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      03-05-2010, 11:29 AM   #1
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Looks like I may end up selling the Gintani Sport mufflers I just installed on my car. I am running them with Fabspeed high flow cats and resonated x-pipe and they are still a bit too loud for my taste. I used to love loud exhausts but the older I have gotten the quieter I prefer. These are about 30% quieter than the Eisenmann Race though they have MUCH less drone on the freeway. I paid $1850 for these from Gintani (msrp is $2000 plus shipping). They have only around 250 miles on them. I will not reply to any lowball offers. They are currently on the car and will be taken off once I have a buyer.

I am asking $1600 OBO plus shipping plus paypal fees if paying by paypal. I will not reply to lowball offers. Will post pics over the weekend. Willing to do a trade for Dinan mufflers as well.

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      03-05-2010, 05:27 PM   #2
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You getting Dinan now? You should consider the Bastuck
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Let me get this straight... You are swapping out parts designed by some of the top engineers in the world because some guys sponsored by a company told you it's "better??" But when you ask the same guy about tracking, "oh no, I have a kid now" or "I just detailed my car." or "i just got new tires."
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      03-05-2010, 05:31 PM   #3
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You getting Dinan now? You should consider the Bastuck
I have heard from some members that the Bastuck muffler does not have a nice tone to it. I dunno if that is true or not though.
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      03-05-2010, 05:34 PM   #4
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      03-05-2010, 10:00 PM   #5
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sounds like they would be perfect for someone that's just going to have a rear section only huh? But, too loud when combined w/HFC's and midpipe?
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      03-05-2010, 11:33 PM   #6
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sounds like they would be perfect for someone that's just going to have a rear section only huh? But, too loud when combined w/HFC's and midpipe?
For those of us that like a quieter exhaust, yes.
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      03-06-2010, 12:35 AM   #8
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bastuck has a good tone to it... but its definitely quiet. on the same level as eisenmann sport. i have bastuck so i know.
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I have heard from some members that the Bastuck muffler does not have a nice tone to it. I dunno if that is true or not though.
You know that's all relative. You seem to like a similar sound as me since you're not looking for a loud exhaust. The Bastuck should match very well with your HFC midpipe if you're not looking for a louder exhaust.

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bastuck has a good tone to it... but its definitely quiet. on the same level as eisenmann sport. i have bastuck so i know.
He has an X-pipe, so it'll give a little more volume and the best part about the Bastuck is there's no drone at all.
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      03-07-2010, 03:33 PM   #10
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You should wait a little longer before selling the exhaust... It does quiet down.. if not, Good luck on the sale.
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250 miles on it isn't enough to break it in. The volume may not change, but the tone will slightly and that does affect drone.
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Sorry to hear it it still too loud for you. Good luck with the sale.
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I have 2 questions:
- Is this good for coupe only?
- Does it come with connecting pipes?

Thanks...
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I have 2 questions:
- Is this good for coupe only?
- Does it come with connecting pipes?

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Works on coupe and cabrio. Would fit on the sedan as well but tips will stick out an extra inch or two (though on my coupe I find the tips do not stick out as much as the Eisenmann Race I had before, so I think the Gintani tips will not stick out that much on a sedan). It does have connecting pipes.
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Bump! Also willing to trade for Dinan mufflers. Will accept REASONABLE offers. Will not reply to lowball offers.
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Kiddaanh!!!
Just wanted to know how much louder the Fabspeed HFC's and the X-pipe are with the original mufflers?
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Kiddaanh!!!
Just wanted to know how much louder the Fabspeed HFC's and the X-pipe are with the original mufflers?
With original mufflers, it's still pretty loud IMO. I heard it in person and it seemed louder than most aftermarket mufflers out there.
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I maybe interested in the Gintani Sport but like you am thinking to do a set up of HFC and an Xpipe...but worried about how loud it would be with the Gintani Muffler.
Would prefer to hear it in person
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full xpipe with OEM mufflers = loud when on the gas but quiet/no drone when cruising or off the throttle.

The quality of sound/type of sound it produces usually isn't that great. My experience, it sounds like a trumpet and you floor it
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is this deal still goin on?!
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Note the words "plus shipping". Shipping is around $150. Anyhow, I have a local buyer. I just need to find a set of used Dinan mufflers. There was a set for sale but the owner ended up trading them for something else even though his buddy on here said they would be for sale.
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