I think your arguing the same point.
Originally Posted by Nobuseri
Body wise the same
Mechanically different .
And I agree genuine jdm brands with history are best.
But, from a getting a ticket point of view, any exhaust not approved by the oem manufacturer
Can net you a "improper muffler" ticket.
Where I prefer a jdm brand exhaust
The only ones you could defend as oem are as follows;
Nismo axel back uprated
Nismo titanium cat back uprated
And soon to be cortek muffler. Maybe the whole system since it was designed to be a straight pipe. (Sans resonater)
All others are aftermarket.
If the exhaust is not oem and "enhances the noise" then they can say it's "improper"
If the exhaust is oem approved and loud smelly w.e. It's okay. It's designed that way.
It's stupid. As long as my exhaust is intact and travels the length of the car and has cats it's should be fine but I've paid twice now.
As much as I want an hks or w.e. The ticket is the same if I removed the entire system and vented it out my hood or behind my front wheels.
Sometimes you can prove the exhaust is okay with the jasma certificate, but not always.
The jasma cert works best with an import that's federally certified for compliance.
Last edited by IMPUL; 03-06-2017 at 07:11 PM.
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