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Aftermarket muffler choice
Im looking to change my muffler to get more sound out of the car, its a daily so I dont want to be SUPER loud but I still want
/ The nice tone of the engine when I go to work.
/ Be able to go to the camping ground without triggering others people alarm.
/ Avoid drone inside the cabin.
My final choice ...
1 Borla 40941 XR-1 ( 11 lenght, 2.5 to 2.5 pipping )
This is the only muffler that would fit according to the local exaust shop, the guy said over 11 inch nothing will fit ( s60 2008 AWD ) ... And he wanted to weld in a maganflow 11132 that as a 2 inch connection even if I have a 2.25 line ... so .... I have trust issue ....
sounds like a recipe for unwanted back pressure on engine to me.
I put a magnaflow on my 01 non turbo and straight piping from the cat back, the drone was insane. It was fine for several years while my commute was short, but on long drives (3+ hours) it got old.
I ended up putting a resonator in line, and eventually a second to mellow it out.
While I don't agree with the exhaust shop downsizing the muffler, there may be no issue if the new muffler is wide open instead of baffled, that reduction of 1/4" would have a minimal influence if the magnaflow is wide open.
Just a thought.
Post up how you like it when the borla is installed
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Whos the shop? and how much did he charge. Im getting an IPD sometime early next year but I would to install this for the mean time. Also, would you be posting a video soon?
Originally Posted by B-SIDE
Thanks a bunch dude
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