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    1. Member The Dust Bunny's Avatar
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      06-10-2012 10:51 AM #1
      I searched and couldn't find one so I decided to start one. With this engine being able to produce so many unique sounds, I think we should have a place where some of us can post up what ours sound like. Also, this should be able to help others when they want to find out what setup they'd like to run.

      I'll go first.

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      "Suitcase" (first muffler) and resonator delete. Cost:$75

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      06-10-2012 11:06 AM #2
      Not an actual exhaust vid but you can get the picture. Sounds better then this in person tho. My exhaust consists of a USP testpipe mated to a modified EJ catback system. PO cut out the muffler on the EJ and replaced it with a Dynomax muffler. He said it use to drone on the highway so he decided to put a different muffler in. I think it sounds pretty mean but I might eventually pick up a different exhaust.
      http://s529.photobucket.com/albums/d...t=IMG_1064.mp4
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      06-10-2012 03:00 PM #3
      *hear



      I haven't installed my magnaflow yet, but soon. I have installed my intake though.



      Prototype, the power steering reservoir really kills all room in there. I had to shape an S instead of a typical 45 degree or 90 degree. I'll clean it up later with some aluminum piping and heat wrap.


      Crap video.

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      06-10-2012 03:51 PM #4
      I get on it around the 7 minute mark. This was pre-headers and test pipe. So it is strictly AWE Cat-back and BSH CAI.


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      06-10-2012 04:09 PM #5
      Quote Originally Posted by Aonarch View Post
      *hear
      I cant even believe I did that. I'm the english correcter most of the time. Now I'm the corrected.

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      06-10-2012 06:57 PM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by Aonarch View Post
      *hear



      I haven't installed my magnaflow yet, but soon. I have installed my intake though.
      Damn those are some cannons on that muffler haha. Should look great stickin outta that rear end tho. Bout time I see a new Beetle on here.
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      06-10-2012 07:03 PM #7
      Quote Originally Posted by Aonarch View Post
      *hear



      I haven't installed my magnaflow yet, but soon. I have installed my intake though.



      Prototype, the power steering reservoir really kills all room in there. I had to shape an S instead of a typical 45 degree or 90 degree. I'll clean it up later with some aluminum piping and heat wrap.


      Crap video.
      Just use the MK5 NEUSPEED P-FLO. The Power Steering reservoir can be ziptied off to the front bumper and won't interfere.

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      06-11-2012 08:18 PM #8
      I think if I had a power steering reservoir, I'd just take the time to tuck it away... It's simple to do, just gotta find the space for a clean delete.


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      06-11-2012 09:07 PM #9
      Great idea Dust Bunny.

      I'm looking into getting an APR Carbonio CAI and an AWE Touring Exhaust. Anybody got those that could post a vid?

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      06-11-2012 10:15 PM #10
      eurojet headers with high flow cat, small res, magnaflow cutback and CAI


      Gopro quality

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      06-12-2012 04:20 PM #11
      Sounds pretty nice man. From what Ive heard, I never really liked the way the Magnaflow sounded but maybe its your headers that change the tone some.
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      06-12-2012 05:03 PM #12
      Custom Magnaflow Setup


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      06-12-2012 08:05 PM #13
      That sounds pretty good. I never really liked the magnaflow but that sounds good. Got anymore clips?

    14. 06-12-2012 11:12 PM #14
      FULLY CUSTOM, HEADER, HIGH FLOW CAT, CATBACK

      http://youtu.be/asXGnlw0l50

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      06-12-2012 11:45 PM #15
      Got any clips of how it actually sounds?

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      06-13-2012 12:14 AM #16
      Quote Originally Posted by tay272 View Post
      Sounds pretty nice man. From what Ive heard, I never really liked the way the Magnaflow sounded but maybe its your headers that change the tone some.
      I've always liked it just because I feel it gives the 5 cyl a slightly more VR throaty tone. but the headers absolutely changed the tone once the car gets to around 2800 rpm

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      06-13-2012 12:50 AM #17
      C2 tune, Peloquin LSD, .717 TDI 5TH gear swap, AWE exhaust, BSH CAI, H&R street sport coilover + 25mm RSB, neuspeed short shifter, 17x8 BBS RGR.

