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AllExtinct 09-26-2012 04:59 PM

HKS Hi-Power CB
 
I've been looking around the past few days for a CB and was leaning towards the HKS.
Was thinking bout Invidia Q300 but Im trying to keep my price range under 600.

Guess the only issue is the Diff. skidplate.

Any feedback on HKS?

BLAZE2099 09-26-2012 05:42 PM

Love my HKS set up, I've always been a fan and have ran their exhaust on some of my other cars too. I never once had an issue and like the sound too.

John, your turn to hype it up;) vvvv

man show 09-26-2012 07:58 PM

Typing... typing... typing... it's awesome! Plenty of rumble for your ears. Pay attention to the clearance of the flex section near the driveshaft loop though - you might have to grind a tiny bit of material off like I did, but it's no big deal.

BLAZE2099 09-29-2012 10:39 PM

I actually just replaced my flex pipe. Had many many miles on it, the rest of the full exhaust was near mint;)

man show 09-30-2012 04:31 PM

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They do hold up pretty well to salty winters, but they tend to bend into funny shapes when tailgating Hondas with inadequate brakes and nearly bald tires slam into the back of your car on rainy days

BLAZE2099 09-30-2012 04:41 PM

I dont remember it being that bad:(

man show 09-30-2012 10:43 PM

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That little unfortunate incident happened last December. Very shortly after, the rear bumper was refreshed to perfection and the cat back was replaced. Before it was turned into a taco, that HKS Hi-Power cat back was on my car from February, 2008 (10,800 miles) until December, 2011 (86,200 miles) and it was still in pretty good condition. There were a few rust pits on the brackets and some scratches and dings from normal wear, but it still shined up nicely after a good wash.

AllExtinct 10-19-2012 05:40 PM

Got my HKS CB today!
Can't wait to put it on tomorrow, if I can find my Flip cam I try to get a video up.

Guess Im in the HKS mafia now. :D

BLAZE2099 10-19-2012 08:38 PM

Amen, I enjoy the sound of my exhaust rumbling through town @ 3am. I don't stomp on it like an a$$hole so it sounds just right.

AllExtinct 10-19-2012 08:56 PM

Yeah there are a few ricers around my area with fartcans that think its cool to redline 1st gear in the wee hrs.

BLAZE2099 10-20-2012 07:10 PM

Boo! Some people need to grow up.

AllExtinct 10-22-2012 08:47 PM

Here's a quick rumble clip I shot in the garage today.

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BLAZE2099 10-22-2012 09:21 PM

Can you view it from the computer? I can't see anything but a black box on my phone.

man show 10-23-2012 10:07 AM

Sounds pretty awesome to me ;)

DaveC03wrx 04-11-2013 04:31 PM

guys.... I have the HKS hi power on my 03 and I just feel like its quiet. It doesn't have a silencer in the muffler, but to me it just seems quieter than most other wrx cat backs.
Stock dp and up... which I have to gut the cat still.
Yours sounds good on your red bug eye. How much were those headlights?


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