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Old 02-08-2011, 12:08 AM   #8
Byzantium
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85k 2002 WRX
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Originally Posted by hella_sti View Post
for a bunch of bent tubing and a part of the car I'll see only 5% of I'd take the cheaper of the two if they sound similar. No way in hell I'd pay $1000 for an exhaust system
This is your own ignorance.

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Originally Posted by Teh Police View Post
Some things I would avoid buying off ebay like coilovers, turbochargers, and other mechanical parts but things like strut braces, exhaust pieces and things that are just pieces of metal the only thing you are getting when you pay more for them is the name. I mean, if you do buy some ebay cheap branded exhaust pieces just make sure you go over the welds and youll be fine.
And the dumbest post of the thread goes to...Teh Police!

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Originally Posted by SupaHottSauce View Post
It's the thickness of the welds, the quality of the metal, thickness of the metal, and the longevity of the packing in the muffler.

The sound will change over time because the packing will break down.

The welds may crack.

The tubing will be thin walled, and will be prone to cracking because of heat. It happened on a cheap downpipe I have.

You spent a lot of money on a good car, why skimp out now?
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