Exhausts: RSR Exmag vs Tanabe Super Medallion - Honda-Tech


Exhausts: RSR Exmag vs Tanabe Super Medallion

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 11-25-2006, 09:06 PM   #1
Honda-Tech Member
Thread Starter
 
Rob.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Toronto Canada
Posts: 5,230
Default Exhausts: RSR Exmag vs Tanabe Super Medallion

Looking at buying a new system for my 1990 civic si. Just wondering which is best bang for buck.

Here are my choices:

RS-R Exmag Street Performance Catback Exhaust System
Sale Price : 1988-91 Honda CRX $549.00




OR

Tanabe Super Medallion - Hyper Spec

88-91 civic/crx

$489.00


Rob. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-25-2006, 09:21 PM   #2
Honda-Tech Member
Thread Starter
 
Rob.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Toronto Canada
Posts: 5,230
Default Re: Exhausts: RSR Exmag vs Tanabe Super Medallion (Rob.)

or Thermal R&D ?

Rob. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-25-2006, 09:30 PM   #3
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Illinois
Posts: 17,226
Default Re: Exhausts: RSR Exmag vs Tanabe Super Medallion (Rob.)

What size piping are they ?
RCautoworks.com is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-25-2006, 09:39 PM   #4
Honda-Tech Member
Thread Starter
 
Rob.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Toronto Canada
Posts: 5,230
Default Re: Exhausts: RSR Exmag vs Tanabe Super Medallion (Rob.)

so many to choose. here's a racetech exhaust:




Rob. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-25-2006, 09:41 PM   #5
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Illinois
Posts: 17,226
Default Re: Exhausts: RSR Exmag vs Tanabe Super Medallion (90blackcrx)

Quote:
Originally Posted by 90blackcrx
What size piping are they ?
I like the RS-R but I don't like the I.D of the piping
RCautoworks.com is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-25-2006, 09:41 PM   #6
Honda-Tech Member
Thread Starter
 
Rob.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Toronto Canada
Posts: 5,230
Default Re: Exhausts: RSR Exmag vs Tanabe Super Medallion (Rob.)

Ansa Cat back $130

Rob. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-25-2006, 09:56 PM   #7
 
cbp_crx's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: iowa, USA
Posts: 1,265
Default Re: Exhausts: RSR Exmag vs Tanabe Super Medallion (Rob.)

Quote:
Originally Posted by 90blackcrx
What size piping are they ?
lol you still havent answered what size piping they are. Also where did you find that ansa catback at?
cbp_crx is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-26-2006, 12:14 AM   #8
 
carbonfibercrx's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: New Haven, CT, US
Posts: 42
Default Re: Exhausts: RSR Exmag vs Tanabe Super Medallion (cbp_crx)

I have read a lot of good things about Tanabe. I am looking at the Super Medallion for my B16 swap. For my application, N/A tuning a B16A2, I am thinking any exhaust with a high flow cat and 2.5" pipe is going to work nicely. I've heard that if you want to go to forced induction then 3" pipe becomes relevant. As for D series motors I don't know what pipe diameter they call for, that's the first thing I would research.
carbonfibercrx is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-26-2006, 08:13 AM   #9
Honda-Tech Member
 
dynamitezz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Belvidere, Illinois, United States
Posts: 210
Default Re: Exhausts: RSR Exmag vs Tanabe Super Medallion (Rob.)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Rob.
so many to choose. here's a racetech exhaust:



I like this, what is the price?
dynamitezz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-26-2006, 08:23 AM   #10
Junior Member
 
Slystone's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Montreal, QC, Canada
Posts: 432
Default

Tanabe HM
Slystone is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-26-2006, 08:27 AM   #11
Honda-Tech Member
Thread Starter
 
Rob.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Toronto Canada
Posts: 5,230
Default Re: Exhausts: RSR Exmag vs Tanabe Super Medallion (dynamitezz)

Quote:
Originally Posted by dynamitezz

I like this, what is the price?
its on ebay Approximately US $560.14

http://cgi.ebay.com/Honda-CRX-...wItem
Rob. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-26-2006, 08:31 AM   #12
Honda-Tech Member
Thread Starter
 
Rob.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Toronto Canada
Posts: 5,230
Default Re: Exhausts: RSR Exmag vs Tanabe Super Medallion (cbp_crx)

Quote:
Originally Posted by cbp_crx
Also where did you find that ansa catback at?

found it on ebay

http://cgi.ebay.com/88-89-90-9...wItem
Rob. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-26-2006, 08:34 AM   #13
Honda-Tech Member
 
dynamitezz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Belvidere, Illinois, United States
Posts: 210
Default Re: Exhausts: RSR Exmag vs Tanabe Super Medallion (Rob.)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Rob.


