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I'm looking for an exhaust with a nice deep idle sound that gets aggressive during hard acceleration but tame when cruising. I was thinking about the Ark GRiP but I

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Old 06-11-2016, 10:45 AM   #451 (permalink)
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I'm looking for an exhaust with a nice deep idle sound that gets aggressive during hard acceleration but tame when cruising.
I was thinking about the Ark GRiP but I heard the angling of the mufflers creates ground clearance issues. If that's true, is there room to adjust the mounting? If not, what other suggestions would you have for me?
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I've done considerable research of the Fast Intentions TDX and ARK Grip V2 exhausts. They both have clearance issues at the canisters, but even lowered people have gone without scraping them.

A downside to the ARK Grip is supposedly a flange that acts as a low point under the body. The TDX does not have this issue. The ARK Grip also previously had issues of contacting the center chassis brace. This could have been fixed in the V2 variant.

Either way, I'm still trying to decide between these two, as they both have a certain sound. Both are great, quality exhausts with numerous happy customers. Leaning towards the TDX personally, though.
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It looks like ARK fixed it though...
Here's a pic off google.


And here's a pic off the product page.
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Old 10-18-2016, 07:04 AM   #454 (permalink)
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If I am going Gamma SC, what cats do I get that will handle this, high temps and won't break?

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So what exhaust is quieter and less droney out of Ark DTS and Akrapovic Titanium Evolution system?

Was considering FI with 18" res, but after reading many threads apparantly they will have drone because they don't use helmholtz tech.
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Get a Fast Intentions exhaust with milspec cats if you want cats. Another option is Motordyne, they have some cat options to integrate in their exhausts

An 18" resonated fast intentions exhaust with cats built in won't drone much. The Ark DTS is a quieter exhaust, but I'm not sure if it's any better than fast intentions with drone.

I have an AAM exhaust on my car now that I'm selling that doesn't drone. It's comparable to the Fast intentions exhaust power wise and they based it off the Nismo exhaust. If you're interested, just PM me.
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why are you selling and what are you getting next?

I am not going for loudness, I want an aftermarket that is still around or under 90dB idle and no drone with daily driving!

Also must have atleast 10whp gain.
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I ordered a Fast Intentions exhaust with 12" resonators, carbon fiber cans and prismatic tips. Its what I wanted originaly, but time was not onmy side. It is now. The AAM exhaust really does sound great. You'll gain closer to 20hp with it. I have resonated testpipes to match it too, but they're not cats. It's aggressive, but not obnoxious is the best way I can say it. I'm just super particular. Honestly I'm wasting money buying something else. I won't make more power lol.
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Well I can't buy your exhaust anyway koz I am in AU. Shipping would kill me in a heartbeat.

I can get ARK or Akrapovix exhausts here locally koz we have official distributors of them here, so I won't be charged shipping.

I think I may heading towards the DTS, I am yet to find out negative things on them. I wonder if I can use the Akrapovic CF tips on the Ark DTS?

I love the look of those CF tips, so mean!
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Another option is Motordyne, they have some cat options to integrate in their exhausts
Motordyne is louder than the FI 18"

Review: Motordyne e370 vs. Fast Intentions 18"
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I think I may settle on the fast Intentions 18" + CF tips.
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I think I may settle on the fast Intentions 18" + CF tips.
Lose the 18" and go Non-Resonated
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Lose the 18" and go Non-Resonated
Nope I don't want loud!
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Alright if someone like the look and sound of ark exhaust but is. Posted and wants a full 3inch exhaust what would anyone suggest?
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I have the Stillen cat back. It makes the car sound so much better and has a factory feel to it. Nice pick up in power along with the cold air intakes from Stillen as well.


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