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Old 07-13-2011, 06:08 AM
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My baby has a catback! Pictures included

Hey everyone,
Just I just installed a 2.25" diameter custom cut pipe with HKS Dragger muffler on my 2000 prelude SH.

The back story:

-I bought this car about a month ago, it's my second prelude but that's a different story. So far I've been burning my summer paychecks on my Lude's wish list: - $600.00 timing belt/water pump/seals/accessory belts/ etshizzle..
- $240.00 Tein S. Tech springs (stock struts for now)
- $450.00 Speakers/AMP/Subwoofer (for LA traffic, yo)
Latest mod- $200.00 Catback Exhaust/ HKS muffler installed..

My questions is if anyone knows if I made a good move with going 2.25" diameter piping.. I know for heavy modding and performance people go 2.5 and even 3" but I don't plan on any turbos etc.
Basically what's the difference performance/sound wise?

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Re: My baby has a catback! Pictures included

Looks clean.
2.25 is the way to go.
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Re: My baby has a catback! Pictures included

maybe its just me, but i care more about how exhausts sound and (if) they increase power. not just pictures of it
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Re: My baby has a catback! Pictures included

if you have good header i would do 3" to the back. 2.25 is not much better then stock
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From what I can see he did a good job... Most shops do crappy jobs an something is rattling lol just making a quick buck...
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Re: My baby has a catback! Pictures included

that muffler looks awesome man! i would went with 2.5-3 inch piping though. just my $.02

hows it sound?
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Re: My baby has a catback! Pictures included

It looks like they did a good job. And is it just me, or does anybody else think that accord is pretty baller?? Lol. Anymore pics of it?
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It looks like they did a good job. And is it just me, or does anybody else think that accord is pretty baller?? Lol. Anymore pics of it?
lol i just noticed it
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Re: My baby has a catback! Pictures included

that accord has my rsx-s rims how dare he!

prelude has no resonator now?
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I went 2.5 SS piping, to each his own
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3" FTW!!! Also as to ur wish list just look up how to do ur Timing belt job on ur own. It honestly not that hard if ur competent lol. I did mine n it was the first time i had ever done it. Come out fine
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Re: My baby has a catback! Pictures included

Hey man, your white lude looks fresh with those eyelids, rims, and now the catback. Lovin it...(white ludes ftw). 3" inch is the way to go (with I/H/E) if you want gains with minimal work. But, I did the same thing to get a particular level of sound. I didn't want to be obnoxious, I just wanted to be noticed. So I went with a flowmaster series 60. Wish they had a bigger one...but I love the one I've got! Maybe I just don't go where you hangout here on the forum, but I'd like to see that Lude around here more!
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Re: My baby has a catback! Pictures included

No the stock resonator is gone but the HKS muffler has a resonator built in.. Considering the last exhaust was just a tube with stock resonator it made little difference. It sounds badass now, just a little bit ricey when it's cold but MANN it's awesome under VTEC!
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No the stock resonator is gone but the HKS muffler has a resonator built in.. Considering the last exhaust was just a tube with stock resonator it made little difference. It sounds badass now, just a little bit ricey when it's cold but MANN it's awesome under VTEC!
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