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    I am new here, shoping for a WRX

    Hello, I am new to the Subaru stuff, and am currently shopping for a WRX. I consider myself a car guy, have a 69 Austin Healey I am restoring and have built a Tuner Civic before. I am going to test drive an 06 WRX tomorrow morning and doing the math to see how feasible the purchase is. I do have a quick question, what cat-back exhaust should I go with. I want to do one that helps with flow, but is NOT loud. I do not want to do the "angry bumble bee" thing again like I had with my Honda . Any who, thanks in advance.

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    I did not see this. I always liked Healeys but I don't have enough character to own one, much less restore one. Good for you!

    The catback won't generate a bumble bee sound because the exhaust primaries are not equal length, so the motor put-puts or rumbles unlike an inline four. That said, I like the sound of Stromung and the Subaru STi units but they're both costly unless bought used. Listen around at meets to get an idea what you'll like.
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    The drive went well. I really like the car and I am working on making the payments make sense to me. I have a jeep wrangler and they are effing me on the trade-in. So I am still working on that too. I appreciate the exhaust info and will post pics of my wrx when I get it (even if it isn't this one)

    Thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by wrxgeek View Post
    The drive went well. I really like the car and I am working on making the payments make sense to me. I have a jeep wrangler and they are effing me on the trade-in. So I am still working on that too. I appreciate the exhaust info and will post pics of my wrx when I get it (even if it isn't this one)

    Thanks!
    screw the wrx, get an sti

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    Believe me, if the right (priced) Sti comes along, I'm in!!

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