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silverone 03-27-2012 06:51 AM

talked to flowmaster technician
 
Hi everyone I talked to a flowmaster tech. yesterday and I was asking about a high flow cat. What he said surprised me, he said our factory cats are high flow. And if their not bad ,pie throwing a cel code, its a waste of money to replace them. I don't want my subie sounding like a (fast and fury ricer), so he recommended a flowmaster 12414310 muffler for a nice deep subie rumble. He said Id see 10-40% increase in flow with this muffler over oem. He also said to start off by leaving the rear resonator on , then if i want it louder, I could take it out later and not affect my engine management system. Or set CELls.
Any thoughts on this?

TbirdMan 03-27-2012 10:22 AM

As someone who has a Magnaflow that the last owner put on that has a deep note, i wouldn't suggest it. The droning is actually pretty annoying , especially from the back seat.

silverone 03-27-2012 03:45 PM

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Originally Posted by TbirdMan (Post 3817551)
As someone who has a Magnaflow that the last owner put on that has a deep note, i wouldn't suggest it. The droning is actually pretty annoying , especially from the back seat.

Your talking about the M.F. cat ,rite?

TbirdMan 03-27-2012 04:24 PM

No the muffler. Also, without unequal length headers you won't actually get the "boxer rumble". You get a slight rumble, but not like a wrx.

silverone 03-28-2012 04:20 AM

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Originally Posted by TbirdMan (Post 3818229)
No the muffler. Also, without unequal length headers you won't actually get the "boxer rumble". You get a slight rumble, but not like a wrx.

thanks for that reply , is there a particular header muffler combo you like?

silverone 03-28-2012 04:33 AM

uel headers
 
What about the ones on e-bay for $209 ? Btw I always thought the point to headers was to have equal lengths.

BAC5.2 03-28-2012 04:49 AM

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Originally Posted by silverone (Post 3818842)
What about the ones on e-bay for $209 ? Btw I always thought the point to headers was to have equal lengths.

It is. The "boxer rumble" people are obsessed with, is the sound of inefficiency.

silverone 03-28-2012 05:48 AM

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Originally Posted by BAC5.2 (Post 3818848)
It is. The "boxer rumble" people are obsessed with, is the sound of inefficiency.

Porsche has that rumble too and they run pretty well.

BAC5.2 03-28-2012 05:51 AM

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Originally Posted by silverone (Post 3818878)
Porsche has that rumble too and they run pretty well.

Porsches sound nothing like unequal-header Subarus. Don't be delusional.

charlie_sheen 03-28-2012 05:57 AM

Lighten up will ya... I like to know I'm practically driving a Porsche

silverone 03-28-2012 06:09 AM

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Originally Posted by charlie_sheen (Post 3818884)
Lighten up will ya... I like to know I'm practically driving a Porsche

Yeah it was a joke lol.

silverone 03-28-2012 06:13 AM

But seriously , I'm all about efficiency is there an equal length header that would run better!

FUIAAE 03-28-2012 09:13 AM

I'm actually looking for exhaust information for the EG33 I'm dropping in to my sedan.
I'm interested in mufflers and such, I want a straight through baffle but they're supposedly going to be stupid loud.

And I've been told the EG33 is the loudest engine subaru has ever designed due to the VE% of the engine >98% at WOT. I want to hear it scream when I punch it but don't want to drone. Suggestions?

silverone 03-28-2012 09:57 AM

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Originally Posted by FUIAAE (Post 3819181)
I'm actually looking for exhaust information for the EG33 I'm dropping in to my sedan.
I'm interested in mufflers and such, I want a straight through baffle but they're supposedly going to be stupid loud.

And I've been told the EG33 is the loudest engine subaru has ever designed due to the VE% of the engine >98% at WOT. I want to hear it scream when I punch it but don't want to drone. Suggestions?

See i'm just the opposite I want it to be efficient run well and still be able to here my stereo lol

FUIAAE 03-29-2012 08:40 AM

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Originally Posted by silverone (Post 3819262)
See i'm just the opposite I want it to be efficient run well and still be able to here my stereo lol

No same, I want to enjoy the ride without ear plugs in :lol:. But when I do slam it to the floor I wanna hear it growl.

I'm thinking of getting a straight baffle muffler with a U-pipe, supposedly they still sound aggressive but aren't really loud under normal load.:confused:


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