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      11-11-2013, 10:02 AM   #29
mike-y
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Originally Posted by xzibit a View Post
FYI, our cars use manifolds with the turbine housing built into the manifold. Good luck finding a replacement. There are few out there but you will never get the boxer sound.
^This. if you really wanted to reroute the exhaust primaries, you'd need to make a completely custom manifold. which would require new turbos. So you are looking at a lot of money there. And it still won't sound like a subaru.

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I suggest getting catless downpipes and a louder exhuast. You will soon forget about the greatness of the boxer engines. I miss my STI. but I have learned to love my 335i with no mufflers....
yeah, your best bet it so change/remove the cats and try different exhaust setups.
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