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Amuse Vestito Front Bumper / Carbon Signal V1 Fenders / Aeroflow Dynamics Side Splitters / STILLEN Rear Spoiler / Satin Vampire Red/Carbon Fiber 3M Wrap
Rohana RFX5 19×9.5 / 19×11 on Hankook Ventus V12 Evo2 Tires / Tein S-Tech Springs / Hotchkis Sway Bars / 3.7 VLSD

John J is a Z man today- though for years that wasn’t the case – and through a strange twist of fate, John found himself both cursed and enamored by Nissan’s legendary sportscar. John currently has a 370Z, but picked it up after getting over a bit of tragedy. The pic above you see is one of the photos of the car in its original form – a far cry from the crimson machine in the driveway today. After getting through his suite of Nissan 370Z Mods, fate stepped in to put the original car he’d dreamed about as a teenager and young adult in his driveway.

the Z31 300ZX 2+2 driven by Bruce Willis in BLIND DATE

(Bruce Willis, Driving a Z31 300ZX 2+2 in the film Blind Date… read more about that here)

“Naturally, when I was growing up, the Z was one of my favorite cars.  A cross between a muscle car and a roadster.  I fell in love with the Z31 300ZX and the pointy nose driven by Bruce Willis (this is a reference to the film BLIND DATE). For many reasons, I never purchased a Z in my youth.  Money, priorities, responsibilities or whatever it may be…  I never even had the opportunity to ride in a Z!
That changed one night in 1997, at what was supposed to be the culmination of an awesome night out with friends, John got his first chance to ride in a Z in the back of his dearest friend’s boyfriend’s Z32 300ZX 2+2.

Buckle up, it’s storytime, but stay with us here and you’ll see how this all comes full circle.

“At 3:30 a.m. on August 7, 1997,  that long awaited opportunity turned into the beginning of the worst day of my life…”

The Z became a curse in an instant when the car they were riding in side swiped a semi tanker, carrying a fuel even more dangerous than gasoline, Aviation fuel. With the 300ZX travelling at one hundred twenty miles an hour as it struck the fuel tanker, the impact was horrific, hurling the car some 800 feet down the road, pinballing off of the guardrails along the way. Even the best engineered vehicles aren’t designed for crashes at that speed – and car versus semi crashes never end well.

John’s close friend Jenny, sitting in the front passenger seat was ejected from the car, killing her instantly. The driver was injured badly, but survived the disaster. John and another friend who had also been stuffed into the back seat were very lucky, as John and the other rear passenger climbed out of the ruined hulk with hardly a scratch… but the damage was done. His close friend Jenny was gone at the age of 22, and what was once John’s dream car had now become a continuous reminder of that awful event.

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“I barely had a scratch externally… but for years after, I never looked at another Z.  I had no interest whatsoever for obvious reasons that were associated with PTSD from the accident.”  Seeing a Z was a trigger that brought back the terrible feeling of ‘survivor’s guilt’- something all too common among those who endure tragedies of this caliber- questioning your decisions wishing you had made one of a thousand decisions differently that night, and begging to change places with someone you loved, whose life was cut way too short.

John spent almost 20 years distancing himself from Nissan’s iconic sports coupe, but a simple trip carshopping for his next daily changed that.

“I didn’t look at another Z, not until March of 2016, when my search to lease a new Nissan Murano SUV with my girlfriend and life partner Sandy brought us to the local Nissan dealer.  So we are walking through the lot, talking with our salesperson about trying to get the best lease possible for the next utilitarian vehicle I will be driving, and walking towards the entrance to their dealership when Sandy pointed at these two cars sitting in front of the doors.

Naturally, like any dealership, they had their best on display -a couple of 370Z’s were front and center.  Sandy was the first to look closer and asked me to take a look at the car (noticing the affordability in comparison to leasing a Morano).  So I casually glanced at the Z at first, and then I couldn’t help staring at the car.  Since that night in 1997 I have always lived my life for two people, Jenny and I.  When presented with a decision that puts him out of his comfort zone, whether it is jumping off of a 30 foot high cliff in Jamaica or buying a defining car in his life John has always asked himself “what would Jenny do?”.

 Then it hit me. I thought to myself, I am 46, kids out of the house, I have been thinking about getting something for me, I have a wonderful girlfriend that supports me, and Jenny’s memory will be a part of this car and a part of my continuing recovery.  

