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Old 04-10-2010, 09:57 AM   #11
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If the inlet on the muffler is the same you could just use that and then weld it to the stock pipes as long as the muffler will fit into the current spot on the Bonne. You will not find a complete aftermarket kit that will just clamp, bolt-on, etc to the Bonneville. The H-body wasn't exactly given much love.
I actually meant the complete Corsa exhaust that is available for the Cadillac STS. The H and K (Cadillac) body platforms are closely related. The Bonneville ran the same 112.2 inch wheelbase that the STS had.

This one right here:

http://www.corsaexhaustsystems.com/p...roductid=11395
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Looks to be about the same as OEM, but in stainless. Stainless has more muffling properties and normally creates a more mellow sound. Alot of money for something you have to get on your knee'* to see. Might as well stay on your knees to accept the $1356 price tag.
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Looks to be about the same as OEM, but in stainless. Stainless has more muffling properties and normally creates a more mellow sound. Alot of money for something you have to get on your knee'* to see. Might as well stay on your knees to accept the $1356 price tag.
Very different tone than the GXP tho.

More European, less musclecar.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GStQLdcwBBk
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I guess sounds a personal choice thing. I couldn't stomach that price vs a little over $500 for OEM replacement from GM Direct. The 2002 Concept car came with the Corsa system. To bad GM'* number crunchers overuled the engineers who designed it.
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I guess sounds a personal choice thing. I couldn't stomach that price vs a little over $500 for OEM replacement from GM Direct. The 2002 Concept car came with the Corsa system. To bad GM'* number crunchers overuled the engineers who designed it.
Guess it depends what you want. $500 for oem is a worse deal for me since I end up with the same thing as I have now.
I've seen them advertised for around a grand. Be nice to actually reproduce the prototype.
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Corsa'* systems aren't worth the money they want for them. It'* just stupid how much they want.
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I personally love the sound as is. Mellow when sitting at a light, low rumble on accelaration, and nice raspy thunder WOT. I think GM engineers did an excellent job for what the Bonneville is. A sport luxury sedan. Seems so many want the Bonneville to be a Firebird or GTO and put what it is down. And all I can think is.....So, why then did ya buy it???
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Because they didn't make the T/A or GTO in a 4 door LOL.
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Heheheh!!!
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I personally love the sound as is. Mellow when sitting at a light, low rumble on accelaration, and nice raspy thunder WOT. I think GM engineers did an excellent job for what the Bonneville is. A sport luxury sedan. Seems so many want the Bonneville to be a Firebird or GTO and put what it is down. And all I can think is.....So, why then did ya buy it???
You are kidding, right?
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