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      03-03-2014, 02:41 PM   #1
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Catless Smell *Fixed* (VRSF content)

I have catless down pipes and a few weeks ago I picked up a VRSF exhaust.

I was full catless for a couple of weeks but the smell was getting to me. I picked up a 3.5" Magnaflow cat and had it welded on by a shop in Alameda.



The fumes are gone and the exhaust is a tad quieter, perfect for me.

I'm not too concerned about hp, I picked up this exhaust for the weight savings and the tone.

Notes about VRSF:
- Exhaust fitment is 95%
- Tips don't really line up regardless of adjustment (had it fixed by the shop)
- I pm'ed Tiago@VRSF a couple of times about the dissatisfaction with the tips and I didn't get a response (though I've seen a few posts from him so I know he's been on the forums). Bad customer service

Overall I'm happy with the exhaust considering it's price point.
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      03-03-2014, 04:53 PM   #2
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The tips are actually adjustable although the next revision will offer longer tips for a bit more adjustment. The tips will line up if the mid pipes sit a bit lower than most people would like. We're currently working on a revision to resolve both the low hanging issue and the mis-alignment. The revised mid-pipes will be free of charge for anyone who has purchased our catback from us in the past.

I'm not sure what you mean by PM's, the only PM I have from you in a few weeks was sent earlier today? Either way I PM'd you back
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Nice idea, op! maybe vrsf will consider adding a cat to their exhaust for those who have the same conerns as you. it still prob wouldnt increase the price too much!

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We're currently working on a revision to resolve both the low hanging issue and the mis-alignment.
moar details on this please lol.
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Nice idea, op! maybe vrsf will consider adding a cat to their exhaust for those who have the same conerns as you. it still prob wouldnt increase the price too much!
Once we have the piping revision made I'll see if it's a viable option or not to add a cat
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Once we have the piping revision made I'll see if it's a viable option or not to add a cat
Are you going to have any option without the muffler? For track days and wanting to wake up your neighbors? Along the lines of a straight pipe.
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Are you going to have any option without the muffler? For track days and wanting to wake up your neighbors? Along the lines of a straight pipe.
Get electric cutouts, the single pipe should make that very easy to do space wise.
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Are you going to have any option without the muffler? For track days and wanting to wake up your neighbors? Along the lines of a straight pipe.
We've tested the rear section without a muffler and the drone was almost unbearable. I'd have to have them made in large volumes for them to be cost effective and I don't even know if we could sell as many to be honest
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We're currently working on a revision to resolve both the low hanging issue and the mis-alignment. The revised mid-pipes will be free of charge for anyone who has purchased our catback from us in the past.
When will this be ready?

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Once we have the piping revision made I'll see if it's a viable option or not to add a cat
You should make it an option for ~ $100 more. I would have paid extra for a cat.

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We've tested the rear section without a muffler and the drone was almost unbearable. I'd have to have them made in large volumes for them to be cost effective and I don't even know if we could sell as many to be honest
Can you make a rear section (y-pipe to two tips) without the muffler as an add on option? I would buy it just so I can swap it for track days.
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The cost effective way to solve the issue with making a straight piped exhaust, Tiago@VRSF, would be to sell the exhaust minus the muffler section. Basically everything for piping and tips BUT the muffler area, that way if people want to do a custom rear section they can have a shop fab it up and add it in.
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