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post #1 of 28 (permalink) Old 08-13-2010, 11:33 PM Thread Starter
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Dual exhaust conversion

I have a 2007 2.4 liter (non-turbo) and I want to convert to dual exhaust. I have purchased a new valance for dual exhaust. Is MagnFlow BackCat the only option?
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Not at all.
You can buy a much higher quality dual system, from Solo.

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I have one of each. A Magnaflow cat back on my GXP and a Solo on the wifes R/L.

I paid $450 for the Magnaflow in 07 before I knew anything about Solo. The Solo is more expensive but, in my opinion, is higher quality construction and better sound at cruise.

I am not unbappy with the Magnaflow and have chosen to retain it. If price is a big factor, there is nothing wrong with the Magnaflow. But the Solo is a better product.
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Depending on your reason for the conversion, a third option is to find a RedLine exhaust. You will not get any performance gain, but I found the appearance and the sound to be pleasing.

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Yes as RinKY said.

The Red line exhaust wont give you much if any HP gain without also using headers a high flow cat or down pipe n. Neither will any other exhaust on a stock engine. Maybe 3 or 4 but thats about it. Now on a boosted engine thats a different story. The Red line exhaust sounds great on the 2.4's and you can pick one of those up a lot cheaper then a after market exhaust!. On a stock 2.4 I wouldn't worry about a lot a HP gains for that kind of money and just go with a Red Line exhaust if you can find one. Now if you plan on installing a supercharger or turbo later then that would be a different story as well. Heck even with the headers on a stock engine you only get around 5HP and is it really worth it at $795.00

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I have a Redline exhaust available. I just removed it from my 2008 with 13k miles. It is uncut and in great shape. Simple to install. I'm in southern MD and would rather not cut it up for shipping. If you're local it would be perfect for you.
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I also have a RL exhaust, in Florida, with less than a 100 miles.
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I will have a RL Exhaust in canton ohio in a few weeks if you are local to my area
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Will the magnaflow 2 1/2 " kit fit my 2008 base model without modifications
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Will the magnaflow 2 1/2 " quad kit fit my 2008 base model without modification. I can't seem to get a clear answer
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I still have mine in southern MD.
Free to anybody that comes and gets it.
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Forget about catbacks and all that silly stuff. You have a non turbo. It is all about appearance and not HP...this is what u do. Very Simple. Get yourself a dual outlet muffler and have it welded on to your existing pipe. That's it. Period. If you want, get someone's R/L exhaust, take the muffler with the exhaust tip already welded...problem solved. You have just saved about 500 dollars.
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thats why I can't believe nobody will take the free RedLine exhaust I'm offering. Complete front to back. 2 bolts at the front flange, 4 rubber hangers in the rear, and you're done. no cuts, clamps, welds, the whole thing goes on in one piece. replace. or modify the rear fascia and done.
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Forget about catbacks and all that silly stuff. You have a non turbo. It is all about appearance and not HP
My N/A is all about hp...
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