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Old 09-10-2003, 19:17   #1 (permalink)
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Redback or Mercury?

Hey guys ,

Im getting my exhaust done on moday and was quoted just under $1k for Hurricane mandrel bent extractors , LS1 CAT (few thou K's old) , and a choice of a 2.5" Mercury mandrel bent ready made car back (with resonator) OR Redback 2.5" cat back system redy made - not sure if its mandrel bent , anyone know if it is?.

My question's are -
A) am i getting ripped?
B) What would you get , the mercury or red back (sound and quality wise).
C)will this system be loud enough - but at the same time not to quite?

ive searched the forums first but couldnt find much...


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Old 09-10-2003, 19:33   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Redback or Mercury?

Elwood blues has a simular trhread down the page
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I have been looking at getting a 2 1/2" redback exhaust with pacemaker extractors. I have called afew places and the best i could find was $720. Is this a good price. Is it worth getting a hi flow cat for another $240 or will it be a waste of money.

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I personally have no experience with redback or murcury, but near $1k seems a little steep.
(even though thats what i spent on mine )
Just keep ringing around, some places give different quotes on different days aswell :)
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Re: Redback or Mercury?

Oh and a AU cat should cost $50-75, they flow pretty well i hear
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Re: Redback or Mercury?

thanks for the reply EFJase
The next cheapest quote was 1200 and then 1500 big ones so i just assumed just under 1k was good...
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Were they stainless systems?

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mild steel as far is i know....
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Re: Redback or Mercury?

red back are mandrel bent im pretty sure ,mine is anyway
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I've used both brands and they have been very reliable. I really cant say which is best.
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Red back are mandrel bent
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I've got a Redback, it is an excellent exhaust. I love the sound I get it is a clean, healthy and tough sound not like the commodores. I can't comment on the other, but I know you should be happy with redback
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