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agreed. I've had the nameless axle back muffler delete on both a WRX and an STI, and it was loud on both. My next step will have cans. But I'm in the same boat as you. I want that rumble, but not to the point where I can hear it all the damn time.
 

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I don't agree.. With a stock jpipe and stock midpipe, some muffler deletes should be pretty tame with 'soft' driving. Yeah, obviously it will be louder than stock, but from what I understand, not all of them drone or are obnoxious. Especially if all the piping is kept at 2.5"
 

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Nameless Axlebacks start at 3" and go up to 4.5" which means they're hella loud. You can buy a double walled muffler delete that retains the stock 2.5" diameter.
 

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The larger the muffler the quieter the exhaust. 5” cans are quieter than 4” and a 3” straight pipe is louder than both.

You have a newer car, they will be quieter than a comparable ej with the same exhaust but they are all extremely loud and resonator or not they tend to drone.
 

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I have the namless w/4" cans. Wish I got the 5" but its not obnoxious & no drone. I would not recommend less muffler unless you hate your neighbors. Had them on both a 16 sti & 17wrx. Sound is deep & not raspy.
 

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Yes had the nameless w/4in muffler, 4in double wall tips. Had them pn both a 17 wrx & 16 sti. They are pretty loud but not obnoxious. You can feel it in the seat yet still have a conversation.
 

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go with a CBE . The stock piping is pretty bad, and CBE exhaust runs 200-300+ more.

CBE gives you better piping, and better sound. Just picked up a ETS quiet for 750 used with burnt tips. Sounds awesome at idle, and WOT. Deep rumble, and minimal drone. Get some good backfires when downshifting too.
 

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Alphafert: Yeah, I'm thinking I should go with a Nameless 4" or 5". Seems like the best quality for the price.

vlad: I don't think a CBE is worth it. If i'm going to replace the midpipe i might as well get the J pipe too and get the full turboback. There's no real point in getting a CBE instead of an ABE when the choke point for performance is the J pipe.
 

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Alphafert: Yeah, I'm thinking I should go with a Nameless 4" or 5". Seems like the best quality for the price.

vlad: I don't think a CBE is worth it. If i'm going to replace the midpipe i might as well get the J pipe too and get the full turboback. There's no real point in getting a CBE instead of an ABE when the choke point for performance is the J pipe.
Agreed to an extent. However replacing the midpipe allows for better airflow over stock piping. You're not seeing any gains from an ABE or CBE anyway. More for sound. If you're doing muffle delete, it's GOING to be loud. If you want something for more robust sound, and possibly more gains, go CBE.
 

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How it hangs can be adjusted through the hangars. I ended up ordering an adjustable set with 4 holes but use 2 close to each other. I traded in on an sti & after 3 trips to the dealer I ended up having to pull the mufflers myself in a lot with no jacks in the snow. The hangars I had were hard to get off & out of frustration I left them. Now back to stocks. I wondered how the ones nameless sell fit.
 
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