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Old 06-11-2013, 06:52 PM   #1
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Anybody undo the F8 Exhaust Fuse Pull ?

I'm curious if anybody reinstalled the F8 Exhaust Fuse, and their reason. Was there a drone? Too loud? Neighbors? Warranty concerns?
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Old 06-11-2013, 07:51 PM   #2
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I pulled the fuse a couple of months ago. No problems, sounds great. I see no reason to put it back in.
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Old 06-11-2013, 08:06 PM   #3
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Pulled the fuse barely a week after owning the car. It's definitely not too loud and I can hear it while cruising but it's certainly not annoying

My neighbors are used to hearing loud cars in my driveway so that's not an issue.

Can you be more specific about warranty concerns? I can see them refusing to replace the valves/mufflers if anything broke on them but I seriously doubt preventing the valves to close would cause an issue with the mufflers that would require replacement.
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Old 06-11-2013, 09:43 PM   #4
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My neighbors are used to hearing loud cars in my driveway so that's not an issue.
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Can you be more specific about warranty concerns? I can see them refusing to replace the valves/mufflers if anything broke on them but I seriously doubt preventing the valves to close would cause an issue with the mufflers that would require replacement.
I thought somebody might reinstall the fuse if they were afraid some warranty claim would not be honored. I'd have to hear from someone who reinstalled the fuse for that reason to learn if thy had a specific concern.
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Old 06-12-2013, 02:15 PM   #5
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Seems like just about everybody who has pulled the fuse has never looked back
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Old 06-12-2013, 03:15 PM   #6
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If I wanted to put it back I guess I would either have to find it or buy a new one, lol. I knew that would be a permanent mod.
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Old 06-12-2013, 03:45 PM   #7
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I pulled it and I keep it in the center consol. I have no plans on putting it back. The only way I would is if my mufflers puked out their insides or something went wrong on the exhaust, which I dont anticipate.
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Old 06-12-2013, 03:51 PM   #8
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pull it. its not nearly as big of change as say on c6 coupe. but thats just because this is exhaust is naturally louder. love it
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Old 06-12-2013, 04:35 PM   #9
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Is there any performance gain from this mod or is it just for sound?
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Old 06-12-2013, 06:35 PM   #10
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I purchased the wild to mild switch and I only leave it on wild. I would have saved some cash if I just pulled the fuse!
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Old 06-12-2013, 06:47 PM   #11
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I actually put mine back in so the rest of the muffler batting would come out so I can get my mufflers warrantied. seems with the fuse out the batting does not come out as much
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Old 06-12-2013, 07:35 PM   #12
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I put mine back in when I had KOOKS long tubes and cat deletes installed. It was just to loud to cruise around town. Had M2W switch installed instead
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Old 06-12-2013, 08:20 PM   #13
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Does this work on a '12 SS? Or is it just for cars equipped with NPP Dual Mode exhaust?
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Old 06-13-2013, 05:48 AM   #14
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I went with the Mild to Wild switch. Push of a button on the remote and its back to factory settings. Honestly though, only time I ever went back to factory was when I showed somebody how it works/sounds. Otherwise I always have it WIDE OPEN!
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