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Old 05-07-2010, 06:31 PM   #1
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Installed Magnaflow 16580 (video and pics)

Hey yo,

Me and two buddies installed the Magnaflow 16580 Comp Catback yesterday after it arrived VERY QUICKLY from JDP Motorsports, an awesome vendor on this site.

The installation couldn't have been easier. Minus the pain-in-the-ass, one-piece stock exhaust, the Magnaflow went on easily, aligned well, and didn't require much tweaking to get straight tips, pipes, etc.

The tone is great. Sounds excellent on take off, and cruises very mildly. I have an LS3 M6 and there is NO drone cruising on the highway in 5th or 6th gear at any RPM between 1000 and 2000. Not sure what generated all the "drone" scare on this site, but there is none of that here.

Let me know if you have any questions. Enjoy the vid and pics.

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Old 05-07-2010, 06:34 PM   #2
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Sounds nice. Nice n low tone!
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Old 05-07-2010, 06:37 PM   #3
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Exactly what I needed to see! Thanks man!!
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Old 05-07-2010, 06:46 PM   #4
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Exactly what I needed to see! Thanks man!!
I owe you some thanks too man, would have never gotten that price if you didn't mention it.
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Old 05-07-2010, 07:19 PM   #5
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Those are some really big tips! Nice looking exhaust you have there!
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Old 05-07-2010, 07:23 PM   #6
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more pics farther out angles and profile please
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Old 05-07-2010, 10:39 PM   #7
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I owe you some thanks too man, would have never gotten that price if you didn't mention it.
Well good deal! I am glad it worked out! My box of goodies is sitting in the garage right now!! SOOO excited! I have to wait till Monday to put it on.. but meh.. thats ok! Taking the day off to do it! haha!
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Old 05-08-2010, 02:43 PM   #8
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is that a 3 inch system?
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Old 05-08-2010, 04:18 PM   #9
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is that a 3 inch system?
no, 2.5 in with 5 in. tips
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Old 05-08-2010, 07:46 PM   #10
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The muffler delete with a resonated X-pipe is a great setup IMO. Magnaflow or SOLO...either one.

Hard to beat the JDP Magnaflow price though.
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Old 05-15-2010, 04:19 AM   #12
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Hey yo,

Me and two buddies installed the Magnaflow 16580 Comp Catback yesterday after it arrived VERY QUICKLY from JDP Motorsports, an awesome vendor on this site.

The installation couldn't have been easier. Minus the pain-in-the-ass, one-piece stock exhaust, the Magnaflow muffler went on easily, aligned well, and didn't require much tweaking to get straight tips, pipes, etc.

The tone is great. Sounds excellent on take off, and cruises very mildly. I have an LS3 M6 and there is NO drone cruising on the highway in 5th or 6th gear at any RPM between 1000 and 2000. Not sure what generated all the "drone" scare on this site, but there is none of that here.

Let me know if you have any questions. Enjoy the vid and pics.

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Good work! Looks good and sounds great. Does installation guides come along with those?

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Old 05-15-2010, 08:21 AM   #13
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I paid $353 for mine!! I love it
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Old 05-16-2010, 11:25 PM   #14
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Good work! Looks good and sounds great. Does installation guides come along with those?
Yes it does. You reuse the stock clamps in the front, but it comes with the clamps for the rest of the piping. Very simple install.
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Old 05-17-2010, 08:36 PM   #15
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looking and sounding good--another satisfied customer!!!!
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I was kinda like??? on the clamps. Hope its as easy as you sound.
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I was kinda like??? on the clamps. Hope its as easy as you sound.
Not sure how much experience you have, but it truly isn't difficult from my perspective. Granted I have done several installs, but this was one of the easier ones. The stock clamps aren't bad, they just work a little differently that your typical single clamp.

If you have any questions during your install just make a thread or post in this one. I'm sure we can give you a hand.
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Old 05-18-2010, 10:15 PM   #18
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What system did you get for $353
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Old 05-19-2010, 05:21 PM   #19
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Very sweet. I am ordering the same system tomorrow from JDP.
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Old 05-19-2010, 05:27 PM   #20
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the tips are so wide, its a little weird
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Old 05-19-2010, 08:08 PM   #21
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Those tips is pretty close to your diffuser, has the plastic melted any?
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What system did you get for $353
16580 is just a can with a muffler delete. I got ordered the same can and cut out the H pipe and replaced it with the 4"x9"x14" can if i remember right and straight pipes out of the back. $353 installed easy day.
our cars come with 2.5 mandrel bent exhaust pipes anyway. people are paying alot of money for shiny pipes
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Old 05-19-2010, 08:39 PM   #23
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Old 05-19-2010, 09:34 PM   #24
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Very nice choice, I have the same exhaust and love it!
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Installed Magnaflow 16580 (video and pics)

Very nice photos and video of Magnaflow 16580. How much was the installation for that Magnaflow?
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