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Old 09-09-2012, 01:06 PM   #26
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For example. This is my favorite sound clip. Then again I am a little partial too.

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Old 09-09-2012, 01:23 PM   #27
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Actually I don't know what you mean...my setup with the resonated X has a nice low tone and actually sounds great at low rpms. Not rice.


What are you listening to this through if you don't mind me asking? If you aren't listening to this through something that can reproduce low bass I suggest you do just that. Otherwise I guess my ears are just hearing something different than you because I hear no "fart" in this. There is some rasp up top though, which the resonated X pipe would remove.

Actually if you want to hear pretty close to what a BBK + magnaflow X + Magnaflow oval body mufflers sound like, give these videos a whirl (itsOBX LTs in these):
First off any car sitting at idle sounds nice, and listening through, my speakers and my Sony PS3 headphones that set up sounds terrible. Listen to it at 50 seconds. It doesn't sound like a muscle car, sports car or import. It has a farty rasp which is rice. The axel backs are different from your oval mufflers so there is no comparison. I wish I saw this video before I made the purchase. When I get my headers installed I hoping the x-pipe will clean up that terrible noise. The OBX set up sounds decent but I would like to hear it rev in neutral.

Most cars sound better than they actually are under load.
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Old 09-09-2012, 01:55 PM   #28
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great input guys. thanks. lol at al the fart-avoidance efforts
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Old 09-09-2012, 02:04 PM   #29
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great input guys. thanks. lol at al the fart-avoidance efforts
I know a lot of people think louder = more performance but our cars are NOT V8's. Avoiding Rasp/Fart is a must for our little V6's. The Magnaflow X pipe is needed for our cars especially with axelbacks and headers. I will never understand the guys rocking raspy/farty exhaust systems for our cars..

Really makes us V6 owners look like a bunch of tools.
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Old 09-09-2012, 02:27 PM   #30
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From all of this info I think I will put my pennies away for the Corsa cat + BBK LT's

I'm going to wait till warranty is up. My dealership work shop isn't so friendly.

Does anyone out there have that set-up?
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Old 09-09-2012, 02:36 PM   #31
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From all of this info I think I will put my pennies away for the Corsa cat + BBK LT's

I'm going to wait till warranty is up. My dealership work shop isn't so friendly.

Does anyone out there have that set-up?


Take a look at this thread.

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=98156
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Old 09-09-2012, 02:45 PM   #32
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I often thought about the sounds of the exhaust system everyone has and how they record the sounds. For me sitting at idle and revving the engine for the sound really doesn’t make or break a good sound. I don't know to many who do that while driving.
Personally I think one should make a sound clip while traveling at full throttle thru the gears. IMHO.
Except most driving doesn't occur at full throttle. Though I don't recommend revving your engine all the time as that is kind of stupid it gives you an idea what your vehicle will sound like at moderate driving.
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Old 09-09-2012, 02:47 PM   #33
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From all of this info I think I will put my pennies away for the Corsa cat + BBK LT's

I'm going to wait till warranty is up. My dealership work shop isn't so friendly.

Does anyone out there have that set-up?
This guy does if you can stand his Tokyo drift music, you don't get to hear his exhaust until 2.20 in the video.
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Old 09-09-2012, 03:04 PM   #34
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Actually I don't know what you mean...my setup with the resonated X has a nice low tone and actually sounds great at low rpms. Not rice.



What are you listening to this through if you don't mind me asking? If you aren't listening to this through something that can reproduce low bass I suggest you do just that. Otherwise I guess my ears are just hearing something different than you because I hear no "fart" in this. There is some rasp up top though, which the resonated X pipe would remove.

Actually if you want to hear pretty close to what a BBK + magnaflow X + Magnaflow oval body mufflers sound like, give these videos a whirl (itsOBX LTs in these):





I listened to those videos using my car's speakers since I don't have any headphones right now. All I can say is "wow".
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Old 09-09-2012, 10:03 PM   #35
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Thats a great video find sim3tk
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Old 09-14-2012, 08:48 AM   #36
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The Camaro V6 should have come from the factory with the Resonated Xpipe in my opinion. It does nothing but good for the sound and performance!

It's main goal is to basically eliminate rasp! As for drone, I didnt realy notice any real change after installing this xpipe drone wise.


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Old 09-14-2012, 09:48 AM   #37
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Man I want longtubes. I love that sound Thanks for sharing.
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