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Old 26th June 2008
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Question Too big?? Borla Dual Exhuast for me??

Check this out..... These are from a STS caddy, Borla mufflers. Got them pretty cheap 6 inch tips. Just kinda trying to picture if this is gonna work or not....

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Old 27th June 2008
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it could work, but 6" just seems so massive to me....

this is my setup

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each tip is 3" in diameter and it looks just the right size if not a little too big.
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Wow, 6 inch tips are huge... I'm not sure what the sts has stock, but those would still seem massive for the car, given the sts is a much larger vehicle than the 9-3ss.
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Old 27th June 2008
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Seems like an over kill. Not to mention that it might look weird.
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my vote is no! way too large.
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Old 27th June 2008
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If i was you i wouldn't go 6". Thats huge, i just had my exhaust done and i was debating between 4" or 5". I had the 5" put in place and imo it looked too wacky. I will try and post some pictures of the 4" tips i had installed i think they are the perfect size for our cars. Obviously its always going to be a matter of personal opinion but, just for reference, most diesel 18 wheelers come stock with 5" stacks. 6" is pretty big for our little rides man
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Old 27th June 2008
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Well I just measured them, they are actually 5 inch tips....which i think are still a little too big, but I was hoping after i cut the bumper and they get tucked underneath that it'll look ok......i just hate it when you wait for a week for your parts and get all excited and then dont' get to install them
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these are the hirsch dual tip for the aero on mine.. internal dia 3.5" external 4"..
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I say go for it! I think they may look better when they are installed. here is a little photoshop of your car with them installed. Kind of looks like a nissan Z or BMW M3 set up.


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my preference is to not have any of the muffler body showing in profile and not too much visible from behind. if it were me and i could get it tucked up like that i would be cool with it.

i was thinking too big when i saw this earlier, but the guy who did the photoshop made it look okay.
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haha looks kinda close... I went for it today and installed them.. Wow they sound nice! I prefer over magnaflow for sure.... Once i get the decor kit i'll have the mufflers sit higher up... btw nice photo shop work



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I say go for it! I think they may look better when they are installed. here is a little photoshop of your car with them installed. Kind of looks like a nissan Z or BMW M3 set up.


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haha looks kinda close... I went for it today and installed them.. Wow they sound nice! I prefer over magnaflow for sure.... Once i get the decor kit i'll have the mufflers sit higher up... btw nice photo shop work
Thanks! Seriously, I didn't want to work today, so this was a nice escape for me!!
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those are way too big to look good. even one of those is too much
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they are big. but ehhh dude they Look good to me. Rock on!
If you got it for a good price then who cares

I like. but i dont like that lil oil spill you have on ur garage floor

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Haha....ya been too lazy to wipe it up... but it's gone now. I mean honestly, they are a bit on the big size..... but i only paid 178.00 shipped for both and had everything installed for 190.00. So paying 368.00 for everything ain't half bad...... I'll have some clips of the sounds up soon. I'm gonna have to say that Borla sounds a little bit better than magnaflow on the saab.....course that's my opinion.



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they are big. but ehhh dude they Look good to me. Rock on!
If you got it for a good price then who cares

I like. but i dont like that lil oil spill you have on ur garage floor
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Dude. I would have done the same thing for that price Thats a sweet deal.

Thers people on here who have paid $600 each for their dual exhaust =/
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Tuck them up higher.
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Wow. Need some more pics at different angles and distances.
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I enjoy the exhaust, but the poor cutout job is an huge eye sore.
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What's the diameter of the stock piping?
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