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Old 08-28-2006, 10:34 AM   #1
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I know I need a new cat and my exhaust is leaking. I have my factory trans am muffler (2001 WS6) with about 100 miles on it and a new used magnaflow muffler as well. After thinking about it, I might like to put the trans am muffler on it instead with the magnaflow cat, then I can have my dual exhaust and still have it be deep sounding but not so loud. Would the trans am muffler be more restrictive? I wouldn't think so since I always read that we can't out flow the stock exhaust, I would think I couldn't out flow a TA exhaust either. Right now I currently have the N10 exhaust but I don't even know whaty it sounds like with the leak I have. Any thought on the sound and what I should do? Also if I decide to have the TA exhasut put on I will have a slightly used magnaflow for sale in the for sale section....

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That will not be a problem, especially since almost all of the aftermarket mufflers we buy for our Bonnevilles are really for the F cars anyway. You should be good to go.
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I have a camaro/firebird muffler on mine with the stock resonator and high flow cat. People seem to like my exhaust tone. It'* deep and noticeable in city traffic, yet quiet at highway speeds
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I have a camaro/firebird muffler on mine with the stock resonator and high flow cat. People seem to like my exhaust tone. It'* deep and noticeable in city traffic, yet quiet at highway speeds
Thats what I was looking for, and I have no resonator on mine (92) so I was thinking, it would be plenty loud enough.......
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I have a Magnaflow hi-flow cat and Magnaflow F-body crossflow muffler. It was too loud. I added a Magnaflow resonator.
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I have a Magnaflow hi-flow cat and Magnaflow F-body crossflow muffler. It was too loud. I added a Magnaflow resonator.
Thats why I am thinking that with the magnaflow cat and the trans am muffler it would be just right.
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N10 might be louder than the Trans Am muffler.....the N10 was the Loudest and deepest Muffler that was offered on a Bonne and has a disticnt sound.....one reason i have not changed mine
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And I'm positive that replacing the Cat with a High flow will change that tone, make it a little deeper maybe...

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And I'm positive that replacing the Cat with a High flow will change that tone, make it a little deeper maybe...
agreed a change in the cat will change the tone.....Others that have went to a highflow cat and left the stock muffy will chime in and agree 100% with that statement
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And I'm positive that replacing the Cat with a High flow will change that tone, make it a little deeper maybe...
agreed a change in the cat will change the tone.....Others that have went to a highflow cat and left the stock muffy will chime in and agree 100% with that statement
I totally agree, but the only thing is that living in Michigan things rust, and I have a rusty old muffler, so I have to do somethin, do you suggest trying to find a new N10? Can I even get one? Just want all my ducks in a row because the car is going in for the exhaust work after the holiday (its driving me crazy the way it is, although it smells good )
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