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Old 02-08-2017, 11:08 AM   #26
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Re: Ever get tired of how loud your car is?

I have heard the same... but I've never had an apples to apples comparison as I changed a whole bunch of things at once. I mean I'm not a physicist or anything but if you look at a log manifold or some stock cast piece, all the exhaust pulses come nearly right off the head, crash into each other, and then get forced downstream. Whereas the LTs have each pulse coming down stream at nearly equal length, blend together in the merge, and exit out. Maybe because there's so much less turbulence it equates to less of a racket? Bueller?

All I know is I pulled my Stingers and put full bodied magnaflows in their place 2 weeks ago, and my goodness I love it...

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Old 02-08-2017, 11:26 AM   #27
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Absolutely no way long tubes quiet the exhaust...
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Old 02-08-2017, 11:28 AM   #28
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Re: Ever get tired of how loud your car is?

Maybe it just smooths out the tone to give the impression of "quieter"? I would agree don't expect ORX and Loudmouth all of a sudden to turn into a church mouse with LTs.
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Old 02-08-2017, 12:36 PM   #29
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Absolutely no way long tubes quiet the exhaust...
Mine did at part throttle/normal driving. At wot, that's another story. Haha
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Old 02-08-2017, 11:24 PM   #30
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Mine did at part throttle/normal driving. At wot, that's another story. Haha
Don't have LTs on my Mach (yet) but this was the same experience I had with two 3Vs and a Coyote.
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Old 02-09-2017, 09:28 AM   #31
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Don't have LTs on my Mach (yet) but this was the same experience I had with two 3Vs and a Coyote.
Its a little counterintuitive at first thought, but they do. Turbulence, itself, must create sound and smoothing it out with LT's must reduce it.
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Old 03-01-2017, 04:17 PM   #32
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Re: Ever get tired of how loud your car is?

I have a hard time enjoying a long cruise at highway speeds in mine these days but it's mainly due to my BOV. Last time I took it on a three hour drive doing 75 mph, I wore ear plugs cause I was getting a headache lol. I don't mind the exhaust drone as much as the **** jet engine noise I get. I'm really considering dumping the Vortech Maxflow Race BOV for a bypass valve that I can route somewhere to the front of the car to block some of the noise.

Otherwise if I'm just cruising around town below 60 mph it's a nice drive and not loud. I have an ecoboost F150 now for long cozy road trips.
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Old 03-01-2017, 05:40 PM   #33
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Re: Ever get tired of how loud your car is?

Kooks LT, Cattted x-pipe with stingers is just right.

I enjoy it way more then I did with the stock manifolds and the catless x-pipe and stingers.
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Old 03-01-2017, 09:33 PM   #34
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Re: Ever get tired of how loud your car is?

Are aftermarket catted X or H pipes louder than the OEM midpipe?
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Are aftermarket catted X or H pipes louder than the OEM midpipe?
Yes. The stock pipe has 4 cats and some narrower sections around the front cats. Going to a full 2.5 inch mid-pipe with 2 cats is much louder.

I have MRT catted h-pipe with a Borla Stinger catback and it is pretty **** loud but sounds great.
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Yes. The stock pipe has 4 cats and some narrower sections around the front cats. Going to a full 2.5 inch mid-pipe with 2 cats is much louder.



I have MRT catted h-pipe with a Borla Stinger catback and it is pretty **** loud but sounds great.

That's great. I have an o/r H, but I've been pondering picking up an X pipe. I thought maybe I'd look into getting a aftermarket catted setup. We don't have emissions testing here, but my setup is pretty loud and will be louder when I finally get headers. Thanks!
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Old 03-09-2017, 11:52 AM   #37
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Re: Ever get tired of how loud your car is?

When I put long tubes on mine it seemed quieter inside the car. It was almost like the loudness was behind me rather than right underneath the driver seat. Now, outside the car was another story.

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Old 03-09-2017, 08:31 PM   #38
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YES, Looking for a factory H atm. Don't get me wrong, it sounds great but draws way too much attention for the way i drive.
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Old 03-16-2017, 06:41 PM   #39
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my mach has stock exhaust manifold,o/r x pipe and some sort of glass pack and it is loud as hell....would cats really quiet this down so it's not so **** annoying
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Old 03-16-2017, 07:29 PM   #40
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Wow, off road X AND glass packs. I would bet its loud !!
Yes,it will quieten it down some but with those mufflers not a whole lot.
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Old 03-16-2017, 09:10 PM   #41
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Wow, off road X AND glass packs. I would bet its loud !!
Yes,it will quieten it down some but with those mufflers not a whole lot.
So help a cracka out,lol. I want something close to stock with a small mellow growl.
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So help a cracka out,lol. I want something close to stock with a small mellow growl.
H pipe with cats and Magnaflow cat back.
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H pipe with cats and Magnaflow cat back.
This. Or just a magnaflow catback.
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Old 03-17-2017, 12:08 PM   #44
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Re: Ever get tired of how loud your car is?

Standard Magnaflow for sure. I run SLP long tubes, SLP o/r x pipe and standard Magnaflow cat back. As mentioned above it's pretty mellow when you want it to be. It's quieter than my wife's 2v with manifolds, catted X pipe and Borla stingers. Well at least until I hit the loud pedal. IMO it's the best of both worlds.
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This. Or just a magnaflow catback.
you think magnaflows are going to tame this.....it sounds like I'm doing 100 and I just pulled off a stop light doing 10mph....it doesn't have to be stock...but much quieter would be nice...a little growl is nice...
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you think magnaflows are going to tame this.....it sounds like I'm doing 100 and I just pulled off a stop light doing 10mph....it doesn't have to be stock...but much quieter would be nice...a little growl is nice...
I totally know that feeling. I have the Mac pro chamber and SLP LM1 and under throttle it's loud as hell. However having an auto makes it way easier to creep around the popo.
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I have an off road H with 50 series delta flow Flowmasters
When I came to this site and started asking exhaust questions 311 set me straight by saying there was no way to answer what is loud to you and what is loud to me. I started full stock and went loud, now I am headed back quietish !
I saw Magnaflow sold a Catted X for mustang,since I already have the off road I called them and found out the size of the catt used and ordered 2, add that to the Flows and it should be right where i want it. In the end i'm tired of the smell and the occasional MIL.
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I totally know that feeling. I have the Mac pro chamber and SLP LM1 and under throttle it's loud as hell. However having an auto makes it way easier to creep around the popo.
Thats another reason I want it quieter, the way it sounds now a cop could hear me while in the store buying doughnuts.
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you think magnaflows are going to tame this.....it sounds like I'm doing 100 and I just pulled off a stop light doing 10mph....it doesn't have to be stock...but much quieter would be nice...a little growl is nice...
Original/regular magnaflows will help tremendously. Adding cats too and it'll be completely different. You've got about the loudest setup possible lol
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Old 03-18-2017, 08:42 PM   #50
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Hmm Pacesetter LT's , O/X pipe dumped. Yeaa i don't ever get tired of that thing starting up and making everyone turn n' stare. Local cops stopped me to ask what was all done to it and have never bothered me since. Now with the H122 swap ive done and 98 cobra cams, i think it might have gone up another notch on loudness XD.
Probably going to run some roush side skirts and custom tips so i don't light anything on fire under the car when making No Lift Shifts down the road. Underside already lights up with i shift at times.
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