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Old 05-20-2013, 02:25 AM   #1
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JBA complete exhaust

Hi guys,

anybody have the complete 3" exhaust from JBA with 1 7/8" headers and catted midpipes? Or somebody have expirience with it? Just wonder how loid this will be compared to setup from Stainless works with the Retro one.
Just plan now to buy a new car and thinking about different exhaust....
Thanks guys for some hints
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Old 05-20-2013, 02:41 AM   #2
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Well I don't have the complete set but I have there 3" exhaust and I just bought kooks headers but not installed yet but once I do I will post and let u know but just to let you know the exhaust alone sounds great! Alil drone at low rpm but man so good when u get on to it. Hope this helps alittle & only mods is a CAI
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Old 05-20-2013, 08:04 AM   #3
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Just installed my headers yesterday, man they sound awesome. Headers to tips are JBA, great fitment,no issues,and I think the meanest sound. I'm gonna take a video later,if you want I will send you link so you can see for yourself.
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Old 05-20-2013, 09:33 AM   #4
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Definately put a link up ASAP bud, I've been pondering the SW retro vs JBA catbacks for a while (have kooks LTs and 2.5" "sleeper" system currently). I want a lower, more aggressive tone w/o pissing off everyone in my neighborhood. Just too hard to get a good idea from the clips we have on here currently.
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Old 05-20-2013, 09:40 AM   #5
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VERY LOUD and amazing deep sound! I have the full set up except no cats. JBA 1 7/8 headers, no cats, and 3 inch competion exhaust. Oh and a CIA intake
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Old 05-20-2013, 09:44 AM   #6
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I should get home around 5pm, I'll shoot a video and try to post it directly to here. Hopefully if all goes well I will be cammed in 2 weeks
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Old 05-20-2013, 10:01 AM   #7
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Sound aside, when comparing those two keep in mind that JBA headers use 409 stainless steel and Stainless Works uses 304L stainless steel.
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Old 05-20-2013, 10:06 AM   #8
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I have the JBA ceramic Coated headers and they look like the day I put them on in 2010. Here are a few videos of the FULL JBA system and it sounds and fits great.






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Old 05-20-2013, 11:55 AM   #9
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JBA 3" catback + TSP 1 7/8" headers + catless connections

Before headers (catback only, stock mids).



After headers.

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Old 05-20-2013, 01:16 PM   #10
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I had the 1 7/8" headers to hi-flow cats with the 3" catback. Droned like a mother around 1700 RPMs and had to change it. Other than that I loved the sound at idle and WOT. Just the drone between 1500-2000 RPMs drove me insane. I would have rather drove around with 3" straight pipes than the 3" exhaust.
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Old 05-20-2013, 01:47 PM   #11
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I had the 1 7/8" headers to hi-flow cats with the 3" catback. Droned like a mother around 1700 RPMs and had to change it. Other than that I loved the sound at idle and WOT. Just the drone between 1500-2000 RPMs drove me insane. I would have rather drove around with 3" straight pipes than the 3" exhaust.
Yeah. Mine drones real loud in that same spot.
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Old 05-20-2013, 02:50 PM   #12
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Old 05-20-2013, 05:43 PM   #13
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Tried to upload video but guess I need to put it on YouTube first. But glad to see some others running the same setup.
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Old 05-20-2013, 09:15 PM   #14
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Tried to upload video but guess I need to put it on YouTube first. But glad to see some others running the same setup.
I finally got someone I trust to romp on it a little bit so I could listen outside the car. I was considering putting my stock catback back on, but that ain't happening! The only thing I'm interested in changing now is the cam .

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And start uploading your videos to youtube. I just started using it, and they actually have some cool tools you can use. Like trimming videos... enhancments, etc..
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