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Exhaust Parts from a Leading Australian Company
Make your car sing the right tune. Performex Auto offers car enthusiasts and restorers beautiful, high performance exhausts and 4x4 exhaust systems for a better ride. Get more torque and pulling power out of your engine or simply replace a worn-through part from our extensive range.
Catering to more than 30 makes of car and with universal options for some parts, our selection of exhaust systems is ready for shipping to you whether you're in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Darwin, Hobart or Canberra.
Whether you drive a Holden or a Hyundai we have something for you. Whether you're looking for Cat Back Exhausts, Turbo Back Exhausts, DPF Back Exhausts or Engine Back Exhausts we've got the exhaust you're looking for!
Give your machine nothing but the best with our hand-selected range of quality parts from reputable manufacturers including XForce Exhausts, Redback Exhausts (including Redback Extreme Duty) and Blue Diamond Exhausts.
Whether you’re restoring an old goat or simply want to make the latest and greatest run a bit better, you’ll find exactly what you’re looking for in our extensive store. With parts dating back forty years, even the most dedicated classic car restorers can get what they need for a job well done.
How to choose the best exhaust system for your car?
Choosing the best exhaust system for your car depends on various factors such as your specific car model, your performance goals, your budget, and even the sound you prefer:
- Understand the Purpose: Why do you want to change your exhaust system? Are you seeking improved performance, better fuel efficiency, a particular sound, or mainly aesthetic enhancements?
- Check Compatibility: Not all exhaust systems will fit or work well with every car model. Ensure the exhaust system you're considering is compatible with your specific vehicle.
- Research for Types of Exhaust Systems: There are various types of exhaust systems, including cat-back, axle-back, and header-back systems.
Cat-back systems replace the exhaust components from the catalytic converter back to the muffler and can increase horsepower and torque.
Axle-back systems replace the components from the rear axle to the muffler and can modify the sound of your exhaust.
Header-back systems replace everything from the header to the muffler and offer the most performance improvement but are also the most expensive.
- Check for a Material: Look for an exhaust system made from high-quality, durable materials like stainless steel. While these may cost more upfront, they'll likely last longer and perform better.
- Check for Exhaust System's Configuration: There are single and dual exhaust systems. Single systems have one set of components (one pipe, muffler, and tip), while dual systems have two.
Dual systems may provide a small increase in performance and a different aesthetic look.
- Know which Brand fits the best: Some brands specialize in exhaust systems and have a strong reputation for quality and performance. Research reviews and ask for recommendations.
- Check for the Complexity of Installation: Consider whether you'll install the exhaust system yourself or have it professionally installed. Some systems are more complicated to install than others.
- Research the Sound: Different systems will produce different sounds. If this is important to you, listen to audio clips online, or ask to hear the exhaust in person before purchasing.
- Check all Legalities: Ensure the exhaust system you choose is legal in your area. Some places have restrictions on noise levels or modifications that bypass emissions controls.
Exhaust Systems shipped across Australia
Whatever you’re looking for and whatever your goals, the Performex Auto range is sure to have and ship across Australia what you need. We go out of our way to offer Australians everywhere the very best in exhaust parts, car parts, tools and accessories so you drive exactly the way you want. Stocking everything from lift kits to brakes, we’ve got everything you need at the most competitive prices.
Get in touch for more information
Proudly 100% Australian owned, our company has been servicing a dedicated clientele of amateur mechanics and automotive enthusiasts since 1976. Whether you drive a Nissan 4x4 or the latest BMW sedan, we have parts for you. Get in touch with our NSW Exhaust Shop today on 02 6362 5900 and discover why people everywhere trust Performex Auto to deliver their car parts.
Why do people choose to upgrade the exhaust system?
Upgrading the exhaust system can significantly enhance a car's performance, fuel efficiency, and sound. It's a great way to increase horsepower, reduce engine heat, and give your vehicle a unique, throaty growl.
It's also a popular modification for aesthetic reasons, as a larger tailpipe or a dual exhaust system can give your car a sportier, more aggressive look.
What materials are used in exhaust systems, and why?
Exhaust systems need to withstand high temperatures and corrosive gasses, so they're typically made from stainless steel or aluminized steel. Stainless steel systems are more expensive, but they're also more durable and resistant to rust and corrosion.
Can I install an upgraded exhaust system myself?
If you're handy with cars and have the right tools, you might be able to install an axle-back or cat-back system yourself. However, for header-back systems and for any installation that requires cutting or welding, it's best to seek professional help. Always make sure to follow all manufacturer instructions and safety guidelines if you decide to do it yourself.
What's the importance of the exhaust system's sound?
The sound of your exhaust is a significant part of your driving experience. Some people love a deep, throaty roar, while others prefer a quiet ride. Different exhaust systems, materials, and configurations can drastically change your car's exhaust note, so it's important to choose something that fits your personal preference.