Exhaust: Upgrade Options

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Advantages to Upgrading

  • Reduce backpressure
  • Reduce weight
  • Improve sound
  • Improve appearance

etc.

Disadvantages to Upgrading

  • Excessive volume
  • Drone / resonance

etc.

Material Choices

  • Aluminized steel
  • Stainless steel

etc.

Options

Headers

Precats

  • DN Eliminators

Downpipe

  • EK2MFG
  • Stillen

Main Cat

  • Random Technology High-Flow

Cat Back

  • Borla
  • JIC Twin Spartan
  • Tanabe Hyper...

etc.

Comparison

The following table profiles exhaust configurations that members have used on their vehicles with success. The purpose is to provide guidance to fellow members in their selection of exhaust systems for the 3000GT/Stealth platform.

Owner Year Model Headers Precats Downpipe Main Cat Cat Back Comments Links
Jim Matthews 1994 TT stock stock EK2MFG stock Zorstec custom:
  • 3" mandrel bent stainless steel
  • 4" common resonator
  • dual mufflers
  • resonated tips
near stock volume, mellow tone, slight drone between 2700-3100 Photos:

Videos:

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This article originated from a thread or post on 3000GT/Stealth International. (1924)