[STICKY REQUEST] Parts Review Database: Exhaust

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Justang, Jan 12, 2012.

  1. Justang

    Justang Active Member

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    Welcome to the Exhaust section of the SN95Forums Parts Review Database!

    Please keep in mind that the information collected here is 100% user-provided, therefore these reviews are based on personal experiences and opinions. Submissions are gladly accepted from all members. If you do not see a review for a part you own (or have owned) feel free to leave a post below. Multiple submissions are encouraged, so if you see a review for something and would like to supplement it, post one of your own! Please make sure you are posting in the correct section. Below are links to each thread:

    Engine: http://sn95forums.com/showthread.php?48376-STICKY-REQUEST-Parts-Review-Database-Engine
    Transmission & Driveline:
    http://sn95forums.com/showthread.php?48377-STICKY-REQUEST-Parts-Review-Database-Transmission-amp-Driveline
    Suspension: http://sn95forums.com/showthread.php?48378-STICKY-REQUEST-Parts-Review-Database-Suspension
    Wheels & Tires: http://sn95forums.com/showthread.php?48379-STICKY-REQUEST-Parts-Review-Database-Wheels-amp-Tires
    Exterior: http://sn95forums.com/showthread.php?48380-STICKY-REQUEST-Parts-Review-Database-Exterior
    Interior:
    http://sn95forums.com/showthread.php?48381-STICKY-REQUEST-Parts-Review-Database-Interior
    Exhaust: You are here!

    ENJOY! THANK YOU TO ALL CONTRIBUTORS!

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  2. Goldmember

    Goldmember Well-Known Member

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    Brand- Pypes
    Part- Hi-flow catted X pipe
    Installation- Done by shop. (Busted stud on pass. side) Told that fitment was poor.
    Review- After a year, the cats were beginning to clog. You get what you pay for.

    Brand- Pypes
    Part- Race-Pro Cat Back
    Installation- Done by shop, same time as X pipe
    Review- Rotted out passenger-side flange after 10 months. Great sound, but poor quality. Tailpipes hung at different angles.
     
  3. Ferocious

    Ferocious Post Whore SN95 Supporter

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    Brand: UPR
    Part: Off road x-pipe
    Installation: $100 at local exhaust shop
    Review: The product did not fit correctly. The shop cut off about a foot off the stock H-pipe on the passenger side and welded it to the new x-pipe. This may be because i have an automatic, or so i read. The shop did the welding and cutting free of charge, so in the end it didnt matter much. But if you want it to be perfect, i'd think twice before ordering from UPR. As far as sound goes, A+. Car sounds amazing at around 2500-3000 as well as WOT. Cant beat the sound of a catless mid-pipe!
     
  4. Slykin

    Slykin Well-Known Member

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    Brand: BBK
    Part: 5.0 Shorty Headers
    Installation: Novice. Helps to have EGR equipment/air cleaner/spark plugs removed and steering shaft unhooked. One man job.
    Review: No problems with it at all. Would recommend. Fitment is good, fairly good bolt access, and I think it helped with performance just a bit.

    Brand: Flowmaster
    Part: American Thunder O/R X Catback system.
    Installation: Novice. Give yourself a few hours at max if you have to take off rusty bolts. Tailpipes will need welded or clamped onto midpipe.
    Review: I give them a B+. Good quality pieces, and I personally like the sound, but they do drone quite a bit.
     
  5. Justang

    Justang Active Member

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    I knew this section would get some good hits early. I'm glad to see that you guys are willing to share your not-so-positive experiences. That can be just as helpful to someone who is shopping around.