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Turbo Exhaust choices Mongoose/japspeed/other

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I've got a Mk2 Tubby which is currently fitted with a 4.5" dual japspeed (or similar) exhaust, though I believe it still has the cat fitted. I'm going to decat but wouldn't mind the making the car a bit more social - sneaking home at 3 in the morning is just a bit embarrassing and the motorway drone gets a bit much! I'm looking at the mongoose exhaust, so can someone first hand say how much quieter the mongoose would be? Or any recommendations on other exhausts?

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A mongoose is a million times quieter than a Japspeed is :th:

IMO the Berk is one of the best turbo exhausts available.. I also like the Nur Spec but thats loud too
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My vote would also be for the Berk, but I would say that as I've got one and think it's the best.

I have got a second hand mongoose for sale though if your interested much quieter than a japspeed, it's not a show piece (needs a good clean!) and has a dent which you can't see when fitted but works perfectly fine on my car. If your interested I'll PM you some pics.
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Blitz Nur Spec with the baffle fitted would be my choice for a 'quiet' exhaust on a Turbo - obviously without the baffle they are much more fun & the baffle is easily fitted and removed dependant upon the occasion - win win!!
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Hks exhausts are quiet as well as most jasma systems.

Blue flame and mongoose drone terrible though are slightly quieter than a japspeed.
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I love the tone of a mongoose, I have mongoose on both my N/A & Tubby, my daughter has a japspeed on her N/A which is just deafening on the motorway, she lives in the next road to me & I know when she is leaving/arriving home!!!!
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Sounds like the mongoose is quietest. Any sources for where to buy? Preferably in Canada.

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I have the RSR Magic on mine, she rumbles!
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I strongly recommend not buying a Mongoose, hated mine, my blueflame sounds so much better but still loud.
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vinp182 wrote:IMO the Berk is one of the best turbo exhausts available.. I also like the Nur Spec but thats loud too
Agree on the Berk. i have a Berk downpipe and Nur Spec on T2. If I keep to the NSL on ordinary roads it's quite bearable. The problem is the harmonic resonance peaks at 70 in 5th. Motorways can therefore be a tad unpleasant over long distances. Unless I go faster... Then it diminishes somewhat. Still loud though.
Lezz wrote:Blitz Nur Spec with the baffle fitted would be my choice for a 'quiet' exhaust on a Turbo - obviously without the baffle they are much more fun & the baffle is easily fitted and removed dependant upon the occasion - win win!!
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MRturboTom wrote:Hks exhausts are quiet as well as most jasma systems.
Got a Super Drager on the Rev 4. Similar volume to a Berk but a different tone. Whisper quiet around town but growls nicely when given some welly. The problem with the HKS is that the Y pipe is mild steel not stainless and is prone to rusting if not suitably treated before it's too late.
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Post by Robbie_742003 »

Got a blueflame on mine, not intrusive just a nice rumble on the 'go' pedal. Outward facing tips are nice too.
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Had a mongoose on my turbo for a while. Was dreadful. Cabin drone was unbearable. Switched over to the Berk and love it, even after 6 years. Perfect blend of noise when booting it vs serenity when not.
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Post by Howlin_Mad »

I have a SARD on mine, very quiet until you open up the taps. Lovely looking too. At low rev's at 30mph has a low rumble like you just passed something with a bit of anger waiting to be unleashed ;)

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Post by stuMR2lee »

Apexi GT. Nice and loud, but not annoyingly so, and drones when you lift off. With the Active Silencer fitted it's just too quiet so I leave it out:).

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