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      04-06-2012, 09:45 PM   #23
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Come on, install that thing already.

Do some drive bys! Open and closed!
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      04-06-2012, 10:10 PM   #24
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Come on, install that thing already.

Do some drive bys! Open and closed!
Dude it's installed!!! Just shot some VIDs will have them up as soon as I finish and get home.
This set-up is OFF THE HOOK!!!! It's insane, sound is perfect and with the valve closed there is ZERO drone at highway speeds.
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Today I finished installation of my Gintani Sport + Quad resonated catless X-Pipe. Install went very well. This was my first time doing any type of exhaust work on a car so it took me a bit longer than it would have normally taken. I have now installed (1) KW Sleeve Over Kit (2) ESS VT2-625 (3) Exhaust + X-Pipe (4) a whole slew of cosmetic MODs. It has been very gratifying I do not have any automotive mechanical background, in fact I can't even change my own oil... yet I would have to follow the DIY

I got my exhaust yesterday and later in the evening I jacked up my car and started tearing $hit out. The most time consuming part of the project was running the vacuum line from the front to the rear and wiring everything up for the valve option. Gintani provided me with Step BY Step instructions so it wasn't difficult, just time consuming.

I have found my new addiction, I ABSOLUTELY love doing the mods on my car, not sure what I will do when I finish my projects

RE: GINTANI
I am extremely impressed with this company and their team. Great group of guys that made themselves available for any and all question RE install and were very quick to respond The fit and finish of the exhaust and X-Pipe is superb. Everything fit together perfectly, no cutting or twisting, bending, forcing or any type of modification necessary. The X-Pipe was built with perfect alignment, exhaust was the same... down to the Millimeter. It is obvious that these guys at Gintani know their $hit, and for a "First Timer" like me, this is extremely important. Every part I needed was sent with the package, down to every last nut, Zip Ties, instructions... Packaging was great, exhaust arrived in perfect shape

STARTING IT UP
Finished install (with the help of my lovely wife) then fired up the beast and my wife looked at me and says "HOLY $HIT, that sounds AMAZING" AND THAT WAS WITH THE VALVE CLOSED after I was finished cleaning up my jizz, I put my finger on the key fob and pressed the "BUTTON" and released the full potential of this beast that has been caged. Immediately I smelt the wonderful smell of fresh fumes, PURE 94 octane fuel No longer being restricted by those damn CATS. I must say I have missed the smell of fresh kittless exhaust. This exhaust sounds fuckin AMAZING, it's loud and deep and has the perfect tone.
VALVE OPEN=LOUDER THAN A$$ INSIDE AND OUTSIDE THE CABIN. This thang fawkin Screeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeams louder then Sasha Grey takin it in the arse
VALVE CLOSED= NICE EXOTIC TONE OUTSIDE THE CABIN BUT SUBDUED AND STOCK SOUNDING INSIDE THE CABIN. I switched from M-Performance exhaust, and with the valve closed on the Gintani it is actually quieter, inside the cabin, then my M-PERF was. This is extremely difficult to capture on video BUT when the valve is closed the exhaust quiets right down and sounds very "Mellow" compared to wide open..

This exhaust is the Fawkin REAL DEAL

I am attaching a $hitty video but at least you can get the idea. I will try to get better quality videos soon. As said by others... videos do not do justice but at least you can hear it.
The thing that impresses me the most is how the sound changes AS SOON as you hit the remote. INSTANT sound change and that is very hard to capture on the video.

