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Fox Exhausts? (For NA)

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Hello there 🖐🏻

So. I've had a few parts on order (wheels/tyres/various tidy up bits/exhaust)

One of these items is a Mongoose cat-back exhaust.
Ordered in early Feb, and has been on "back order" since, was due in this week - now apparently they haven't been manufactured as planned, and are still on back order for another 6-8 weeks!

The supplier has stock of a "Fox" exhaust, and has said a lot of the outstanding MR2 customers have swapped to this system instead due to the delay - question is... Is it any good?

There seems to be very little information on this system online/ reviews/ videos etc so I'm a little hesitant to swap from a well renowned system, to this Fox one...

Admittedly, it does look quite nice, and I hear that Fox make systems for the MK3 - never heard of it for the MK2 though 🤔

Any exhaust gurus out there that can jump in on this one?

(Edit)
Here's a link to the system in question:

https://www.dcperformance.co.uk/cheap/8 ... 5-071.html


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Re: Fox Exhausts? (For NA)

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Fox is the brand name of ATJ Automotive GmbH - https://fox.cis-internet.de/de/unternehmen/
They manufacture exhausts for a huge range of vehicles. Including all 3 MR2 models.
https://www.fox-sportauspuff.de/index.p ... anguage=en&

Quality Certifications.
https://www.iso.org/obp/ui/#iso:std:iso ... ed-2:v1:en
https://standards.globalspec.com/std/10 ... IN%202303-

The tips are the same style as the Mongoose


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It looks like a Mongoose with larger tips.
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Re: Fox Exhausts? (For NA)

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Ok cool - the mongoose I had on order had the slash cut tips, so this is a different style to what I was going for :(

There seems to be loads of content on the mongoose systems, but hardly anything on these fox ones so although they seem well made I'm still on the fence - not sure whether to just wait it out or not 🤔
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your profile does not say where you are in the country, but if you are looking for a specific design, you might consider having it custom made
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Re: Fox Exhausts? (For NA)

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Ok, so after speaking with the supplier again it sounds like there is no supply of Mongoose slash-cut, and the back-order wait time is "piece of string" - So I've swapped to the Fox!
(After some intensive googling... In German)

Once it's installed I'll post up a review/pics/video so that there is a bit more UK based content for these systems to be referred to for others 😎

Should be installed by Drift Limits in mid-May; the wait is on...

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i have a fox on my Corolla t.sport compressor , good quality and not too loud . on my 2 I have a single exit powerflow bought secondhand on ebay and later adapted when the V6 was installed .
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Re: Fox Exhausts? (For NA)

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**Update Time**

Ok, so I finally got hold of the part after some big delays, then more delays to get it fitted (along with some other bits)... So here it is!
IMG_20210717_180512.jpg
Looks nice n shiny, and isn't much louder/ bigger overall than a stock system, but certainly a "deeper" more growling sound 👌🏻
Very pleased with it!

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Re: Fox Exhausts? (For NA)

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For the price they are charging these days for off the shelf exhausts that usually require some tweeking to fit correctly I personally think its more cost effective to have a custom system made up. You then get to pick exactly what you want, size, volume, looks etc.

Looks like a clean motor, have you got any close up pictures of the exhaust?
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