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Old 09-20-2010, 05:50 PM   #1
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Just installed Borla S Type on LS3. Will it get louder?

Today I had my exhaust installed. The Borla S Type. It is much too quiet for my taste. Will it get louder over time? Very disappointed so far.
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Old 09-20-2010, 05:53 PM   #2
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How many miles do you have on the system? Usually it takes about a thousand miles for it to be seasoned. But if you want loud, you really need to get some long tube headers. The S Type alone won't ever be loud. It will sound deeper but never much louder.
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Old 09-20-2010, 05:56 PM   #3
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get some QTPs...that will liven it up
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Old 09-20-2010, 06:23 PM   #4
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How many miles do you have on the system? Usually it takes about a thousand miles for it to be seasoned. But if you want loud, you really need to get some long tube headers. The S Type alone won't ever be loud. It will sound deeper but never much louder.


Add some Long Tube Headers.....
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Old 09-20-2010, 07:01 PM   #5
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I recently added the S type as well...best damn tone I have heard so far (not trying to offend, I haven't heard much). Love how deep and throaty it is...

How much sound increase will you get from LTs? Substantial or moderate sound increase? Truthfully, the S type isn't loud, but I don't plan on going TOO MUCH louder. I still like my premium audio lol
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Old 09-20-2010, 07:52 PM   #6
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I've had my Borla Type S for about 5000 miles and it got a bit louder, but not much. I did hear one with the Borla's and LT and it was quite a bit louder, but still had a nice sound to it.

Sorry but your gonna have to do as others suggested and get LT to get the volume you want.
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Old 09-20-2010, 08:13 PM   #7
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Did you do catback or axelback?
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Old 09-20-2010, 08:39 PM   #8
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Old 09-20-2010, 08:44 PM   #9
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bolra s type is a mistake waiting to happen, only thing thats worth my time with bolra is atak
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bolra s type is a mistake waiting to happen, only thing thats worth my time with bolra is atak

you say that and have CORSA lol..
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Old 09-20-2010, 09:05 PM   #11
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My CAI will be here tomorrow. Hopefully it will improve the tone.
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you say that and have CORSA lol..
the only two exhaust i would put on my car is atak and corsa.. cant have them both so.... had to pick one...

and i said the only bolra exhaust worth my time is atak .. speaking as if i had to buy a bolra it would be atak
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Old 09-20-2010, 09:25 PM   #13
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the only two exhaust i would put on my car is atak and corsa.. cant have them both so.... had to pick one...

and i said the only this that worth my time with borla is atak.. speaking as if i had to buy a bolra it would be atak
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I heard someones SS with corsa catback, hi flow cats and kooks long tubes. The tone was a bit too raspy, distorted and high pitched. Did not sound much like a v8. The borla s type is deeper, sounds a bit more cleaned up and carries a GREAT tone at all rpm ranges. With high flow cats it gurgles and if you add long tubes you'll be getting fixit tickets sooner than you expected.
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