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Re: Jon, do you have the SS w/ or w/o cats? (more) (archive)

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Posted by Jon on April 22, 2002 at 19:31:26:

In Reply to: Jon, do you have the SS w/ or w/o cats? (more) posted by Jeff J. on April 22, 2002 at 18:36:06:

I had the non-cat version on there for a while. It was pretty loud...probably about as loud as a B&B muffler with cats and maybe a little louder than that at high rpms. I actually got pulled over and hassled about it by the local Constabulary.

Ritter has it on his car now with the Borla and it is considerably quieter than with the Stromung. I guess it's just a matter of matching frequencies.

I'd like to hear your setup as I've been considering it myself. Let me know if you are ever in Austin.

-Jon


There are two versions of the new stainless center section. You can get it with our without cats. Which one do you have? Also, how loud is it with your stromung? I am running the SS euro resonator w/ stainless stromung (like yours), and it is a bit loud. I'm wondering how yours sounds without the center resonator..

Jeff J.


I've had the DEC unit and the Supersprint racing center section (stainless - no resonator).

The DEC cat fit perfectly, just like the factory unit.

The Supersprint was a little too long and I had to cut about 1/2" off the ends of the pipes. This may have been a prototype unit of some sort though because it was purchased in Mexico quite some time before it was available through BMP.

The top-end power gains and "revability" with the Supersprint unit, vs. the DEC or factory cats, was quite noticable.

This is all with OEM and Stromung mufflers. The Borla unit is similar. I've also heard the SS/Borla and OEM/Borla combinations. The SS/Borla is pretty loud but not too bad.

-Jon


Has anyone use these combination ? How was the fitting?
I know the Supersprint center section is not street legal.
Thank you.

Tony






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