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Old 04-19-2020, 07:34 AM   #1
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Fister Exhaust Fitment

Love this exhaust. I installed myself and the clearance is a little tight between the lower part of the rear bumper cover and the tubes that Darin welds onto the exhaust. Some photos below. Anyone else install this themselves? It's not the end of the world but its rubbing the chrome finish off the exhaust. Before I tear this whole thing apart I was wondering if someone has experienced this and if I'm better off trying to move the bumper cover or the entire exhaust unit itself.






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Definitely consult with Darin directly. He's all about his customer service.
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Already tried that. I messaged him directly but I have not heard back yet. Facebook messenger. I could see he read my message.
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I would loosen up the U pipe clamps and try to push the muffler a little bit more forward . You will be pivoting the muffler on the top mount so it's a game of how much forward for clearance vs the tips starting to point downward .
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Already tried that. I messaged him directly but I have not heard back yet. Facebook messenger. I could see he read my message.
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I would loosen up the U pipe clamps and try to push the muffler a little bit more forward . You will be pivoting the muffler on the top mount so it's a game of how much forward for clearance vs the tips starting to point downward .
I think this will work, this should lower the tips as well as give more clearance to the extra pipes. I have this muffler as well but it is on a 2000 S so the rear bumper is a little different in style. Your tips are pretty high (although maybe mine are too low? but this is how I recall the muffler before I sent it off.

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I have my tips set low as well; aesthetically it seems to work with the diagonal cut tips. It's on a first generation euro bumper cover though. Recall that the first generation PSE had bypass pipes in the region of your second generation bumper cover "diffuser vents". IIRC the second gen PSE did not have the bypass pipes and the bumper cover did not allow for them. Please correct me if I am wrong. So you will naturally have proximity isssues that will have to be adjusted for.

That said I have I rubbing issues with the muffler going in and out over the years as pictured. It is the nature of the beast.

The sound of the Fister cannot be beat so it's worth it.

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Hello...where does this exhaust / Muffler come from.?? Thanks Frank
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Fister Motorsports. You ship Darin your stock exhaust and he modifies it. Sounds like the PSE but better. A must do mod IMHO
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This makes me second guess ceramachrome. I like the satin black look.

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I have my tips set low as well; aesthetically it seems to work with the diagonal cut tips. It's on a first generation euro bumper cover though. Recall that the first generation PSE had bypass pipes in the region of your second generation bumper cover "diffuser vents". IIRC the second gen PSE did not have the bypass pipes and the bumper cover did not allow for them. Please correct me if I am wrong. So you will naturally have proximity isssues that will have to be adjusted for.

That said I have I rubbing issues with the muffler going in and out over the years as pictured. It is the nature of the beast.

The sound of the Fister cannot be beat so it's worth it.

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Fister Motorsports. You ship Darin your stock exhaust and he modifies it. Sounds like the PSE but better. A must do mod IMHO
It's one of my favorite 986 mods

I got the titanium ceramic on mine.
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This makes me second guess ceramachrome. I like the satin black look.
Thanks man....I still like it. It's on a black car though so it works. I wanted something different than stock. It was a gamble but ended up looking good. The chrome will probably look better on a silver or grey car.
Darin had never done one in black. This was the first one. There was 993 stuff done but that is all hidden
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Adjusting the exhaust up or down isn't working. I loosened everything up. It has a lot more 'travel' in it now but when I tighten everything back up it's right back in the same place. This is a rabbit hole. Guess I need to try the bumper cover.

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