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After what seemed to be the longest week of my life my exhaust showed up and I was able to get it installed yesterday.

This is the DC Sports exhaust system with the optional black finish. I originally ordered the standard chrome finish but after placing my order I was advised they mistakenly sold the last one without adjusting inventory and upgraded me to the black finish. If you buy from eBay don't be afraid to make an offer! This cost me $1150 shipped before tax.

The reason I chose this exhaust is because it's a true rear exit system with real tips and its a 3" system.

The install is pretty straight forward and they supply you with detailed instructions. Here are some extra important tips as a heads up:
  1. GREASE the hangers! Cannot stress this enough. This will make removing and installing so much easier especially if you're like me and don't have a hanger removal tool. This will also make it easier to move the mufflers forward and back to get the clearance you want.
  2. HEAT up the (3) nuts connecting the exhaust to the front pipe. This will make it easier to remove them without risking snapping the bolts. If you have a stock front pipe you will be reusing the front pipe bolts to attach your new exhaust system.
  3. TAKE YOUR TIME - there's no reason to rush. Follow the instructions to the "T" and make sure you check for leaks when you're done. The slip joints don't have much length so it may take a few adjustments to properly seal them up.
I did this at a garage with a hoist and from start to finish it took about 2 hours which includes taking inventory to ensure all parts were sent and unwrapping them.

The exhaust is absolutely phenomenal looking and I'm happy I ended up with the black finish because it looks great against the crystal black paint. This is a very deep sounding exhaust and it really adds an aggressive sounding appeal to the 2.0 engine

The only other modifications I have are a Mishimoto intake paired with a PRL intake tube.

I've attached some pictures and a very basic cold start video.

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Nice job... exhaust looks really nice and sounds great. You're right about the black finish... looks awesome on your car. (y)
 

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Nice job... exhaust looks really nice and sounds great. You're right about the black finish... looks awesome on your car. (y)
Thank you!

Unfortunately, it sounds like I need to make a few more adjustments. I can hear a slight "wheeze" from one of the mid-pipe's slip joints when I turn the engine off
 

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Your car looks awesome! that finish is soo clean looking, but it would drive me nuts for the mirror finish since I'm soo anal about cleanliness! lol but GREAT job with the setup sounds really good!
 

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Im getting the same sound when I shut off the car like a wheeze sound how do I fix that
You'll have to lift or jack the car to get underneath while it's running and try to feel around the slip joints for exhaust leaks. Then loosen up the clamp(s) and adjust the leaky joint accordingly. Remember to use caution if your exhaust is hot from running.

I just adjusted and fixed mine over the weekend.

Another trick would be to wrap the joints with exhaust heat wrap. I wouldn't recommend this on the rear muffler sections as those will be exposed and look like poop.
 

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An extra pair of hands help.

I'd start by checking that your tips line up with your bumper. This involves loosening the mid pipe clamps and sliding the mufflers towards the front of the vehicle. Just work the hangars and push the mufflers towards the front until your tips look flush with your rear bumper.

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I would then loosen up the rear muffler clamps. Have someone gently push the Y section upwards. Apply a decent amount of pressure pushing the muffler pipe into the Y pipe to further close the gap. You could also bang it inwards with the palms of your hands and re-tighten the clamps.

Move forward to the mid pipe clamp thats closest to the rear. Again, have some gently push the exhaust upwards and then try to grip bang the sections together and retighten. Then move to the next mid pipe clamp nearest to the front and do the same thing.

This worked for me except I used an exhaust jack instead of an extra pair of hands.
 

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An extra pair of hands help.

I'd start by checking that your tips line up with your bumper. This involves loosening the mid pipe clamps and sliding the mufflers towards the front of the vehicle. Just work the hangars and push the mufflers towards the front until your tips look flush with your rear bumper.

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I would then loosen up the rear muffler clamps. Have someone gently push the Y section upwards. Apply a decent amount of pressure pushing the muffler pipe into the Y pipe to further close the gap. You could also bang it inwards with the palms of your hands and re-tighten the clamps.

Move forward to the mid pipe clamp thats closest to the rear. Again, have some gently push the exhaust upwards and then try to grip bang the sections together and retighten. Then move to the next mid pipe clamp nearest to the front and do the same thing.

This worked for me except I used an exhaust jack instead of an extra pair of hands.
Do you have any leaks and when I go over bumps it sounds like the mufflers are banging against something
 

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Do you have any leaks and when I go over bumps it sounds like the mufflers are banging against something
Maybe a very slight leak at the mid pipe clamp nearest the front but nothing audible. You could always wrap the joints with some exhaust tape.

Yeah, probably your tips hitting this bracket
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Either cover the bracket with some rubber door guard or cut some hose and stick it on there. You could also slow push downwards applying enough pressure to bend the hangars for a little more clearance.
 

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Maybe a very slight leak at the mid pipe clamp nearest the front but nothing audible. You could always wrap the joints with some exhaust tape.

Yeah, probably your tips hitting this bracket
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Either cover the bracket with some rubber door guard or cut some hose and stick it on there. You could also slow push downwards applying enough pressure to bend the hangars for a little more clearance.
I have an Front pipe on the car to that’s not leaking just where all the clamps are
 

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I have an Front pipe on the car to that’s not leaking just where all the clamps are
Unfortunately you'll just have to keep working at it then and use those ^^^^ tips. It should seal most of those up. Also make sure that your clamps aren't catching on one of the slits in the pipe which will prevent the clamp from properly sealing up the joint.
 

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Unfortunately you'll just have to keep working at it then and use those ^^^^ tips. It should seal most of those up. Also make sure that your clamps aren't catching on one of the slits in the pipe which will prevent the clamp from properly sealing up the joint.
K thanks bro I’m going to try that and if that don’t work I’m just going to
Unfortunately you'll just have to keep working at it then and use those ^^^^ tips. It should seal most of those up. Also make sure that your clamps aren't catching on one of the slits in the pipe which will prevent the clamp from properly sealing up the joint.
thsnks bro I’m try if that don’t work I’m just going to Weld it all up that will be guaranteed no leaks lol
 
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