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Re: Interesting... (archive)

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Posted by Bill on August 16, 2001 at 15:01:51:

In Reply to: Interesting... posted by Jon on August 16, 2001 at 11:50:13:

Jon -- I think I am missing something here. Do you know of a supplier that makes a stainless center (or mild steel) section without cats or a resonator? VS&R piece with cats looks really nice, but more than I want to spend. I am leaning towards the Supersprint setup with resonators but no cats. TIA for any info.


I just looked at the post under yours and saw that the VS&R center section uses Random Technology high-flow cats. You can buy these and put them in if you want. They'd probably run about $380 for a pair. Check out for info on products and suppliers.

Or do the straight pipes...much cheaper. What muffler do you have? Staight pipes with the stock muffler aren't too loud.


I replaced the complete center section of my exhaust system about a year ago with a new center section that included Catalytic Convertors as well as an X design. I stashed my old one up in the rafters of the garage because I thought that there may be someway of re-using it. I'd like to construct a simple Jig, so as not to loose the angel of the bends or screw up the length then cut off the rusted Cats. and weld in new resonators or high performance freeflow Cats. (if there is such a thing). Does anyone have experience with this? Of course there wouldn't be any reason to do this if I wouldn't see a HP increase over the stock set-up. I don't want to weld in straight pipes in the voided area because it would be too loud for city driving - right? Also, it would loose some of the backpressure if I did that even though the X would still be there - right? Any thoughts,experience or suggestions is greatly welcomed...

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