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    Thread: Official MK6 GTI Exhaust Thread

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      04-29-2012 11:08 PM #776
      on the first page, the BB downpipe + APR catback.. is that a BB catless or catted downpipe?

      this one:
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      04-29-2012 11:49 PM #777
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      04-29-2012 11:54 PM #778
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      cool thanks man.

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      04-30-2012 09:04 PM #779
      Anyone have a clip of UR dp matted to AWE cbe?
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    5. 05-01-2012 04:38 AM #780
      Will removing the resonator on the stock exhaust help at all or be worse for performance? Or be the same? i dont really want to spend alot of money on exhaust and dont want it too loud just alittle bit. So i was thinking to remove the resonator and get different exhaust tips. Will i lose performance though?

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      05-01-2012 07:55 AM #781
      Quote Originally Posted by 2012mk6gti View Post
      Will removing the resonator on the stock exhaust help at all or be worse for performance? Or be the same? i dont really want to spend alot of money on exhaust and dont want it too loud just alittle bit. So i was thinking to remove the resonator and get different exhaust tips. Will i lose performance though?
      no performance loss but you will sound like a tractor
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    8. 05-01-2012 02:11 PM #783
      Quote Originally Posted by evosky View Post
      no performance loss but you will sound like a tractor
      Why is that i thought removing just the resonator on the stock exhaust is not as loud as the apr turboback or other turboback exhaust

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      05-01-2012 02:53 PM #784
      Quote Originally Posted by evosky View Post
      no performance loss but you will sound like a tractor
      Mine was very raspy, had to replace it with a vibrant straight through.
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    10. 05-02-2012 12:54 AM #785
      Hi there,
      Does anyone run with Eurojet V-Banded 3" downpipe and magnaflow catback? Do they fit well with each other? Thank you.

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      05-02-2012 01:44 AM #786
      My Magnaflow CBE got delivered today! If only I was there to install it

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      05-02-2012 08:47 AM #787
      Quote Originally Posted by MacTeve View Post
      My Magnaflow CBE got delivered today! If only I was there to install it


      My Borla CBE is getting delivered today, school all morning and work all night, hopefully have it installed by Friday
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    13. 05-04-2012 12:23 AM #788
      Does any1 have 2.75" milltek nonresonated turboback, can you compare and contrast this to the apr turbo back?

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      05-04-2012 08:34 AM #789
      Quote Originally Posted by Hehe_GTI View Post
      Does any1 have 2.75" milltek nonresonated turboback, can you compare and contrast this to the apr turbo back?
      look at the first post in this thread...they are all there

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      05-07-2012 08:51 AM #790
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      05-07-2012 09:20 AM #791
      Sounds sick

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      05-07-2012 11:09 AM #792
      Quote Originally Posted by Kenny@Eurojet View Post
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      05-23-2012 01:37 PM #793
      Installed the Magnaflow on my otherwise stock 2012 GTI this past weekend.

      Jury's still out. Sound quality isn't fantastic, and it's a bit boomy between 1500-3000rpm when you give it a bit of gas.

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      05-31-2012 11:16 PM #794
      Hey fellas,

      so after perusing this thread, I'm super torn between the apr tbe and the eurojet.

      I really like the sound of the apr, but am not a fan of the price. Also the fitment issues make me nervous. The fact that it sits low and may be a bit difficult to install, because i will be attempting to do it myself.

      The eurojet seems pretty great as well, decent price, seems to fit well and looks pretty good. But i want that sound that stands out and im wondering if the EJ is too tame for my liking. cant get over the apr sound.

      any thoughts comparing these two directly?

    20. 05-31-2012 11:37 PM #795
      I'm thinking of buying a down pipe soon & i was looking at the billy boat one. any videos or opinions on how that would sound combined with a 42 dd catback?

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      06-01-2012 08:03 AM #796
      I have the APR TBE and I honestly can't reccomend it. The downpipe is great but the catback just isn't worth it IMO. The APR catback is ridiculously expensive for something that is barely louder than stock. The best I could get the fitment was one tip sticking out 1/4" more than the other. I ended up spending another $225 at an exhaust shop to remove the forward resonator and cut/reweld the hangars so that the rear section sits higher and is even.

      My advice is get the APR downpipe and get a custom catback. This is the first car I ever bought an off the shelf exhaust for and I will never do it again. Custom exhausts fit better and you can get whatever sound you want, whatever tips you want, etc. Plus the fitment will be better. Chances are it will be less expensive too.

      Quote Originally Posted by cutewolf4Ansky View Post
      Hey fellas,

      so after perusing this thread, I'm super torn between the apr tbe and the eurojet.

      I really like the sound of the apr, but am not a fan of the price. Also the fitment issues make me nervous. The fact that it sits low and may be a bit difficult to install, because i will be attempting to do it myself.

      The eurojet seems pretty great as well, decent price, seems to fit well and looks pretty good. But i want that sound that stands out and im wondering if the EJ is too tame for my liking. cant get over the apr sound.

      any thoughts comparing these two directly?

    22. 06-02-2012 02:09 AM #797
      had my magnaflow CBE installed a couple of days ago. It sounds great, low deep tone, not overly loud but when you rev it to 5K and up it sounds awesome. I will get a video up as soon as I can.

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      06-03-2012 02:05 PM #798
      Quote Originally Posted by Numbersix View Post
      Installed the Magnaflow on my otherwise stock 2012 GTI this past weekend.

      Jury's still out. Sound quality isn't fantastic, and it's a bit boomy between 1500-3000rpm when you give it a bit of gas.
      Same with mine, until I removed the soundaktor


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      06-14-2012 12:57 PM #800
      I love how Vortex finds this thread really useful and nobody on golfmk6 even bothers to use it and continues to post useless threads.

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