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how many of you have been pulled over for having an illegal exhaust. They got me twice now. one ticket one warning.
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same story here just a warning... my old neighbor was a cop and he was the one who pulled me over.... he told me that if your exhaust is anything other than stock then its illegal....
 

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my plan is to use a decent chambered muffler and an turn downed tip and then hide it all behind the bumper. without the shiny muffler attracting attention i highly doubt a cop will notice a modified exhaust.

(and if its still loud, he will have a harder time picking you out on the highway without the large muffler :))

edit: option2: use a larger stock muffler from another car. i highly doubt a cop will know the difference between a stock mx6 single tip muffler and a stock dual tip muffler off a larger performance car.

option 3: gut the muffler.
 

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I got pulled over at a light once for revving my engine, (2.5" exhaust from the turbo back), 'cause I saw a friend of mine. As Lt. Dick is trying to talk to me, 6 or so Harley's pull up to the same light, and all take off, wide open, and I nor the cop, couldn't even hear ourselves thinking!!:p I guess it's kinda' hard to write out a "loud exhaust" ticket when your being ear-fizzled by 6 or so Hawgs!!:lol:
 

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its all crap im not changing my exhaust!
 

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Yep, happened to me about 4 times...

1st - my uber quiet and nice aftermarket muffler, barely louder than stock. Lt. Dick Ass Face gave me a ticket for it being loud after flipping a bitch to chase me down the street.

2nd - Another local cop chased me down just to check my paperwork and had my exhaust as an excuse. I told him i already went to court over it (1st time) and it is withing the regulations in terms of noise (db). No ticket.

3rd - Stock exhaust. Burned/rusted out and loud. Cop almost dragged me out of the car and beaten me to half death for being on the phone WHILE having a loud exhaust. Called in my driver's license and all other info while almost holding me at gun point. No ticket.

4th - A Lt. Son of a Bitch was a little bored and thought he'd pick on a kid with not enough money to make his car a single color, let alone fix his muffler. Wrote me a fatty one for not having updated insurance at the time.

ATM - a nice quiet Greddy SP2 with a loooooooooooooong resonator to keep it quiet. Tired of this fucking injustice. A fucking average Harley Davidson turns my intestines into ground beef at each light and wakes children half a town away while a starving russian student is getting his ass pounded for having a DIFFERENT exhaust on his quiet car. WHAT THE FUCK IS THIS SHIT??!?!?!?!! AM I TAKING CRAZY PILLS??!?!?! AAAAAAARRRRRRRRRGGGGGGGGGGGHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!





...so yea, in other words, do it at your own risk ;).
 

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same story here just a warning... my old neighbor was a cop and he was the one who pulled me over.... he told me that if your exhaust is anything other than stock then its illegal....
Not true neccesarily, if your stock on rusts out, and you get a flex pipe, cat, and muffler, and have one made, no shop is allowed to sell an illegal exhaust, so you keep the reciept after they make you one, and your immune to this bull shit of a ticket non-sense. Also tell them the WAC 204-90-130 states this.
 

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like i said before, i still plan to just hide my muffler and make it damn quiet. it will be harder for lt. cocksucker to figure out that i have a modified exhaust if he cant even see it.
 

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as long as you have a cat and it doesn't exceed the max. db level it shouldn't be a problem. I think they pick on me bacause my car makes me look rich.
 

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I run 2.5" STRAIGHT pipe after the Cat...no pull overs :D
 

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All I gotta say is... WA law is incredibly lax when it comes to car modifications..

Incredibly lax.
Probably too lax.

I really need to take advantage of it somehow.
 

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Ive had loudass exhaust on all my cars. Especially the exhaust i have now. Ive never been pulled over for it tho(knock on wood). Cops around everett are pretty chill. Altho I hate Staters. Powertrip motherfuckers
 

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fuck cops i hate them they pull me over atleast once a week...i am running 2.5 all the way with the hollo cat with a subaru wrx exhaust its a sound like when i am in my car...i think....but i have had more tickits than probly most of any of u have ever got....got lawer is the best thing to get that is why i owe my grandma about 15000 becasue of tickits....tottal of about i have like 15 tickit on my recerd i have had about 47 i think... lot of droped... lot of pissed cops to that donbt help my favor none
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[fizzle] cops i hate them they pull me over atleast once a week...i am running 2.5 all the way with the hollo cat with a subaru wrx exhaust its a sound like when i am in my car...i think....but i have had more tickits than probly most of any of u have ever got....got lawer is the best thing to get that is why i owe my grandma about 15000 becasue of tickits....tottal of about i have like 15 tickit on my recerd i have had about 47 i think... lot of droped... lot of pissed cops to that donbt help my favor none
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you might want to change something then.
 

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I have had a total of 18 tickets and got pulled over a hundred times. How did it stop? Slowed down, thinking before acting and last changed my cars look. Took the loud exhaust out, changed the lights and among other things. problem solved
 

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I would echo that.. if you have a turbo, and proper piping, all you should need is a single resonator, and straight piping.. everything else can pretty much be removed, and it should be reasonably quiet.

Turbos take quite a bit of noise out of the situation..

Lots of the turbodiesel guys run straight pipe out of their turbos, all the way to the back of the car, and it is barely different than stock. And that's amazing, because effectively, diesels are detonating all the time.. which is relatively noisey process.. turbos take a lot of noise out.

No turbo is a different story.. you *need* the mufflers..
 
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