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Not so loud exhaust?

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Old 09-16-2013, 04:01 PM
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Not so loud exhaust?

I am looking for an exhaust system for my 08 Fit.
It is my first newish car so I am not too tech savvy.

What I am looking for is something that doesn't sound super loud but it has a
nice growl. Like a stock Infinity G35. I really like it how its not all that
loud when idle put when you step on the gas you get that nice (not over the top) roar.

I have been looking in youtube for sound tests but nothing has convinced me.
I have heard DC, tanabe, Tsudo, and a couple of other ones.

Also I have no illusions on making my little fit a track car or anything. I just want to
have a little fun with my daily driver and if the exhaust makes it a bit more
peppy then that's definitely a plus. I'm just tired of not hearing anything at all.

Oh btw my fit is an auto if that matters at all.
 
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Old 09-16-2013, 07:10 PM
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Stock RSX Type S muffler, custom 2" piping (cat back).

That's what I would do if I was going to do exhaust work. I also don't want loudness on my DD.
 
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Old 09-16-2013, 09:17 PM
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Get literally any axleback on the market.

NONE of them are loud.

I've had the Spoon N1, RS*R C&K and Greddy Evo 2, as well as run without the rear most exhaust piece.

NONE of them are louder than a stock 'sports' car.
 
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Old 09-16-2013, 10:26 PM
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If you're looking for something very close to that of stock look at either the HFP (Honda Factory Performance) muffler, the Tanabe Medalion or if you can find one a Spoon N1 WITH the silencer.

I've ran the HFP for a few years and its actually very quiet. Really it just makes a mild "throaty" exhaust tone in my honest opinion. Currently, I'm running a Spoon N1 and its just as quiet as the HFP just sounds deeper... With the silencer out, its much deeper AND louder than the HFP of course.
 
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Old 09-16-2013, 10:39 PM
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Spoon N1 is definitely not loud on this car. I would be worried if I were intending on touching any other part of the exhaust, but on its own it is perfect.
 
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Old 09-16-2013, 11:37 PM
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Thanks for the help gentlemen, I am going to look into the suggestions you've given me and do me some research on them
Ill post up what I may get and if there are any questions that spring up!
 
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Old 09-17-2013, 07:22 PM
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I'm very happy with my Megan axle-back. It's got a nice low tone, not loud. If you get the revs up around 4k, it really starts to sing. I also really like the look of the dual tips.
 
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