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so I have the evolve downpipe and catback and my car is lower and the exhaust hit the bottom and it started to sound a little louder. I look under the car and my resonator in the mid pipe is split open. <p>I guess I either need to have an exhaust shop weld a new one in or just replace the pipe with out one...<p>What do you guys think I should do??<p>Any one have any sound clips with out a resonator? I don't want the car too loud or sounding cheap. <p><br>********** video! <A HREF="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IS9tGh3Er7o" TARGET="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IS9tGh3Er7o</A><BR><BR>
<i>Modified by slowvo at 6:29 PM 8-5-2009</i>
 

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Re: resonator broke... replace or leave with out (slowvo)

Mine's deleted and it sounds a little louder than before, but I was looking for more noise anyway. It can't hurt, less restriction right?
 

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Re: resonator broke... replace or leave with out (slowvo)

Don't wanna be ricer huh? lol. Gotta love those Civics that are as loud as some of the big rigs out there. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/redface.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: resonator broke... replace or leave with out (vivek9856)

haha yea i dont want to sound like a ricer.<p>i call it the honda noise ... where you hear something loud and you look around to see what it is but all the cars are going the same speed haha
 

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Re: resonator broke... replace or leave with out (Revolve40)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Revolve40</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Mine's deleted and it sounds a little louder than before, but I was looking for more noise anyway. It can't hurt, less restriction right? </TD></TR></TABLE><p>what exhaust are you running? <p>Do you have a video of it?
 

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Re: resonator broke... replace or leave with out (slowvo)

I had a flowmastet 40 series but it eventually got to my last nerve. It was way too loud. I recently reinstalled my Heico sport muffler an it sounds much smoother while<br>maintaining a throaty growl. No videos atm.
 

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Re: resonator broke... replace or leave with out (slowvo)

I think you should just remove the resonator and replace it with a straight pipe. I did this on my R with iPd DP and Ferrita Exhaust and it sounds great (I posted videos a while back). It cost me $45 to do it, so its not like you out a whole lot of money if you don't like it. Oh, and the 5 cylinder engine in the Volvos sound nothing like the Hondas you speek of!!!
 

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Re: resonator broke... replace or leave with out (mad matt)

haha i know it would sound good but just don't want it to be too loud
 

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Re: resonator broke... replace or leave with out (slowvo)

well the Evolve exhaust is already pretty loud as is. So it may just be too loud for your liking. I think you should still try it anyways and see what you think. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: resonator broke... replace or leave with out (mad matt)

yea I am going to get it fixed with out a resonator this guy down the street will do it for like $25 so if I dont like it I can always add one..<p>i will take videos when its done
 

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Re: resonator broke... replace or leave with out (slowvo)

i took off the resonator off my evolve exhaust and it didnt get that much louder. sounds a bit throatier now than before
 

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Re: resonator broke... replace or leave with out (selrahc)

sweet that is what I am going to do I probably will love it
 

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Re: resonator broke... replace or leave with out (slowvo)

Getting new tips welded on my Evolve exhaust soon. Do you think it sounds noticeably better after removing the resonator? May get the exhaust shop to remove it while i'm getting the tips done...
 

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Re: resonator broke... replace or leave with out (Mach_T5)

got it back today... really couldn't notice much difference then when the exhaust wasn't broken. It was pretty loud when it was broke though and i road around like that for like a week so kind of hard to notice.
 

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Re: resonator broke... replace or leave with out (slowvo)

Video add!<p><A HREF="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IS9tGh3Er7o" TARGET="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IS9tGh3Er7o</A>
 

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Re: resonator broke... replace or leave with out (slowvo)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>slowvo</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Video add!<p><A HREF="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IS9tGh3Er7o" TARGET="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IS9tGh3Er7o</A></TD></TR></TABLE><p>Sick car dude quick question though. Is that video with the resonator deleted or fixed? I have the evolve intercooler, downpipe and exhaust also and your car almost sounds different than mine. Maybe it's just the camera idk just curious. <p>Here is mine: <A HREF="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gbnr4G6Zgj4" TARGET="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gbnr4G6Zgj4</A>
 

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Re: resonator broke... replace or leave with out (Mach_T5)

sweet video dude..<p>i have the resonator deleted... only cause i hit something and it broke
 

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Re: resonator broke... replace or leave with out (slowvo)

Oh so that video is it with the resonator delete? I was gonna say sounds a bit different haha thanks for clearing that up! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">
 
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