Exhaust Opinion Needed! - Subaru WRX Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
#1 Old 02-12-2013, 09:06 PM
WRXtuners Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Saskatchewan, Canada
Posts: 4
Tasty Js is an unknown
Exhaust Opinion Needed!

Hey guys,
Just traded in my 2011 Nissan Juke for an '09 5 door WRX. I take the keys after the safety tomorrow, and was curious to hear your opinions on my exhaust choices.

On my nissan juke (1.6L Direct Injection Turbo) i had a Magnaflow high flow cat, and deleted the resonator and muffler with 2.5" Straight pipe to the back. It was surprisingly a really nice end result, more than likely due to the small displacement, and massive primary cat bolted directly on the turbo.

I am really leaning towards deleting the factory muffler on the WRX and running a similar setup, although it may be a tad overpowering after the fact. I am only able to play with an axleback setup (for extended warranty reasons). The alternative would be to get a generic magnaflow straight through muffler and replace the massive stock one. This however is added cost, and although the sound would be much more refined, i am wondering if it will be loud enough for my taste. I have no concern for the legalities of having no muffler.

Will this sound too harsh?
Will I have an unbearable drone on the highway?

Let me know your opinions!
Tasty Js is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
#2 Old 02-13-2013, 09:12 PM
WRXtuners Member
 
BLAZE2099's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 2,581
Images: 6
BLAZE2099 is known to be trustworthy and helpful BLAZE2099 is known to be trustworthy and helpful
Look into nameless performance axle backs for your car, I love the sound and they make a muffler delete system for ya.

Randy-
2002 blaze WRX- sold:(
2004 Wrx-sold
2011 Wrx limited
99 Fozz- sold
Eagle eye crew
BLAZE2099 is online now  
#3 Old 02-13-2013, 09:18 PM
WRXtuners Member
 
09bluewrx's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 100
09bluewrx is an unknown
Re: Exhaust Opinion Needed!

^^^agreed! Buddy of mine has a Nameless on his 2010 hatch. Sounds amazing. No rasp or drone at all

Sent from my DROID X2 using AutoGuide.Com Free App
09bluewrx is offline  
#4 Old 02-16-2013, 06:49 PM
WRXtuners Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Saskatchewan, Canada
Posts: 4
Tasty Js is an unknown
I now own the car, and on day 2 i had the muffler delete done by my local exhaust shop. 4th car i have taken to this guy, and the 4th time I've been impressed.

For the record, absolutely in love with this car.
Tasty Js is offline  
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On