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Shinners 01-18-2009 03:47 AM

Which exhaust?
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It is my Birthday next week and my wife has kindly agreed to buy me a new exhaust. Due to financial restraints, it will be a 'cat back' at most.

My exhaust is in fairly good shape, I would just like a more powerful exhaust note, nothing too raspy and boy racer, just more substantial and basey. The car looks standard from the outside.

I have narrowed it down to the three below and wondered what your thoughts and experiences are. The first is a Jetex (cat back) stainless steel at 264, the second is a JT (cat back) in steel at 295 and the last is an Abbott Racing (back box only) in stainless at 199, which promises a 6 BHP increase. I must admit I like the twin pipe.

Apologies if this covers old ground but I'm really stuck for choice.

Tweek's Turbos 01-18-2009 05:10 AM

I would go stainless all the way. That way you don't have to ever worry about it down the road.

Adub 01-18-2009 10:52 PM

get the Abbott. I like the twin tips too.

Palmer 01-19-2009 07:35 AM


Originally Posted by Adub (Post 574924)
get the Abbott. I like the twin tips too.


Shinners 01-24-2009 07:52 AM

Does anyone have personal experience of the Jetex system? I prefer the Abbott back box with its twin pipes myself, but with the Jettex you get the centre box for just 65 more.

Rudedog 01-24-2009 08:10 AM

You get what you pay for. Get the Abbott.

Shinners 01-24-2009 08:14 AM

Wise words Rudedog and most helpful. :rolleyes:

yspaik 02-12-2009 03:06 PM

Does anyone know if the abbott backbox really gives you 6 bhp? I would think just changing out the muffler wouldn't make it that much less restrictive...

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