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Old 10-17-2011, 08:38 PM   #1
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BBK LT HEADERS +ARK DTS CATBACK


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Old 10-17-2011, 10:35 PM   #2
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nice sounds good. do you have a vid of the start up sound
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Old 10-17-2011, 11:22 PM   #3
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V6 exhaust sticky material right here (will be adding). Would love to see more.

I like it...I love the deep low tones down low but up top it sounds sweet too!

I'm thinking SIXJAK would like to see this as well
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Old 10-18-2011, 12:16 AM   #4
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Very nice.
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Old 10-18-2011, 03:16 AM   #5
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NO RASP?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!

HANDS DOWN BEST SOUND WITH LTs WOW
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Old 10-18-2011, 03:17 AM   #6
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For the love of GOD, please take some take off and drive by vids of WOT
I love this, cant believe you have ZERO rasp with LTs, its been a dream of mine
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Old 10-18-2011, 10:01 AM   #7
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sounds good to me!
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Old 10-18-2011, 10:31 AM   #8
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I love ark. I think they are one of the best sounding/looking exhaust in my opinion. I think if ark never started the price off over 1g when i was shopping for exhaust i probably would have purchased one for sure.
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Old 10-18-2011, 10:42 AM   #9
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For the love of GOD, please take some take off and drive by vids of WOT
I love this, cant believe you have ZERO rasp with LTs, its been a dream of mine
There is another video of the ARK N-II cat-back (this is the DTS) paried up with BBK LTs. It sounds noticeable different...not sure if its the camera picking up the different sounds or if it really is different, but the tone is different enough for me to think its not just the camera.

So I guess my point of the above is be careful which ARK system you go with if you (or whomever) likes this system.

Also, concerning you comment on the rasp, I still feel like the BBK + magnaflow combo also makes for a very throaty basically rasp free sound and is still one of my favorites. Not every LT + exhaust combo causes rasp....but usually you'll get at least a little and if your not carefull you'll get a lot. It definitely takes some research time
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Old 10-18-2011, 06:51 PM   #10
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The ARK - DTS system has a resonated x- pipe which I would think helps keep the rasp to a minimum.This is why I went with the DTS system and it is all polished stainless steel. I got in on a group buy and shipped to my door for just under a 1000.00 bucks.
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Old 10-18-2011, 08:12 PM   #11
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V6 exhaust sticky material right here (will be adding). Would love to see more.

I like it...I love the deep low tones down low but up top it sounds sweet too!

I'm thinking SIXJAK would like to see this as well
Thank you sir...i even made it on the sticky ...and thanks for putting the time in doing the sticky list...its very helpful to have them all in one place...i have to admit i have spent a few hours on it trying to decided what to go with
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Old 10-18-2011, 08:16 PM   #12
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Thanks all for all the kinds words about my setup...i would love to do more vids for you all...but i wont be able to any more for awhile...
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Old 10-18-2011, 08:55 PM   #13
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sounds great! love that sound...good job
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Old 10-18-2011, 09:20 PM   #14
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Sounds awesome smoke!!
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Old 10-19-2011, 01:56 AM   #15
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Where did you order your exhaust from? I think this is probably top 1 or 2 of V6's ive heard and the other one also had BBK LTs.
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Old 10-19-2011, 02:15 AM   #16
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There is another video of the ARK N-II cat-back (this is the DTS) paried up with BBK LTs. It sounds noticeable different...not sure if its the camera picking up the different sounds or if it really is different, but the tone is different enough for me to think its not just the camera.

So I guess my point of the above is be careful which ARK system you go with if you (or whomever) likes this system.

Also, concerning you comment on the rasp, I still feel like the BBK + magnaflow combo also makes for a very throaty basically rasp free sound and is still one of my favorites. Not every LT + exhaust combo causes rasp....but usually you'll get at least a little and if your not carefull you'll get a lot. It definitely takes some research time
Your definitly right with that! I would love to do Longtube but it seems to add rasp when combined with the Solos. Dont remember if 6jack does though. Oh well im going to team it with DTs, i think that will set off the SOLOs
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Old 10-19-2011, 02:32 AM   #17
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KM is very correct, LOL. Smoke, I congratulate you on your setup, that sounds very good. Very refined sounding. Would you consider your set up loud? I almost pulled the trigger on their moving sale just to have 2 different exhausts to swap out from time to time. Sounds goofy I know but I'm weird that way I guess. I really dig ARK. Their quality is unmatched and they look and sound awesome. 4 1/2" tips rule. May I recommend you swap out your V6 diffuser for the SS diffuser? You prolly will not have issue with melting but the SS diffuser is much better proportioned to those big old tips.

ARK's along with Corsa's are really the only other catbacks that capture me besides the SOLO's which to me just sound badd** running through LT's. I had the opportunity to ride behind my car on Saturday as my friend drove it and it impressed me all over again.

Do you have HFC's or are you running sans cats? Again, awesome.
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