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Old 03-18-2003, 03:46 PM   #1
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You guys have probably answered these qustions hundreds of times, but I can't find any posts that really help me out.

I have a 96' SSEi and I would like to change the exhaust to get more performance and sound. Right now I have the car stock including the supercharger. I'm thinking of putting on a Dynomax Ultra Flow muffler built for a Camero.

Would this damage anything? or cause any problems? I don't really want to change the CAT out. The only other info tip I have is, the exhaust is 3.25" into the muffler. Any info or suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.
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did u mean the exhaust is 2.25 into the muffler? From what I've heard around here it'* either 2.25 or 2.5 in. A camaro muffler seems to be the hot ticket. Common names are here are magnaflow, flowmaster, and dynomax. Good Luck
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Camaro mufflers are almost a direct replacements for the SSE/SSEi'*. They happen to have the same port configuration as the stock muffler, roughly same size, and I believe the inlet and outlets are compatable with our stock pipe as well.

Are you wanting to put new pipe from cat back or just muffler and tips?
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Having had the DynoMax muffler on my 94 SSEi I can honestly say this, didn't make a lick of difference for me performance wise, some small adaptions had to be made to fit it, but nothing a decent exhaust shop can't handle, sound pretty good at idle, not that stock doesn't, BUT it resonates like mad when the torque converter locks up at highway speeds, I mean it'* really annoying after a while, my DynoMax rotted out after 3 years and I put a Walker stock replacement back on, I really couldn't handle the noise anymore.
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