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post #1 of 50 (permalink) Old 01-28-2013, 11:19 AM Thread Starter
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Big singles? Or Quads?

Debeting with the wife, which i want.. I like the thought of just having two big singles.. but she likes the quads..

Thoughts? In case you're wondering i'm looking for best overall performance but alot of growl..alot.. I want this thing to sound it it'll suck a cow in..LOL..

I'm still debeting on which Headers to go with, leaning towards Kooks, but the money is a big part of the "thinking". I see alot of guys run the JBA and OBX LTs with good success, I like the price of the OBX x pipe and down pipes.. but again coming from the import world, OBX sucks over there..

Headers / Exhaust is what i'm doing first and it should be done here in the next few weeks, but i'd like to get some help or advice. I'm looking for best overall power output.. i dont care about noise, honestly.. i want it to sound mean, loud and produce a ****ton of power..

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post #2 of 50 (permalink) Old 01-28-2013, 11:58 AM
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I've had both on my car at one point or another. Quads look 10x better on this car, IMO.

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post #3 of 50 (permalink) Old 01-28-2013, 12:03 PM
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^ I second this. 3 inch quads look fantastic.

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Had both, quads look better, but I prefer Pypes sound....



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i've ran both, and i'm another one that prefers the quads.
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3.5 inch quads with a GXP diffuser is the way to go with these cars IMO. The only singles I would consider would be the SLP ones that form fit the the GT diffuser. Note that the SLPs dont look as good with the GXP diffuser though because of the larger area to fill.

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Quads look the best in my opinion.

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post #9 of 50 (permalink) Old 01-28-2013, 01:32 PM
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Quads for sure. Looks perfect with our cars

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post #10 of 50 (permalink) Old 01-28-2013, 01:42 PM
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Solo Quads...Great sound, great looks, great price !!!

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I have Solo Quads also and they look and fit perfect.

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I vote for big quads...They look pretty good. Any single tip would have to be the SLP trapezoidal style tips.


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I vote quads. Have had Pypes, and while they look good, the quads look better.

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I vote for big quads...They look pretty good. Any single tip would have to be the SLP trapezoidal style tips.
This....exactly.

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Big singles? Or Quads?

SLP tips.

Though a bit bias here. Ha


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A set of SSClones. 2 1/2" inlet. Either 3 1/2" or 4" outlets, your choice.



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Re: Big singles? Or Quads?

Do big quads, atleast 3.5" or even 4".

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3.5 inch quads with a GXP rear diffuser.

things are not as they appear to be.........

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With GT diffuser, Pypes oval tips.(mine are perfectly aligned) With GXP diffuser, big quads.

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