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The factory cans cracked at the very seam where they enter the muffler... Can't imagine why So I went out and got these instead of paying an arm and a leg for the CT/HKS/Greddy/5zigen etc...

These are Arospeed Universal Mufflers; (I ordered #ARO917002 and they are not what the desc. of the ARO917002 looks like... its like a cross between the ARO917002 & ARO914016 etc.. ) Nonetheless Ill find out exactly what the hell they are since my overall length is ~22.5" and all the ones in their most recent catalog are no more then 19".

The cans cost me $139 each and I did the welding myself.

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Virtually identical to the CT, however on acceleration they have a very NICE DEEP rumble... almost Flowmaster like on a 305 Chevy (Best comparo I could think of) ... Anyway HELLA happy with them.

I imagine a shop would charge ~100 to throw them on since you need to weld new hangers and cut the factory piiping. Again no big deal ... less then an hour of work.

They look Soooooooooo much better in person the pix dont do them justice.. The actual can is slightly oval (I personally dont think the round cans look right under our car) and the tips are round on a slight angle.

Any questions ask away...

I LOVE EM !

On a side note.. The reasoning behind not going with a name brand like Greddy/HKS/CT was simply this.... None give any true gains in our car. Anything less then 5 HP i wouldnt consider to be a "Performance Upgrade" and at $500-$1K I couldnt justify the big name brands just for the cosmetic aspect.

POWER: No real increase in power... Butt Dyno is misleading because of the growl emitted by my rear (THE CLS REAR THAT IS ) If anything it "seems" to pull off the line the slightest most unimaginably little bit faster.. but again I bought them not expecting ANY gains.. and there werent any losses of power so Im a happy camper
 

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looks f'n good man!! where'd you dissappear to?! you were gone for like a few months! ;)

I think if I make any more money I'll invest it in the exhaust....

How does it sound at idle and low RPMs?
 

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Hey Iridium..


It sounds LOW, DEEP. and THROATY :) Fookin awesome!!! Between all the goodies the car just sounds pissed off :mad: and looking for some action all them time now :bash: :D
 

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:) :) STILL LOVE EM!!!! GROWL GROWL !!!
 

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1 Week update...


Great sound.. seems to get progressively "throatier" nice gurgle upon letting of gass from high rpm.. nice deep resonance at 1500RPM in 5th.... All in all sounds kick ass mated to an intake :) Woohoooo ok nothing much in the world of performance gains but makes the car look hella better and sounds sweeeeeeeet
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