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Best exhaust for my 2002 WS6 TA


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#1 2002 Ws6 Nick

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Posted 02 August 2010 - 06:19 PM

I'm new to this site, but could use some imput from everyone. I have seen a lot of comments about flowmaster exhaust and magnaflow, but nothing about borla. I have been talking to some buddies and am on the fence right now between the Borla cat back system and the Corsa. I would love to get some opinions on which of the three, flowmaster, borla or flowmaster can give me the most bang for my buck. Any thoughts? Thanks!

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Posted 03 August 2010 - 01:09 PM

Do some home work here. Don't be affraid to spend a couple extra $. Everyone will tell you what's the best based on what they have on THEIR car. You probably can't go 'wrong with any of them, just a few have a little better quality(which you pay 4). I happen to like Corsa and will probably be puttin that on my car, unless I find a different/used unit for a FLY'N deal.

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Posted 03 August 2010 - 04:07 PM

I have Borla exhaust on my 02 TA, best of all is the look. I dont have header and still have cat's, so I still have a nice but not too loud sound. Also the Borla have plates to set how much exaust air pass through the resonance box, this will affect sound amd performance. You can get a better opinion on sound searching in youtube.

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Posted 06 August 2010 - 10:54 AM

Thanks guys for the input...i've been doing some research and really like the idea that you have the plat options on the borla system...pretty sure i'm going to go with the dual tail pipe split for my TA...now i just gotta find a place to pick it up. Saw that JEGS had it for like $800, hope to find it a tad bit cheaper somewhere else though. lol

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Posted 06 August 2010 - 01:56 PM

Borla is overrated imo.  You pay $600+ for what?  And if you just use the open plate they provide, the muffler is doing nothing for you, so why pay all that extra money?  I love the sound of teh GMMG exhaust but at $800, no thanks.  As long as the exhaust is of a straight through design, it will sound good.  I dislike Flowmasters because of they don't use a straight through design, and thus limits the amount of performance you gain.  The SLP loudmouth 2 is a great option if you want that chambered exhaust note and loud tone at a good price.  I paird $399 for my LM2 system, instaled easy and sounds great.  Magnaflow is another brand that is quite good too.  I have one of their catbacks on my 2002 V6 Camaro, paid $450 for it.
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Posted 06 August 2010 - 03:39 PM

I highly recommend you check out the hooker exhaust systems. They are one of the least raspy sound exhausts and they are loud, but not so loud that it is bothersome.
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Posted 23 February 2011 - 11:08 AM

how bout bassani? I'm told they are stellar despite they deal mostly with shitstangs. A buddy recommends them as they used them religiously when he was employed at Underground racing on Lambos. Not too sure of the price though

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Posted 29 July 2011 - 06:21 AM

IMO magnaflow is the best, but others will say flowmaster, chances are, if u get either one, your going to be fine.




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