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Can someone please explain to me if there is a difference between getting a custom 2.5" full catback exhaust or something like a KORE full catback? My buds can get me a good deal getting the pipe bent, and then all I would need is a muffler. At least I think that's it...oh, and they can run a straight pipe through my catalytic converter...hehe... <img src=icon_smile_big.gif border=0 align=middle>

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You just mentioned what the difference is:

-<b>"True" cat-back</b>: Consists of mandrel-bent tubing, which means the piping is 2.5" where it's straight, and 2.5" where it bends.

-<b>"Custom" cat-back</b>: Conists of pipe bent tubing, which means the piping is 2.5" where it's straight, but the metal is stretched for the bends, and it ends up being generally 1/4" thinner around curves.

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Sweet...I knew I was onto something lol...

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I have a custom cat-back on my sonata, it feels a little better and i got at least some power gains, but for now i have to buy a new manifold gasket b/c it letting out air and im losing power from iyt. But the custom cat-vback is alright but the true cat-back would be better off on your car. Mine is 2 1/4" but i am going to change it to 2 1/2" from the cat-back and from my header to the cat-back,also.
 

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Dont run pipe through your converter... Theres an oxygen sensor after it to monitor the cat's operation. If you ream the cat out or put a straight pipe through it, you'll always have the check engine light on.<img src=icon_smile.gif border=0 align=middle>
 

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my 2000 elantra has both cats killed with NO check engine light<img src=icon_smile_big.gif border=0 align=middle><img src=icon_smile_big.gif border=0 align=middle>.....more to come
 

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Hmm... Thats new to me.. (Sitting here cursing my auto shop teacher!)<img src=icon_smile_wink.gif border=0 align=middle>
 
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