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    resonator delete Lx sedan? (sound?)

    I am looking for a better sound then I accelerate but dont have the funds for a takeda exhaust. I read about deleting the resonator but every thread I have read with links are dead. Is this even a good idea on a Lx? Should I just save for the takeda exhaust? What a low rumble not something loud like a bag of rice

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    Resist the itch. IMO I have learned to wait for the nicer things and it ends up giving more satisfaction. That being said. I plan to get a axle back and have a shop remove the resonator and install the axle back while their at it. I will not make a move until i have the kit in the box in my hands. Planning and patience will pay off.
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    Folks here have reported that the res delete on an R18 does nothing, and maybe hurts performance a bit.

    I would, and did, go a different route. K&N drop-in (which I always do), and an inexpensive axleback. I got a little more sound, and a little more performance.
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    Quote Originally Posted by scottyrocks View Post
    Folks here have reported that the res delete on an R18 does nothing, and maybe hurts performance a bit.

    I would, and did, go a different route. K&N drop-in (which I always do), and an inexpensive axleback. I got a little more sound, and a little more performance.
    good call. which axle back did you use?


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    I just did an ebay search for it, but there are none available right now.

    Why ebay doesn't allow searches by seller I don't know. That would make this so much easier. Let me see if I can find my old auction link.
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    Okay, I found it.

    2006 2010 Honda Civic Coupe Sedan Black Axleback Exhaust Muffler Stainless Tip | eBay

    There are inexpensive axlebacks sold by other vendors. I bought from this vendor after contacting a number of axleback buyers from various ebay sellers. This seller, modified_concept, seemed to me to have the most satisfied customers.

    Of course, YMMV.
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    An axel back won't do anything but make rice noises the only way you will see a increase of you put a header down pipe then throw a axel back in you gotta start from we're the exahust comes from


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    Quote Originally Posted by daledehart19 View Post
    An axel back won't do anything but make rice noises the only way you will see a increase of you put a header down pipe then throw a axel back in you gotta start from we're the exahust comes from


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    I didn't think he was asking about performance but yeah...axle back isn't going to give you much other than a noise change. Same goes for the resonator alone.

    The sound will all come down to personal taste. Some call everything 'rice' some like what they hear.
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    Yes, real performance gains require more than an axleback. The OP wants a little more sound. If that's rice to you, then so be it. To each their own.
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    I removed my resonator and lost a lot of torque, on top of that it didn't sound that great so I ended up welding it back on not too long ago.
    id probably go with modding the primary muffler instead, much better sound.


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