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Old 06-18-2012, 10:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Tinoxx View Post
Hi All

I have read every thread, but please confirm one thing. X pipe at the front gives an F1 sound and at the back gives a deeper sound but you might get droning? And in the USA this sounds like a really cheap option but here in the UK i ask Mstyle for a Resonator delete and they said 400 ($750)
90% of the cost for a resonator delete is labour. You can get seriously low labour costs in the US compared to just about anywhere (places like India or China would be the exceptions)

You will not get drone of any kind by removing the resonators. You will hear only a slight increase in sound when you floor it. There is zero difference in volume when cruising or driving on the highway, even with the top down.

The only time I hear the change after the 3 resonator delete is when pulling away from a stop and when I blip for heal-and-toe downshifts. Tunnels and underground parking will give you some very noticeable volume increases but that's it.
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