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Hey everyone I am in the process of choosing a new exhaust for my 2013 rt. I think I have narrowed it down to solo, haven't really heard one in person but the price reviews I have read and videos I've watched and trust me I've read or seen them all lol lead me to believe this is the best choice for me.

Here why I am posting I want to hear from you owners all the reviews I've seen are of people that have just put the system on and haven't driven it too much since, I want to know how you like it now after many miles and getting it broken in.

How loud is it? How long have you had it? Is it comfortable driving with the windows shut out on the high way ? Do you find the cops are after you more or giving you tickets for your car being too loud? Just a few questions I would like answered.

And please folk I don't want this to turn into this system is better than that system kinda thing I've read all those topics and have come to the conclusion I am about 90% certain solo is for me.


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Btw my car is pretty much stock 6speed with only a mopar cold air intake and hurst mopar short throw shifter.


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I've had mine since Dec. 2013 and have put several thousand miles on it. I've had three setups on my various RTs, Corsa Xtreme, Flowmaster super 40s with reso delete and Solo. Solo is my favorite. Loud when you want it to be (at WOT) and about stock sound level when cruising. I find myself with the windows down rolling through the gears more often than I listen to the radio now. Very well put together system.

Its not loud enough to attract law enforcement unless you're driving like an a-hole.

My RT is a 2013 A5 with intake and tune.
 

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I went from stock to reso-dele w/ glass packs to Solo. I wish I had put the Solo on at the start, I've never been as happy with an exhaust on ANY of my vehicles as I've been with the Solo, it sounds great even when it's "quiet." I've only put 300 miles or so on it, maybe a little more, and it still brings a smile to my face for multiple reasons.

- I can drive on the freeway in 6th, flat, uphill or downhill and there's no drone, it sounds almost stock except for a faint rumble to let you know it's there. It is not drone.

- I can drive it anywhere and make it as loud or quiet as I want just by changing the throttle and gear/RPMs. I'm sure some people have thought "Oh, it's so quiet and unsuspecting, it should sound like...holy crap, it sounds awesome!" :D

It's a steal for the money and the build quality is awesome. Also love the round tips.
 

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Will add my 0.02 to the mix. Mine has about 8,000 miles on it so it is very well broken in. Interior volume is very tolerable - can easily talk to someone in the passenger seat while cruzing on the highway. As expected, there is minimal drone. I say minimal simply because some have a higher threshold than others to drone issues. As for being too loud for police, I personally have not had any issues with this.

The initial tone of the exhaust is pretty close to what it ends up sounding like, but the metallic sound does dissipate with carbon build up.

You will likely find that up to 3,000 rpm is fun sounding. Above 3,000 rpm things start to get VERY fun without being overly loud. WOT above 3,000 rpm is a real attention getter for sure.

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Ill echo the comments above. Have had mine for almost a year. Pretty quiet when you want it to be, and an intoxicating sound when you get on it. Can easily hold conversations with passengers. I too have the dual round tips. They look sweet.

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I've had the Solo MachX on my R/T Auto for 45,000 miles. I still love the added rumble when I start the car in the mornings. At steady throttle it delivers a nice tone, get into it and it growls, Romp on it and it flat out ROARS!!! I played around with the Jpipes to try to address the tone at highway cruising speeds, but wasn't really satisfied until I killed the evil MDS. I can carry on normal conversations while driving, and find myself rolling the windows down to hear it during spirited driving. I haven't ever been given a hard time by police, even after getting stopped blasting down a favorite backroad.
IMO, the Solo makes the Challenger sound like it should!
 

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I've been a tester of solo products since 2010. It's the nicest exhaust I've had. Steve once told me " how can you say yours is the best if you haven't tried the rest". I've had blasting bobs ,zoomers, two different pypes system, solo machX, and now I have solo straight pipes.solo by far is the finest exhaust I've had. If you want a sweet sounding exhaust the machX is for you. If you want a bad a$$ sounding exhaust that's louder, then the straight pipe set up is for you. The good thing about solo is the straight pipe section is interchangeable with the machX muffler. You don't have to get a whole new exhaust. You just swap it tout. I have about 30,000 miles with there exhaust. They are all drone free. You can't go wrong when you go solo
 

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I have a Solo Mach X on my 2013 RT 6spd. I've had it for 7500 miles and LOVE IT. Its loud enough to be fun but no so loud that it's annoying to neighbors. Nice purr at cruise and all the roar you could want at WOT. No regrets and would buy it again.

"You will likely find that up to 3,000 rpm is fun sounding. Above 3,000 rpm things start to get VERY fun without being overly loud. WOT above 3,000 rpm is a real attention getter for sure."

This is spot on...
 

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I was also very happy with the Solo Mach-X I installed on my 6 speed car. (The car is recently sold...another story).

Fit and finish are very good.I had the system for manual cars without the trombones (J-Pipes) and under certain engine loads (mostly @ 1600-2000 rpm) and granny driving it there was some cabin drone. I learned to " drive around it" most of the time. Cruising speed in 6th was quiet, LEO's never gave me a second look. Once you get over 3,000 rpm or mash the go pedal heads turn for miles (ok not miles but....). Give the J-pipe system a consideration so you can tune the "drone zone" to match your driving style/neighborhood.

My neighbor directly across the street told me he sported an immediate chubby every time I fired the R/t up in the garage, the bark was just right. I would buy it again.
 

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I am also considering the mach x on my 6spd. My question is can you reuse your stock tips are do you have to purchase one of there tips. Alson on that j pipen do you have to tell them. To add it or is it included in the kit. As far as installation. Is this something that can be done in your driveway?
 

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You can install in your driveway on jack stands, and also order the kit with no tips if you wanted to reuse the stockers.

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I am also considering the mach x on my 6spd. My question is can you reuse your stock tips are do you have to purchase one of there tips. Alson on that j pipen do you have to tell them. To add it or is it included in the kit. As far as installation. Is this something that can be done in your driveway?

The automatic/MDS exhaust comes with the J-pipes and works fine with the 6-speed, the manual exhaust is without J-pipes. They have a tip-less option as well, but I went with the round tips for a change. :) Enjoy!


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SOLO MACH X is what I run, they rock! I got the quad rounds, no regrets!:thumbsup:
 

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Thanks to all, i went ahead and ordered the mach x with j pipes. Hopefully i will receive it by friday and install saturday. Cant wait.
 

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Yes thanks every one for your reviews I have also made up my mind solo it is, going on a trip this week so I will probably wait till my next payday and order them can't wait to finally have a little more growl out of my car


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Here's what you have to look forward to, but keep in mind I am running shorty headers. Sounds awesome, love the snarl and it's nearly stock quiet inside when cruising. Perfection! :D

 
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