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      06-04-2012, 12:45 PM   #1
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AE axle back with Challenge Sport or Race

anyone running this setup? I am trying to figure out whether to go with Challenge Sport or Race.

Here are my questions for your guys who are running either setup:

1. Ae with Race or Sport?
2. How does it sound compared with just stock xpipe (Sport question)
3. How would you compare it to like a full dinan setup?
4. Drone?

I have seen a few videos but honestly dont think videos do any justice.

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I am running AE with Fabspeed xpipe with resonators. I get comments all the time on how nice it sounds.
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Thanks,

I went with challenge sport, love the sound, but I am going to be running ACM test pipes and see how it sounds catless
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Thanks,

I went with challenge sport, love the sound, but I am going to be running ACM test pipes and see how it sounds catless
I've been debating putting on a challenge sport pipe to go with my AE Axle back. I've been nervous to mess with it b/c i'm very sensitive to drone. The AE pretty much has none with stock midpipes.

How would you say it changed the sound? Drone? etc?

thanks!
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I've been debating putting on a challenge sport pipe to go with my AE Axle back. I've been nervous to mess with it b/c i'm very sensitive to drone. The AE pretty much has none with stock midpipes.

How would you say it changed the sound? Drone? etc?

thanks!
he complained it was way to quite for him

youll love the test pipes
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I've been debating putting on a challenge sport pipe to go with my AE Axle back. I've been nervous to mess with it b/c i'm very sensitive to drone. The AE pretty much has none with stock midpipes.

How would you say it changed the sound? Drone? etc?

thanks!
It changed alot actually, more rumble. Because it removed the secondary cats it sound a little different. You get more of a rumble at higher rpms, and very stock under 3k. Drone is very minimal but alittle bit louder than stock. I would highly recommend someone looking for more rumble. I am looking to remove the primary because I would like it to be a consent rumble (f that makes sense) I will try to post a video soon
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Just put a challenge sport pipe on to my Tubi Style rear section, and drone has decreased quite a bit. The tone is higher pitched now and really incredible. I leave every tunnel and underpass with a huge grin!
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It changed alot actually, more rumble. Because it removed the secondary cats it sound a little different. You get more of a rumble at higher rpms, and very stock under 3k. Drone is very minimal but alittle bit louder than stock. I would highly recommend someone looking for more rumble. I am looking to remove the primary because I would like it to be a consent rumble (f that makes sense) I will try to post a video soon

any vids of the challenge sport and AE axle back?
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I also have the challenge sport xpipe but with stock rear and I love the high pitch tone @ WOT. I would love to maintain this sound but a lil louder and loosing 20lbs from the stock muffler. Curious to hear the AE too!
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Getting my AE axel back installed tomorrow at Active in South Miami. YAY
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any vids of the challenge sport and AE axle back?
here you go. might be changing my GT2 to something sport either AE or Corsa

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