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      05-29-2020, 07:09 AM   #1
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AA Axleback question

Im looking for an X pipe to add to my AA axleback. I don't want to have to tune the car for the cause of CEL's so I want to keep my primary cats at least for now. Im looking for something that will make a louder/better exhaust note and maybe add a few HP's. Im not sure what will fit with this axleback or if any x pipe built for this model car should have a universal fit. Any suggestions are greatly appreciated.
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      05-29-2020, 08:51 AM   #2
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I have a full Active Autowerkes exhaust with catless and x pipe. They make a high flow cat and x pipe system that fits our cars. They can tune it as well and get ride of the CEL.

I'm not gonna lie but my car sounds absolutely amazing.
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The AA fits all the standard xpipes
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      05-29-2020, 09:54 AM   #5
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I have a full Active Autowerkes exhaust with catless and x pipe. They make a high flow cat and x pipe system that fits our cars. They can tune it as well and get ride of the CEL.

I'm not gonna lie but my car sounds absolutely amazing.
I've got AA rear installed and waiting to install the pipes and midsection stashed under my bed when I can get around to tuning.

I asked my Indy a couple months ago what exhaust they recommend and without hesitation they said Active Autowerks.
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      05-29-2020, 10:02 AM   #6
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One of the only x pipes that keeps cats in the primary position is ESS.

Unless emissions is a major problem in your state ... losing the primaries and getting a tune really wakes up the car.

If your going go through putting a different x pipe on itís not that much further to do the tune.
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I have a full Active Autowerkes exhaust with catless and x pipe. They make a high flow cat and x pipe system that fits our cars. They can tune it as well and get ride of the CEL.

I'm not gonna lie but my car sounds absolutely amazing.
I've got AA rear installed and waiting to install the pipes and midsection stashed under my bed when I can get around to tuning.

I asked my Indy a couple months ago what exhaust they recommend and without hesitation they said Active Autowerks.
I have a lot of non car guy friends and they think my car sounds like a Lamborghini with the AA system. Although I disagree with them I can certainly see why they think that way.
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I have a full Active Autowerkes exhaust with catless and x pipe. They make a high flow cat and x pipe system that fits our cars. They can tune it as well and get ride of the CEL.

I'm not gonna lie but my car sounds absolutely amazing.
I've got AA rear installed and waiting to install the pipes and midsection stashed under my bed when I can get around to tuning.

I asked my Indy a couple months ago what exhaust they recommend and without hesitation they said Active Autowerks.
I have a lot of non car guy friends and they think my car sounds like a Lamborghini with the AA system. Although I disagree with them I can certainly see why they think that way.
How did your system fit? I met with another member today to buy some wheels and he installed a half dozen AA systems on multiple cars and he said they all fit like crap and needed adjustments. I had problems with mine, couldn't get the driver's pipe to line up and the clamp was digging into my heat shielding when I test fit it.

Very sorry OP for going off topic here.
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If you are looking to retain your factory cats you can always go this route https://ind-distribution.com/collect...-x-pipe-street. I personally wish I did this versus removing the stock resonators and secondary cats.
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I have a full Active Autowerkes exhaust with catless and x pipe. They make a high flow cat and x pipe system that fits our cars. They can tune it as well and get ride of the CEL.

I'm not gonna lie but my car sounds absolutely amazing.
I've got AA rear installed and waiting to install the pipes and midsection stashed under my bed when I can get around to tuning.

I asked my Indy a couple months ago what exhaust they recommend and without hesitation they said Active Autowerks.
I have a lot of non car guy friends and they think my car sounds like a Lamborghini with the AA system. Although I disagree with them I can certainly see why they think that way.
How did your system fit? I met with another member today to buy some wheels and he installed a half dozen AA systems on multiple cars and he said they all fit like crap and needed adjustments. I had problems with mine, couldn't get the driver's pipe to line up and the clamp was digging into my heat shielding when I test fit it.

Very sorry OP for going off topic here.
Soo mine was installed by AA in Miami. Because it was the entire system I'm sure they had a little more wiggle room as far as fitment is concerned. It looked great to me at first, however, recently I was under the car to replace an o2 sensor and found that a mounting bracket was broken off one of the pipes. I was gonna try to align it Bach up and tack weld it on but it was about 1/2 inch or more out of reach from where it broke off. I imagine the entire system was or is under some pressure as far as mounting is concerned. This caused the bracket to snap off IMO. But I examined the rest of the system and from what I saw everything else looked to be fine.
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Full AA exhaust here (catless x pipe to gen 2 rear). No issues with fitment, barely any drone, and sounds phenomenal.
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Pair the AA axleback with the AA midpipe, they come up very often and arent that expensive.
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WTB AA axleback gen 2!!! 😁
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