AWE Cat-Back Exhaust System Track Edition Stainless Steel 3" With Chrome Silver Tips Focus ST 2013-2018
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- 3" T304 Stainless Steel
- 4" Double-Walled Exhaust Tips
- Direct Bolt-On System
AWE 3" Stainless Steel Track Edition Cat-Back Exhaust System with Chrome Silver Tips for all 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 Focus STs.
Take the speed, sound and performance of your 2013-2018 Focus ST to the next level with this AWE 3020-32034 3" Stainless Steel Track Edition Cat-Back Exhaust System with Chrome Silver Tips. As always, AWE’s focus is on making your vehicle, in this case a Focus ST, as powerful as possible. This performance exhaust system utilizes all the engineering and precision of AWE’s famous touring edition without their proprietary drone-cancelling solution for an aggressive sound.
Constructed of 3” handcrafted .068” wall T304L stainless steel, this exhaust system features 4” double-walled exhaust tips with a chrome silver finish. The end result is all of the hot hatch tone with none of the drone. The clean, non-baffled, straight-through design maximizes the performance and speed of your Focus ST. The factory-like simplicity of this direct, bolt-on system yields perfect fitment without that pesky engine light shining after your installation process is complete. With an engine that ranges from factory stock running on 93 octane fuel to a 2.0L turbo engine you can expect power gains between 5hp and 6 feet per pounds of torque and 7hp at 3100RPM and 12 feet per pounds of torque at 2750RPM at the crank.
Performance, sound, fitment, options, all perfectly in focus with the AWE 3" Stainless Steel Track Edition Cat-Back Exhaust System with Chrome Silver Tips for your 2013-2018 Focus ST.
Features and Benefits:
- All of the hot hatch tone with zero drone
- Handcrafted out of 3” U.S.-sourced .068” wall T304L stainless steel
- 4” double-walled exhaust tips in a chrome silver finish
- Clean, non-baffled, straight-through design to maximize performance
- Direct bolt-on system
- Factory-like simplicity
- No check engine light
- Perfect fitment
- Proudly designed, engineered, and manufactured in the U.S.A
Please Note: Ford designed the 2015 Focus ST with four exhaust hangers but only added three on the factory exhaust system. All aftermarket exhaust systems are built to use that fourth exhaust hanger. CJ Pony Parts recommends the purchase of COBB¹s Polyurethane Exhaust Hanger Kit (591001).
Tech Tip: All tips include the AWE logo and double walling to ensure a great finish even under hard usage. All tips are individually adjustable, allowing depth into the bumper to be set according to personal taste.
AWE’s singular mission is to unlock the true performance of your vehicle. With an elite team of researchers, engineers, innovators and drivers all of AWE’s products are track-tested to introduce premium performance upgrades for some of the finest automobiles in the world. Whether AWE is choosing the next design or fabricating one of their signature exhaust systems, they are committed to performance, all without sacrificing the practicality you rely on.
Order this AWE 3020-32034 3" Stainless Steel Track Edition Cat-Back Exhaust System with Chrome Silver Tips for your 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 or 2018 Focus ST today from CJ Pony Parts.
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Intermediate skill is required for this installation.
The goal of track edition exhaust to maximum flow. So you do that, you'll get some volume to go along with it. This system is made of the same 304 stainless steel as the other systems, featuring three inch pipes with mandrel bends. Instead of a muffler, it has a resonator in the front and a muffler lead section in the back. And again, it is available with your choice of two different four inch double wall tips. A chrome version or a diamond black.
For this installation, you'll need a lift or a jack and jack stands, 3/8" ratchet, 12 mm socket, 14 mm socket, 15 mm socket, T-40 Torx bit, 14 mm wrench, exhaust hanger removal tool, sawzall, and safety glasses.
Obviously, this car already had an aftermarket exhaust. So we removed it prior to the installation. But to do so on your ST, what you're going to do is remove the cross member here, you're going to cut the pipe right here in front of the rear axle, then separate the back and the front, and remove it from the car.
We're going to start by installing the front pipe. This is large and kind of heavy, so an extra set of hands will definitely help. We're going to reuse the factory gasket and factory hardware. Line up one side. Okay, now you want to support the pipe and we'll tighten down the hardware. Now, we're going to tighten them down.
And we move on to the mid pipe. We're going to start by putting the clamp up here. Make sure you orientate it so you can actually get to the nut. And feed this through. We'll just snug this clamp down for now and adjust it later.
Okay, now it's time for the tail pipe assembly. Put the clamp on first. Now we'll tighten up the clamps. Okay, now finally, we can install the tips. And last step now, reinstall the cross bar.
Alright, let see how the AWE tuning track edition sounds.
I mentioned before, the track edition's designed for flow. Straight through as possible. Get the exhaust out. Make as much power as you can. That kind of exhaust, it's going to be on the louder side, but honestly, it's actually very livable. And you put in six or cruise now around 2,000 RPM, which is kind of the drone zone, and you can really hear it a little more with the touring system, you know it's back there. But it doesn't drone. You don't have that reverberating noise that drives you crazy after a while. It's perfectly livable on the highway.
The AWE touring track edition was designed for a straight through style and it definitely does just that. Is it on the louder side? Sure. Absolutely. But it's definitely livable, doesn't have any drone and looks great on the care as well. The installation's pretty straightforward. About two hours. Be back on the road in no time.