Tanabe G-Power Medalion Exhaust

[3/16/2002] Reviewed by: Jack Wong - jackelwong@hotmail.com

Applicable to: '90 - '97

Tanabe G-Power Medalion M1 Exhaust

2.25" piping and 3.5" double-wall tip. Product included extra washers and nuts, as well as chrome polish and a sticker. Installation was as easy as any cat-back, using all factory hangers. Fit and finsh is superb, better than some other exhausts. Tip hangs just right, not too low to the ground, and not too close to the bumper. Idle is OEM quiet, can't even tell that I have had the exhaust changed. While cold, it is slightly raspy while blipping the throttle for the first 5 minutes. But as the car warms up, the tone deepens, and the raspiness disappears completely. While on the gas, it turns into a medium-loud scream. Cruising, it is a tiny bit quieter than most cat-backs, but still very deep. No 3000 rpm drone! In conclusion, perfect volume overall and quieter than a JR or Borla. If you are looking for an exhaust that is quiet at idle and not too loud when cruising, this is the perfect pick. Plus it's a bit out of the ordinary than the typical M! iata aftermarket exhaust.

Unfortunately, the mid pipe is not stainless, but since my miata is a sunny day car only, this is not too much of a concern for me.

Under 30 minutes to remove completely

Tenabe Cat-back Exaust

[9/30/99] Reviewed by Ian Stewart - Tourette01@Aol.com

Applicable to '90 - '97 1.8 liter

Cat Back Exaust System stainless steel

Easy Install, However no mounting for After Cat O2 sensor.

Absolutely the Best sound ever found on a miata. Noticeable increase in throttle responce. Did I mention great sound!!! I've heard just about all the others and this sounds the best. The exaust remains quite while the car is cold and does get loud when it's warmed up. It's not protrusively loud. And even non-car people comment on the great sound. My father said that it sounded like his MGB when new... somehow i doubt that. Power increase is slight but noticeable. you feel the increase above 4000rpm. Lots of Horse power is promise when bolted to a header. Looks great too.

Under 30 minutes to remove completely

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