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Which one do you recommend?

  • Cobb

    Votes: 18 48.6%
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    Votes: 19 51.4%
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Discussion Starter · #1 · (Edited)
Which one do you RECOMMEND... I spelled that wrong:)
Ok here is my question.. I am ready to buy an exhaust for my St I can not decide between Cobb or CP-E. So I am taking a toll here. Money aside which one would you personally choose from. Now if you do not choose either of those and prefer another company/brand that is ok, just choose the one that comes second or third best.
I have listened to like a gazillion videos on youtube. I am sure that in person it sounds a lot different so I am hesitant about picking based on watching videos. Cobb seems to be the more popular, but is that because it is cheaper? The sounds on both sound really good to me and I like that cp-e has those extra pipes to help prevent ..resonating/drone?
Oh and again put cost aside and if you prefer another brand PLEASE still pick one out of my two. thanks!
 

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I personally haven't heard the Cobb exhaust. I have the cp-e catless turbo back and really enjoy it. I thought it was a bit loud at first. Now I enjoy every moment of it. 3" exhaust systems will drone a bit. Take the cat out and it does add to it. However I only really notice it going uphill and highway/interstate speeds which here ranges from 65-80mph. I am going to be working on a video hopefully before the snow melts of how it sounds from the interior of my car. I do have plenty of auto x videos from the interior of my car. These do use the built in go pro mic. I will be using a Rode mic for my new video.
 

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I have the MBRP myself but if I could go back and money wasn't an issue I would probably go with CP-E. I haven't heard one in person but everything they make is really top notch, and when that's the case, it's hard to go wrong.
 

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If money wasn't an issue then I would go cp-e all the way back to the turbo, their products have perfect fitment and are one of the highest quality. Not to say Cobb isn't, I just like being different and that's why I got the greddy which is also 3"


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I went with COBB due to excellent customer service; the fellows that handle the Access Port stuff are also very good folks. Their materials they use seem to be top notch and are durable. All welds are TIG stainless steel. (very well done) My exhause made the car sound like a Subaru, a low mean gargle when cruising, 4cyl race car sound when going all out. Take out sound symposer unless you want to blow your ear drums out.
 

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Oohh it's close so far.... My decision will be based on this poll I think so this is great! Except it's close tie so maybe it makes my decision even more difficult lol.
 

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THanks everyone I appreciate all the feedback! I'm hoping for more votes I know there are more members out there! Also I was thinking if you want to mention why you chose what you chose please feel free to say why:)
 

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I have had the Cobb exhaust for 2 weeks now and I absolutely recommend it. I wanted something not ricer like and had a good tone. YouTube videos don't do it justice. Thought it was going to be a whole lot quieter but I'm actually glad it's not. Great exhaust.
 
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I have installed the COBB turbo back and I have heard it as well of course. Great sounds and AMAZING system.

Not going to say a good or bad word about CP-E because I have reference point, sorry I cant compare them.

I took this small clip just to show off how high quality and how nice the system was.

 

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I have installed the COBB turbo back and I have heard it as well of course. Great sounds and AMAZING system.

Not going to say a good or bad word about CP-E because I have reference point, sorry I cant compare them.

I took this small clip just to show off how high quality and how nice the system was.

Gorgeous! Very nice... the turbo back is with the DP correct? Is your car also tuned? I think I read somewhere that there is not really any point upgrading the DP unless you want to tune your car. I do not plan on doing any tuning so I should probably just stick with the exhaust. Thanks for the vid!
 
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