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      WTK: good exhaust shop in the NoVA/DC metro area for custom exhaust

      Anyone know a good one that'll do a good, 3" catback exhaust and not cost an arm AND a leg.

      I'm planning on bringing my own muffler, tip, and resonator; they just need to measure, cut, and weld

      I got quoted almost $1k at one place near me, and they do performance exhausts on bimmers and porsches. For that kind of coin I'll just cough up for the IPD exhaust and put it on myself.
      Volvo: Very Odd Looking Vehicular Object 2004 S60 R GT, Black Sapphire/Nordkap, 05+ center console and tails, UR braces top and bottom, lots of poly, 12mm front and 17mm rear custom spacers. 3" turboback exhaust (CNT/Elevate), silicone charge pipe, EST filter, RKelly intake (and lots more)

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      Quote Originally Posted by fallenfenix87 View Post
      Anyone know a good one that'll do a good, 3" catback exhaust and not cost an arm AND a leg.

      I'm planning on bringing my own muffler, tip, and resonator; they just need to measure, cut, and weld

      I got quoted almost $1k at one place near me, and they do performance exhausts on bimmers and porsches. For that kind of coin I'll just cough up for the IPD exhaust and put it on myself.
      The iPd unit is sweet, if you're not going quad, you mine as well go iPd!

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      Whats wrong with the OBX kit?

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      Quote Originally Posted by CJ0920 View Post
      Whats wrong with the OBX kit?
      nothing inherently. i like single pipe setups though as they are a little more efficient in moving the gases and are a little louder

      also ipd's is oval piped. awesome!
      Volvo: Very Odd Looking Vehicular Object 2004 S60 R GT, Black Sapphire/Nordkap, 05+ center console and tails, UR braces top and bottom, lots of poly, 12mm front and 17mm rear custom spacers. 3" turboback exhaust (CNT/Elevate), silicone charge pipe, EST filter, RKelly intake (and lots more)

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      Ya I agree, the only thing about the single pipe is clearance. One of the local guys in my area had a local shop do a 3" catback for cheap, I haven't seen it yet but maybe we could all meet up and check it out.

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      i'd be down.

      i also just realized George sells the sport rear bumper! Not painted, but relatively affordable
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      If your willing to drive a little further MBS in Pasadena, MD does an amazing job and also very friendly guys. Just google Mandrel Bend Solutions in google and their site should pop up and they have pictures and video of their work.

      Here is a link.

      http://www.mandrelbend.com/


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      Quote Originally Posted by ions View Post
      If your willing to drive a little further MBS in Pasadena, MD does an amazing job and also very friendly guys. Just google Mandrel Bend Solutions in google and their site should pop up and they have pictures and video of their work.

      Here is a link.

      http://www.mandrelbend.com/


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      Hum, wonder who's R is this?

      http://www.mandrelbend.com/mandrelbe...?ContentId=125
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      Quote Originally Posted by ions View Post
      If your willing to drive a little further MBS in Pasadena, MD does an amazing job and also very friendly guys. Just google Mandrel Bend Solutions in google and their site should pop up and they have pictures and video of their work.

      Here is a link.

      http://www.mandrelbend.com/


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      I'm not a cheapo, but I am curious what their rates are. I know you got a dual system there, so I'm curious what their part of time/labor was [assuming you brought some of your own parts]
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      Quote Originally Posted by fallenfenix87 View Post
      I'm not a cheapo, but I am curious what their rates are. I know you got a dual system there, so I'm curious what their part of time/labor was [assuming you brought some of your own parts]
      you can get a custom made DP and a dual system, all pipes and mufflers, tips for around $1100 which isn't too shabby.
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      I would only go dual if i had the sport bumper...which i dont yet...and the bumper will $400 shipped from George...then have to get it painted for more $$$.

      Thanks for the info though...and will conider it!
      Volvo: Very Odd Looking Vehicular Object 2004 S60 R GT, Black Sapphire/Nordkap, 05+ center console and tails, UR braces top and bottom, lots of poly, 12mm front and 17mm rear custom spacers. 3" turboback exhaust (CNT/Elevate), silicone charge pipe, EST filter, RKelly intake (and lots more)

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      They can do a single system also silly


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      I know that!!! Im on my phone and hate typing on this thing.

      So i guess i have to decide if $1200 for cnt dp and ipd exhaust is better than $1200 for custom turboback.
      Volvo: Very Odd Looking Vehicular Object 2004 S60 R GT, Black Sapphire/Nordkap, 05+ center console and tails, UR braces top and bottom, lots of poly, 12mm front and 17mm rear custom spacers. 3" turboback exhaust (CNT/Elevate), silicone charge pipe, EST filter, RKelly intake (and lots more)