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Does anyone have any videos of the awe exhaust after its had a thousand or so miles on it and broken in? I have heard that it mellows out. I can’t decide between the awe or afe’s Mach force exhaust. I can get the afe for 552 and the awe trail for 750 after shipping.

The awe is made out of t304l while the afe is made of 409 stainless. I imagine the awe would with stand the elements better.
Any opinions?
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Honestly it’s really hard to gauge it from videos. To me it sounds significantly louder/ more aggressive on my JT than it does in videos.

In terms of mellowing out - I’ve got 1000 miles on it now. Where it mellowed out was in regards to some initial drone largely on the freeway. At this point I no longer notice any drone, but it’s largely as loud as it was originally in all others areas.

Not surprisingly it is by far most loud under acceleration. You can definitely freak out a pedestrian with it. I would’ve preferred that acceleration sound level to be a bit deeper but it is a V6 and not a V8. Sounds deeper at start up and idle though.

You can’t beat the quality, looks and fit of the AWE exhaust IMHO. I’ve got the dual exhaust setup. Overall I’m happy with it, but it’s definitely on the aggressive side.
 
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Honestly it’s really hard to gauge it from videos. To me it sounds significantly louder/ more aggressive on my JT than it does in videos.

In terms of mellowing out - I’ve got 1000 miles on it now. Where it mellowed out was in regards to some initial drone largely on the freeway. At this point I no longer notice any drone, but it’s largely as loud as it was originally in all others areas.

Not surprisingly it is by far most loud under acceleration. You can definitely freak out a pedestrian with it. I would’ve preferred that acceleration sound level to be a bit deeper but it is a V6 and not a V8. Sounds deeper at start up and idle though.

You can’t beat the quality, looks and fit of the AWE exhaust IMHO. I’ve got the dual exhaust setup. Overall I’m happy with it, but it’s definitely on the aggressive side.
Yeah now I’m stumped with what I want lol. I’m fine with how loud it will be, but don’t want it excessively loud with my kids/wife. Just a little more grunt. I really wish I could hear one in person. I have heard from a couple people that the videos don’t do it justice for the awe.
 

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Yeah it was a tough decision for me too. The good thing about the AWE exhaust is that the startup shouldn’t wake the wife or neighbors. You can also control the loudness pretty well with the throttle when you’ve got the family in your JT.
 
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Yeah it was a tough decision for me too. The good thing about the AWE exhaust is that the startup shouldn’t wake the wife or neighbors. You can control the loudness pretty well with the throttle.
Overall though you’re happy with the sound and tone though?
 

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Overall though you’re happy with the sound and tone though?
I’m very happy with the start up and idle. It’s definitely a bit louder cruising but no drone at least.

The sound and tone under heavy acceleration is honestly very aggressive. Maybe I’m just getting old😀. It’s got a slightly higher pitched tone.
I’ll see if I can try to record the heavy acceleration sound over the weekend. We’ll see if I can represent it accurately.
 
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I’m very happy with the start up and idle. It’s definitely a bit louder cruising but no drone at least.

The sound and tone under heavy acceleration is honestly more aggressive than it needs to be. Maybe I’m just getting old😀. If it was deeper I probably would like it more but it’s a raspier / higher pitched tone.
I’ll see if I can try to record the heavy acceleration sound for you this weekend to see if I can get the video to represent the sound properly.
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I made 2 sound clips under acceleration - windows down and windows up. Hopefully it gives you an idea. Now that I focused on it more it does sound like it mellowed down a bit under acceleration too.
 

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I made 2 sound clips under acceleration - windows down and windows up. Hopefully it gives you an idea. Now that I focused on it more it does sound like it mellowed down a bit under acceleration too.
That sounded real good! Doesn’t sound raspy like some of the exhausts do for the jts. I’m not a fan of the sound that Borla or corsa puts out. But that sounds good! And I believe you said you have the dual set up. Do you have the conversion pipe for the trail edition?
 

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Love my awe
Only on 500 miles... each day it sounds better and better.

I will say, its a 6 cyl and not 8. It'll never sound like one. But it is by far the best sounding one I've heard.
 
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Love my awe
Only on 500 miles... each day it sounds better and better.

I will say, its a 6 cyl and not 8. It'll never sound like one. But it is by far the best sounding one I've heard.
Which version do you have? Single, dual, or trail?
 

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That sounded real good! Doesn’t sound raspy like some of the exhausts do for the jts. I’m not a fan of the sound that Borla or corsa puts out. But that sounds good! And I believe you said you have the dual set up. Do you have the conversion pipe for the trail edition?
Yes it’s the dual setup. I haven’t purchased the conversion pipe yet.
 
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