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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 11-25-2012, 10:45 AM Thread Starter
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Exh, intercooler, tune???

Hi guys, I'm thinking of an exhaust system on my 2007 GXP Solstice, 5 speed auto tranny, with a HP tuner. What is the best bang for the buck on an exhaust, tune, possibly an intake and / or intercooler? I've read about a few different systems, but I want it to be fairly quite still.
I can do most anything myself, so what do you guys think for systems?
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 11-25-2012, 02:56 PM
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Leave the intake alone and get the intercooler.
Most of the aftermarket exhaust are going to be louder than the OEM.
You have SOLO, Magnaflow, Borla, and others.
If you already have HP tuner then continue using it.

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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 11-25-2012, 05:27 PM
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Solo has an awesome reputation for their products (exhaust & cat) as well as customer service ...suspension upgrades DDM backbone, probeam...etc keep getting recommended to me as well...
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Not sure if you have HP Tuners or someone that can tune but if your question includes tuning it is the best bang for the buck.

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Westers Garage will email you a tune for your car that you can install with HP Tuners, just contact him run some HP scans and email them.

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