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It's not my finest work by any means but I only had a short window of time before it started raining again and the streets were dry for the first time in weeks. So I decided to make a quick video of my electric cutouts for you guys....Hope you like it. Oh, and the video really doesn't do justice for how good it sounds in person...just FYI.

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No problem...I have a bunch of video's that I need to uplode. I haven't had a lot of time free recently so I've been getting behind on my video's but hopefully tonight I can get a few uploded...some are really good too :D
 

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anyway you play it they both sound very nice:thumbsup:
 

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Who sells those cutouts?
 

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Thanks man, I didn't spend a whole lot of time editing the video either because I shot all the video and edited it within 3 hours. I plan to make some better videos in the near future but I just wanted to get a video out of the demo since I told people I was going to.
 

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That is sick. Even closed it sounds better than most exhaust systems but absolutely wild opened up.
 

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hey did that give you any extra power?.....
and how do i find out info for it ?.. sounds wicked i like it ..nice work
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Thanks everybody! I'm not sure if it free'd up any hp but I'll probably be going to the dyno some day to see if it did. I mainly did it for the sound though :)

I got them from badlanzhpe.com, he's got a pretty good product...
 

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OK, I'm sold! I've had my cat-back off for a couple of weeks now (getting a repair done on one of the tips) and I gotta be honest, driving with open pipes has been a lot of fun:D

But, I know if I left it this way, eventually a member of the local law enforcement's not gonna be so impressed, so the idea of having this sound 'on demand' has me really interested. My only hesitation is, how well does the butterfly seal when closed? I don't want to end up dealing with a click-click-click of an exhaust leak when they're closed. I know these are new on your car, so you have no long term assessment, but can you give us an idea how tightly they seal up?
 

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OK, I'm sold! I've had my cat-back off for a couple of weeks now (getting a repair done on one of the tips) and I gotta be honest, driving with open pipes has been a lot of fun:D

But, I know if I left it this way, eventually a member of the local law enforcement's not gonna be so impressed, so the idea of having this sound 'on demand' has me really interested. My only hesitation is, how well does the butterfly seal when closed? I don't want to end up dealing with a click-click-click of an exhaust leak when they're closed. I know these are new on your car, so you have no long term assessment, but can you give us an idea how tightly they seal up?
Well so far I have noticed that when they are closed I do not hear anything suggesting a leak. One time, just to see what would happen, I didn't close them all the way an barely had the flaps open at all and all I noticed was the exhaust was a tad louder than the stingers. It didn't have any annoying tick that normally accompanies exhaust leaks and I'm guessing it's because of a few things....One being that it's a butterfly valve and not a hole can make a difference in the sound and also the fact that I have turndowns which also may contribute to eliminating any ticking exhaust noise. So far I'm completely happy with them and even if they do fail I have a year warranty on the valve and 2 years on the motor. If they fail after that then I'll just replace them because these weren't all that expansive at all....
 

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As I said before I also have the cut outs, the shop said the only downside would be that sometimes when they are closed for long periods of time they will have a tendency to stick in the closed position, and that was the only problem they had and they have had them on some of there cars for two years. Hope this helps.

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Sounds cool !

I'm thinking about cutouts too. With my cam it should sound cool.

How is the inside resonance with them open ?

Toque

HaHa, as you know I didn't do this for all around comfort on long trips or anything. Let me put it this way...at 2100 RPM's you head feels like it's going to explode. Sometimes the car will backfire after hard acceleration and it can feel like someone is kicking you in your back...But I love the sound it makes and I enjoy the ability to pick what sound level I want...
 

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HaHa, as you know I didn't do this for all around comfort on long trips or anything. Let me put it this way...at 2100 RPM's you head feels like it's going to explode. Sometimes the car will backfire after hard acceleration and it can feel like someone is kicking you in your back...But I love the sound it makes and I enjoy the ability to pick what sound level I want...
Thats what I thought....:partyon:
Scares the paint off Fart can's i'll bet !:D

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so how would you say they compare to your stingers? when open are theyloud and deep like the borla straight pipes? what catback do you have on?
 
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