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Resonator delete

Post by Cupraderv » Sat Dec 15, 2018 6:06 pm

Well after a nice wee £2.5 spend on oil cooler.pipes.new aux rads and engine mount,it’s time for some extras , picked up an ECS resonator delete pipe, want to keep the exhaust standard looking as I am an old man now lol, are these ok 👌

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Re: Resonator delete

Post by Seattle-squash » Tue Dec 18, 2018 7:47 am

They are good, and used to have one. I have an X now and prefer the smoother less raspy sound. However, both better than stock, and I am am not that young either! :)

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Re: Resonator delete

Post by demon8991 » Wed Dec 19, 2018 2:06 am

I have an X pipe too, cost $240 (AUD) done by a local exhaust fabricator. My thoughts are the same as Seattle-squash.

Coincidentally, the guy made a mistake and did straight pipes first and so i got to drive it like that, there were two distinct sounds that met together around 4000 rpm sounded good but not what I wanted.

He re did it the next day (free of charge) and the x pipe merges those sounds from the get go, sounds brilliant now. Love it.

Make sure you ask to keep your resonator should you ever want to put it back in or sell it on in future to the next owner, if that happens :twisted:
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Re: Resonator delete

Post by Cupraderv » Wed Dec 19, 2018 8:41 am

So not to noisey then lol

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Re: Resonator delete

Post by demon8991 » Thu Dec 20, 2018 12:41 am

I don't think so, its noisier obviously, maybe 20% but it sounds more raw as it should.

I love it.
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Re: Resonator delete

Post by MikeFish » Thu Dec 20, 2018 12:57 am

I didn't use the ECS pipes but did a similar thing by chopping out my resonators. Sounded so much better for almost no cost. Not too loud and no drone.

Then did the same mod on my C7 which kept me smiling for 3 years.

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Re: Resonator delete

Post by Cupraderv » Thu Dec 20, 2018 2:31 pm

Getting fitted today 👍

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Re: Resonator delete

Post by Seattle-squash » Fri Dec 21, 2018 7:11 am

Cupraderv wrote:Getting fitted today Image
Good man, let us know how you like it! Cheers

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Re: Resonator delete

Post by FrazerD » Fri Dec 21, 2018 9:42 am

Cupraderv wrote:
Thu Dec 20, 2018 2:31 pm
Getting fitted today 👍
Windows open on the way home, you’ll love it!

Cheers :thumbs:

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Re: Resonator delete

Post by marc1 » Fri Dec 21, 2018 9:51 am

A bit of lift off burbling on overun. :twisted:

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Re: Resonator delete

Post by Cupraderv » Sun Dec 23, 2018 9:44 am

Well I am quite impressed with it. My mate has a Miltec and is even quite impressed, think I will connect the valves back up though as makes a right noise on cold start

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Re: Resonator delete

Post by FrazerD » Sun Dec 23, 2018 10:44 am

If you do that, I bet they will be disconnected before long. Cold start doesn’t last that long. Glad you like the results though.

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Re: Resonator delete

Post by marc1 » Sun Dec 23, 2018 12:26 pm

Cupraderv wrote:
Sun Dec 23, 2018 9:44 am
Well I am quite impressed with it. My mate has a Miltec and is even quite impressed, think I will connect the valves back up though as makes a right noise on cold start
Flaps are open by default on cold start from memory anyway.

I miss cold start with the stage 2 :( not that I’ve had cold start for a very long time, haha

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Re: Resonator delete

Post by MikeFish » Sun Dec 23, 2018 12:31 pm

I do love a cold start.

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Re: Resonator delete

Post by coffey555 » Sun Dec 23, 2018 1:47 pm

The campsite next to me love an early morning 6am cold start....... :-)

Think the exhaust valves are open for a second or two before the system builds up enough vacuum to close them on startup.

Can't be sure as mine have been disconnected for years.

The engine revs drop down as soon as you bring the clutch fully up whilst in gear if you don't want the engine sitting at 2000rpm for 30 odd seconds. Although the SAI pump still runs makes it noiser during that period.
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