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Old 04-04-2017, 01:40 AM   #1
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What's everyone's exhaust setup?

Hi everyone, thought I'd do a quick census of what exhaust everyone's running here.

I bought mine bone-stock and about 500 miles later got a Eurojet exhaust. I'm not sure if it's the v1 or v2 (supposed to reduce drone). Highway under 70 MPH, there is no drone at all, but when I start to get on the throttle above 70 MPH I do get a little bit of a drone.

I'm thinking of switching the resonator that came with the Eurojet with a Vibrant 2.5" Ultra-quiet.

Anyway, I'm curious what everyone's running.
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Old 04-04-2017, 08:35 AM   #2
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Hi everyone, thought I'd do a quick census of what exhaust everyone's running here.

I bought mine bone-stock and about 500 miles later got a Eurojet exhaust. I'm not sure if it's the v1 or v2 (supposed to reduce drone). Highway under 70 MPH, there is no drone at all, but when I start to get on the throttle above 70 MPH I do get a little bit of a drone.

I'm thinking of switching the resonator that came with the Eurojet with a Vibrant 2.5" Ultra-quiet.

Anyway, I'm curious what everyone's running.
I have a Eurojet exhaust and i will admit it is one of the louder exhausts that i looked at. However i dont notice alot of drone at highway speeds 110km on average. if i do get on it a bit more it does get louder but i mean thats to be expected. maybe it does have drone but i dont find it as bad as other people do, who knows
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Old 04-04-2017, 11:09 AM   #3
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I have a Eurojet exhaust and i will admit it is one of the louder exhausts that i looked at. However i dont notice alot of drone at highway speeds 110km on average. if i do get on it a bit more it does get louder but i mean thats to be expected. maybe it does have drone but i dont find it as bad as other people do, who knows
As far as 2.5 catback go I heard it's one of the quieter ones. Awe is louder, single borla is similar, and dual borla is more quiet. I've seen some vids with suitcase delete/GTI (mk5 and mk6) or catbacks on a 2.5 and wasn't impressed.

It's not an unbearable drone, but I listen to a lot of classical music. I expect my car to be a concert hall, but I should probably pick my battles.
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Old 04-04-2017, 12:28 PM   #4
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I did run a TechtonicsTuning Single Borla Muffler without resonator paired with a high flow catalytic converter, drone isn't too bad, but I had to remove it due to the tickets I was receiving, I also did look on the Vibrant ultra quiet resonator, it looks like a resonator made for big engine, it might reduce / remove the drone but it don't think that it will make the exhaust less loud. Anyway, I'm planning to put back my cat-back in 2 weeks To me the tone of the exhaust is a music that I won't get tired of ^^
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Old 04-04-2017, 02:57 PM   #5
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As far as 2.5 catback go I heard it's one of the quieter ones. Awe is louder, single borla is similar, and dual borla is more quiet. I've seen some vids with suitcase delete/GTI (mk5 and mk6) or catbacks on a 2.5 and wasn't impressed.

It's not an unbearable drone, but I listen to a lot of classical music. I expect my car to be a concert hall, but I should probably pick my battles.

You wouldn't be impressed by my GTI muffler then.

The 2.5 does have a nice tone but seriously the car is not fast so why make a lot of noise and go slow... embarrassing , no? LOL

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Old 04-04-2017, 03:53 PM   #6
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The 2.5 does have a nice tone but seriously the car is not fast so why make a lot of noise and go slow... embarrassing , no? LOL
https://youtu.be/y4BFxse8yUg


im stock for now but want to get the GTI exhaust, just for the look.
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Old 04-04-2017, 11:30 PM   #9
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As far as 2.5 catback go I heard it's one of the quieter ones. Awe is louder, single borla is similar, and dual borla is more quiet. I've seen some vids with suitcase delete/GTI (mk5 and mk6) or catbacks on a 2.5 and wasn't impressed.

It's not an unbearable drone, but I listen to a lot of classical music. I expect my car to be a concert hall, but I should probably pick my battles.


I'll have to upload a recent vid showing my exhaust, all I know is it sure isn't quiet haha. it likes to scream anywhere past 3k


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Old 04-05-2017, 02:01 AM   #10
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I sometimes get a little conscious of my exhaust. It isn't all that fast, but I firmly believe it's how you drive than what you drive. Slowcarfast rather than fastcarslow
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Old 04-05-2017, 09:03 AM   #11
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Beluga Racing Exhaust.

Catless non-resonated downpipe down to a dual muffler catback. (one muffler box a little before each exhaust tip.
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USP catted pipe to EJ catback. drone kicks in around 2200-2500rpm and seems worst at ~2350 (according to tach). really isn't bad overall but makes highway cruising around 70-80mph a little loud.

eventual plan is equal length header to catted downpipe, swap the EJ muffler for a borla for tone and custom R-style center tips. i'll debate keeping the EJ resonator vs swapping with a straight pipe after everything else is setup, as well as a drone pipe at that time.

current calculation for the effective drone pipe length is ~34.5 inches so hopefully that will fit next to the downpipe without too much hassle.
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Old 04-08-2017, 03:32 PM   #14
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I used to have the AWE exhaust. As much as no drone is advertised, it is present at a small RPM range because there is no resonator. You either drive at 65 so it's fairly quiet or you drive faster to avoid the drone (pre-2012 5-speed yields different result due to shorter gearing).

It definitely sounds nice and plenty loud, but I was having a little hard time hearing my friends talking to me on the phone after driving 400 miles
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