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I'm considering buying a complete Abbott exhaust system(including cat)for my Viggen.I live in the U.S. and have not heard one of there complete exhaust systems.How does it sound compared to the stock Viggen exhaust.Thanks
 

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Raspy is probably a good description, and they can be a little boomy, as are most sytem made of stainless, although, with the cat this should be less noticable than without the cat.

Personally, unless you intend keeping the car for a long while and enjoying the benefits of a long life stainless system, I'd buy the complete JT system from Speedparts, at a third of the price of the Abbott system.

See:-
http://www.speedparts.se/

And for Speedparts agents in USA:-
http://www.genuinesaab.com/
http://www.engstrom.net/
 

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I can't compare it to a Viggen but it certainly is a lot louder than the standard 9000 Aero. I ran an Abbott cat back system for a year before fitting the downpipe to get the full benefit. I almost changed straight back again as it sounded so incredibly loud. Now that I'm used to it it justs sounds incredible.

A lovely burble on idle and a head turning roar on full chat. Mmmm nice.
 

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I'd have to disagree with Graham I'm afraid. Raspy is not a word I'd associate with an Abbott system- but you can listen for yourself.

Here's a recording of my full SS Abbott system (straight cat replacement pipe) at about 1m:

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I have the abbott back box on my 93 aero and have to say that yes it is expensive but it is worth it.

Cant compare to other products though.

It is definately not a rasp and is nothing like the "boy racer" type systems you here the young kids fit on their toy cars.

It is quite loud on tickover although a nice warm deep note !!! in normal driving it is fine but when you open her up it sounds good.
 
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