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Old 03-07-2017, 07:41 AM   #1
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What exhaust to go with???

Hi guys I'm new here and a new 5gen (2015) Camaro v6 owner. I've been looking at exhaust systems and decided to go with the mufflers before the headers. I'm stuck in between the slp loud mouth system, the hooker black heart 304 or the Flowmaster American Thunder system. I'm looking for a great sound and performance without breaking the bank. Any suggestions?
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Old 03-07-2017, 08:02 AM   #2

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When getting a catback system, purchase for sound and looks ... There are no noticeable performance gains by themselves.
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Old 03-07-2017, 10:19 AM   #3
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Truthfully I enjoy the Borla series on the camaro .
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Old 03-07-2017, 05:38 PM   #4
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I run just straight pipes no exhaust. Mine sounds great and will sound even better when I put my headers on.
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Old 03-07-2017, 06:08 PM   #5

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Straight pipe is too loud for every day driving in my case... and with experience with Borla, Magnaflow, and Flowmaster, my choice is Flowmaster as its my preference in sound. Its good, deep, non-raspy and no drone.

Here's a sound bite, normal accelleration (no redline), about 1/3-1/2 throttle with BBK Shorty headers, JBA high flow cats to compliment. Would sound better I think if cammed, but I'm happy with the results so far.

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Old 03-07-2017, 06:31 PM   #6
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Not on a V-6, but for my application the Borla ATAK cat back has been AMAZING. People love it. It'll be even better with Kooks long tubes and no cats.
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Old 03-07-2017, 06:39 PM   #7
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My car had the SLP Loudmouth 1 system on it when I bought it, sounded pretty nice! However, I think the cheapest option is always just a muffler delete. They sound pretty good, nice deep rumble. Most people like it.
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Old 03-07-2017, 06:40 PM   #8
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My car is a modified v8 but I cant stand the drone from my flowmasters. Gonna go back to stock when I get the time.
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Old 03-07-2017, 07:02 PM   #9
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Wow - asking what cat back is best is like asking which beer is best. It's all what you like.

Spend some quality time with sound clips in the forum. There are a TON. Then pick what you like. Hearing in person is better but not always possible.

I was having the same dilemma with my SS and did what I say above. Ended up with SW retro cat back and am very happy. It is slightly louder than stock but not too much. It is deeper too and more of a muscle car sound.

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Old 03-07-2017, 11:14 PM   #10
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Thanks for the feedback!!!
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I went with Gibson axel back. Love the sound not to loud and no drone. Plus easy to install.
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I went with m.r.t. version 2. There's a bunch of sound clips all over YouTube. Though nothing compares to hearing it in person
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Old 03-08-2017, 08:41 AM   #14
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I love the NPP exhaust my car came with.
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