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Old 07-19-2009, 10:04 PM   #1
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Borla Sport Catback Exhaust Video

Received the Borla sport catback system on Saturday and the fiance and I installed it Saturday night. So very happy with the sound!

The installation actually wasnt too bad. Thought someone on the here may want to see a video clip of the catback, since (as far as I know) one does not yet exist.

Enjoy...


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Old 07-20-2009, 07:51 AM   #2
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Sounds great!!
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Old 07-20-2009, 04:03 PM   #3
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Old 07-21-2009, 12:57 AM   #4
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Thats sounds good. That just the mufflers or complete catback with mid pipes?

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Old 07-21-2009, 10:29 AM   #5
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This is the complete catback system from Borla. Part number 140280.
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Old 07-21-2009, 11:46 AM   #6
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What is the drone like at lower RPMs? The few Borla equipped cars I have been in have had noticeable drone.
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Old 07-21-2009, 12:17 PM   #7
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There is a slight drone at about 2K. Not really that bad though. I've been in cars that had much more noticable interior resonance. You can still hear your music and carry on a conversation.
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Old 07-21-2009, 12:51 PM   #8
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There is a slight drone at about 2K. Not really that bad though. I've been in cars that had much more noticable interior resonance. You can still hear your music and carry on a conversation.
The problem is on long cruises at 75- 80mph, you'll be sitting at 2k rpms listening to that drone. Even if its not that bad, it can become annoying when you just want some piece and quiet on a long highway run.
That's why I switched to a Corsa catback on my 06 GTO.

And if you add headers and high flow cats, the drone will become more noticeable.

But I would like to add, I love the sound of Borla. It has a very unique sound and Borla makes a quality exhaust.

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Old 07-21-2009, 01:19 PM   #9
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Awesome sound!
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Old 07-21-2009, 01:24 PM   #10
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The problem is on long cruises at 75- 80mph, you'll be sitting at 2k rpms listening to that drone. Even if its not that bad, it can become annoying when you just want some piece and quiet on a long highway run.
That's why I switched to a Corsa catback on my 06 GTO.

And if you add headers and high flow cats, the drone will become more noticeable.
Personally, I prefer the sound of the Borla system over the Corsa...

As I said, the drone really isnt that bad compared to other exhaust systems I've heard. Its nothing like the Borla systems on the 4th gens. Those could be obnoxious at times.

Is there really a system out there that has a decent sound and quality and has little to no interior resonance? It's all relative. But, to each his own...
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Personally, I prefer the sound of the Borla system over the Corsa...

As I said, the drone really isnt that bad compared to other exhaust systems I've heard. Its nothing like the Borla systems on the 4th gens. Those could be obnoxious at times.

Is there really a system out there that has a decent sound and quality and has little to no interior resonance? It's all relative. But, to each his own...

Sorry if I came off negative. Borla is a great exhaust. Back when I used Borla on my previous cars (LS1 Fbody's) I really loved the sound. I think I'm just getting old and get annoyed really easily by exhaust noise when I'm crusing on the highway.
Back in the day I use to use Flowmaster exhausts on my cars and talk about drone. It was ridiculous (and it didn't even bother me).

Enjoy your new exhaust. I'm sure it also looks great.
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Old 07-21-2009, 01:42 PM   #12
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So this is the aggressive "s-type" kit correct? If so it is awesome and the video I have been waiting for. It sounds very good! It is also good you did a driving shot to hear the system under load. Are you looking to add any headers or just going to leave it as is?
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Old 07-21-2009, 01:46 PM   #13
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Also what size are the tips? And do you have any pictures of the exhaust by looking straight at it from the back so I can see how well the tips fill out the holes in the bumper?
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Sold me. Also interested in headers.
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