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    I have a 2010 hatchback 2.5 that needs exhaust work. I was to told to replace the mid pipe including catalytic (one piece) is just under $1000. Is there any significantly cheaper options? Any shop recommendations?

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    Default Re: Exhaust Shop Recommendation

    Quote Originally Posted by whywhyzee View Post
    I have a 2010 hatchback 2.5 that needs exhaust work. I was to told to replace the mid pipe including catalytic (one piece) is just under $1000. Is there any significantly cheaper options? Any shop recommendations?
    i would go to JPG exahust in oakville. they did work on my car nothing crazy but when we used them when i was at the mazda out there they were awesome very fair prices.
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    Just go to automotive and ask to see their nuts
    It's like a buck a nut

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    Quote Originally Posted by whywhyzee View Post
    I have a 2010 hatchback 2.5 that needs exhaust work. I was to told to replace the mid pipe including catalytic (one piece) is just under $1000. Is there any significantly cheaper options? Any shop recommendations?
    I just used JPG exhaust last month.
    I replaced the mid cat with a high flow cat (i used the a Yonaka cat https://www.yonaka.com/category_s/390.htm)
    The flanges were usable so they cut out the old mid cat and welded on new yonaka.
    (under $250 for labour and shop parts cant remember exactly maybe less plus new cat).
    I was actually told by shop that the mid cat doesnt really do much and you could go just pipe
    and that should not set off your secondary O2 sensor since its sampling before the mid pipe
    and exhaust note will get a bit louder (with or without a performance exhaust) and your exhaust flow
    will increase and get a few more HP....(maybe 2 or 3 HP)
    Last edited by G ~ MINI; 04-26-2019 at 10:16 AM.

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    Default Re: Exhaust Shop Recommendation

    I've been to plenty over the years including JPG. No complaints about them but the best I've been to is likely Zorro Muffler in Mississauga. https://zoromuffler.com/index.htm
    2007 White MazdaSpeed 6 -> 2009 Pontiac G8 GXP -> 2016 Mustang GT

    Son has a 2012 Mazda 3 Skyactiv with Corksport catted exhaust.

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    Default Re: Exhaust Shop Recommendation

    Thanks. Appreciate the recommendations.

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    Default Re: Exhaust Shop Recommendation

    +1 to zoro muffler

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    Default Re: Exhaust Shop Recommendation

    Went to JPG today. Friendly and honest. Significantly cheaper alternative to Midas.

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    Default Re: Exhaust Shop Recommendation

    I wouldn't let Midas touch my car if they were the last shop in the world.

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    Default Re: Exhaust Shop Recommendation

    Zoro in the west end
    Noyz Z Boyz in the East
    GT Exhaust in Durham

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    Default Re: Exhaust Shop Recommendation

    I too recommend JPG Exhaust in Oakville. Friendly and quick, and since they believe in God, they will never do anything dishonest.

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