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Old 06-06-2013, 08:32 PM   #1
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Exhaust drone (Solo J-pipes) GONE!!!

Hey guys, for those of you with "drone" issues, stop looking at different or more expensive exhaust kits. I have LT headers, high-flow cats and the Borla S-type axle-back and was experiencing drone at around 1800 RPM. Just had Solo J-pipes installed...What a difference! Even my 13 year old daughter noticed the difference. The exhaust sound is just "cleaner" and drone at 1800 RPM is GONE!!! I'll admit that this seemed a little gimmicky to me when I first heard about it, but it really works!

Thanks Solo Performance! They had excellent customer service as well. Give Steve a call. You won't be disappointed.
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Old 06-06-2013, 08:59 PM   #2
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Mine gets here tomorrow cant wait to put it on
heard nothing but good thinks and better sounds
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Old 06-06-2013, 09:28 PM   #3
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i have their axle back with j pipes on my vert, thing of beauty
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Old 06-06-2013, 09:47 PM   #4
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Mine gets here tomorrow cant wait to put it on
heard nothing but good thinks and better sounds
Good luck man. You'll love it!
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Old 06-07-2013, 03:13 PM   #5
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Yeah, J pipes work!
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Old 06-07-2013, 06:23 PM   #6
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Yeah, J pipes work!
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OP, glad they worked out for you. I knew they would.
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Old 06-07-2013, 06:43 PM   #7
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I got the axle-back Solo w/j-pipes on my 13' vert last week, ended up having to buy another set for wife's 12' vert ...yeah, sometime's mods cost me double
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Old 06-07-2013, 06:54 PM   #8
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I just put this system on my 2013 Hot Wheels Edition Camaro and it sounds AWESOME, really gave the car a better sound with no drone.
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Old 06-08-2013, 09:13 AM   #9
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I just put this system on my 2013 Hot Wheels Edition Camaro and it sounds AWESOME, really gave the car a better sound with no drone.
I live in Mass too and would love to add these to my SS, but I would have to find a shop to do it. Any suggestions?

Thanks Gary
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Old 06-08-2013, 06:16 PM   #10
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Had mine for little less than a month and with LT, exhaust, cam it was more than needed. Can't believe the difference
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Old 06-08-2013, 11:23 PM   #11
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Old 06-10-2013, 03:39 PM   #12
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The J-Pipes from Solo are a stainless steel version of gold! lol

0 drone!

Love my solo exhaust.
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Old 06-10-2013, 08:20 PM   #13
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Question, do yall have your AFM still on and this got rid of the drone? thanks in advance.
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Old 06-10-2013, 09:30 PM   #14
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Question, do yall have your AFM still on and this got rid of the drone? thanks in advance.
AFM is present. The J-Pipes will get rid of the drone aspect of your drive.

With a Solo exhaust set-up (or any setup for that matter) you're going to hear an ugly change in tone when the AFM kicks in. It will be noticeable.

I had the same problem as you where with the AFM kicking in I would get an awful tone and even a vibration throughout the car. Thankfully you have 2 great options here.

1.) Get a tune and have AFM disabled. Only draw back here is that GM will be able to detect that a tune was done if your car goes in for service and void your warranty.

2.) Do a quick search on C5 forum for RANGE technology ; link below.
http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=283175

coles notes of what that is, is a quick fix via plug-in device in the cars
OBD II port, which will instantly disable the AFM. Car will run in V8 mode at all times that its plugged in, no drone (when running the solo w/ j pipes) and no AFM interference.

Best part is, there was a test done by one of the members, when you unplug it, GM will not have any trace of AFM disable and thus warranty remains intact!

Good luck.
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Old 06-10-2013, 09:43 PM   #15
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AFM is turned off for me
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Old 06-10-2013, 09:48 PM   #16
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oh, I'm trying to find a way to leave the AFM on and not have unpleasant noise that everyone describes when it turns on. Currently I still have the stock exhaust on my car.
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Old 06-10-2013, 10:00 PM   #17
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I don't know if its possible to have AFM on and not have unpleasant noise ?

And you're defiantly going to notice the change in tone with an exhaust system, if you don't already running stock setup.
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Old 06-10-2013, 10:02 PM   #18
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M6 here. AFM? What's that? XD Yet another reason to never buy an automatic. >_> <_<
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