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This is a discussion on Help with the research Stage, experienced tuners welcome :) within the New Member Hangout forums, part of the Community - Meet other Enthusiasts category; Originally Posted by GmanMN Catback exhaust. I have been able to compare my 09 with a buddies 09 side by ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by GmanMN View Post
    Catback exhaust. I have been able to compare my 09 with a buddies 09 side by side. We couldn't tell much of a difference between his turbo back exhaust and mine with only a muffler delete. I would recommend just a catback for cost purposes. (and for sound....)
    If you have money to spend on a catback I'd get a DP and say screw the cat back. You get so much more power out of a DP. Because a cat back does nothing but give you a pretty sound.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Drews View Post
    If you have money to spend on a catback I'd get a DP and say screw the cat back. You get so much more power out of a DP. Because a cat back does nothing but give you a pretty sound.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zax View Post
    What about a cheep exhust?
    i have the SPT exhaust system on my impreza, is that worth an upgrade or if im happy with the sound is the potential benefit that much greater

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Subie Newbie View Post
    i have the SPT exhaust system on my impreza, is that worth an upgrade or if im happy with the sound is the potential benefit that much greater
    sorry the "cheep exhust" was referencing an old joke.

    The SPT isn't a full 3" ID exhaust... unfortunately, it is more like 2.5". However, independent flow tests have shown that you can milk right around 320 whp from a 2.5" exhaust before the restriction becomes an issue. So, bottom line, keep the exhaust you have (assuming you are happy with the sound), and upgrade to a 3" only when you close in on 320 whp.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zax View Post
    sorry the "cheep exhust" was referencing an old joke.

    The SPT isn't a full 3" ID exhaust... unfortunately, it is more like 2.5". However, independent flow tests have shown that you can milk right around 320 whp from a 2.5" exhaust before the restriction becomes an issue. So, bottom line, keep the exhaust you have (assuming you are happy with the sound), and upgrade to a 3" only when you close in on 320 whp.
    then i think i will be fine for a good long while thanks
    .....but back to the hub cap things...

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    Quote Originally Posted by PRE-Erich View Post
    seriously man, stop by the shop sometime. it's a candyland of parts and expertise for your car. no one on this side of the country has as many parts in stock for your car as us.
    that was posted before i heard your .02 . I'd rather drive down and learn about what im doing anyways, that's the entire point of turning my car into a project

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sinister View Post
    I wouldn't buy a damned thing from vivid racing. They're tools.
    the question was fit, i think the offset is good for the 18's but would i have to worry about the bore size...i don't know what that is and im pretty sure my google searches are lying to me when it says thats the size of the lugnut hole

    also why the enmity?
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Subie Newbie
    also why the enmity?
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    do they bleed for more than a week and live?

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Subie Newbie
    do they bleed for more than a week and live?
    Good one.

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    I found that and some worse pages after you said they weren't registered vendors.....yeah sounds pretty horrible. for a little bit though they play nice on that page then it goes way wrong
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