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      11-29-2012, 07:51 AM   #23
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Hmm I might just have to find a cheaper shop to cut the cats for now and do the DPs in the spring
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      11-29-2012, 08:21 AM   #24
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Didn't even read your post , just the title.
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      11-29-2012, 09:03 AM   #25
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is your goal better sound? if so, then avoid all of your hassles and just get an exhaust.
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      11-29-2012, 10:10 AM   #26
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is your goal better sound? if so, then avoid all of your hassles and just get an exhaust.
I agree as it would alleviate the potential problem below.

Also, I would only cut out the secondaries if you don't care about putting the car back to stock to sell later. This could be a real hassle down the road if you have to find a stock exhaust locally (shipping is not an option).
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      11-29-2012, 10:15 AM   #27
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is your goal better sound? if so, then avoid all of your hassles and just get an exhaust.
Honestly, at the moment it really is. I'm pretty happy with how fast it is currently, it just needs more sound! I may look into the DPs this spring
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Do the FMIC 1st and save for the VRSF DPs. I've heard of fewer fitment issues with the VRSF v Raceland. Of course, I highly recommend ARs if it is within your budget. GL.
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Problem solved. Get your DP!!!

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Wastegate rattle is inevitable on this car, keeping that in mind, don't get downpipes if you dont want to hear it. Dp's give some decent power, but if you have a tune already you can actually gain more power with a good intercooler.
I think you mean more dyno or glory day power... certainly not in real life where it is currently 40 degrees almost everywhere and you arent tracking the car.
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Well ladies I went for it! Found a set of Riss Racing 3" catless DPs

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Well ladies I went for it! Found a set of Riss Racing 3" catless DPs

Those look awfully familiar...)))
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      01-24-2013, 09:15 PM   #33
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Those look awfully familiar...)))
Haha do you also have riss racing?
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No, but did u buy them from california?
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No, but did u buy them from california?
Yes lol
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Well ladies I went for it! Found a set of Riss Racing 3" catless DPs

Well, those look....different.. Especially compared to my AAs
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Yes lol
Proven to work well DPs, trust me
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      01-25-2013, 11:40 AM   #38
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Proven to work well DPs, trust me
That's what I want to hear! How was install?
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That's what I want to hear! How was install?
It's always better to have DPs professionally installed, but if you've got mechanic experience, should be a breeze.
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It's always better to have DPs professionally installed, but if you've got mechanic experience, should be a breeze.
I have some but more importantly I have access to a lift lol

Is it true moving the steering rack helps a lot?
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I have some but more importantly I have access to a lift lol

Is it true moving the steering rack helps a lot?
Your guess is as good as mine, paid 150 to get mine pro installed
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I have some but more importantly I have access to a lift lol

Is it true moving the steering rack helps a lot?
Yeah it does help. And it is only a couple of bolts and nuts.
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Anyone kmow where the best place is to get some new gaskets for the DPs?
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Get the DP. BMW replaced my turbos pre DP and it was louder than ever... went ahead and got the DP anyway, When I installed the DP my waste Gate rattle was much louder, but I was lucky enough the shop who installed the DP was able to fix the rattle with a shaved down E clip so there would be more friction and little movement for rattle. I am blessed, I love the way my car sounds with no rattle
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