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Kooks Headers or GTHaus exhaust?

Hi, I'm looking for thoughts on either getting kooks headers or the GT Haus system. There is not a lot of difference in price and the car will be tuned whichever way I go. My concern is the GTHaus may be too loud for me, as the videos in open mode certainly are....fine in closed mode. I don't want a race car sound track, just healthy deep v8 tone. Would a custome centre section with resonators joining on too GTHaus exhaust quieten the sound down significantly? Or would kooks headers running onto after market exhausts, be enough to create that deep v8 burble I'm after? Thanks.


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Hi, I'm looking for thoughts on either getting kooks headers or the GT Haus system. There is not a lot of difference in price and the car will be tuned whichever way I go. My concern is the GTHaus may be too loud for me, as the videos in open mode certainly are....fine in closed mode. I don't want a race car sound track, just healthy deep v8 tone. Would a custome centre section with resonators joining on too GTHaus exhaust quieten the sound down significantly? Or would kooks headers running onto after market exhausts, be enough to create that deep v8 burble I'm after? Thanks.

If you don't want a race car sound stay away from the GTHaus exhaust! It is obnoxiously LOUD & stupid expensive! Have you listened to the Corsa exhaust? That is a nice sounding exhaust!
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Re: Kooks Headers or GTHaus exhaust?

Well I diagree 100% with ^ and We sell both.

The GThaus in closed mode is leaps and bounds quieter than the full kooks system!! Not only is it quiter the sound is a tuned sound I call it a Exotic muscle car sound. The Kooks is loud american Muscle car sound.

The price of the Gthaus is justifyied in fact we haven't gotten one call fron anyone of the 100+ systems we sold and heard "well it's nice just overpriced" In fact it's one of those products I get emails from customer raving about it being their best purchace to date!! People saying "I have No regrets worth every penny" In fact I even get emails from customers months later telling me they are still so pleased with the sytem Thank you!!

As you see ^ without any experience in the drivers seat is just looked at as expencive and Obnoxious which IMO is anything but the truth.

Open mode it is LOUD yes but that's what sets this system apart it has the ability to show it's crazy side at the push of the button.

Here are some stats and this is not for selling purposes this is real world facts form real word custmers that call us.

We have replaced at lest 6 Borlas and 8 corsa's becaus eithe sound too loud and crappy, annoying sounding, cheap sounding or the owners Wifes din't even want to get in the passanger seat any more. I had one guy over night a new system with a Corsa that had been on two days and the drone in the Cab was so bad he wanted it off ASAP.

On the flip side anyone that has bought either the Kooks and Gthaus have been very happy both great systems both completely differant systems all together. I always ,ake sure people unsderstand what each sound like before selling them either so no mistakes are made.
If you like a nice tuned tone 0 Drone at hwy crizing speeds then the Gthaus is your system. If you wnat an American muscle sounding system the Kooks is for you. Let me tell you Kooks is Loud with the Headers.
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Re: Kooks Headers or GTHaus exhaust?

Ok thanks black ops, zero drone is extremely important too me, as half our time is spent on the freeway. I have had two lots of borla on the car and could not live with either...first one sounded great but droned horribly on the freeway, the second did not drone but sounded lame, like a cheap exhaust...(sorry borla). This car is my wife's and needs to be subtle enough for her to drive everyday with the kids, without complaints, but also meaty enough so the car sounds like it means business!. I have looked long and hard for an electronic valve exhaust and GTHaus and X force varex, where all I could find for the SRT...I personally don't like the x force product as in my opinion the quality is not there. My tuner recommends Kooks, but I know it can sound Raspy as opposed to the classic V8 burble I'm after....are there any other Electronic valve exhausts out there, or should I just trust black ops advice? Thanks again


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Re: Kooks Headers or GTHaus exhaust?

I had the GTHaus on my 300 and installed them on a couple Jeeps local to me. In either vehicle, you are able to have a normal volume conversation with the cutouts fully open. Obviously it is loud as hell outside and when you jump on it.
It is a very well crafted system, they are also local to me and a bunch of car guys. You should see some of the cars they have at their facility.
When I get the coins together, that is probably the exhaust going on the Jeep.
*I had Kooks headers and high flow cats on the 300 as well*
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I had the GTHaus on my 300 and installed them on a couple Jeeps local to me. In either vehicle, you are able to have a normal volume conversation with the cutouts fully open. Obviously it is loud as hell outside and when you jump on it.
It is a very well crafted system, they are also local to me and a bunch of car guys. You should see some of the cars they have at their facility.
When I get the coins together, that is probably the exhaust going on the Jeep.
*I had Kooks headers and high flow cats on the 300 as well*
You got a Jeep now?

Same experience as ^ so imagine closed mode
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You got a Jeep now?

Same experience as ^ so imagine closed mode
Yep, had a deal that I couldn't pass up on both the 300 and the Jeep. I was already decided that I wanted another Jeep.

I forgot to mention closed mode, it is quiet and no drone or anything inside the cabin, nice and quiet.
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Re: Kooks Headers or GTHaus exhaust?

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If you don't want a race car sound stay away from the GTHaus exhaust! It is obnoxiously LOUD & stupid expensive! Have you listened to the Corsa exhaust? That is a nice sounding exhaust!

Corsa? Are you serious ? That's the worst catback system for our Jeeps, I had mine on for 1 day before I removed it , drones like a sob , idk why it doesn't work on our Jeeps bc I have the Corsa Extreme on my Challenger SRT8, Gthaus is worth every penny imo
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