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Old 03-31-2015, 10:36 PM   #1
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2012 Camaro 1LT/RS Exhaust, mrtv1, 2, or Magnaflow Resonated X-Pipe/Muffler Delete

I know there are a million exhaust threads on here, but I've narrowed down my choices to these three: MRTV1, MRTV2, and the Magnaflow Resonated X-Pipe/Muffler Delete

I noticed people putting the magnaflow x pipe one on 2014 camaros and was curious if it would fit on the 2012.

I couldn't find any links for MRTV 1 or 2. If someone could post some links for these kits, it would greatly appreciated.

Budget is around $1000 give or take, but i also want the biggest bang for my buck, and my car being too loud is not a problem . I just want it to sound good.

Also, if there are other mods that would go great with any of these kits, please let me know.

Thank you

EDIT: I'm also about to order the CAI air intake system to go with the exhaust

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Old 04-01-2015, 12:59 AM   #2
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<~~~~~~~ went with Injen cold air intake and love it, went with Pypes Cat-back and love it ....
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Old 04-01-2015, 06:25 AM   #3
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Contact APEX here on the forum. See about a package deal for both a CAI and MRT axle back system.
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Old 04-01-2015, 02:24 PM   #4
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I would say for 1000$, buy a cold air intake, straight pipe if you want super loud, or MRT V1 if you want loud too but with quality sound compare to the straight pipe, and then add a set of SOLO J pipes to kill the inside cabin drone cuz it does cause headache if you drive a lot highway.

if its too loud or too raspy, then do a magnaflow resonated x pipe and replace it with the stock H pipes.
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Old 04-01-2015, 09:27 PM   #5
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I would say for 1000$, buy a cold air intake, straight pipe if you want super loud, or MRT V1 if you want loud too but with quality sound compare to the straight pipe, and then add a set of SOLO J pipes to kill the inside cabin drone cuz it does cause headache if you drive a lot highway.

if its too loud or too raspy, then do a magnaflow resonated x pipe and replace it with the stock H pipes.
I've read a lot about the J pipes and how they reduce drone, but can you order the exhaust system with them included or do they need to be wielded seperately
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Old 04-01-2015, 11:27 PM   #6
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MRT V.1 - Loud, great sound, highly recommended.
MRT V.2 - Quieter than the V.1 but still loud with a great sound.
Straight Pipe - Loudest, but very raspy in high rpms.

I'm currently running the MRT V.1 and I love it, if you're looking to spend $1,000 I'd also go with a Cold Air Inductions intake. The resonated X-Pipe can be added to any of these exhaust setups and will give you a deeper sound, while making your exhaust note a bit quieter.
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Old 04-02-2015, 12:14 AM   #7
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I've read a lot about the J pipes and how they reduce drone, but can you order the exhaust system with them included or do they need to be wielded seperately
welded seperately, as each product is sell by different company... i think the only exhaust system that came with the j pipes is the solo cat back, which is their own exhaust obviously...
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Old 04-02-2015, 09:11 AM   #8
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welded seperately, as each product is sell by different company... i think the only exhaust system that came with the j pipes is the solo cat back, which is their own exhaust obviously...

Hopefully soon that is the set-up that I am going with. I have a Roto-Fab Intake
(I think the best out there) and going with a solo catback exhaust. Since this is my daily driver I will put up a video of how it sounds so you can decide.
Well it won't be for a while though. but are you looking for a complete system or just the axleback because for $1,000 you can do more as well. Depending on what you are looking for of course.
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Old 04-02-2015, 09:58 AM   #9
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The biggest bang for your buck would be:
resonated x-pipe = $100 + installation (~$40-60)
muffler delete = ~$40-60
CAI = $400
It'll sound great and you'll still have ~$380 to spend on other mods like a Vitesse Throttle Controller...I have the resonated x-pipe with 2.5" piping all the way back and it sounds awesome..
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Old 04-02-2015, 10:32 AM   #10
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Like everyone said it depends on how loud you want it, the res x pipe will cut down on a lot of volume, but you will loose most of the rasp and some drone, and it will give a deeper tone, it really just comes down to personal preference.
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Old 04-02-2015, 01:33 PM   #11
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I have the Magnaflow resonated x-pipe, muffler delete and i kept the stock resonators.

Cold start and idle


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Old 04-02-2015, 04:13 PM   #12
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I have the Magnaflow resonated x-pipe, muffler delete and i kept the stock resonators.

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What is the muffler delete?
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Old 04-02-2015, 04:23 PM   #13
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The biggest bang for your buck would be:
resonated x-pipe = $100 + installation (~$40-60)
muffler delete = ~$40-60
CAI = $400
It'll sound great and you'll still have ~$380 to spend on other mods like a Vitesse Throttle Controller...I have the resonated x-pipe with 2.5" piping all the way back and it sounds awesome..
by muffler delete, do you mean take the muffler out completely?
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Old 04-02-2015, 05:16 PM   #14
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A muffler delete is removing the stock mufflers and welding in straight pipe in their place.
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