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Old 02-05-2005, 04:19 PM   #1
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Alright, so, I am at a fork in the road. I am trying to decide if I want to get a new muffler and put that on, or a smaller supercharger pulley and put that on. I just don't know what to do. What should I do first. I am leaning a little towards the exhaust and then getting the puller after. How much would it cost to have a Flowmaster 80 series installed at a shop without tips? I'm just looking for a rough estimate.
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Get the Flowmaster from Jegs I believe for $80 + shipping, and take it around to different exhaust shops and get estimates. I'd think you should be able to get that muffler and have it installed, all for under $130.
Personally I prefer Magnaflow'*, but variety is the spice of life.
Also, you might find you'd benefit greatly from a www.justmagnaflow.com high flow catalytic convertor.
I'd wait for pulley because with the free'er flowin exhaust you'll have more gains from the pulley.
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Like olblueeyes said, but the muffler from Jegs first. Then find a quality ma and pa place to get it installed. I paid $100 for installation of the muffler and tips that i had also bought.
Here'* the link for the muffler on Jegs:
http://www.jegs.com/cgi-bin/ncommerc...08&prmenbr=361

It'* the $79.99 one.
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Magnaflow, bud. Magnaflow. It flows better and produces more hp.

After the intake and exhaust are done, slap in a 180 thermostat, and get the pulley.
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Magnaflow, bud. Magnaflow. It flows better and produces more hp.

After the intake and exhaust are done, slap in a 180 thermostat, and get the pulley.
I'm gonna go for flowmaster because I like the tone more, it has just about as good as performance flow-wise. I already have a 180 t-stat and the CAI, so the exhaust and pulley are on the "to-do" list. Hopefully by summer I will have both of them on, and then some.
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Get the muffler ... then the mod bug is gonna bite ya!
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Get the muffler ... then the mod bug is gonna bite ya!
I think it already did.
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I'm interested in either the Magnaflow or the Flowmaster for my SE. What size is my stock pipe? 2.5"?
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it couls be eithe 2.25 or 2.5 you should just go measure it, that would be easier than us trying to guess
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