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Old 07-15-2009, 04:57 PM   #52
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Sounds nasty....I have straight pipe on my SS & wouldnt trade it for the world
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Old 07-15-2009, 05:10 PM   #53
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Don't you lose power by switching over to straight pipes?

I heard that the engine works better and makes more power when it has the backpressure of the mufflers. Can somebody confirm this?
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Old 07-15-2009, 05:20 PM   #54
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Did the same with mine. I second his opinion!
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Old 07-15-2009, 05:33 PM   #55
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Loved the video - car sounds great.

And those pictures... My god that car is gorgeous!
what he said awsome man
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Old 07-15-2009, 06:12 PM   #56
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Don't you lose power by switching over to straight pipes?

I heard that the engine works better and makes more power when it has the backpressure of the mufflers. Can somebody confirm this?
I can't guarantee anything, but here's a link to a dyno a fellow member did with straight pipes...shows a significant gain.

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=26993

Thanks again to you all. I'm working on the In-car video and should have it up tonight.
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Old 07-15-2009, 06:19 PM   #57
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Yeah baby! That was an awesome comparison...wish you had added the video comparison from inside the cabin before and after but it really was well done!
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Old 07-15-2009, 06:24 PM   #58
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Yeah baby! That was an awesome comparison...wish you had added the video comparison from inside the cabin before and after but it really was well done!
I can tell you first hand on mine...drove from San Antonio to Del Rio then up to Columbus KS in two days and then from KS back to San Antonio in one day (11 hours in the car!) and not once did I even notice the sound at cruising speeds...not once!

It has been a super mod for me!! Love the sound!!
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Old 07-15-2009, 06:27 PM   #59
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Old 07-15-2009, 06:32 PM   #60
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sexy...and nice use of mac
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Old 07-15-2009, 06:33 PM   #61
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Now thats an exhaust clip video, great job.
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Old 07-15-2009, 06:35 PM   #62
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As featured on homepage.


I wasn't particularly pleased with some of the videos of this, so I decided to make my own. It's done using a simple handheld camera and iMovie off my Mac, but I think it gets the job done. So check it out. Also, I have pictures at the bottom of the page... definitely worth checking out

Awesome stuff. Best comparison out there by a mile! I definately am going this route.

Thanks a ton!!
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Old 07-15-2009, 06:37 PM   #63
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sounds great!
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Old 07-15-2009, 07:09 PM   #64
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I tried this mod and went with a cat back ehaust because of the crackling on deceleration sounded like crap! beware of the cracle sound
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Old 07-15-2009, 07:29 PM   #65
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I think I would like crackle.. hey OP, can you get a driveby decelerating so we can hear the cackle?

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Old 07-15-2009, 07:36 PM   #66
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With regards to AFM and this mod... doesn't sound like it's a good idea for the L99:

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=32457
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Old 07-15-2009, 08:11 PM   #67
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Great editing, good job. Sounds nice as well. You almost blew over the Camera..LOL
It was still cool! I thought he was also gonna roll back on the camera for a sec! lol Awesome Sound Man!
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Old 07-15-2009, 08:14 PM   #68
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nice sound and nice pictures! i like i like
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