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Old 07-06-2018, 04:03 PM
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so I have a 2013 Honda Civic coupe 1.8L. I got a skunk2 put on in place of the stock muffler. It isnít as loud as I thought it would be. I was wondering there is a cylinder looking thing behind where my muffler is and if I could remove it to get more out of the skunk2. Any ideas or thoughts? Thanks
 
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Old 07-06-2018, 04:09 PM
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Pics would be great so we can see what you see
 
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Old 07-06-2018, 04:27 PM
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Old 07-06-2018, 04:28 PM
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this is the unknown cylinder just behind muffler
 
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Old 07-07-2018, 05:15 AM
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If that's not the muffler, that's a resonator. You can't just remove it unless you have a shop weld in a piece to replace it. From my experience Skunk2 exhausts are super loud. You're the first person I've heard state it's not loud enough. What kit is on the car?
 
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Here is what I have, since it is a resonator, would it make it louder removing it? Purpose of the resonator is to resonate sound isnít it?
 
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Old 07-08-2018, 05:01 AM
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Oh, you have a Skunk2 muffler welded onto your stock exhaust? Now it makes sense. If yes, get a full exhaust kit and ditch the stock set up if you want a louder noise.
 
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Okay, that makes sense. Any ideas on what to get that isnít crazy expensive?
 
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What is considered expensive to you? That's a relative term. With exhaust, the more you spend, the happier you will be (generally speaking). The cheap kits will burn out and sound like crap very quickly.
 

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Is 400$ a decent quality exhaust system? Also do you have any examples of what to get? I also know itís going to cost a certain amount to weld and labor
 

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