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Amuse Vestito Front Bumper / Carbon Signal V1 Fenders / Aeroflow Dynamics Side Splitters / STILLEN Rear Spoiler / Satin Vampire Red/Carbon Fiber 3M Wrap
Rohana RFX5 19×9.5 / 19×11 on Hankook Ventus V12 Evo2 Tires / Tein S-Tech Springs / Hotchkis Sway Bars / 3.7 VLSD

So, rather than the Murano, we purchased the 370Z and started our mod journey to create a car that came from my heart, and bonds me with her.  The 370Z’s name is Jenny for that reason.” So out of that tragedy, John and Sandy found a way to heal, and like any good Z car, gave the car its own bit of soul – the car itself a way to memorialize a friend gone too soon. It’s not at all uncommon amongst gearheads like John, we tend to find ways to rebuild our broken hearts by turning wrenches – go to any busy car show, you’re sure to find a vehicle built in the memory of another, a way to remember those who have left our lives too soon, so our hearts never forget.

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Amuse Vestito Front Bumper / Carbon Signal V1 Fenders / Aeroflow Dynamics Side Splitters / STILLEN Rear Spoiler / Satin Vampire Red/Carbon Fiber 3M Wrap
Rohana RFX5 19×9.5 / 19×11 on Hankook Ventus V12 Evo2 Tires / Tein S-Tech Springs / Hotchkis Sway Bars / 3.7 VLSD

Long after John and Sandy first started their journey with Jenny, their Fairlady 370Z, a spark of inspiration nudged him to pick up a second Z… We’ll get into that other “new” car in a moment, but let’s talk about what’s been done to Jenny, this incredible Satin Red 370Z first.

As so many of us do, John started with audio -the first mod to the 2016 Nissan 370Z was upgrading the radio and audio system – and right after those, first performance parts on the list was the 370Z intake and 370Z exhaust.

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After doing extensive research online, on the forums, and in the local Z/G clubs to pick other enthusiasts’ brains about what the best option was, John opted to go with a STILLEN Gen 3 Intake for 370Z, matched with a STILLEN Cat-Back 370Z Exhaust for maximum effect.

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The Stillen Gen 3 intakes feed into a Custom ported upper plenum

“The Stillen Gen 3 intakes are the best in breed and every other intake is referenced to it.  It opens up throttle response and lets the engine breathe.  The Stillen cat back exhaust isn’t the loudest and as a daily driver I appreciate that.  I don’t hear exhaust drone when cruising while hearing the car roar when accelerating.  Combined, my bolt on NA 370Z tuned at 330+ RWHP (with a large chunk courtesy of STILLEN).  Given their relationship with Nissan, STILLEN are who I trusted to provide the most power from my VQ37, and they came through.”

It’s no surprise the Gen III intakes are still considered one of the best possible options for naturally aspirated VQ37HR and VQ35HR engined cars – after all, we did go through fifty six – yes, 56, different prototypes before we worked out the design you’ve come to know and love that delivers the best gains available. Paired with a custom ported Upper Intake Plenum, throttle response is quite sharp.

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Stillen Cat Back Exhaust / Kinetix HFCs Give the 370Z An Aggressive Roar

As far as the exhaling side of the VQ37HR’s breathing was concerned, John opted to enhance flow with the STILLEN Cat-Back Exhaust for Nissan 370Z. The oversized polished tips look great whether ensconced in the factory rear bumper, NISMO or any other option. Offering power, style and sound, the STILLEN Cat-Back is truly the complete package, offering a low-drone way to get a richer, more satisfying exhaust note out of the 370Z – you can still have a conversation with your date, codriver, business partner, dog, or whoever you talk to most often in your Z.

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The etched STILLEN logo on each tip gives the system a custom-tailored touch as well. After the performance modifications, next was the exterior – a new bumper, side skirt diffusers, a spoiler and a color change courtesy a custom wrap transformed John’s 370Z from ‘little black dress’ to ‘Jessica Rabbit’ aesthetic virtually overnight.

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Rounding out the visual modifications is a Stillen rear wing, custom-wrapped in Carbon Fiber look vinyl, adding a nice bit of detail against the intense satin red.

Lowered on Tein S-Tech Springs, the stock wheels have been swapped out for a set of Rohana RFX5 19×9.5 / 19×11 with a set of Hotchkis Sway Bars keeping the suspension compliant. Then to ensure the power is getting to both rear wheels, a 3.7 ratio viscous limited slip rear differential was fitted as well.

 

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Amuse Vestito Front Bumper / Carbon Signal V1 Fenders / Aeroflow Dynamics Side Splitters / STILLEN Rear Spoiler / Satin Vampire Red/Carbon Fiber 3M Wrap
Rohanan RFX5 19×9.5 / 19×11 on Hankook Ventus V12 Evo2 Tires / Tein S-Tech Springs / Hotchkis Sway Bars / 3.7 VLSD

“With the continuous love and support of my amazingly supportive girlfriend Sandy, we have started this journey with Jenny. I’ve been given an opportunity to work through another hurdle in overcoming the events of that fateful night and embracing the anxiety of seeing a Z32 as an important step in the healing process… as a result I have fallen back in love with the Z.” 

