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Old 04-27-2001, 01:08 PM   #1
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Post Borla or Stromung ?

I need opinions.

I am looking to mod my exhaust. I have heard the complaints about stromung. I've heard they rust easily. Now I live in NY and it snows here. I don't want a piece of junk that's going to rust.

So please let me know your opinions on either one. Would you you buy Borla or Stromung?
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Old 04-27-2001, 01:36 PM   #2
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Yea i believe the weather conditions dictate you decision more than the performance aspect of this mod. Get the borla, or something else.
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Old 04-27-2001, 02:50 PM   #3
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Are people complaining the _stainless_ Stromungs rust or the mild steel versions?
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Old 04-27-2001, 04:27 PM   #4
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MY SS Rusts considerably. I regret purchasing it for that reason.

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Old 04-27-2001, 04:55 PM   #5
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...and Stromungs are heavy too.
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Old 04-27-2001, 05:42 PM   #6
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Check this out: http://www.i-club.com/ubb-files/Foru...ML/002616.html

I was able to get an STi P1 backbox, which i am going to add a larger midpipe to But otherwise, i would have gone with the Borla.
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Old 04-27-2001, 06:27 PM   #7
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Apex'i N1!!
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Old 04-29-2001, 12:02 AM   #8
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I heard that the N1 hangs low and isn't a good idea if your car is lowered. Is that true?
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Old 04-29-2001, 07:52 PM   #9
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I am very pleased with my Tanabe Hyper Medalion but it also hangs low. But, my '01 is lowered 2"'s with Espelir springs and I haven't had a problem.
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Old 04-30-2001, 07:46 AM   #10
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I would very highly recommend Borla. I got the GENIII headers and catback-exhaust and love it. The sound is like no other I have ever heard. It fits very nicely. I would say about a 17/Hp gain and 15/t. I can say enough good stuff about Borla I love it. But I would only go with the whole setup not just he exhaust, if you get the exhaust get the headers with or later.
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Old 04-30-2001, 03:33 PM   #11
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hmm i will definately purchase borla headers, with an Apex'i N1 exhaust and 2.5" midpipe, but this will set me back like 1000
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Old 05-01-2001, 04:26 AM   #12
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The Borla is very loud. If you live within the city, you are not going to make friends with it. But, no rust, and I'm in Detroit.
The sound is very cool, but loud. Definately too much for a longer trip(drone).
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