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Old 03-02-2013, 12:48 PM   #18
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Okay, so the exhaust coming together has a 10% chance of happening today.. most likely Monday or Tuesday. Probably going to cut the h pipe, weld the x pipe in, cut the stock mufflers out and see how that sounds. If it is too quiet, I'll cut the resonators out too. If it sounds good, I'll have the slp welded in.
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Old 03-04-2013, 06:14 PM   #19
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Any update , have you installed your new Magnaflow X pipe ?

Maybe, you're having fun with your new exhaust and forgot to post back your results !
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Old 03-04-2013, 06:24 PM   #20
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Any update , have you installed your new Magnaflow X pipe ?

you're having fun with your new exhaust and forgot to post back your results ! )
Unfortunately not installed yet. Still driving around stealth quiet haha. Waiting for my neighbor's lift to become available, but he does a good bit of work in there. Maybe Wednesday or Thursday. Hopefully
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Old 03-04-2013, 07:41 PM   #21
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Unfortunately not installed yet. Still driving around stealth quiet haha. Waiting for my neighbor's lift to become available, but he does a good bit of work in there. Maybe Wednesday or Thursday. Hopefully
And if you want a bit more sound, hack out the little cats after the sensor and place a pipe in its place which is turn will also give you better overall hp numbers.
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Old 03-07-2013, 07:52 AM   #22
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At a shop now getting the resonated x pipe put on.. I'll go home and cut off the mufflers lol. They wanted an arm and a leg for the SLP install for some reason.
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Old 03-07-2013, 09:18 AM   #23
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Just drove home with the Magnaflow resonated x-pipe. I had them cut the stock mufflers off so I just have some pipes hanging behind the axle (will be putting on the SLP LM1 later).

BBk Headers, Magnaflow resonated x........ LOVE IT. No rasp at all. A lot of drone (deal with it haha)

If the SLP does what it did before with just a muffler delete I will be perfectly happy. I am already happy.

The only camera i have currently sucks. So I will find a way to take some videos. But as you all know, videos never do the actual sound justice. The idle is a nice low rumble.
Don't expect it to sound like a V8. but it does sound like a deeper V6 as one would expect.

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Old 03-07-2013, 10:34 AM   #24
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How muvh more noise does the exhaust create with the rear cats gone
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Old 03-07-2013, 10:41 AM   #25
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How muvh more noise does the exhaust create with the rear cats gone
much louder and lil deeper. i have my cats and resonator deleted. and i have gibson exhaust with quad tips. it does sound a lil raspy when revving, but i like it. next on my list is Long tube headers and electric cut outs
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Old 03-07-2013, 11:16 AM   #26
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Just drove home with the Magnaflow resonated x-pipe. I had them cut the stock mufflers off so I just have some pipes hanging behind the axle (will be putting on the SLP LM1 later).

BBk Headers, Magnaflow resonated x........ LOVE IT. No rasp at all. A lot of drone (deal with it haha)

If the SLP does what it did before with just a muffler delete I will be perfectly happy. I am already happy.

The only camera i have currently sucks. So I will find a way to take some videos. But as you all know, videos never do the actual sound justice. The idle is a nice low rumble.
Don't expect it to sound like a V8. but it does sound like a deeper V6 as one would expect.

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Probally wont do too much putting the LM1 back on (bit less drone). I'd say your better off just putting larger pipes out from the resonated xpipe to clean up and deepen the exhaust note further.

I plan on going with 3" pipes right to the back out of the resonated xpipe and using 3" tips to give it a clean finishing look. On that note, there is plenty of back pressure from your stock larger cats, the 2.5" pipes from your cats to the xpipe and of course from the xpipe itself as it is resonated. If you choose a true X what they call it, you'd loose back pressure like mad if you had no mufflers and used larger pipes.

The shop gave me a quote of $325 for the custom pipes material/welding/tip install.
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If you want to completely remove drone, you can see what rpm range you'd like to get rid of drone and install some j pipes that will cancel it out at that frequency... best of both worlds there
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If you want to completely remove drone, you can see what rpm range you'd like to get rid of drone and install some j pipes that will cancel it out at that frequency... best of both worlds there
Here is a stupid question I have but I've always wondered this...

Would'nt eliminating drone completely make the car very quiet kinda like stock but with just a deeper note? ( I mean quiet like from outside what others would hear from a decimal standpoint).

I've thought about j pipes too but I'd hate getting them and then find out the car is super quiet (back to stock basically) defeating the purpose of aggressive exhaust.
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Old 03-07-2013, 01:09 PM   #29
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Probally wont do too much putting the LM1 back on (bit less drone). say your better off just putting larger pipes out from the resonated xpipe to clean up and deepen the exhaust note further.

I plan on going with 3" pipes right to the back out of the resonated xpipe and using 3" tips to give it a clean finishing look. On that note, there is plenty of back pressure from your stock larger cats, the 2.5" pipes from your cats to the xpipe and of course from the xpipe itself as it is resonated. If you choose a true X what they call it, you'd loose back pressure like mad if you had no mufflers and used larger pipes.

The shop gave me a quote of $325 for the custom pipes material/welding/tip install.
That's not a bad idea actually. I feel like the LM1 can't handle the amount of air flow.. every cold start sounds odd
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Old 03-07-2013, 02:55 PM   #30
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I still have rasp with my set up.. :(

Maybe its my axelbacks? weld them?
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Old 03-07-2013, 02:58 PM   #31
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I still have rasp with my set up.. :(

Maybe its my axelbacks? weld them?
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Old 03-07-2013, 03:16 PM   #32
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I know that wasn't to me specifically, but how do you post/embed a video? I'm currently uploading a short vid
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Old 03-07-2013, 03:22 PM   #33
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Here is a stupid question I have but I've always wondered this...

Would'nt eliminating drone completely make the car very quiet kinda like stock but with just a deeper note? ( I mean quiet like from outside what others would hear from a decimal standpoint).

I've thought about j pipes too but I'd hate getting them and then find out the car is super quiet (back to stock basically) defeating the purpose of aggressive exhaust.
No.

Drone and loudness do not necissarily go hand in hand. Now, of course if you have a loud exhaust you will hear it from inside the car, but it does not HAVE to drone either (or at least not much).

I rode in SIXJAK's car back when he had LT headers and the SOLO catback with J-pipes. That car was stinking loud! But inside was not that bad. Yes could hear the aggressive exhaust easily, but it didn't really drone much thanks to the J-pipes.
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