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8th gen exhaust on a 7th gen

i know this has been asked before and there was a video of it, but the video no longer works (won't load for me on youtube).

how does it sound and is it bolt on or weld?
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I believe it's this. . .

http://youtube.com/watch?v=jWxQOOwME7A
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yeah. it IS that video. never loads for me. does it work for you?
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Re: 8th gen exhaust on a 7th gen

sounds terrible. i had it on mine for like 2months and got rid of it. waste of money!
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Re: 8th gen exhaust on a 7th gen

someone had the jdm itr on their 7th gen and it looked really nice, but i can't seem to find them for sale anywhere. and which year of rsx type-s should i go for? i found an 02, but not sure if i should get it.
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Re: 8th gen exhaust on a 7th gen

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someone had the jdm itr on their 7th gen and it looked really nice, but i can't seem to find them for sale anywhere. and which year of rsx type-s should i go for? i found an 02, but not sure if i should get it.
the JDM ITR sounds nice...it has a valve that opens up at higher rpm,but its still pretty quite. get an 05-06 RSX-S axleback. They have bigger diameter piping and overall better sound.
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Re: 8th gen exhaust on a 7th gen

Video works when i try it. I almost sourced out a used 8th gen HFP muffler for a cheap price, but someone beat me to it. Im still wondering how that will sound on a 7th gen.
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Re: 8th gen exhaust on a 7th gen

yeah... thats my car with the si exhaust. its okay.... got tired of it after about a year. sounds good cruising but in high rpm's, the rasp is terrible. i tried adding a glasspack muffler as a resonator to quiet it down but it still has some rasp to it. i got the exhaust for free so it didnt bother me to much. i should have never took out the resonator though. im looking into getting the obx twin loop exhaust... im not sure yet.
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Re: 8th gen exhaust on a 7th gen

it's odd. still no luck with the video. im logged into youtube. other videos play fine, but i cannot load any of sk8erelemnts' videos. i just get the dots going around in circles repeatedly.

ok, i just remembered to use keepvid to download the mp4... yeah, i don't like the sound.

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Re: 8th gen exhaust on a 7th gen

yah it sounds raspy n' ricey
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Re: 8th gen exhaust on a 7th gen

i have it on my 04 and the rasp is bad
i don't like it
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Re: 8th gen exhaust on a 7th gen

so i bought the 05 type s axle back. wow the tip is big (compared to mine). if i bring it to a muffler shop, will they know how to weld it on? or...
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Re: 8th gen exhaust on a 7th gen

if they don't, i don't think they will be in business very much longer. I am pretty sure with the type s axle back they are going to have to extend the piping a few inches. they will know what to do
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Re: 8th gen exhaust on a 7th gen

does anybody have a video or sound clip of what the rsx axle back sounds like?
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Re: 8th gen exhaust on a 7th gen

i'll make one of an 05 type s on 7th gen when i get mine on. you can find videos of the rsx exhaust on an rsx on youtube though.
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Re: 8th gen exhaust on a 7th gen

so anyway, i got it put on today. there isn't much sound. sounds even quieter on a 7th gen than on an rsx. there is a little rumble when you go wot which is louder than stock 7th gen muffler but that's it. at least it isnt raspy like 06 si. i used my old digital camera to record the video, so the sound quality isn't that good.
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Re: 8th gen exhaust on a 7th gen

where is the video? is it on youtube? also for those that ran the si exhaust. i actually do think it sound that bad but the raspiness does that come from the fact that you removed the resinator or just the type of exhuast?
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Re: 8th gen exhaust on a 7th gen

05 RSX Type-S on a 04 Civic Coupe Si
http://www.youtube.com/v/gPH5QVRWVw8

Not much sound. Is there a break in period for stock exhausts? Mine only had 10,000 kms on it.
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