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Old 07-23-2015, 01:50 AM   #1
Cabraling
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Hey my names Bryan, I just bought myself a 2006 STI about a month ago or so that's in great condition and has about 43,000 miles with basically stock everything. I wanted to go exhaust as a first mod and was wondering what exhaust to go to. I want something that sounds nice but isn't to loud that gets annoying over time or makes the neighbors hate me.

Any suggestions would be great thanks!
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Old 07-23-2015, 06:11 AM   #2
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A cobb turbo back exhaust may be what you're looking for. It's quiet when you are putting around but you get a real nice sound when you get on it.

There are a bunch of threads here that go in depth about exhausts, their dB output, and you can find tons of video clips of people running different exhausts.

Hope this helps!
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Old 07-23-2015, 06:28 AM   #3
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Yeah... There's a million videos of exhausts on YouTube that are surprisingly well recorded. Just put some decent headphones on and you'll be able to hear the lower tones.

I've got a Borla Hush which is one of the quietest exhausts according to many, and according to the db spreadsheet floating around somewhere. Another one that is popular for its quieter side by many is the maddad whisper.
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Old 07-23-2015, 06:49 AM   #4
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Welcome to the forum.
Please fill in your profile.

As noted, there's a million exhaust threads out there. You can also go to a site like www.rallysportdirect.com and just look at all the options, then google/youtube them.

43k miles on a 2006?? Did the previous owner never drive the car? My 2004 STi had ~115k miles on it in 2009 when I sold it.
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Old 07-23-2015, 06:51 AM   #5
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We do not suggest exhausts here. Why? They all sound differently to different people.

What you need to do:
1. Go to a local meet and hear what people have, in person.
2. Browse youtube for a rough guess.
3. Realize it's just an exhaust, if you don't like it you can always change it.
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