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Old 09-24-2011, 09:03 PM   #1
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Looking for help with exhaust purchase

I really want to pull the trigger on an new exhaust and CAI. I was thinking about going with kooks headers with high flow cats and flowmaster for the catback. The problem is im not sure where the best place is to buy all of it. Not sure on all the correct sizes or parts I would need as well. Plus I dont know where to get a good dyno tune. I live in omaha,NE. Any suggestions would be very appriciated. Also opinions on the CAI would be great.

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Old 09-24-2011, 09:17 PM   #2
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I went with the CAI, Inc and the XSPower Exhaust system.

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Old 09-24-2011, 09:20 PM   #3
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Old 09-24-2011, 10:16 PM   #4
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Shoot me a PM with your number...I would be glad to call you and help with your purchase. We have a number of packages that can fit your needs.
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Old 09-25-2011, 05:45 AM   #5
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I also went with the complete xs power system for exhaust and rotofab cai.
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Old 09-26-2011, 12:54 AM   #6
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I went with CAI Intake with the scoop and the Borla ATAK catback system. I couldn't be happier with either. I got all of it with the help of Chase and everybody at Apex. Great service and fast delivery.
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Old 09-26-2011, 12:56 AM   #7
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Shoot me a PM with your number...I would be glad to call you and help with your purchase. We have a number of packages that can fit your needs.
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Old 09-26-2011, 01:17 AM   #8
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i went with VaraRam and I am very very please with the butt dyno results.
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Old 09-26-2011, 10:36 AM   #9
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Brandon at MarylandSpeed will take care of you
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Old 09-26-2011, 11:21 AM   #10
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CAI Inc. Intake,ARH 1 7/8 Longtubes,Hiflow Cats and Flowmaster AT Catback before Supercharger. 100% satisfied then and now.
Bought the CAI and catback from MarylandSpeed Great service.
Lots of great setups from Members out there and buy from a C5 Sponsor.

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Old 09-26-2011, 12:37 PM   #11
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Don't forget the TSP long tubes. We offer a high flow cat option & you'll be in fully polished 304 stainless for about half the money of the kooks setup. not to mention we will be releasing the 3" x pipe upgrade very shortly that will give you 3" pipe all the way back to the mufflers for a very very reasonable price!!

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Old 09-27-2011, 12:29 PM   #12
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I really want to pull the trigger on an new exhaust and CAI. I was thinking about going with kooks headers with high flow cats and flowmaster for the catback. The problem is im not sure where the best place is to buy all of it. Not sure on all the correct sizes or parts I would need as well. Plus I dont know where to get a good dyno tune. I live in omaha,NE. Any suggestions would be very appriciated. Also opinions on the CAI would be great.

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Yzrider – Thanks for considering Flowmaster products for your Camaro. There are some great deals on Flowmaster products out there from Camaro5 sponsors.

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Old 09-27-2011, 07:52 PM   #13
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I apologize in advance for all that have seen me post these videos 5 times in the past 2 days but I think it helps folks make a choice.... some like, some don't like.. but at least they know what sound this combo makes:

L99
Stainless Works 1 7/8" Long Tube headers w/high flow cats
Borla Atak Cat-back
CAI intake
Custom performance tune

Got about 85HP added with those mods.

All purchased from Apex Motorsports (Apex Chase). Great price for multi-buy and super fast shipping.

I've done a lot of research (I'm the guy that has the Coupon Code thread) and I can tell you if you go with Apex (personal experience) or Maryland Speed (no personal knowledge but I've read many good reviews for them too) you can't go wrong.

I'd contact them both for advice and prices and I'm confident you'll add width to your perma-grin.

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Old 09-27-2011, 08:40 PM   #14
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Just curious how much all that was? I'm very impressed.
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Just curious how much all that was? I'm very impressed.
about $2,500 including tune.
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Old 09-28-2011, 12:18 AM   #16
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I really want to pull the trigger on an new exhaust and CAI. I was thinking about going with kooks headers with high flow cats and flowmaster for the catback. The problem is im not sure where the best place is to buy all of it. Not sure on all the correct sizes or parts I would need as well. Plus I dont know where to get a good dyno tune. I live in omaha,NE. Any suggestions would be very appriciated. Also opinions on the CAI would be great.

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Old 10-14-2011, 01:05 PM   #17
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Old 10-14-2011, 02:37 PM   #18
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about $2,500 including tune.

What was your dyno number after the tune? An 85HP gain seems almost twice what should be expected normally with that setup. The reason I ask is because im going to add a set of 1-7/8" long tube headers with high flow cats and a CAI ind intake with scoop, and all the tuners and sponsors on here told me to expect 40=50+rwhp.
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I went with Kooks from MarylandSpeed and got the best price shipped of any I contacted. The Kooks come with everything you need including the Oxygen sensor extension cable. You have to call them to get their best Camaro5 price, but it's worth it. Don't settle for anything less than a Vararam CAI...I know there are others, but I tried some of the others at the track and the Vararam was definitely an improvement. You can see my install on YouTube if you search for my user name.
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