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Old 12-02-2011, 01:11 AM   #3026
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Got rid of the awful hubcaps. (Pardon horrible cell pic)
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Old 12-02-2011, 01:33 PM   #3027
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Got rid of the awful hubcaps. (Pardon horrible cell pic)
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Old 12-02-2011, 02:21 PM   #3028
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Thanks, they were my best CraigsList deal so far
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Old 12-02-2011, 02:51 PM   #3029
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I always get good deals online! haha
RPF1's with tires for $600 (18x8 ) and headers for $20 sold then for $80, I bought a guitar amp for $400 new off Amazon (obviously a mistake) and sold it for $800.

Anyone have yellow DRL/High Beams?
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Old 12-02-2011, 05:55 PM   #3030
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^^ I was thinking about the yellow high beams too but I don't know if it's too ricey or not.
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Old 12-02-2011, 11:26 PM   #3031
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I'll ask for Xmas lol it's only $20-30 for the bulbs and I don't like the color of the DRL's now.
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Old 12-02-2011, 11:50 PM   #3032
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Old 12-03-2011, 12:03 AM   #3033
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That sounds so good! How much is one?
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Old 12-03-2011, 09:15 AM   #3034
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That sounds so good! How much is one?
$300, seems kinda steep for just 2 Stainless steel pipes, but i think it was definitely worth it!
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Old 12-03-2011, 10:13 AM   #3035
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Looks and sounds great. I may pick this up.
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Old 12-03-2011, 01:52 PM   #3036
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Not too bad, I'll have the mufflers cut and a nice tip welded together on my stock exhaust for cheaper and see how it sounds. I have the WRX catback now and it's okay....
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Old 12-03-2011, 02:20 PM   #3037
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Not too bad, I'll have the mufflers cut and a nice tip welded together on my stock exhaust for cheaper and see how it sounds. I have the WRX catback now and it's okay....
My buddy owns a shop and I'm thinking about doing the same for super cheap but I'm afraid its going to sound like crap. I wonder how it'd sound with the same muffler but just a wider tip?
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Old 12-03-2011, 02:53 PM   #3038
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Well, the nameless axleback is basically a muffler delete. it shouldn't sound too different than the video above!

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Old 12-03-2011, 03:44 PM   #3039
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Where do you buy that axel back at? Does it rasp at all? I couldn't tell from video. Although I'm kinda impressed otherwise. Straight bolt on I imagine as well correct
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Old 12-03-2011, 03:52 PM   #3040
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I know this is a noob question so don't hate on me. looking for more mpg than HP. Anybody know anything about the gforce chip available for our car...Is it legitimate or a waste. On sale for 69.99. Usually anything like that too good to be true. Can anybody confirm?
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Old 12-03-2011, 04:29 PM   #3041
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Old 12-03-2011, 08:16 PM   #3042
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I though i would post my experience with getting a Catback for the 2.5i wagon. I had trouble figuring out what works or not due to mixed information.

I bought this exhaust. http://www.speed-element.com/servlet...muffler/Detail

Everything included EXPECT the bolts between catpipe / midpipe connection works. The midpipe to axle back bolts obviously work from the tsudo. Simply either use the stock spring bolts, but it might be a very tight fit. Instead go buy some 5/8th 8 grade bolts for like a buck and save the hassle.

Another thing to note, the stock connection between the cat pipe and mid pipe is the gasket. The stock one is thing lead/foam thing that can be popped out with a flat head. Remove that and use a normal gasket like the axle back.

With this info, everything Fit perfectly, but there is a slight rattle of the flange which connects the cat pipe and mid pipe when it hits the heat shield under the car.

I did not fix this yet, but my plan is to either do the remove the bolt from the cat pipe hanger, Or get some heat shield foam to dampen the hitting.

The last possible fix to prevent the bumper from melting at the exhaust tip is to replace the stock hanger rubbers.

The sound compared to stock is extremely loud. Most videos have a camera that has a frequency response range of like 120hz to 20khz. If you got some real recording stuff, you will see that it is very very bassy compared to you tube videos. I PLAN ON making a video with a high quality microphone and a decidable reader to show its capability.

