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Ractive Fireball - Need your advice

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Old 10-01-2005, 01:19 PM
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Aright guys, I am in market for a new backbox for my 1.3 Civic hatch.

I dont want a uni-fit backbox as they are ****, so I've narrowed it down to the 'Ractive Fireball' backbox (muffler you might call it)

I am in the U.k but I hear that some U.S guys have them.

I know I'm not going to get any performance from it, so just wondering whats it sound like, as I might aswell get something that sounds good!

Cheers, Jeff.

 
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Old 10-01-2005, 01:23 PM
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do you car about the performance aspect at all, or just the sound?
 
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Old 10-01-2005, 01:24 PM
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care not car
 
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Old 10-01-2005, 01:26 PM
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I care about the performance factor, but its my first car and its only a 1.3, with like 75 bhp standard.

That is why I'm not getting a full system, as for a 1.3 its simply not worth it really.


Can you answer my actual question?
 
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Old 10-01-2005, 02:39 PM
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Ive heard good things about ractive back boxes, there straight through and have tidy welds, also have a look at rage exhausts, similar type with a good sound and cheap enough if thats what want.should sound ok going on to stock piping.
 
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your going to suffer big time from "farty muffler syndrome"

no matter how you slice it. but it would cut back greatly if you got a cat back rathrer than just a muffler
 
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Old 10-01-2005, 07:50 PM
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BIG TIME noise maker, go w/ a apexi n1 if your wanting something a lil louder
 
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Old 10-01-2005, 10:43 PM
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oh yea, i def. agree about the n1. only thing, the canaster's are HUGE!!
 
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Old 10-01-2005, 11:35 PM
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I care about the performance factor, but its my first car and its only a 1.3, with like 75 bhp standard.

That is why I'm not getting a full system, as for a 1.3 its simply not worth it really.
I dont know how it is in Great Britain, but here people get made fun of for having just a mufler aka fart can on their car. The thing is, is that you know you have only 70 HP, and by putting that muffler on, you're showing people you're trying to look or make your car sound fast. Thats rice,= not good. But honestly, if thats what you want, and if you're happy with it, thats all that counts at the end.
 
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Old 10-02-2005, 11:12 AM
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man...a car that came with a 1.3 that runs like 14s would be one hell of a sleeper
 
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