? I don't think Akrapovic sells their X-pipe seperately.
Ask Simon from Rennspec and tell him my regards - he will be able to sell you just the Akra x-pipe
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      06-14-2009, 03:49 AM   #8
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WTF. $4,299 for an xpipe.

What the **** is wrong with titanium exhaust manufacturers.

SS is better, lasts longer and reaps all better benefits.

Only thing SS lacks is weight..

but is a 20 lb difference worth another $3,500 dollars?

NO.
$4299 MSRP includes race cats, and, relatively speaking, it is not bad actually. The SS Active Autowerke X pipes WITH race cats retail for $3400, so you would be paying ~$900 to have the pipe in Ti.
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$4299 MSRP includes race cats, and, relatively speaking, it is not bad actually. The SS Active Autowerke X pipes WITH race cats retail for $3400, so you would be paying ~$900 to have the pipe in Ti.
Understood, but we both know AA is $$$ in general.
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Not cheap, anyone try it here??
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The only problem with choosing Akrapovic for an x-pipe is you pay a lot of money for a pipe that includes cats that won't pass emissions and will set off a CEL. They should just make it without the cats and sell it for less.
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The only problem with choosing Akrapovic for an x-pipe is you pay a lot of money for a pipe that includes cats that won't pass emissions and will set off a CEL. They should just make it without the cats and sell it for less.
The Akra was designed for the European market! In Europe it is not throwing CEL and it is passing emissions test
To be honest - the main idea of a modified x-pipe is to generate high exhaust flow and maximum performance! For this you need HFC. The CEL problem with US spec. will be solved soon!
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You can get it separately but I think you should just go with Encore for the price. Apparently Akrapovic includes a 100 cell cat that is expensive and useless since you won't pass a smog test with it and you still get a CEL
I am pretty sure with a CEL on that the car won't be producing as much power.
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I think the akrapovic x-pipe only works with their exhausts.
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WTF. $4,299 for an xpipe.

What the **** is wrong with titanium exhaust manufacturers.

SS is better, lasts longer and reaps all better benefits.

Only thing SS lacks is weight..

but is a 20 lb difference worth another $3,500 dollars?

NO.
$4299 MSRP includes race cats, and, relatively speaking, it is not bad actually. The SS Active Autowerke X pipes WITH race cats retail for $3400, so you would be paying ~$900 to have the pipe in Ti.
The X pipe is on Active's site for $2300?
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Ericssonn also makes one in titanium.

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Pretty sure if the Akra is too expensive the Ericsson will give the OP a coronary
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