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12-20-2011 07:42 PM
GOINGSOLO2
10-27-2011 11:11 AM
SKY S1
Gains?

Hi everyone,

This stuff looks great but are there any dyno numbers? What types of gains in performance have been achieved?

I am very interested to know as I will be purchasing a lot of goodies as soon as I get back from the sandbox in a few months.
08-13-2011 12:53 AM
GOINGSOLO2 Great to hear....glad everything is all worked out and you are happy....that's our number 1 priority!!! Welcome to the SOLO family and we hope that you get a lifetime of enjoyment out of our exhaust and your car Let us know if you need anything.

Steve
08-10-2011 12:24 PM
BLACK_SKY
installed

Installed last night.

On Teardown Had to drill out one stud off my cat because it snapped. Which was fine with me as long as the old exhaust was on it's way off. The other stud's nut surrendered without too much trouble. O2 sensor put up a hell of a fight until I realized the connector to it is right there on the frame. Disconnected it and pulled the exhaust out with the sensor still connected to the exhaust and then removed the sensor from there. Much easier than fighting it under the car, and I would suggest it. Then it was back under the car and drill out the bad stud and replace with a bolt of my own.

Install was smooth. 3 hours from pulling into my garage to road testing. Not bad since I had that grinding and drilling to clear the broken stud out on my cat converter.

Test Run
Product as described ! Nice throaty sound!! Doesn't scream "look at me" which is good. It's a sky, I don't have to. Deep low heavy sound with no crackle-back. Nice idle tone and aggressive acceleration note. At highway cruise speeds you know it's there, but not teeth rattling. No error codes.

Will see if any HP or MPG gains, however definitely the sounds much better and so far the Sky really seems to like it. Plus the duals on the 2.4 definitely look bad4ss !

Thumbs up to this quality product and the Solo support team !
08-09-2011 07:01 AM
BLACK_SKY Updated-
Wow what a morning ! Bob from Solo called today. He's working on the situation with Steve. He says the o2 sensor is NOT required for installing the Mach with Res Kit, only for the High-Flow Cat . So there's some confusion there with customers on exactly what is included on the Mach with Res kit.

We discussed my experience that the extra hanger assembly is putting holes in the bag and the parts falling out the carry handles of the box. And my ( still ) missing nuts ( don't laugh) and they are moving forward with that because the broken bag issues are just coming to their attention. We also discussed the idea of including a packing list either with the box or on line so the customer can inspect tally the order when it arrives.

As long as I do not get 02 errors when I install this without the extender I will be happy.

Hell of a crew over there.
08-08-2011 09:01 PM
BLACK_SKY
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Originally Posted by BLACK_SKY View Post
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I'm not mad, but that's what's going on. I will call you because I need the 02 extender.
The packaging itself was extraordinary. The high-value items were well protected. Just consider packaging the small hardware a different way. The welds look great too !!
Excellent customer service !! Steve is already taking care of everything.
Talked to this guy 8:30 PM ! NICE !
08-08-2011 07:02 PM
BLACK_SKY Updated Thanks
08-06-2011 07:54 PM
GOINGSOLO2 Welcome to the SOLO family! I hope the exhaust brings you years and years of listening pleasure!

Steve
08-03-2011 07:18 PM
BLACK_SKY Ordered ! Thanks Steve.
I'll let you know how it turns out.
I'm Psyched !!
08-02-2011 11:57 PM
Asian Sky RL
O2 Extender

can you SOLO guys throw a pic of what the O2 Extender is supposed to look like? I have all the parts somewhere in my garage...

If I did throw it away, can I buy another one?
07-23-2010 07:02 PM
wileynote
what about kooks, or corsa exhausts are they any good?
07-07-2010 02:36 PM
GOINGSOLO2 The extender is a small stainless piece that screws into the bung. The 02 sensor actually screws into the extender. The extender is used to take the 02 sensor farther out of the exhaust stream...it keeps the CEL off.
07-05-2010 02:46 PM
gordonjj
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Originally Posted by GOINGSOLO2 View Post
Do you have your 02 extender installed in the correct location?

With a tune, you can turn off the code as a whole.
What is the difference between and 02 extender and the 02 sensor?
06-21-2010 08:18 PM
GOINGSOLO2 Excellent to hear!
06-21-2010 03:21 AM
rickaf i was having the same problem when I first got this installed just to find out that the extender was not correctly installed.....I got it fixed and now code
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