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Amuse Vestito Front Bumper / Carbon Signal V1 Fenders / Aeroflow Dynamics Side Splitters / STILLEN Rear Spoiler / Satin Vampire Red/Carbon Fiber 3M Wrap
Rohanan RFX5 19×9.5 / 19×11 on Hankook Ventus V12 Evo2 Tires / Tein S-Tech Springs / Hotchkis Sway Bars / 3.7 VLSD

Check out the rather impressive list of mods the car already sports:

Current:

-Rohana RFX5 wheels 19X9.5/11 with Hankook tires

Tein S-Tech Springs

-Amuse Vestito front bumper

-Carbon Signal V1 fenders

-Aeroflow Dynamics side splitter

STILLEN Rear Spoiler

-iJDMToy smoked rear 4th brake / fog / reverse light

-3.7 ratio VLSD swap

STILLEN Gen 3 Intake

-Custom Ported Upper Plenum

STILLEN Cat-Back Exhaust for 370Z

-KINETIX HFC

WRAPPED IN:
-3M Satin Vampire Red primary wrap color with Black Carbon Fiber and gloss black as accent colors

Future Mods:

-Brake Upgrade (in-the-works… Akebono brakes currently at powder coat,  just waiting on new rotors)
-34 row oil cooler (Florida life)
-STILLEN Supercharger (once car is paid off)
-Level 10 built 7AT transmission
-Quaife Rear Differential & Upgraded Housing

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As fate would have it, right after Sandy and John had started talking about what their next car purchase would be. They were considering the ‘second car’s intended use – they agreed on the idea of a convertible garage queen to drive on the weekends… and then about a month ago, a neighbor two doors down pulled a gorgeous pearl white ’90 Nissan 300ZX Twin Turbo [Z32 TT] out of the garage.

“Naturally, I had to talk to him (though we’d only talked twice in the 5 years we’d been neighbors) about the car… and where it came from.”

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“I tracked down my neighbor and got the story on the Z: It was his wife’s father’s and had been given to (my neighbors) as a wedding present.  To my disappointment, he said someone had come and put down a deposit already, but did mention whoever it was had not picked it up yet – or paid in full.” With the neighbors new car occupying the Z’s former spot in the garage, the immaculate Z32 300ZX Twin Turbo now sat in the sun, waiting for its new owner to fetch it. Surely, someone who left a deposit will be back to get the car, right? Well.. maybe not.

A few weeks go by, during which time John and Sandy rented a Mustang convertible – and ended up not liking the convertible experience in a Mustang. This got them talking again about that ‘second car’, and what they didn’t like about a convertible… so a full convertible was out, but both of them agreed they loved T-Tops. So their plan for ‘a convertible’ had changed to ‘a car with T-Tops’. It should go without saying, but while Targa roofs have stuck around, the list of “Cars that Came with T-Tops” hasn’t had any new additions in a while.
‘Hmm… what car has T-Tops…’, they mused… and like a flash of lightning it the idea struck. The Z car sitting two doors down has T-Tops, and it’s no longer in a garage and exposed to the sun!

John went to see his neighbor the next day – weeks had passed and the car was still here, so he asked his neighbor what the deal was with the Z’s buyer.  John’s neighbor said still the guy hadn’t come to get it and hadn’t heard from him in a while. So, John told him he would be more than happy to take her (the 300ZX) off of his hands right now, if he was good with it. While money talks, for some people, it’s also about who the car is going to. John’s neighbor accepted, saying, “Absolutely! I know you’re going to take care of her (the 300ZX), which will make my wife’s father very happy that the Z he loved went to a good home!”

“Naturally, I had to name her (the 300ZX) after the woman that has been there by my side and supported me through this journey. I call her mZSandy.

 

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This ’90 Z32 Nissan 300ZX Twin Turbo is clearly not stock – while that’s not our aero kit (our guess is WingsWest), the STILLEN badging in various places on the car and level of modification suggest there may be a few goodies of ours – either produced by or sourced by us – hidden in there. The modifications are tasteful while also offering a snapshot of 90’s tuning trends. John’s as in the dark as we are, and the car is currently being gone over at a Z specialist to work out what’s been done and what, if anything, it needs.

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A front strut tower brace firms up the chassis of this T-Top equipped Z32, and as was the trend, there’s an abundance of red details like the wire looms and radiator supports.

