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Discussion in 'VT - VX Holden Commodore (1997 - 2002)' started by hatziVT, Jul 29, 2010.

  1. hatziVT

    hatziVT New Member

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    Hi everyone ,

    Im looking at buying a 2.5" redback exhaust with extractors and i was wondering if i should cut the resonator out? does it make a difference in the noise and does it cause any problems?

    thanks
     
  2. Not_An_Abba_Fan

    Not_An_Abba_Fan Exhaust Guru

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    No resonator on the VT will make it louder and more droney, especially if it is an auto.

    I do Wildcat extractors and a Manta 2 1/2" exhaust (WA Redback equivelant) $675 shipped. If you want it without the resonator, I do the tail pipe too. $635 shipped for that one. Comes with all gaskets and clamps. Bolt on too, no welding required, a bit of cutting involved when fitting the extractors though as you retain your original Y pipe.
     
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    okay thanks for that but ill probably get it bought and installed in adelaide.
     
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    what system is better a Lukey or a Redback?
     
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    sorry to thread hi-jack. But what would you do just a cat-back twin 2.5'' exhaust with no resonator for a 2001 VU SS 5.7L for NAAF? shipped to Bathurst 2795?
     
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    Lukey is much better. As 'Not_An_Abba_Fan' said you get drone through your cabin when driving. I've got a Lukey Sports Exhaust (2 1/2") in my VT manual and it sound great (no extractors either).
     
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    habs that does sound nice and thanks for the advice liam, prob leaning towards a lukey at this stage
     
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    I just got a redback system, after 1 week the paint is bubbled the whole way along the exhaust, touch it and the paint falls off, can't see it lasting long. Full stainless next time
     
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    hey hatzi let me know where u go in adelaide and wat u go with and price etc.. my birthdays coming up and i want an exhaust
     
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    holdenvt1998sa i went to seaton auto service on tapleys hill road near west lakes and i got a 2.5" redback exhaust for 360 installed with tips and no resonator. Dont bother asking him to install your extractors though if you have any coz he quoted $360 to install mine and thats way too much on my behalf!
     
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    no worries i went to southern towbars and exhaust at lonsdale and got a qout for 310. which im stoked about so ill do it soon
     
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    Hey macca sorry for the late reply. I do a cat back for $235 without resi or $285 with. Prices are shipped.
     
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    I know this thread is a little old but Ive been looking in to this myself, not worth of its own post though.

    Search "VT cat back" on ebay, click Holden and then on lowest price + shipping

    cat back vt, Cars, Bikes, Boats, Commodore, Crewman items at low prices on eBay.com.au

    $165 + $40 shipping to anywhere in Australia.

    No welding or cutting required, comes in 2 parts that you bolt together. (probably have to cut your old exhaust with a hacksaw near the dif though)

    Im thinking about one of these myself once I get the VT registered.
     
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    How did it sound at the time coz I'm getting the same thing
     
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    I doubt that you're going to get a reply Jake
    hatziVT was last on the forum on 6th April 2011
     
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    Cheers mate I didn't know that
     
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    Being a relatively new member I'll give you a couple of pointers......
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    While your here do you know of any deep sounding exhaust systems
     
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    Probably best to continue this in one of your other exhaust threads
     
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