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Old 05-13-2019, 09:16 PM
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Even their street system with valves has deafening drone.

And they even stated no drone and wouldn't return an exhaust when it did in fact have it. Never again.

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Old 05-13-2019, 10:32 PM
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Take a look at Soul from Soul Performance. I love mine. Sounds like a cup car without being too loud. Words just can’t explain the wonderful exhaust note. I recommend just giving them a call. They are super helpful and their service is the best there is.
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Originally Posted by Bill Lehman View Post
I had one on my 987.1. Loved the sound at WOT on the track and it still sounds great when I'm behind my old car today. Nearly unacceptable on the street and it has cracked in a few places which Fabspeed wouldn't fix.
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I have the valved version of the Fabspeed exhaust... as well as the rest of their entire "GT450" package. The valves in my exhaust rattled like a tin can due to improper assembly of the valves from the factory. Just like what the other person wrote, their "lifetime warranty" is rubbish and only covered whatever they decided to... which, in my situation, was nothing. I simply ended up cutting out the valves from their defective exhaust. Now I ended up with a hybrid of the competition exhaust and valved since the mufflers are there still.

It's loud... quite loud, but not so loud that I can't daily my car. None of my interior panels rattle from the exhaust... but there is quite a bit of drone. I've always driven loud cars so I'm not bothered by it much.
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Even their street system with valves has deafening drone.

And they even stated no drone and wouldn't return an exhaust when it did in fact have it. Never again.
Wow !!! where's the customer service?
Seems like not much has changed over the years with Fabspeed.
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Wow !!! where's the customer service?
Seems like not much has changed over the years with Fabspeed.
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Old 05-14-2019, 12:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Mutter18 View Post
So waiting for my 2016 GT4 to be delivered after looking for the right car. I'm looking at putting on an aftermarket exhaust. Looking for feed back on the Fabspeed Porsche Cayman GT4 Lightweight Competition Exhaust System. Thanks in advance.
Hello Mutter18,

As Mike mentioned, I know the GT4 platform intimately and would be happy to have a chat with you about it. There is a lot of variation in the experience of the GT4s with aftermarket exhaust systems, and not just different brands/designs but different areas of the exhaust system such as doing headers vs doing a catback, or doing both. I've heard or driven most every combination at this point. Please feel free to give me a call at 484 883 6197 and I'll run you through everything to help you make an educated decision, regardless of whether or not that ends with a SOUL product on your car. If you're up for it, we can also have a chat about chassis tuning, brakes, aero, wheel/tire combinations, etc that I have experience in building these cars. I'm an open book and happy to help.

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Originally Posted by Space Coast GT3 View Post
Take a look at Soul from Soul Performance. I love mine. Sounds like a cup car without being too loud. Words just can’t explain the wonderful exhaust note. I recommend just giving them a call. They are super helpful and their service is the best there is.
Thank you very much for the kind words! Being customer centric is the key component to the foundation of our company, and we are very passionate about the Porsche community. I am glad you are enjoying the SOUL experience, and know we always have your back

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Old 05-14-2019, 06:52 PM
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I have fab speed exhaust for sale if anyone is interested
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Old 05-14-2019, 08:09 PM
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Stay away from FabSpeed. They are stingy when it comes to any warranty claims. And there are better options out there
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Old 05-15-2019, 10:24 AM
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Originally Posted by ggkthx View Post
I have the valved version of the Fabspeed exhaust... as well as the rest of their entire "GT450" package. The valves in my exhaust rattled like a tin can due to improper assembly of the valves from the factory. Just like what the other person wrote, their "lifetime warranty" is rubbish and only covered whatever they decided to... which, in my situation, was nothing. I simply ended up cutting out the valves from their defective exhaust. Now I ended up with a hybrid of the competition exhaust and valved since the mufflers are there still.

It's loud... quite loud, but not so loud that I can't daily my car. None of my interior panels rattle from the exhaust... but there is quite a bit of drone. I've always driven loud cars so I'm not bothered by it much.
Hey we are sorry to hear about your defective valves, and we recently just revised our Lifetime Warranty policy. We at fabspeed are making great strides to improve our customer service and would love to mend this situation. Feel free to reach out to me

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Even their street system with valves has deafening drone.

And they even stated no drone and wouldn't return an exhaust when it did in fact have it. Never again.
JSA pertaining to your statement about our system stating no-drone, we recently released a helmholtz update for our valvetronic system due to community feedback about the amount of drone being experienced. If you have our previous design valvetronic system we do understand that the system did experience drone and worked to remove this drone in our update. If you are interested in having your system updated to the with the new Helmholz design, we would love to update your system at no cost to you. Please feel free to reach out directly, and we can make the changes for you.

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Wow !!! where's the customer service?
Seems like not much has changed over the years with Fabspeed.
James we are very sorry to hear your opinion on our customer service. We are constantly trying to improve our customer service support and would love to talk to you about trying to fix any problems you might have with Fabspeed. Our customers come first and foremost, if you have an issue with one of our products, I would love to chat with you directly and see how we as a company can learn and grow from it. Please feel free to contact me directly at [email protected]

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I appreciate the fact that Scott is stepping up to address all of these unflattering posts for his company, I really do. Hopefully things have changed and there is a shift that will result in a better customer experience.

But I will say this -- there are two issues here: 1) a product that it turns out was not performing as advertised and as expected by customers, and 2) an unwillingness to listen and honor customer complaints about that fact UNTIL the chorus of complaints became too large to ignore, i.e. change was made "due to community feedback about the amount of drone being experienced."

Sounds like M96 IMS bearing problems and Porsche's response.

I fear it speaks to a corporate culture of "you are wrong, we know it" until enough people voice the same complaint. Hopefully that has been addressed as well, but it can be a hard culture to root out. Especially since it almost always emanates from the top down. CSRs don't usually take it on themselves to tell customers to stuff it when they have a complaint unless that has been the directive they've been hearing.
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Old 05-15-2019, 06:44 PM
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Originally Posted by Fabspeed Motorsport View Post
Hey we are sorry to hear about your defective valves, and we recently just revised our Lifetime Warranty policy. We at fabspeed are making great strides to improve our customer service and would love to mend this situation. Feel free to reach out to me
I just emailed you. As I stated in my email, this is the last chance I will provide Fabspeed to make things right. I look forward to your response, or lack thereof.
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Old 05-15-2019, 10:04 PM
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Last chance or what?
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Old 05-16-2019, 12:34 AM
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Dundon if you want proven quality and customer service.
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