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Out back, the polished mufflers of a STILLEN Exhaust for 1990-96 Nissan 300ZX Twin Turbo gives the car a more authoritative growl, sharper response and more power on tap when the twin turbos hit boost.

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While the plan for now is to work out what’s on the car, John’s planning a STILLEN Crankshaft Pulley for 300ZX in the future. Once the check-up is complete, this beauty should be a real joy to log miles on this summer.

A big thank you to John for sharing his story & photos with us and for making us a part of his build.

Thanks for joining us, and we hope you enjoyed the photos.

Interested in modifying your Z? Whether you’ve got a 300ZX or a 370Z, our experts here at STILLEN can help make it even better. Check out the site at STILLEN.com, chat live with the team using the LiveChat window to ask questions and get answers in real time, call us at 1-888-250-5542 7a-5p M-F PST or just stop by the shop during regular business hours. See you next time!

We have finished final production on the new STILLEN Stainless 370Z Cat-Back Exhaust System, and wanted to share the pictures, video sound clip and dyno sheets with you.

The 2009-18 Nissan 370Z is responding excellent to power modifications, and our heritage with tuning the Z car has allowed us to squeeze an additional 18whp and 15wtq from this upgrade.  See below for the pictures and video.

STILLEN 370Z Cat-Back Exhaust Sound Clip

Here’s the product information from the STILLEN Product Page:
STILLEN is proud to offer the complete, true dual, stainless steel exhaust system for the 2009-2018 NISSAN 370Z. Constructed out of polished stainless steel and finished with 4.5″ polished 304 stainless tips and polished mufflers this exhaust nets a gain of 18 rear wheel horsepower! With years of experience on the VQ35 engines STILLEN was able to utilize that knowledge with the larger 3.7 liter and find hidden power in the factory exhaust system.

In years past, magazines have always shown the STILLEN exhaust to be the most powerful exhaust when tested in their comparison shootouts. Designed and manufactured in house at STILLEN in Costa Mesa, CA, each product is inspected multiple times for quality, fit and workmanship, leading magazines and blogs to comment on the superior construction, perfect fit and finish and attention to detail found in STILLEN Cat-Back Exhausts. With a sound that offers an aggressive, yet refined note that does not disturb the senses or drone inside the vehicle.”

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Features:

  • Maximum Horsepower – Dyno proven +18whp / +15wtq Gain
  • Stainless Steel Construction and Dual 4.5″ 304SS Tips
  • Mild Tone at Idle, Aggressive Under Throttle
  • Aggressive Tone Without Annoying Drone
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty

Photos and Dyno Sheet

Best Exhaust: STILLEN Axle Back 2016-2017 Nissan Altima

Best Exhaust: STILLEN Axle Back 2016-2017 Nissan Altima

Nissan gave its fifth generation L33 Altima a facelift for 2016, which includes revised front and rear bumpers, new headlights and taillights, and a refined interior. During the summer of 2016, STILLEN answered with a more aggressive styling package for the Nissan L33 Altima including the Front Bumper Splitter (KB13152) and Rear Valance Diffuser (KB13158MB) complementing and enhancing the striking lines of the Altima. STILLEN furthered its development revising the exhaust on the Altima, offering its latest Axle Back Exhaust (508321) 2.5L & 3.5L Sedan V6.

Best Exhaust: STILLEN Axle Back 2016-2017 Nissan Altima
STILLEN’s stainless-steel axle-back system for the L33 Altima features mandrel bent welded T304 stainless-steel piping linking to resonated stainless-steel muffler sections. The stainless-steel muffler tips can be adjusted to match the rear bumper fascia making this is a great complement to the STILLEN Matte Black Rear Valance Diffuser (KB13158MB). If you’re looking to make more power, STILLEN also offers its short ram STILLEN Hi-Flow Intake kit for 2013-2015 Nissan Altima Sedan (402875).

Best Exhaust: STILLEN Axle Back 2016-2017 Nissan Altima

  • T304 Stainless-steel Construction
  • Slip-fit Connectivity
  • Adjustable Tips
  • STILLEN Precision
  • Designed and Manufactured in the USA

Best Exhaust: STILLEN Axle Back 2016-2017 Nissan Altima

STILLEN engineers carefully select the components for every exhaust system to deliver the best performance, sound and fitment. Complimenting the exhaust cut outs with a beautifully polished exit tip that transforms the Altima into something more original and unique. STILLEN proudly designs, tests and manufactures every exhaust in the USA at the STILLEN facility in Costa Mesa, CA.

Best Exhaust: STILLEN Axle Back 2016-2017 Nissan Altima

 


To order the Best Exhaust: STILLEN Axle Back 2016-2017 Nissan Altima or for more information,
Reach out to us at 866-250-5542
Email: sales@stillen.com
or via live chat at stillen.com!

