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Username Post: Put Borla cat back on my 1999 Corvette        (Topic#363635)
1965C-10 
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12-14-20 10:11 AM - Post#2809962    

Had car over 17 years and finally got a nice exhaust, at idle it sounds just a little louder, but start getting rpm and it comes alive.

Makes the car more fun to drive, and tend to hold it in lower gears (manual transmission) to hear the good sounds.

Thinking of adding headers and X pipe, but afraid I will start doing lots of upgrades, like cam, LS6 intake or FAST 92, etc.





Edited by 1965C-10 on 12-14-20 10:12 AM. Reason for edit: No reason given.

 


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12-14-20 10:14 AM - Post#2809963    
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https://youtube.com/shorts/l25X_lx86j4



 
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12-14-20 10:15 AM - Post#2809964    
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http://www.youtube.com/shorts/QR0TBLhL41Y



 
TAT_2 
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12-14-20 02:52 PM - Post#2809989    
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SOUNDS GOOD !!!

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1965C-10 
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12-15-20 10:39 PM - Post#2810101    
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Thanks Tat!

My brother had a cow when I told him I got it for just under $900.00 with a black friday (10% off) deal.

He told me I could buy a beater like his Mazda 4 door car, explained the Corvette "tax" and that I have had this car almost 20 years and plan to keep it, plus Borla is made in USA made from good material with million miles warranty for rust/corrosion.

Had been looking on ebay, even a Chinese made cat back was $600.00.

Years ago, I wanted to buy the SLP Loudmouth (2003-2005), it was $500.00 but didn't have the $, the same SLP is about a grand now.

The smartphone camera really doesn't pick up the sound like in person.

Don't feel any power added, but wasn't expecting it.





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12-15-20 10:50 PM - Post#2810102    
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https://youtube.com/shorts/r9xRCX0_2kE

This was right before getting the Sawzall after the stock cat back.

The original exhaust had a flange break off in 2005, had no idea how high I had to get the car to pull the exhaust out, scary high, had to use extra stuff to get car high, because the exhaust tips hit ground, trying to pull pipes over rear suspension.

Drove with no mufflers a few years, loud but sounded like crap.

Bought a stock cat back off a 2001 or so Corvette off a guy parting out a car on Craigslist for $100.00 in 2008, the later C5 non Z06 exhaust had chrome tips factory, again had to get car super high to get pipes over rear suspension, very scary with a 3 ton floor jack and extra wood to give more lift.

Before cutting the exhaust called a muffler shop and explained I want them to pull my factory exhaust on their lift without cutting to save it for one day or someone else, let me take car home with no exhaust, so I can install Borla myself, he said $100.00 plus tax.

Hmm $100.00, I payed $100.00 for the used stock exhaust, decided to cut it, and it made it much more easy to remove.





Edited by 1965C-10 on 12-15-20 10:52 PM. Reason for edit: No reason given.

 
TAT_2 
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12-16-20 05:55 AM - Post#2810110    
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YA I KNOW WHAT YA MEAN GETTING EM UP HIGH ENUFF TO DO STUFF. THE 3RD & 4TH GEN EXHAUST RUNS UNDER THE REAR SO NOT SO MUCH OF A HASSLE.THE HIGHEST CAR I HAD UP WAS MY DAUGHTERS GRAND AM,HAD PICS ON RIP OFF BUCKET BUT LOST EM ALONG WITH A LOT OF OTHERS.

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1965C-10 
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12-16-20 09:28 AM - Post#2810135    
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I think I remember you working on your daughter's Grand Am.

Is the exhaust stock on your Corvette?





 
TAT_2 
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12-16-20 12:51 PM - Post#2810150    
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YUP,STOCK.I REALLY HAVENT THE TIME TO DO MUCH TO IT OTHER THAN CHANGE ALL THE HOSES,OIL, BRAKES,THROTTLE BODY BY PASS,ETC.I WAS GONA RETIRE BUT HELD OFF ON THAT FOR A BIT.


09 PONTIAC- VIBE
08 PONTIAC- G6
93 VETTE - 40TH ANNIV- RUBY RED- LT1/6-SPD/RAG TOP

PREVIOUS VETTE'S 58,68,70,76,78,85,90


QUOTE FROM HELEN
"WHY YOU LOOKING AT THAT? YA KNOW YA WANT ANOTHER VETTE"












 


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