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Offline coop3422

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Re: Need help deciding on a new, used car
« Reply #50 on: May 09, 2019, 07:27:03 PM »
Probably, but AMGs at least sound good.

We test drove a GLA45, while being a baby AMG, I did like the angry sounding exhaust. Even the fake exhaust sound from the Golf R I actually didn't mind. If there's one thing that sticks out as a dislike currently it's how quite the exhaust is. I'd like to change that, but I really don't want to spend $2500+ on an exhaust.

Nice buy. A6 is a pretty good balance between performance and comfort. Hope it serves you well!

Thanks, out of everything I test drove, this seemed like the best blend of everything. It's not perfect, but it's a really nice package.

There are a few things I plan on doing to it. Tint the front windows, hidden hitch for my bike rack, upgrading the sub, maybe something exhaust wise, and another set of wheels. Might tune it, undecided at this point having owned it for two weeks.

This said, anyone have any inexpensive exhaust recommendations?

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Re: Need help deciding on a new, used car
« Reply #51 on: May 09, 2019, 07:30:19 PM »
Resonator delete.
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Re: Need help deciding on a new, used car
« Reply #52 on: May 14, 2019, 06:58:24 PM »
Resonator delete.

I've been reading some different options. Apparently there's a mid muffler guys remove and straight pipe, but only adds a little sound. Getting into resonator deletes and changing mufflers can start adding drone. Not sure what route I'll do yet.

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Re: Need help deciding on a new, used car
« Reply #53 on: May 15, 2019, 03:57:25 PM »
A mid-muffler is a resonator.
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Re: Need help deciding on a new, used car
« Reply #54 on: May 19, 2019, 02:27:59 PM »
A mid-muffler is a resonator.

The thing that is confusing though is there are resonators prior to the mid muffler. This car seems to have 3 or 4 sections, there's DP's, resonators, mid muffler, then the final mufflers.

After all the reading I've done, I'm thinking I might have the rear mufflers cutoff and straight piped, and leave everything else intact. From the sounds of it, the mid muffler alone won't be much louder than stock.