We can barely keep these exhausts on the shelves, so order yours Today!


STILLEN Matte Black Front Bumper Splitter for 2016+ Nissan Altima (KB13152) 
STILLEN Matte Black Rear Valance Diffuser for 2016+ Nissan Altima (KB13158MB)
STILLEN Axle Back Exhaust for 2016-2017 L33 Nissan Altima 2.5L & 3.5L Sedan V6 (508321)
STILLEN Hi-Flow Intake kit for 2013-2015 Nissan Altima Sedan (402875).

Port City Nissan x STILLEN 2017 Nissan Maxima

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Nissan has put the “sport” back into its original “four door sports car”, the Nissan Maxima. After unveiling the Sport Sedan Concept early in 2014, it built up anticipation for the eighth generation A367 Maxima for the 2016 model year. Nissan did not disappoint and the numbers prove it, as Maxima sales in March 2017 outperformed the previous 39 months and were the second highest overall in the last 88 months (according to ANDC research).

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Riding the wave of the Maxima’s popularity, Nate Price, a Parts Consultant at Port City Nissan in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, decided to outfit one of the hot selling sedans with aftermarket components. He installed a STILLEN Front Bumper Lip Splitter Extension for 2016-2017 Nissan Maxima adding this front lip splitter achieving a more aggressive look and some extra performance. Adding to the performance section we will bolt up a STILLEN Stainless Steel Dual Axle-Back Exhaust System for 2016 Nissan Maxima (504399) providing an amazing sound that wakes up the car from factory restrictions on the 8th gen. The chassis was then outfitted with Giovanna 20-inch Haleb wheels before dropping the chassis lower center of gravity, with a set of Eibach Pro-Kit Lowering Springs for 2009-2014 Nissan Maxima (6392.140). According to Price, “We liked the way it turned out, the parts fit like a glove.”
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To outfit your Nissan Maxima A367 with STILLEN products, don’t hesitate to contact the dealerships in the STILLEN Dealer Network. If you’re close to Portsmouth, contact Nate Price at Port City Nissan at 603-431-6500 extension #3.

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To order or if you have any additional questions about Port City Nissan x STILLEN 2017 Nissan Maxima, please feel free to give us a call:
STILLEN:(800-576-2131)
Email: sales@stillen.com
Chat with us on Live Chat at STILLEN.com.


 

STILLEN is excited to announce the release of our premier Nissan GT-R Exhaust System.  After numerous systems were designed, fabricated and tested; Steve Millen selected this configuration as the one to put into production.

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Meeting all of his criteria for power, sound and appearance this cat-back system uses 504 Stainless Steel, is TIG welded throughout, 27% lighter than stock (30 lbs versus 41 lbs for stock) and results in an aggressive (but not obtrusive) tone.

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The custom fabricated quadruple 5″ tips really fill the factory exhaust cutouts in the rear fascia and the etched STILLEN logos let everyone know that your R35 is tuned by the GT-R experts.

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Check out the details.

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As with any GT-R performance exhaust system, the STILLEN Exhaust for the Nissan GT-R also offers more horsepower and torque as well- most GT-R’s typically yielded a gain of between 15whp to 20whp, and the system sounds as good as it looks.

 

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Additional info from the STILLEN Product Page:

STILLEN is proud to offer the premier exhaust system for the 2009 Nissan GT-R. After many different styles and months of development Steve Millen and the engineers at STILLEN have come up with an exhaust system that offers increased performance, race-car sounds, unmatched quality and ‘work of art’ appearance.


This exhaust system is constructed out of high luster polished 304 Stainless Steel. During the production process the rear exhaust components are polished five times to ensure a brilliant finish and to make sure that every part of the exhaust exudes excellence.


To ensure superior quality the exhaust is TIG welded by hand and the weld ‘burns’ are left to maintain the race car heritage and look of the Nissan GT-R.


The exhaust has been tested and tuned to offer superior performance and sound while offering a reasonable price. This exhaust comes with a lifetime warranty and is supported by years of racing experience from the experts at STILLEN.

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These parts are now in production, and shipping regularly. Make sure to get an order in now – don’t miss out!

