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Username Post: what is the best sounding exhaust        (Topic#20650)
zl1427chev 
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11-18-02 09:40 PM - Post#136599    

im putting an exhaust on my truck it has a 350 and so far the flowmaster 40 series original sounds the best i want a powerful deep sound so if you know any better ones post it

 
ltlvt 
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Re: what is the best sounding exhaust
11-18-02 10:00 PM - Post#136600    
    In response to zl1427chev

I really think it depends on the vehicle and what u want to do with the vehicle. I have the 40's 2 chamber on my 78 c-10 long wheel base truck but I got the 3 chambers on my elky. I believe what they tell me about the elky body cauze everyone says it is like it magnifies the sound and the 3 chambers are a little louder than the 2 chambers on the truck. Keep in mind that u might want to hear the radio
. My 3 cents Terry

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Anonymous 

Re: what is the best sounding exhaust
11-19-02 12:05 AM - Post#136601    
    In response to ltlvt

I have a MP3 of mine on my site in my sig. I have dual 40 2 chamber Flowmasters with a X pipe. When I change out exahust again I'm going with Hooker Aero Chambers. Cheaper, sound better, and flow the best.

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gchemist 
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Re: what is the best sounding exhaust
11-19-02 12:22 AM - Post#136602    
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Open headers.
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onovakind67 
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Re: what is the best sounding exhaust
11-19-02 01:24 AM - Post#136603    
    In response to gchemist

We ran some ultra-flow mufflers on our road racer and they had a real nice sound. Not much noise inside the car, either. I had generic turbos on my Nova and they were very quiet, great for spending long periods in the car.

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Custom_Deluxe_20 
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Re: what is the best sounding exhaust
11-19-02 01:53 AM - Post#136604    
    In response to onovakind67

Dual 3' flowmasters and a good amp for when you want to hear the music.

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black95jimmy 
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Re: what is the best sounding exhaust
11-19-02 01:59 AM - Post#136605    
    In response to Custom_Deluxe_20

quote:
Originally posted by 79BIG10:
I have a MP3 of mine on my site in my sig. I have dual 40 2 chamber Flowmasters with a X pipe. When I change out exahust again I'm going with Hooker Aero Chambers. Cheaper, sound better, and flow the best.

Big, how do you like the "x-pipe" sound?

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Anonymous 

Re: what is the best sounding exhaust
11-19-02 02:28 AM - Post#136606    
    In response to black95jimmy

The X pipe actually slightly muffles the lope since you don't hear each side "pushing" out the exhaust to cause the lope sound. It does take out some of the "tinny" sound you hear with Flowmasters. All in all it helps performance and sounds good doing it

 
89rs400 
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Re: what is the best sounding exhaust
11-19-02 03:19 AM - Post#136607    
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this sounds pretty good 2me.
idle.MPG

[This message has been edited by 89rs400 (edited 11-19-2002).]

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beast383 
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Re: what is the best sounding exhaust
11-19-02 09:24 AM - Post#136608    
    In response to 89rs400

My exhaust is 1 5/8 headers, 3 inch pipe and dual 2 chamber flowmasters and turndowns right in front of the rear end housing. It sounds great, but forget listening to the radio or sneaking home undetected at four in the morning.

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The "HAMMER"--1979 Chevy Malibu 383 4-bolt block, .030 Keith Black Hyper 9.7:1 pistons, 5.7 rods, comp xtreme 274 small base circle cam on steel billet core, World Products Sportsman II straight plug heads w/2.02/1.60 valves 200cc intake and 64cc combustion chambers screw in studs and guide plates, Comp Magnum 1.52 roller tip rockers, Edelbrock Performer RPM intake, Flamethrower HEI distributor, Holley 750 dual line with vac. secondaries, th350 with TCI street fighter stall(stalls up to 3,000rpm), stock 7.5 10 bolt with HIGHway gears(for now). 1 5/8 headers into three inch pipes and dual 40 series flowmasters.

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