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Old 05-29-2013, 08:33 PM   #1
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Borla S-type vs. Magnaflow 3" Catback

Sooooo I'm a mess

I've been set on the Magnaflow 16483, but am rethinking it and am beginning to really like the Borla S-type catback as the 16483 seems a little too muffled at idle. Been watching lots of videos, but need people's opinions as to what I can expect out of the difference and type of sound from each…I'm going for a quality low-tone. Keep in mind this will be combined with 1 ⅞" LT's and hi-flow cats.
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Old 05-29-2013, 08:39 PM   #2
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Old 05-30-2013, 11:22 AM   #3
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Stainless Works Retro Chambered (SS not ZL1 since the Zl1 has had fitment issues)
I will check that out, thanks.
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I think that the Borla S-Type sounds plain bad azz with headers. Nice and deep but not too loud. That would be the winner for me if was gonna do it again.
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Old 05-30-2013, 11:31 AM   #5
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Old 05-30-2013, 11:35 AM   #6
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I think that the Borla S-Type sounds plain bad azz with headers. Nice and deep but not too loud. That would be the winner for me if was gonna do it again.
+1

Thats the setup that i have.
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Oh great, now I have another legitimate catback to consider, haha, but seriously...that vid may have just sold me...any drone with the SW retro chambered?
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Oh great, now I have another legitimate catback to consider, haha, but seriously...that vid may have just sold me...any drone with the SW retro chambered?

Stainless Works Retro Chambered cat back has zero drone.

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I have the S-Turbo catback. That is their most aggro system. No drone, NONE. Pure music. Many, many compliments. IMO it has all the other popular systems (Borla, Corsa and whatnot) beat hands down.
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Im pretty happy with my Stainless Works retro chambered. I have never experienced any drone with it and it sounds awesome.
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The system sound is awesome and has no drone. I couldn't be happier. The power difference is great. Do not regret this at all.
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I'll say that I've heard the Borla-S with headers side by side with my Magnaflow with headers and I thought the sounded really, really close to the same. I would give the win to Borla being ever so slightly louder but I don't think you would notice unless they were side by side.

From what I remember though, Borla is a bit more expensive. So, in that respect I would go Maganaflow.
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Old 05-30-2013, 02:23 PM   #11
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borla , magnaflow , flowmaster , MPRP all of them gives deep tone , if u didn't like the deep go for corsa ..
but don't change ur magna untel u install the headers , i'm sure u gonna love the sound combo..

some catback good without headers like corsa LS3 because it's too load and some must be with headers like magnaflow
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