Have a listen to the sound in this clip:

Features:

• Lightweight Materials shaves weight off the GT-R – 27% Lighter than factory!
• Improved Power – 15-20WHP Gains Typical
• Increased Throttle Response
• Race-Car Like Sound Turns Heads without Being Obnoxious (Minimal Drone!)
• Made in Costa Mesa, CA using 304 Stainless Steel, backed by a Lifetime Warranty
• Polished Rear Section and Quadruple 5″ Tips Looks as good as it sounds

 

When you hear the phrase, “exhaust system,” MagnaFlow is a name that instantly comes to mind.  At this point, the words have become practically synonymous with one another.   Over the past 30 years, MagnaFlow has earned the reputation as being one of the most preeminent exhaust manufacturers in the world.  It strives to consistently produce some of the best sounding, performing, and most durable exhaust products on the market.  As such, we here at STILLEN are proud to announce that our very own Jospeh Tu has had a hand in helping MagnaFlow continue to fulfill this mission.  MagnaFlow has recently announced an upcoming lineup 2016 Chevy Camaro exhaust systems, with Tu’s 2016 Camaro SS serving as one of the developmental vehicles that helped it all come together!

 

Let the Power Flow Through You

Sporting a loud, rumbling 6.2L V8 producing 455 HP, the new 2016 Chevy Camaro SS is already a more-than-capable machine from the factory.  The power, sound, and performance of the new Camaro is sure to put a smile on its driver’s face every time he or she takes the car out for a spin.  However, our friends over at MagnaFlow – as they always do – wanted to take things one step further (and make that smile just a little bit wider) with their new lineup of 2016 Chevy Camaro exhaust systems.  The systems come in either cat-back or axle-back variants for both the 6.2L V8 and 3.6L V6 versions of the car.  However, all of the exhaust systems are constructed out of stainless steel and feature a polished tip finish.  Each system has also been dyno tested and proven to offer performance gains in both horsepower and torque, all while offering MagnaFlow’s lifetime construction warranty.

 

Street King or Track Day Hero?

Depending on your driving needs, there is a choice of either the “Competition” or “Race” series for each 2016 Chevy Camaro exhaust system.  If you’re looking for an excellent driver for the streets, the Competition Series features an aggressive exhaust note and a reduced system mass.  On the other hand, if you’re looking to possibly track your Camaro, the Race Series offers a muffler-less design and emits – as described by MagnaFlow itself – the “most aggressive race car sound”.  Either way, you really can’t go wrong with whatever series you choose.

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Joseph Tu’s 2016 Chevy Camaro SS showing off its MagnaFlow exhaust at STILLEN’s recent Car-B-Que gathering!

 

The Waiting Game

We personally cannot wait for the release of these new MagnaFlow 2016 Chevy Camaro exhaust systems, which are currently available for presale.  If you wish to check out all of the upcoming 2016 Chevy Camaro exhaust products and their respective features and prices, please see this list provided by Magnaflow.  In the meantime, you can also check out this teaser clip featuring the loud rumble of the Camaro SS equipped with the new MagnaFlow exhaust.  The aggressive growl is sure to really get your blood flowing.

 

With deep roots in the Nissan community, it’s only natural that STILLEN has introduced a new line of power, performance and styling products for the 2016 Nissan Maxima. Our design goal was straightforward: offer enhanced performance and add a hint of aggression to the jet-inspired styling, controls and luxurious appointments of the newly updated Maxima.

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STILLEN power, performance and body styling products catapult the 2016 Nissan Maxima into the Jet Set.

The Strong, Silent Type

Reviewers from Car and Driver praised the newly redesigned interior. It’s the rare review that doesn’t wax poetic about the enveloping, technology-rich driver compartment, said to be inspired by a fighter jet cockpit.

Yet the latest Maxima offers reduced cabin noise on par with leading luxury brands. Isn’t this a bit like Top Gun minus the control tower flybys?

Blue Angels

Nissan designers visited the Blue Angels for inspiration and ideas they incorporated into the redesigned 2016 Maxima. Not a bad day in the office!

Still a classic movie and all, but for Maxima pilots looking to enhance the engine note both inside and out, STILLEN Stainless Steel Axle Back Exhaust System for 2016 Nissan Mazima A367 offers to open up the afterburners a notch while offering a bump in horsepower and torque numbers.  Like a navy jet catapulting off a carrier deck, your 0-60 launch will sound a lot sweeter.

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The STILLEN axle-back performance exhaust turns the 2016 Maxima afterburners up a notch.

Living on the Edge

The heavily restyled Maxima incorporates lots of angles and v-shapes (more fighter jet influence?). You could literally and figuratively describe the ’16 Maxima design as “edgy”. So our designers finished the axle-back exhaust system with 4-inch angle cut, dual wall, tapered exhaust tips. They fill the factory exhaust cutouts nicely, delivering an aggressive look that matches the enhanced exhaust note.

Getting Shredded

Everybody knows you stand clear of jet intakes…unless you want to get shredded the bad way…aka like Parmesan cheese instead of like Ahhhhhhnold.  Turbine engines and car engines both rely on free flowing air to make power (trust us on this, we looked it up on howstuffworks.com).

