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Discussion in 'VT - VX Holden Commodore (1997 - 2002)' started by chrism182, Sep 4, 2009.

  1. chrism182

    chrism182 New Member

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    Thinking of upgrading to a 2.5" catback exhaust soon, and just wondering what the Lukey sports systems are like? I'm going to be choosing between Lukey and Berklee exhausts. Also, what is the best setup for a sports system on a V6, I don't want it overly loud but I want a nice note.

    Cheers,
    Chris.
     
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    hey mate definately give this guy a go and save your self $200

    eBay My World - northeastexhaustbrake


    i got mine installed yesterday for $20 at a local carline, sounds great. not over the top loud but has a nice tone.
    he is easy to deal with and posts straight away.
     
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    Cheers mate, not worried about the price though since by dad owns an exhaust centre and I can get them at trade price.

    Thanks anyway!

    Chris.
     
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    lol i dont mean to be a smart ass but wouldnt ya dad know what the best exhaust is? haha
     
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    True, just thought I'd get some advice from people who have actually had these exhausts on their car, going to see him tomorrow anyway so I'll ask him then aswell.
     
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    Had a talk to him today, I've also got the choice of a Redback system. I've done a bit of searching to whether Redback is better than Lukey, and all the threads are about 3 years old. So which exhausts are better, Lukey or Redback?
     
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    Jesterarts Your freedom ends where mine begins

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    Quality wise, their systems are basically the same... sound wise there is a difference... the Lukey are a big deeper and have a bark to them. The redback's have a big more 'edge' to the note.

    Lukey:
    YouTube - VY V6 exhaust note

    Redback withHM headers and rear hotdog:
    YouTube - 2002 VX V6 2.5 exhaust

    Good luck
     
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    Definitely think the Redback sounds better out of those two, cheers for that.
     
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    Jesterarts Your freedom ends where mine begins

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    No worries! :thumbsup:
     
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    WogBoyz 435rkw/590rwhp

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    deff go redback mate

    i got packemakers, highflow cat, 2.5 redback exhuast with only one muffler

    and man does it sound bloody good for 6
     
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    MR_VX Forced to be Fast

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    i have a vx v6 manual and would highly recomend pacemakers / 2.5in lukely sounds sweet as. full install was $1050
     
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    Do you have a soundclip of what yours sounds like?
     
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    DavidPartay somewhat awesome

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    Not An Abba Fan is selling me a Manta system with a straight-through front muffler, 2.5" and rear resonator shipped for a total of $275.

    I used to have a Redback on my VN, and I loved the sound of it, but it was a 'turbo' muffler' which doesn't flow as well as a straight through... Maybe that's something to keep in mind?
     
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    geez i cant tell which sound i like better, prob the redbacks, i was thinking of lukey sports but might go redbacks now :)
     
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    I have a lukey catback its rockin.
     
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    Yeah man i've got a redback cat back on mine and it sounds awesome, even better once its warmed up.
     
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    rocking vs awsome haha, not an easy decision
     
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    Lukey is the better sounding of the 3 in my opinion.
     
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    Got the Redback exhaust on yesterday and I think it sounds good. Not too quiet not too loud. Do headers effect the note of the exhaust much?
     
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    how much did you pay for the redbacks?
     

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