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ARK DT-S exaust found on youtube on a 2.4l koup Im a bit disappointed of the sound but here it is !


for now I still like my mendrel band 2 1/4 exaust with a SS dynomax muffler and a simple resonator+ its a lot more quiet than this +800$ exaust that sound raspy a little!
 

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it sounds good withOUT the test pipe (the beginning of the vid on the hoist)
WITH the test pipe it sounds like a friggin highschool kids fart can exhaust, what a way to ruin the koup :(
 

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it sounds good withOUT the test pipe (the beginning of the vid on the hoist)
WITH the test pipe it sounds like a friggin highschool kids fart can exhaust, what a way to ruin the koup :(
What's wrong with high schoolers??? Lol jk

But seriously you are right bout the test pipe thing. Its sounds like a civic rice rocket... with the test pipe on.. FAIL. I'd rather go TK anyday.
 

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Yupp, not a fan of that test pipe AT ALL!!! It sounded good until then...
 

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That was a bit disappointing, all of that shiny metal and to produce such a poor quality sound. Way to much hype to be let down again. :(
 

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wow... THAT WAS DISAPPOINTING... I was expecting it to sound more like this exhaust...


 

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true about the test pipe, it sounds a lot worse and a lot louder. belive me, i know. i got pulled over 3 times the first night i had it. lol. but no tickets. wheeew. but the power is incredible. my friend has a brand new 4 door STI and off the line he smokes me, but on fwy going about 70 and downshifting to 3rd, all the way to about 125-130 he couldnt catch me. and thats a freaking 300hp 300tq car. so believe me, sounds a little like a rice rocket, but well worth the power behind that rocket.
 

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Dont like it at all. I can do the same thing on tk.exhaust and was redlining at 7800rpm taking mazda speed 3 on a 40mph roll.
 

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true about the test pipe, it sounds a lot worse and a lot louder. belive me, i know. i got pulled over 3 times the first night i had it. lol. but no tickets. wheeew. but the power is incredible. my friend has a brand new 4 door STI and off the line he smokes me, but on fwy going about 70 and downshifting to 3rd, all the way to about 125-130 he couldnt catch me. and thats a freaking 300hp 300tq car. so believe me, sounds a little like a rice rocket, but well worth the power behind that rocket.
I find it hard to believe that a 300HP STI couldn't catch your Forte.
 

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Now I am sure that I will be able to custom make my own kit that sounds better than this.
 

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Ark exhaust beats TK anyday!!! Looks better, made better, sounds better (without the test pipe) can bet it's a little more powerful! Plus an online video doesn't do an exhaust justice, you have to listen to it in person. If you heard a koup with an Ark dt-s exhaust flying by you, You would think it's an evo or sti if you didn't see the car. Ark = no joke!
 

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That gen sounds like a v8 and the koup sounds like a rice rocket
Dude you drive an EX. Your koup would sound more like a rice rocket with any exhaust system than an SX 2.4 would anyday pal!
 

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This exhaust kicks ass. The sound is extremely deep and refined in person, sounds nothing like the vids posted. And this is without the HFC added on yet!!!! Feels strong and sounds deep at low to mid-range RPMs, and at higher RPMS, it will GO!
 

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But if they made an exhaust for the Koup that made it sound like the Genesis Coupe vid, I'd buy it too!!!!!!!
 

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I still prefer my Solo exhaust with high flow cat, sounds cleaner, smoother and lower than that one, and HP increase is equivalent, plus people think its factory due to fit and finish.
 

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I still prefer my Solo exhaust with high flow cat, sounds cleaner, smoother and lower than that one, and HP increase is equivalent, plus people think its factory due to fit and finish.
How much did your set up run you SX?
 
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