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Highway to the Danger Zone!

So the perfect pairing with the axle-back exhaust is a STILLEN Hi Flow Cold Air Intake w/ Dry Filter + Polyurethane Air Duct for 2009-2015 Nissan Maxima A367.

It offers performance gains in the 8-10 horsepower range across the entire powerband. Like the exhaust system, the ram air intake amplifies the engine note just enough to add a sporty edge to the lux interior environment.

Stillen 2016 Nissan Maxima Cold Air Intake

The cold air intake adds firepower to the 2016 Maxima Air Force.

The intake retains the factory intake tract which leads into the STILLEN polyurethane air chamber, ensuring the coldest possible air reaches the engine. A sleek, polished aluminum intake tube adds to the look and durability of the unit. It wouldn’t look out of place on an FA-18 Hornet jet fighter. A genuine K & N high flow air filter ensures the Nissan VQ35 3.5-liter V-6 engine breathes cleanly and freely.

Amping Up the Style

For Maxima owners looking to personalize their ride with some subtly aggressive exterior cues, STILLEN designers hand-crafted some great body styling pieces.

Stillen 2016 Nissan Maxima Rear Diffuser

STILLEN designers took their cues from the Maxima’s ‘Flying V’ taillights to create an edgy, muscular rear diffuser.

The STILLEN Matte Black Rear Valance Diffuser for 2016 Nissan Maxima A367 adds some low-down aggressive styling to the rear end of the Maxima. Our designers realized the stock Maxima backside looked rounded and soft compared to the angular front end. They resolved this split personality disorder with a muscular diffuser that is much more cohesive with overall vehicle styling cues. Once installed, the STILLEN diffuser “wakes” up the angular taillight design and covers up the stock exhaust cans for a more finished look. Engineered and constructed for precise fit, the rear diffuser is available either unfinished and ready for paint or painted matte black.

Stillen 2016 Nissan Maxima Roof Wing Spoiler

The STILLEN Roof Wing Spoiler for 2016 Nissan Maxima A367 streamlines the Maxima swept roof line. Supersonic, baby!

For owners looking to enhance the Maxima roof line and improve aerodynamics, STILLEN offers a high quality polyurethane roof wing spoiler. Engineered and constructed for precise fit, the roof wing is available either unfinished and ready for paint or painted matte black.

Stillen 2016 Nissan Maxima front splitter

The STILLEN Front Bumper Splitter for 2016 Nissan Maxima A367 will make you shout ‘Great Balls of Fire!”

Nissan’s designers hit their target with the Maxima front end design.  A light touch was all that was needed to add a little jet fuel to the fire – we created a suitably aggressive front lip/splitter that complements the natural lines of the front bumper while adding a subtle edge.

All of the STILLEN brand 2016 Nissan Maxima body styling products are constructed of durable polyurethane using a proprietary formulation. We’re so confident in their durability that we offer a limited lifetime warranty. They’re easy to install, offer precision fit and finish and include genuine 3M auto trim tape and installation instructions.

Check out these how to videos for installing your 2016 Nissan Maxima body styling kit

 

So if your stock 2016 Maxima doesn’t quite “Take Your Breath Away”, STILLEN has your six…teen covered.

The 2016 Maxima performance and styling products are proudly Made in the USA by expert craftsmen at the STILLEN hangars in Costa Mesa, California.

STILLEN combines best in class automotive parts and accessories with expert service to deliver personalized lifestyle solutions for automotive enthusiasts seeking power, performance and style.

Go from tame to authoritative with a touch of the gas pedal, as you accelerate in your 2014-2015 Infiniti Q50 with STILLEN Axle-Back exhaust! The STILLEN Infiniti Q50 axle back exhaust for 2014-15 Q50 is meticulously engineered and manufactured by our experts, so it provides you with the perfect blend of performance and power. This exhaust truly takes the already exemplary Q50 to the next level!

Infiniti Q50 Axle Back Exhaust Installed

STILLEN Infiniti Q50 axle back exhaust for 2014-15 Q50 (installed)

Expert Craftsmanship

Designed and manufactured in house at STILLEN in Costa Mesa, CA, each part is inspected multiple times to ensure the finest quality and fitment and as produced using the highest quality materials by expert craftsmen, this Q50 exhaust is made to last. Featuring mandrel bent piping, free flowing performance mufflers and tips that are constructed from 304 grade stainless steel, this system sounds as good as it looks. Plus, we are so confident in the quality or our work that each exhaust comes with a manufacturer’s limited lifetime warranty.