found it on ebay

<A HREF="http://cgi.ebay.com/88-89-90-91-Civic-Hatch-CRX-Axle-Back-Exhaust-System-NR_
W0QQitemZ180055572165QQihZ008QQcategoryZ33630QQrdZ 1QQcmdZViewItem" TARGET="_blank">http://cgi.ebay.com/88-89-90-9...wItem</A>
I may buy this.
dynamitezz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-26-2006, 09:15 AM   #14
Honda-Tech Member
iTrader: (1)
 
pandarex's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Mentone, So Cal, USA
Posts: 2,589
Default Re: Exhausts: RSR Exmag vs Tanabe Super Medallion (Rob.)

i would go with the rsr, all i have ever heard is good things. i have a trust/greddy, and love it though. i would avoid ebay exhaust
pandarex is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-26-2006, 10:34 AM   #15
Junior Member
 
funkified's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Edmonton, AB, Canada
Posts: 213
Default Re: Exhausts: RSR Exmag vs Tanabe Super Medallion (Rob.)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Rob.

its on ebay Approximately US $560.14

http://cgi.ebay.com/Honda-CRX-...wItem
ooohh i like the twin tips on this one, but only 51mm(~2inches) piping? seems kinda small esp if you want to boost, but good for a stock w/bolt ons d/d i guess.

i asked this in another forum but got no answer, how does the sound on the RSR compare to the Super Medallion?
funkified is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-26-2006, 11:01 AM   #16
Honda-Tech Member
 
92civicfreak's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: NJ, USA
Posts: 685
Default

i've got the rsr, but in black... i love it nice & quiet & has 60mm piping which is 2.362**** inces... so its smaller than 2.5 & biger than 2.25 i like it & its low key & no bling bling... i heard it sounds really nice w/ a b16 though
92civicfreak is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-26-2006, 12:07 PM   #17
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Illinois
Posts: 17,226
Default Re: (92civicfreak)

If you are running N/A and have no plans on going turbo, go with an RS*R. You will like it.
RCautoworks.com is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-26-2006, 05:10 PM   #18
Honda-Tech Member
 
gringo7718's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: MIAMI
Posts: 1,210
Default Re: (90blackcrx)

looks alot like this pic i got years ago. looks great, too bad they are ~2 inch piping and in england

gringo7718 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-26-2006, 05:34 PM   #19
Honda-Tech Member
iTrader: (1)
 
UltimX's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Posts: 3,020
Default Re: (gringo7718)

that looks good too bad it is only about 2 in. and in england. rsr or tanabe are good products. custom is good too.
UltimX is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-26-2006, 05:40 PM   #20
Honda-Tech Member
 
RickyGoshDarn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: Alabama
Posts: 5,430
Default Re: (gringo7718)

Why you make these threads it's not like your going to get either one.
RickyGoshDarn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-26-2006, 05:51 PM   #21
Honda-Tech Member
Thread Starter
 
Rob.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Toronto Canada
Posts: 5,230
Default Re: (CrxWolf)

Quote:
Originally Posted by CrxWolf
Why you make these threads it's not like your going to get either one.
Why are you so retarded ?
Rob. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-26-2006, 07:26 PM   #22
Senior Member
 
Chase's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: EMAIL ME at Chase@ChaseBaysOnline.com
Posts: 10,137
Default Re: (Rob.)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Rob.

Why are you so retarded ?
Why are you so retarded ?
Chase is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-26-2006, 07:44 PM   #23
 
nappyroots827's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Harrisburg, PA, USA
Posts: 591
Default Re: (EF8kid)



This is the axleback i have and i love it, not a catback, but it sounds good, not too loud and it looks really clean
nappyroots827 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-26-2006, 07:53 PM   #24
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Bay area, CA, usa
Posts: 53
Default

i like the RS*R...but i do like the dual ansa too
BENZ SiVIC is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-26-2006, 07:57 PM   #25
Member
 
CRXone's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 1,933
Default Re: (BENZ SiVIC)

Go with the RS-R No love for the old hks system?
CRXone is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
bunch of hondas hooked up for sale superhatchbackbros Northeast (Sales) 4 07-10-2008 11:35 PM
WISCONSIN 98 CIVIC DX HATCH JDM B16 LSD NIGHTHAWK BLACK rice is nice Mid-West (Sales) 77 03-11-2008 09:01 PM
Im bored so here are some random pictures Ive taken. crxforum Honda / Acura 33 01-13-2007 03:57 PM
Pics of my Milano Red EK4 2000EK4 Honda / Acura 27 07-11-2006 04:50 PM
did some photoshoot with my projectors and HID vietdragontekx Honda Prelude 6 06-02-2006 05:37 PM


Tags
1991, 2inch, 4dr, 88, 8889, 90, axle, back, catback, civic, crx, dimensions, exhaust, exmag, honda, mag, rsr, size

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 07:37 PM.