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Old 05-12-2009, 11:55 AM   #1
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Look of the Mufflers

I know the stock mufflers sound good, and I know they've been 'tuned' but...

Does anyone else think they look like crap? Not sure if it is years of 'programming' and seeing a 'normal' muffler that for some reason these really odd shaped things don't do anything for me. To me it looks like they were designed solely based on the available space and the shape they had to work with.

Can only imagine that they will be a premium cost when it is time to replace them (if you stay with stock).

Not a deal breaker by any means, but wow do they look goofy to me, specially considering that they are visible from the low-rear.
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Old 05-12-2009, 11:57 AM   #2
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Old 05-12-2009, 12:07 PM   #3
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maybe added storage space?....
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Old 05-12-2009, 12:10 PM   #4
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Maybe this is where Shunt ended up?
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Old 05-12-2009, 01:29 PM   #5
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first thing i will do is buy a couple cans of high heat paint and paint them black.....

then they will blend with the undercarriage until I install a new exhaust system
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Old 05-12-2009, 01:30 PM   #6
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first thing i will do is buy a couple cans of high heat paint and paint them black.....

then they will blend with the undercarriage until I install a new exhaust system
that sounds like a plan!
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Old 05-12-2009, 01:35 PM   #7
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first thing i will do is buy a couple cans of high heat paint and paint them black.....

then they will blend with the undercarriage until I install a new exhaust system
AMEN!
just gotta get it on a lift and do it right!

i already got the can!
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Old 05-12-2009, 02:43 PM   #8
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Old 05-12-2009, 03:07 PM   #9
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I know the stock mufflers sound good, and I know they've been 'tuned' but...

Does anyone else think they look like crap? Not sure if it is years of 'programming' and seeing a 'normal' muffler that for some reason these really odd shaped things don't do anything for me. To me it looks like they were designed solely based on the available space and the shape they had to work with.

Can only imagine that they will be a premium cost when it is time to replace them (if you stay with stock).

Not a deal breaker by any means, but wow do they look goofy to me, specially considering that they are visible from the low-rear.
You say they sound good and they are tuned. Well, at the reveal at the Terry Labonte Dealership on May 6th, I had a chance to sit in the Richmond, Va. pacecar (2SS). My salesman handed me the keys and said crank her up. I did and revved a little. Couldn't hear it. He said rev one more time and shut her down. This time I revved it good, well above 3000 RPMs. I heard it that time but still not impressed like I thought I'd be.

SO, When I find out when my 2SS is ready to pick up at the dealer (Lord knows when - been waiting over 7 months) I'm making an appointment at a local muffler shop and changing them out quickly the next day.

IMO, the stock mufflers are too quiet and therefore lame.
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Old 05-12-2009, 03:58 PM   #10
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You say they sound good and they are tuned. Well, at the reveal at the Terry Labonte Dealership on May 6th, I had a chance to sit in the Richmond, Va. pacecar (2SS). My salesman handed me the keys and said crank her up. I did and revved a little. Couldn't hear it. He said rev one more time and shut her down. This time I revved it good, well above 3000 RPMs. I heard it that time but still not impressed like I thought I'd be.

SO, When I find out when my 2SS is ready to pick up at the dealer (Lord knows when - been waiting over 7 months) I'm making an appointment at a local muffler shop and changing them out quickly the next day.

IMO, the stock mufflers are too quiet and therefore lame.
LOL ... that last line made me laugh .... It doesn't mean it is lame .. just quiet ...

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Old 05-12-2009, 04:11 PM   #11
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totally understand....wierd appearance, not loud.....neither are bad, but I too am going to try out some Super 44 Flow's probably.
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