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Old 07-07-2008, 08:39 PM   #1
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ok ok i just bought a 1991 sse....my dream came true...i owned a 90 se but it wasnt an SSE BOOYA can ya'll lay out some upgrade ideas for exhaust ...like a throaty sound...and any other mid priced mods for perfomance?

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Not alot of mods for a n/a 3800. Gutting the airbox and a K&N drop in filter will compliment reducing the exhaust back pressure. Cold air pipe even better. If your car doesn't have to have an emissions test and you can get away with it, deleting or gutting the cat a plus. As for exhausts, they are like paint. Everyone has a different ear/opinion. Try to listen to a few aftermarkets like Flowmaster, Magnaflow, Borla, Corsa on other cars. They all sound a little different on various engines but each have a distintive sound about them. I have a similar problem with my 05 GXP. The PCM is locked and without a major warchest of funds I couldnt mod much. I choose to wet nitrous it.
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mmmmmmmm wet ntros.hehehe im wondering tho did a 91 come with turbo? hmmmmm
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I'm Thinkin Nope! Anyone? You bein in the Peg I'd be worried more bout traction control than HP. Lol!
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lol non winter resto brother but hehehe its mid nov and stil see pavement!
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i have borla for my bonnie and it sounds sweet!!!! i like it a lot especially at idle. but i believe the best (what i have) borla turbo muffler, or flowmaster 40 series. my borla on my 97 SE is badass and im positive that the flowmaster would too!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



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so cat delete and a borla.....single in duel out im guessing.........keep pipe size stock ? going bigger for a deeper sound would prob reduce hp huh?
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up to you single in and dual out if you want dual tips. i have single in and out. i would keep it stock diameter that'* what i did and it sounds fine. you could go bigger if you wanted but you were right about the performance going down if too big you need some pressure. and the sound comes from the muffler (even though stock exhaust sounds sweet at idle) i spend a long time on the phone with the guys at borla to get the best sounding for my my car.

so basically if you want get borla but get the turbo muffler (not turbo xl! it robs sound!! thats what the borla guy said) and get a nice tip for it i have a 4 in. if you want to ( i want to know what it would have sounded like) try a flowmaster 40 the differnt baffles in there might produce a sweeter sound. i dont know!!!

anyways if you need anything else just ask.

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