POWER: I really cannot tell you how the additional power feels yet. It's was about 30 degrees F here tonight so I had to be very careful with traction, tires just don't stick in this cold But then again I am just starting to get use to the ESS kit. I will keep you posted

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Keep an eye for 1:45 in the video, you can see small flames shooting out of exhaust pipes

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      04-07-2012, 02:38 AM   #26
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Sounds Great!! Congrats!!
A bit tame I think for a catless system, but could just be the video..
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      04-07-2012, 02:44 AM   #27
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Nice vid, sounds sublime. It's cool to know boosted s65's can spit fire, but you should probably blur your plates.
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Nice vid, sounds sublime. It's cool to know boosted s65's can spit fire, but you should probably blur your plates.
looks and sound sick, but I don't get the whole valve setups.. Yes I know it quiets it down.. but a silencer does exaclty the same and I don't have to run lines from front to rear and worry about an actuator failing and it's worlds cheaper. I have found a universal silencer fits the gintani race well.. Anyways, I am really curious to see how much power is lost with the valve closed.

BTW props to you for doing all the work yourself especially if you've never done it before; it's very gratifying.
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      04-07-2012, 02:20 PM   #29
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Sounds Great!! Congrats!!
A bit tame I think for a catless system, but could just be the video..
Yeah the video is the not the best, I am going to get some better VID's soon. It's pretty loud in real life
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Nice vid, sounds sublime. It's cool to know boosted s65's can spit fire, but you should probably blur your plates.
Thanks, yeah I need to figure out how to blur or remove my plate next time

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looks and sound sick, but I don't get the whole valve setups.. Yes I know it quiets it down.. but a silencer does exaclty the same and I don't have to run lines from front to rear and worry about an actuator failing and it's worlds cheaper. I have found a universal silencer fits the gintani race well.. Anyways, I am really curious to see how much power is lost with the valve closed.
BTW props to you for doing all the work yourself especially if you've never done it before; it's very gratifying.
Thanks man
I have heard of the silencers but never seen one. Can you post pics? Maybe Videos? Very interesting for sure.
The valve set-up is practical, I drove by a cop this morning and rather than have to up-shift, I just flipped the switch and it quieted right down. I also found it helpful this morning when took a phone call, through my "Car Blue Tooth" while on the highway at about 120KMPH (with the valve open there is drone) I hit the switch and it removed any drone and was able to finish the call and open her back up.
So I think it's more of a convenience, more than anything.
Are you running Gintani Race?
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Yeah the video is the not the best, I am going to get some better VID's soon. It's pretty loud in real life

Thanks, yeah I need to figure out how to blur or remove my plate next time


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I have heard of the silencers but never seen one. Can you post pics? Maybe Videos? Very interesting for sure.
The valve set-up is practical, I drove by a cop this morning and rather than have to up-shift, I just flipped the switch and it quieted right down. I also found it helpful this morning when took a phone call, through my "Car Blue Tooth" while on the highway at about 120KMPH (with the valve open there is drone) I hit the switch and it removed any drone and was able to finish the call and open her back up.
So I think it's more of a convenience, more than anything.
Are you running Gintani Race?

yes, I am running Gintani Race. The drone is bad, but you can drive around it by holding the gears longer. It's actually louder than a set of stright pipes with tips I had made up (that doesn't drone at all). Good luck with it, they make some nice parts!
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Another VID from a GO PRO at night, so you can't see shit... But you can hear it

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really sounds awseome in that last vid. Just curious do the tips melt the side of the diffuser?
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really sounds awseome in that last vid. Just curious do the tips melt the side of the diffuser?
Thanks man I'm not sure how it will hold up, haven't heard of other having the problem but I'll have to keep an eye on it.
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Pretty cool, I was able to program the valve remote onto the homelink buttons, which is awesome. So now just press the homelink buttons to open or close the valve. I guess there's no logical reason why it wouldn't work but just wasn't sure if it would.
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Sounds awesome! Conveniently hit the button and drone be gone on the fly. The pipes aren't adjustable to account for the diffuser length?

I'm sure you did your homework, so what's your take on comparison to the Evolve and Innotech valved systems?
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good shit!! sounds raw as hell!
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Holy cow that sounds amazing!!!
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looks sick!!! cingrats enjoy
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looks sick!!! congrats enjoy
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how much is their valvetronic system? i can't find pricing anywhere
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how much is their valvetronic system? i can't find pricing anywhere
Its best to give them a call.
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