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Old 08-29-2012, 02:59 AM
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I was looking at the mufflex bolt on but my friend owns a Midas and told me he could do the muffler and bend the pipe himself and weld it all in for $200 so I did it. Loving the sound. Deeper at idle and deep during acceleration but quiet at cruising speed. Try to get a sound clip tomorrow. Glad I didn't get the mufflex nothing better than a fully welded exhaust.
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Wow that is a good price man. Don't think that would be Midas price for us all. Gratz and glad your liking it. Can you list the parts they used please, and how aggressive a sound do you get when you mash down on it? Thanks man!
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it's a bit louder and deeper at idle and cruising. Only gets the aggressive sound at 3/4 to wot. Basically same setup as the mufflex setup but all welded in. Curious to see what it will sound like if I delete the resonators. But for now I like it since I can make it loud when I stomp the gas and still talk on the phone on the highway. I will have to check the muffler after I forgot the one we decided on since he had a few different ones. I also asked him how much he would charge the average person that walks in.
It looks like a 14" I didn't have chance to measure it. Just a simple one in and little bending on the 2 pipes coming out connecting to the factory piping. I will try and get a pic.
kinda hard for me to say it is aggressive since my only other V8 is a 98 Trans Am with a big cam, long tubes, 2 high flow cats, with a tri muffler setup and still can't hear anything but exhaust.
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did you keep your resonators?
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Ya I didn't want to take them off till I had a few days driving the truck to decide if I wanted it louder or bot. Think I am going to leave them on since it has a nice deep sounds but is nice on the highway
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nice...I was always a proponent that it would be cheaper in some shops just to get it done...my setup also cost me only $200 (independent muffler shop). He did all my piping from the header collectors, welded my cat deletes on, made an H for it, flange mounted my dual cutouts (only thing i supplied), to a 22" magnaflow dumped after axle.. like I said, he supplied everything except cutouts..I had to give him a tip because i thought it was too cheap..
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He had a few mufflers there but I knew the sound I wanted and the magnaflow would give me it. I like flowmasters but the ones on my 5.0 had a drone on the highway and switched them to magnaflow mufflers. Loved the flowmaster rumble since it was louder but in a 93 very used for just cruising I just wanted.loud when I hit the gas. I was going use a larger muffler and delete the resonators but figured I would.try this that way if it was too quiet all I had to.do was go back and delete the resonators
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...wait til you get introduced to cutouts , I would bet that my system is way more quieter than most here.. and then when the kid in me comes out, just open the cutouts...

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Which model Maganflow did you get?
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...wait til you get introduced to cutouts , I would bet that my system is way more quieter than most here.. and then when the kid in me comes out, just open the cutouts...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=q_OXgrOk5k8
I had them on my one of my 5.0's and was going to do some QTP ELEC ones on my trans am. The truck I just wanted some sound to hide the slight tire hum and other noises it makes. They do sound great but need a tuner the most right now.
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