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post #1 of 8 Old 02-13-2008, 11:10 PM Thread Starter
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Exhaust recomendations

I have a 2003 WRX, I'm wanting to put an exhaust system on it. Anyone have any recomendations? I want better performance and a nice smooth rumble. Any ideas?
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post #2 of 8 Old 02-14-2008, 12:10 AM
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There are probably not a lot of systems for wrx's out there that REALLY sound bad, most sound really good. Everyone has different opinions but hope this link helps to minimize your search.

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This is obviously going to be personal preference, but by far the best exhaust I've heard on a 2.0 liter is the Prodrive oval tip. The only complaint I've ever seen is that some people think its too quiet, but there's a reason used ones get snapped up so quickly in most FS threads.
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post #4 of 8 Old 02-14-2008, 06:59 AM
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first buy cobbs accessport then buy their downpipe then buy watever catback you like best
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If you want performance you just need the DP. A cat back is for mostly sound. Like stated if you dont have any EM, learn and get that first, nice bang for the buck and you can build off of that.

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nice smooth rumble = borla hush

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I did a bit of youtube searching last night...

Megan exhaust:

YouTube - 2005 Subaru WRX with Megan Racing Exhaust

The HKS Hi-Power has a nice sound to it but it is a little high pitched and raspy, but that might be what you are looking for:

YouTube - HKS Hi-Power Exhaust for the Subaru WRX / STi 00+ sound clip

Here is the Cobb exhaust (sounds really loud in the video):

YouTube - Subaru WRX - Cobb Turboback Exhaust

Borla Hush:

YouTube - Borla Hush


YouTube - 2006 WRX - Invidia Street Cat-Back Exhaust

Prodrive Oval Tip:

YouTube - Prodrive WRX Exhaust

Apexi N1:

YouTube - Apexi N1 exhaust

Apexi GT Spec:

YouTube - wrx apexi gt spec exhaust

Just some ideas I found, I don't really know the pricing on all those, and for recommendations I can't help you there either. A catback really doesn't matter too much so your choice should really be determined by what sounds/looks good to you and by the quality of the parts. You will have to do your own research on that one.. Good luck and have fun!

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ive got the Invidia N1 and i love how it sounds...pretty tame until you get on it then it sounds mean as hell
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