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Sneak Peek Video: Armytrix FK8 Civic Type R Exhaust

Although the FK8 Civic Type R the most powerful front-wheel-drive production car ever and has a phenomenal chassis, there is always room for improvement. Many factory components are heavy and hold the engine back. A full turbo-back exhaust is a great way to shed some weight, add some power and add some sound to your FK8 Type R, of course, it was only a matter of time until Armytrix got their hands on a Civic Type R for exhaust development. The full system isn’t available in the US just yet, but that’s just a matter of time. For now, though, we have this awesome exhaust clip to enjoy!

Of course, like every Armytrix exhaust system, this new one for the FK8 Type R will include our world famous Valvetronic system. The Valvetronic system allows you to change the tone of your exhaust on the fly quickly. In the case of the Civic Type R, with the valves closed it has a quiet but sporty sound and with the valves open it sounds incredible. Be sure to check out the full sound clips below and keep your eyes peeled for this exhaust to be available in the US!

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Video: BMW G30 M Sport 540i with ARMYTRIX Cat-Back Exhaust

With BMW’s move towards turbocharged engines in the entire G30 lineup, many enthusiasts have wondered if the new 5-series will live up to the greatness of previous 5-series. A turbocharged engine has potential to produce far more torque than a naturally aspirated engine, but often the sound of a smaller turbocharged engine is what turns enthusiasts away. In the case of the 540i M Sport, there is a 3.0L turbocharged inline-six engine under the hood. In stock form, you can’t really hear the engine at all, but with the addition of an Armytrix Valvetronic catback exhaust, you can crank the exhaust volume up with the press of a button.

Once the exhaust valves have been opened via the included remotes, or through the Armytrix iOS/Android app, the 540i has a very clean, deep, and throaty exhaust sound, which is very similar to the sound of the BMW M2 when equipped with an Armytrix exhaust. Of course, you are driving a large, luxury sedan, and sometimes you want the exhaust to be quiet so you can relax. With the Armytrix remote, you’re able to close the exhaust valves and make the 540i M-Sport sound similar to stock. Be sure to check out the short video below so you can get an idea of how this exhaust system sounds in the real world.

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VR NSX with Armytrix Valvetronic Exhaust on the Dyno

The Acura NSX of the 1990s was an absolute beast and changed the face of supercars forever including the modern NSX. The old one used a simple V6 and kept everything relatively basic. The new NSX uses a twin-turbo V6, three electric motors, and tons of other cool features. A huge amount of hype was behind this new NSX, but it fell short in one important area of the driving experience: the exhaust sound. If you pay a ton of money to have an awesome exotic car, you want it to sound awesome, and the NSX just doesn’t, unfortunately. Luckily, Armytrix has this covered with our new NSX Valvetronic exhaust.

Vivid Racing installed this exhaust on their Project NSX. Compared to stock, this exhaust sounds much better and really adds a whole new dynamic to the driving experience. With such a lovely sound coming from the exhaust, it’s hard to not bury your foot on the gas all the time. Check out the sound clips from the dyno testing below!

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Sneak Peek of the Audi B9 S4 Armytrix Exhaust at Vivid Racing

The Audi S4 is one of the most popular euro-tuner cars to ever exist. The B9 S4 is arguably the best S4 ever with great chassis dynamics, a ridiculously fast shifting transmission, and a very tuner friendly 3.0L V6 turbo engine under the hood. Development of an Armytrix turbo back exhaust has been in the pipeline for a little while, with testing complete at Vivid Racing. This new exhaust features our famous Valvetronic system which allows the exhaust volume to be changed on the fly for those early mornings or late nights. Check it out the sneak peek below! Give us a call to preorder yours today.

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ARMYTRIX Valvetronic: How it Works – Brief Overview

As an Armytrix fan, customer, or potential customer, you have likely heard of Valvetronic. It’s one of the prominent selling features of Armytrix exhaust systems and has shifted the entire exhaust industry towards adopting similar technology in all exhaust systems. The whole point of the Valvetronic system is to give you an option for how loud you want your car to be. If you leave early in the morning for work, you probably don’t want your car to be excessively loud, as it will upset your neighbors. Once you’re out on the open road or shredding a canyon road, you want to hear those awesome noises your car makes.

The Valvetronic system allows you to switch between being quiet and being loud with the push of a button via the included remote or through the smartphone application; this works by tapping into a vacuum source on your engine and connecting it to the control module. When you press the button on the remote or smartphone application, you are communicating with the OBDII module via Bluetooth. This OBDII module tells the exhaust valve module to allow the engine vacuum to open or close the exhaust valve. You can also set the exhaust valve module to an automatic mode which will open/close the exhaust valve based on predetermined RPM range or throttle position.

Aside from getting a brutal sound with the Valvetronic system open, you can also gain power, especially if your car is turbocharged. Depending on the car, modifications, and tune you have, the valve being open will also the exhaust gas to flow more freely, as it does not have to pass through any muffler. If your vehicle is turbocharged, you may see a slight increase in boost pressure depending if you are running an open or closed boost cycle, resulting in more horsepower.

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