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Old 05-10-2010, 06:14 AM   #1

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LTH with x pipe and axel back or LTH and cat back?????

Okay people.. one thing I am definately looking to do is upgrade my exhaust system..

My main wonder when looking around at different systems is whether to buy a LTH that come with an x pipe and an axel back exhaust that fits or to buy LTH with no x pipe and buy a cat back that has an x pipe...

When looking around there seem to be savings to be made buying the LTH that comes with the x pipe (sometimes $150+ that can go towards shipping)

So now I want to know why this happens and if it is because cat back exhausts are of better quality and worth the extra money or not?
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Old 05-10-2010, 09:21 AM   #2
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get LTH w/ cats and a catback exhaust OR buy a complete kit from the headers to the tips. i would recommend the latter.

i have ARH LTH, cats, and x-pipe and want to get the rest of their exhaust they recently started selling just for completeness.

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Old 05-10-2010, 10:06 AM   #3

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I would recommend just the LTH, cats and X pipe. The stock muffler is the least restrictive when it comes to exhaust. I have the same setup and love it. Plus it keeps the cops at bay a bit by using the stock exhaust.
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Old 05-10-2010, 02:48 PM   #4
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i would either get a complete system for example stainless works or kooks
or get the headers and a catback with a x pipe in it
if you would like some pricing feel free to pm me
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