Unmistakable Sound

Refined, yet aggressive is the most common way STILLEN exhausts are described and this Infiniti Q50 axle back exhaust is no exception. Like other STILLEN exhausts, it is mild and well-mannered under normal driving conditions, but quickly turns aggressive and authoritative when under throttle. Play the video clip below to listen and decide for yourself:

Versatile Design

Just because you want to be environmentally friendly doesn’t mean you should sacrifice performance and power! The STILLEN Infiniti Q50 rear section exhaust fits both hybrid and non-hybrid models!

Where to Find the Infiniti Q50 Axle Back Exhaust

If you’re ready to upgrade to the STILLEN Infiniti Q50 axle back exhaust, then please give our experts a call at (866) 250-5542. They will be happy to answer any questions you have about this rear section exhaust or any of the other Q50 parts we manufacturer.

If you want to take your ride to the next level, then the new Magnaflow 2014 Chevy Corvette C7 exhaust is the systems for you. Not only does this system feature the signature sound only a Magnaflow exhaust can bring you, but it is also dyno tested and proven to make power. Just think of the fun you can have with a little extra power and how great a new exhaust will sound on your C7!

Magnaflow 2014 Chevy Corvette C7 Exhaust

Magnaflow 2014 Chevy Corvette C7 Exhaust

Signature Sound:

This 2014 Corvette C7 axle back exhaust features Magnaflow’s signature sound and boasts a smooth deep tone that will make everyone jealous. Click the video below to hear what we’re talking about:

Magnaflow 2014 Chevy Corvette C7 Exhaust Available in Black or Stainless Steel Finishes:

Magnaflow is now offering the Corvette C7 axle back exhaust in an iconic stainless steel finish or for someone that is looking for a more aggressive look, a black over stainless steel finish. Check out the photos below!

Magnaflow 15316 Chevy Corvette Stingray Stainless Steel Axle-Back Exhaust - Quad Center Rear Exit

Magnaflow 15316
Chevy Corvette Stingray Stainless Steel Axle-Back Exhaust – Quad Center Rear Exit

Other Reasons Why We Love the Magnaflow Corvette C7 Exhaust:

  • 3″ mandrel bent tubing
  • 4.5″ polished stainless tips
  • 5″ x 8″ x11″ polished stainless mufflers
  • Quad center rear exit exhaust
  • Fits V8 6.2L C7 Corvettes
  • Lifetime warranty on stainless steel; 1 year warranty on black finish

How to Order

To order the stainless steel or black over stainless steel Magnaflow Corvette C7 exhaust, simply click the links below or call us at (866) 250-5542 and we will be happy to help you.

 

Our friends at Nissan Lloydminster are at it again with another souped-up Titan. The goal of this project truck was to make it powerful and fast to leave other trucks in its dust… They definitely met their goal with this Titan! The list of upgrades on the Nissan Lloydminster truck is impressive and is definitely enough to turn any enthusiast’s head!

Nissan Lloydminster souped-up Nissan Titan

Nissan Lloydminster souped-up Titan

Adding Horsepower to the Souped-Up Titan:

To get the horsepower they were looking for, the Nissan Lloydminster team started by replacing the stock intake with a STILLEN Hi-Flow cold air intake. They also removed the stock exhaust and added a STILLEN 503257 dual exhaust. Not only do these upgrades improve horsepower, but they also help improve air efficiency. However, these changes were not enough for the Lloydminster Nissan team… They wanted more power! To accomplish this, they decided to supercharge the engine with a STILLEN 407570 supercharger, which has brought the power on similar Titans up to 379HP at the wheels. Now, this Titan can really haul!

Note: Dyno results will vary based on temperature, altitude, and other environmental factors.

Lloydminster Nissan Titan with STILLEN supercharger

Lloydminster Nissan Titan with STILLEN supercharger

Don’t worry though, this Titan didn’t just get a STILLEN power boost. It also got several other upgrades to round out its makeover. Other upgrades made include new wheels and tires, lowering shackles, transmission mount and chrome billet grille.

Nissan Lloydminster Nissan Titan with STILLEN upgrades

Nissan Lloydminster Titan with STILLEN upgrades

The Full List of Upgrades:

Check out the full list upgrades this project Titan has:

Lloydminster Nissan Titan with custom STILLEN parts

Lloydminster Nissan Titan with custom STILLEN parts

How to Find This Souped-Up Nissan Titan:

If you are as excited about this truck as we are and are in the Lloydminster, AB area, you’ll want to stop by the Lloydminster Nissan dealership or give them a call at (888) 273-4071. Additionally, if you have any questions about the STILLEN parts on this truck or any of the other parts we manufacturer, please give us a call 866-250-5542 and we will be happy to answer any questions you have.