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Old 02-27-2013, 10:05 PM   #1
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Saab Holset Open Downpipe

Now that I'm up and running again, I've been beating the crap out of my car and enjoying every second of it. During the mischief I managed to separate my downpipe from the exhaust (no damage, just literally slid out). Here's what it sounds like.

Saab 900 Turbo Holset HX35 Open Downpipe - YouTube



In terms of power, not really sure if it made a difference or not. I haven't had a chance to retune much and boost is a little high right now so I'm losing traction in every gear but 5th. If I'm not mistaken though, someone already dyno-proved that a cutout didn't show much benefit for us other than a pretty vicious sound. Definitely makes me want a cutout just for that aspect of it but definitely couldn't live with it that loud every day.

I'll get up the driving videos when I have a chance.
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Sounds pretty bad ass!

Also, killer boots!* lol
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Also, killer boots!* lol
he,he,he
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Oh hi bogan lol.

Haha I was expecting a snow storm!!!!
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Awesome man. Glad you got it all back together.


Where'd you source your LOLset? I am on the hunt for one.
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Awesome man. Glad you got it all back together.


Where'd you source your LOLset? I am on the hunt for one.
Thanks. Feels good again!

I picked it up off a diesel forum in case you missed it in the other thread. I believe it was diesel bombers. Tons of them on there, mine had 80k miles I think and ran me $250 shipped. Was messing with it the other day when I had the intake stuff off and there's absolutely no play even after beating the crap out of it since 09.
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