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Old 03-05-2017, 07:46 PM   #757
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Polar FIS is really useful for me, I love data.
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Old 03-05-2017, 08:37 PM   #758
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Polar FIS is really useful for me, I love data.
Totally agree, love it! And thanks to your awesome review I have mine setup very similar to yours.
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Old 03-08-2017, 12:39 PM   #759
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Since RockAuto was having a Wholesaler Closeout Parts sale I picked up a new Denso cabin air filter for $3.66. Not bad considering that I've never replaced mine and only cleaned it once.
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Old 03-20-2017, 03:20 PM   #760
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Finally pulled the trigger on the Eurojet turboback exhaust (non-catted). Its so hard to get a true feel for the sound listening via the internet. Hopefully I won't regret this.



Also ordered new installation kit w/hanger.



These along with the PTP Turbo blanket and PTP Lava wrap for the downpipe should hopefully make for a nice setup.
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Old 03-20-2017, 05:20 PM   #761
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Good lord awesome updates here. I've had a Eurojet tbe for about 3 years and still love it.
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Old 03-21-2017, 09:23 AM   #762
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When you get this installed I'd love to hear how it sounds
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Old 03-21-2017, 10:16 AM   #763
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Good lord awesome updates here. I've had a Eurojet tbe for about 3 years and still love it.
Glad to hear that you're still happy with your exhaust!

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When you get this installed I'd love to hear how it sounds
For sure! If you're still interested in my RAI downpipe let me know. Will hopefully have it ready to go within the next few weeks.

Also dates have been announced for the Loch Raven Reservoir Meets, first one is April 23rd.
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Old 03-21-2017, 10:21 AM   #764
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Awesome stuff Justin!!! That is going to sound great.
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Old 03-21-2017, 10:40 AM   #765
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For sure! If you're still interested in my RAI downpipe let me know. Will hopefully have it ready to go within the next few weeks.

Also dates have been announced for the Loch Raven Reservoir Meets, first one is April 23rd.
I am still interested, give me a shout whenever you're ready to get rid of it.

Thanks for the update on the Loch Raven meets. I'm planning on attending the one in April.
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Old 03-23-2017, 08:58 PM   #766
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Woohoo, the new exhaust is here!



Initial impressions right out of the box are good. Everything was packed well and the quality of the components feel great. The satin finish of the pipes make them look quite impressive and the weight of them gives a nice hefty feeling (.065" thick T304 stainless steel). The tips are gorgeous! I absolutely HATED the oem size tips. Can't wait to see how this all looks on the car!

Was so excited that I already took my old downpipe off.


Sort of wish that I would have done a sound clip of "before" but I didn't want to get everything all warmed up then have to work around hot pipes and such. As expected that last bolt was a b!tch to get off. The other 3 came off with a turn of a wrench. Come to realize that my can of PB Blaster was empty (or not spraying for some reason) so had to WD40 them.

Initially I thought that the slow-ass shipping from ECS was going to screw me over yet again since my new gasket w/hanger isn't due to be delivered until Monday (seriously ECS?!). Come to find out that a new gasket was included with the hardware.... BONUS! Now I'll be able to get everything on and just have to swap out the hanger when I get it.

Tomorrow I'm going to put the PTP turbo blanket on and see how far I get with the install. I already wrapped the new downpipe this eve to save myself some time and hassle. Never did a catback install before so I'm not exactly sure what I'm in for.

Hopefully will have it ready to run soon!
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Old 03-25-2017, 11:45 AM   #767
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From this...
2017-03-25_11-23-06 by Justin N, on Flickr

To this...






Overall not a bad project. I was really impressed by how well the exhaust fit and went together.

I almost gave up on the PTP turbo blanket. I'm not proud of the quality of job that I did here, but its done. It was nearly impossible to install this as intended without ripping half the car apart but I made it work. Extra bonus is sitting at a redlight while everyone stares at the smoke pouring out from under your hood HAHA.


The downpipe went back on rather smoothly. I was able to reinstall all 4 nuts from underneath the car (yay for having long arms).

The tips could possibly need a minor tweak as one seems a bit lower than the others, but that might just be me being anal about it too LOL. Not sure how I would even fix it to be honest.


The sound is fantastic! Even my wife commented on it. Its throatier and lower tone but not loud. It has a nice even sound and consistency from low rpms to high. Maybe a "little" drone when off the throttle coasting/coming to a stop but I'm not going to complain given that its 3" and catless. At 60mph its nearly stock sounding... till you hit the gas again haha. I think between taking the underdrive pulley off and now going to the 3" I might have lost a little bottom end grunt, but it almost seems more linear now midrange and up top (could just be in my head though).

I think the value to dollar ratio with this exhaust is fantastic. You get a lot for a decent price.
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