Ask anything else. Pictures and REAL quality videos coming soon.

Hope i helped someone out for their exhaust project.
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Old 12-03-2011, 10:09 PM   #3043
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My dad has some "super-chip" thing for his truck but... He drives a 3500 turbo diesel so obviously their are gains in both power and mpg to be made.
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Old 12-03-2011, 10:26 PM   #3044
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I know this is a noob question so don't hate on me. looking for more mpg than HP. Anybody know anything about the gforce chip available for our car...Is it legitimate or a waste. On sale for 69.99. Usually anything like that too good to be true. Can anybody confirm?
It's a waste. More of a scam than anything.
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Old 12-03-2011, 10:51 PM   #3045
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Anyone on here with a swp sedan that has a wingless trunk looking for a wrx trunk? Willing to travel a bit to make a swap for trunk and springs as its heavier with a wing do youll need them. I have an 08 swp wrx should fit 08-11 models. Pm me. Thanks
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Old 12-03-2011, 11:30 PM   #3046
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I though i would post my experience with getting a Catback for the 2.5i wagon. I had trouble figuring out what works or not due to mixed information.

I bought this exhaust. http://www.speed-element.com/servlet...muffler/Detail

Everything included EXPECT the bolts between catpipe / midpipe connection works. The midpipe to axle back bolts obviously work from the tsudo. Simply either use the stock spring bolts, but it might be a very tight fit. Instead go buy some 5/8th 8 grade bolts for like a buck and save the hassle.

Another thing to note, the stock connection between the cat pipe and mid pipe is the gasket. The stock one is thing lead/foam thing that can be popped out with a flat head. Remove that and use a normal gasket like the axle back.

With this info, everything Fit perfectly, but there is a slight rattle of the flange which connects the cat pipe and mid pipe when it hits the heat shield under the car.

I did not fix this yet, but my plan is to either do the remove the bolt from the cat pipe hanger, Or get some heat shield foam to dampen the hitting.

The last possible fix to prevent the bumper from melting at the exhaust tip is to replace the stock hanger rubbers.

The sound compared to stock is extremely loud. Most videos have a camera that has a frequency response range of like 120hz to 20khz. If you got some real recording stuff, you will see that it is very very bassy compared to you tube videos. I PLAN ON making a video with a high quality microphone and a decidable reader to show its capability.

Ask anything else. Pictures and REAL quality videos coming soon.

Hope i helped someone out for their exhaust project.
I had the same experience with the Tsudo. I eventually removed one bolt from the cat hanger, while leaving 1 in there. This allowed the pipes to swing away from hitting anything. I also just got some longer hangers from Napa auto parts to keep it away from the bumper. Worked great!

I've since taken it off and sold it though. Way too loud for me.
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Old 12-03-2011, 11:51 PM   #3047
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I've since taken it off and sold it though. Way too loud for me.
I agree it sounds awesome loud, but it is too much for the city. The suppressor thing makes it sound terrible though. Guess I will see how long until i get a ticket.

What size hangers did you get? I will try the one bolt from the cat trick, but i still think putting some heat shield foam on the pipe where it hits as well.
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Old 12-04-2011, 01:25 AM   #3048
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Where do you buy that axel back at? Does it rasp at all? I couldn't tell from video. Although I'm kinda impressed otherwise. Straight bolt on I imagine as well correct
here's the link http://shop.namelessperformance.com/...uffler-delete/
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Old 12-04-2011, 01:25 AM   #3049
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Where do you buy that axel back at? Does it rasp at all? I couldn't tell from video. Although I'm kinda impressed otherwise. Straight bolt on I imagine as well correct
no, there is literally NO rasp.
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Old 12-04-2011, 10:48 AM   #3050
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What size hangers did you get? I will try the one bolt from the cat trick, but i still think putting some heat shield foam on the pipe where it hits as well.
Can't recall the exactly size but they were a few centimeters longer.
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