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Apexi WS2 Cat-back Exhaust y/n?

So when I bought my car it came with an unknown N1 style straight through cat-back exhaust. It was loud as hell and droned when on the freeway. I've been pulled over and ticketed for it as well.

A while back there was some construction being done on one of the roads up here and the pavement had been grooved. I drove down a hill and my car was low enough for the canister to get caught on the manhole cover than must have been at least 3 inches above the pavement itself. Needless to say I don't really have a muffler anymore.

Now it's really loud. And it really drones.

I remember reading a while back that the Apexi WS2 was quieter compared to a lot of other cat-backs from Greddy, Megan, Tanabe, Skunk2, DC, etc. I've seen the WS2 sell for about $450 with shipping, which may be more than what I want to pay, but I need not to get pulled over, listen to droning on the freeway or draw unwanted attention to myself.

Is the WS2 the way to go?
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Re: Apexi WS2 Cat-back Exhaust y/n?

My buddies lude had the WS2, and although it sounded almost stock cruising, when he opened it up, it sounded amazing. No raspyness, and no droning sound. I would highly recommend it, regardless of the money. Plus it's just a great looking muffler on preludes.
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Re: Apexi WS2 Cat-back Exhaust y/n?

i would make a comment on how well mine sounds, but sadly i havent gotten mine in yet. from what i hear/listened to it sounds just like everyone has said. also, i bought mine for about 412 shipped
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Re: Apexi WS2 Cat-back Exhaust y/n?

If you want quiet get a Greddy SP2 if you can find one.
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Re: Apexi WS2 Cat-back Exhaust y/n?

what are the differences between the SP2 and the WS2 besides as far as noise/flow?
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Re: Apexi WS2 Cat-back Exhaust y/n?

From what I've read is the SP2 has less flow which makes it quiet

WS2 http://videos.streetfire.net/search/...6bc2605b2f.htm

SP2 http://videos.streetfire.net/search/...671987a641.htm
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Re: Apexi WS2 Cat-back Exhaust y/n?

I have a WS2 on my 4G, I've had it for several years now. I like the sound of mine, still. I have also heard good things abou the SP2 but never heard one on a Prelude. My buddy who autox with me has one on his B16 CRX and it sound nice when opened up. I have my WS2 with a test pipe and it's still quiet until I get on it. If I had another choice it would be the RS*R ExMag, not sure if they make one for the 5G but that may be something you want to look into.
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Re: Apexi WS2 Cat-back Exhaust y/n?

here's a thought: don't mean to threadjack btw.
but could you get a KTeller piping kit sayyy 3" and open up the inlet of the ws2 muffler and weld it up together? better yet, could you do it with a Mugen? that'd be sick if you ask me.
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Re: Apexi WS2 Cat-back Exhaust y/n?

that's what i was thinkin. with like a widened inlet and 3" piping? would that work?
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Re: Apexi WS2 Cat-back Exhaust y/n?

i have a stock muffler because i dont like mufflers that are way too loud. so whats the best muffler to get thats not too pricey and it doesnt sound loud that much.
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Re: Apexi WS2 Cat-back Exhaust y/n?

I installed a Greddy SP2 over the weekend. Not loud until you hit 5k rpm. Sounds nice and deep until you hit VTEC then it sounds raspy.
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Re: Apexi WS2 Cat-back Exhaust y/n?

id go with the Apexi WS2 projectLudie, but thats just my oponion
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you will be very happy/impressed w/ it. it was my first exhaust and i wish i still had it!
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Re: Apexi WS2 Cat-back Exhaust y/n?

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id go with the Apexi WS2 projectLudie, but thats just my oponion
whats the value they go for now a days? i see around 400-500..
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Re: Apexi WS2 Cat-back Exhaust y/n?

i picked mine up for 412 shipped. only bad thing is its ground shipping (i believe) and its been about 2 weeks since i ordered it. if i dont have it by monday of next week i'm going to do some major bitching
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