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Old 05-02-2012, 01:19 PM   #1
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Exhaust Commander works on ZL1

I installed it last night and it works great with the homelink button. Installation was a breeze and only took 15 min - mostly to take the covers off. I didn't have to cut/modify anything. the wires go right in between the space in the fuse box cover so it was perfect!

It's great to be able to turn on the exciting sound or to take out the drone with a push of the button!
Thanks for a great product!
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Old 05-02-2012, 01:24 PM   #2
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I installed it last night and it works great with the homelink button. Installation was a breeze and only took 15 min - mostly to take the covers off. I didn't have to cut/modify anything. the wires go right in between the space in the fuse box cover so it was perfect!

It's great to be able to turn on the exciting sound or to take out the drone with a push of the button!
Thanks for a great product!
I got mine the other day and will be put on May 12th when I pick up my ZL1
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Old 05-02-2012, 03:26 PM   #3
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I think the Exhaust Commander is great and using the HomeLink button is a really good feature. I enjoy having control of the exhaust system. The remote for the system stays in the glovebox
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Old 05-02-2012, 03:28 PM   #4
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Old 05-02-2012, 03:37 PM   #5
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Here is the unit in my car.

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Old 05-02-2012, 03:39 PM   #6
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I installed mine yesterday and I love it! It is perfect to keep open when cruising around town (to let people know there is a BEAST under the hood), and perfect closed for quiet highway cruising!

My best mod so far!
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Old 05-02-2012, 05:05 PM   #7
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Where are you purchasing the commander
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Old 05-02-2012, 05:22 PM   #8
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Old 05-03-2012, 12:46 PM   #9
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I'm glad you are enjoying your ZL1 Exhaust Commander!

Have fun and make some noise out there!

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Old 05-13-2012, 10:15 AM   #10
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These guy have one also mild to wild approved and FCC by LENO also
http://www.southerncarparts.com/cama...er-p-4039.html
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Old 05-13-2012, 08:03 PM   #11
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just ordered my ZL1 Exhaust Commander today......
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Old 05-13-2012, 08:23 PM   #12
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These guy have one also mild to wild approved and FCC by LENO also
http://www.southerncarparts.com/cama...er-p-4039.html
ZL1 Exhaust commander costs less. Also, the FCC and Jay Leno approved actually means nothing to me. I sell a unit for lights that is DOT approved which means that I certify it meets all the DOT requirements.
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Old 05-13-2012, 08:27 PM   #13
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I installed it last night and it works great with the homelink button. Installation was a breeze and only took 15 min - mostly to take the covers off. I didn't have to cut/modify anything. the wires go right in between the space in the fuse box cover so it was perfect!

It's great to be able to turn on the exciting sound or to take out the drone with a push of the button!
Thanks for a great product!
Makes me wanna get a ZL-1.
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Old 05-14-2012, 09:26 PM   #14
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the exhaust commander was very easy to install, with no modifications. If you read the post about mild 2 wild, the guy had to cut the fuse box to make the wires go through....good luck with that.
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Old 05-15-2012, 07:15 AM   #15
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Both systems need the same 2 wires to go through the opening to close the top. I tirmed a little from the opening because I didn't want to pinch it down too tight. Its your choice.

I'm sure both systems work well. No need to knock either.
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Old 05-15-2012, 11:54 AM   #16
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I do not think anyone has knocked either system.
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Old 05-15-2012, 12:09 PM   #17
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Have you guys actually heard one... seen lots of Vette videos, but the Camaro is different as the baffle is open at idle and a lot of other times as well. This system is more noticed on the Vettes than on a Camaro IMHO...

The only time you here a difference is when cruising steady and it's not really a big difference. You will also hear the decel pop in open mode and not so much when closed.
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Old 05-15-2012, 01:15 PM   #18
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Have you guys actually heard one... seen lots of Vette videos, but the Camaro is different as the baffle is open at idle and a lot of other times as well. This system is more noticed on the Vettes than on a Camaro IMHO...

The only time you here a difference is when cruising steady and it's not really a big difference. You will also hear the decel pop in open mode and not so much when closed.
Yes, i am fortunate to get to hear it every day
You are correct, not near the difference as a Vette. I like the decel burble so I will rarely close it. Probalby only on the intterstate when the Mrs is with me. My normal routes are all 2 lane so that won't happen often.
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Old 05-15-2012, 03:09 PM   #19
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Using the Mild2Wild.

I'm having trouble telling the differance or knowing if it's actually engaging the baffles / working. It just seems that the baffles are always open.

With the car not running but the key turned in the ignition (accesory switched on) mode I can here the relay of the Mild2Wild box click. I can here it click both on and off with the home link and the key fob.

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Old 05-15-2012, 05:53 PM   #20
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If you keep it at about 2500 and push the button, you can hear the difference. It makes a big difference in sound when you drive around town and you can close it to take the drone out on the highway. I love it
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If you keep it at about 2500 and push the button, you can hear the difference. It makes a big difference in sound when you drive around town and you can close it to take the drone out on the highway. I love it
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If you keep it at about 2500 and push the button, you can hear the difference. It makes a big difference in sound when you drive around town and you can close it to take the drone out on the highway. I love it
Thanks Mr R. - I'll try that tonight .... I'm thinking I may not have the white wires' blade connector correctly seated to the bottom of the F8 fuse location.
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Old 05-15-2012, 08:59 PM   #22
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I just installed mine this evening after waxing the car. You can definately tell the valves are open when crusing above 1000 RPM. The exhaust sounds even better now that its a little louder while crusing. It will be nice to be able to close the valves at highway speeds to prevent drone, but around town ii think I'll leave them open. Love it!

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Old 05-23-2012, 08:15 AM   #23
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Old 05-23-2012, 08:17 AM   #24
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Old 05-23-2012, 11:41 AM   #25
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Exhaust Commander, how about a group buy deal ?
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