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      06-13-2012 02:31 AM #18


      @ 1:20 is where the fun begins

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      06-13-2012 10:33 AM #19
      This thread has the potential to be badass, or full of fail. And it's taking a turn for the worst.

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      Quote Originally Posted by itskohler View Post
      This thread has the potential to be badass, or full of fail. And it's taking a turn for the worst.
      why?
      C2 tune, Peloquin LSD, .717 TDI 5TH gear swap, AWE exhaust, BSH CAI, H&R street sport coilover + 25mm RSB, neuspeed short shifter, 17x8 BBS RGR.

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      06-13-2012 01:37 PM #21
      Most exhaust options for this engine make the car sound like a mid 90s Honda that was inspired by the Fast and the Furious.

      Somehow loud and obnoxious became the new black.

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      06-13-2012 02:18 PM #22
      If I wanted quiet I'd drive a prius LOL

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      06-13-2012 02:25 PM #23
      And people like you give us a bad name. Thanks!

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      06-13-2012 02:32 PM #24
      Quote Originally Posted by itskohler View Post
      Most exhaust options for this engine make the car sound like a mid 90s Honda that was inspired by the Fast and the Furious.

      Somehow loud and obnoxious became the new black.

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      06-13-2012 02:37 PM #25
      Yes I am serious.

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      06-13-2012 02:50 PM #26
      Most sound decent, not a big fan of res/muffler cut outs

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      06-13-2012 02:54 PM #27
      Those sound the best. Very similar to a g37 note. But hey, to each his own.

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      06-13-2012 04:52 PM #28
      Tsudo Downpipe w/ Neuspeed replica exhaust and a custom intake

      I have recently installed a Cherry bomb resonator and it sounds a million times better but no videos/sound clips yet

      link to the thread if anyone interested:
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      06-13-2012 05:26 PM #29
      Quote Originally Posted by darkorb View Post
      Most sound decent, not a big fan of res/muffler cut outs
      Quote Originally Posted by itskohler View Post
      Those sound the best. Very similar to a g37 note. But hey, to each his own.
      That's what I'm running. It sounds pretty good. I love it.

      Quote Originally Posted by 2ptslo View Post
      This sounds pretty good. I love this. May I ask a price?

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      06-13-2012 05:35 PM #30
      Quote Originally Posted by Rabbidrabbitt View Post
      If I wanted quiet I'd drive a UP! LOL

      I'm not against loud, I'm against rice.

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      06-13-2012 05:45 PM #31
      Please, not on the first page. No one asked if you liked it or hate it. No one forced you to press "+Reply to thread". Please, for the respect of vwvortex and the Volkswagen group, post stuff that will benefit this thread. Thank you and have a great dubbin day.

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      06-13-2012 05:53 PM #32
      Maybe I need to post a vid of my exhaust so everyone can hate that I have 3" on mine.

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      06-13-2012 06:01 PM #33
      Quote Originally Posted by The Dust Bunny View Post
      Please, not on the first page. No one asked if you liked it or hate it. No one forced you to press "+Reply to thread". Please, for the respect of vwvortex and the Volkswagen group, post stuff that will benefit this thread. Thank you and have a great dubbin day.
      Oh it don't matter. There are only a handfull of 2.5L owners that aren't broke and the majority will continue to read this hoping for a cheap upgrade or exhaust note that sounds like we're boss. If we had money we would have gotten an R.

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      06-13-2012 06:04 PM #34
      Quote Originally Posted by The Dust Bunny View Post
      Please, not on the first page. No one asked if you liked it or hate it. No one forced you to press "+Reply to thread". Please, for the respect of vwvortex and the Volkswagen group, post stuff that will benefit this thread. Thank you and have a great dubbin day.
      Welcome to the forums, please leave you purse at the door.

      Don't post something and expect everything you get in return to be positive. You subject yourself to criticism the moment you put something online, for all to see, whether good or bad. Get over it, its just the forums anyways. If you get bothered by someone stating an opinion, you should leave the tex forums and go to some other less serious forum.

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      06-13-2012 06:25 PM #35
      Quote Originally Posted by TylerO28 View Post
      I think if I had a power steering reservoir, I'd just take the time to tuck it away... It's simple to do, just gotta find the space for a clean delete.


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