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Old 12-03-2007, 11:57 PM   #1
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i am looking for suggestion on wheer to go to find a whole new exhaust system for my buick.

i want to stick with the stock 2.5 size i already have. and even though i have found in recent discovery that the dual outlet muffler has a little restriction, i still want to go that route.

soo bring on the suggestions,

and thanks in advance

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1. Why?

2. The whole thing, or just the components?

3. What'* wrong with your stainless steel mandrel-bent piping?

4. Performance and sound, or sound and performance?
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The exhaust itself may be kinda difficult to find and expensive to to replace. I priced one of our Walker systems out for a customer on a 96 SSE and it was almost $700 for the whole system (with dual outlet muffler). That was with our markup though. And the pipes themselves are a special order item from Walker. I have never had to put a full system on a bonneville as of yet. I have done quite a few cat back systems of buicks and they are quite a bit cheaper (depending on the year)
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1. Why?

2. The whole thing, or just the components?

3. What'* wrong with your stainless steel mandrel-bent piping?

4. Performance and sound, or sound and performance?
1. mainly bc mine is getting pretty rusted. no holes or nuthin, just tryin to do a preventative maintaince.

2. ALL

3. see #1

4. well, maybe id rather go performance over sound. so should i stick with the single outlet?



ive looked at a couple online exhaust sites. none had anything for my 92 C body. and teh few places ive found locally just offer the "aluminized" steel, i dont want that. i want something that will last.


maybe i can find a system at the JY thats in better shape than mine, idk, im just exploring my options right now. but i would like to do it soon.
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Wes with your Mad Skillz yo....

Get an Exhaust from an SSEi.... 92-93, or a 92-93 SSEi... If you don't take the Muffy, get the Outlets and the hangers..

If you go with a Flowmaster or Magnaflow you may end up adding a Resonator to tone it down a little..

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Over in the regalgs.org forum everyone likes magnaflow and flowmasters. If u dont want alot of sound then yes ull need a resonator. On my system i got a High-flow cat, no resonator to dual magnaflows, all the piping is 3" mandrel bent and i love the sound it makes. It also wont restrict the exhaust , it will actually help for the bigger mods u get for the car.
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Rust? It'* strictly cosmetic. It'll never eat through in your lifetime. It'* stainless.

Both of my L67'* retain their stock piping and only get individual components replaced.





Think about that.
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yeah ur right bill, maybe ill think about just upgrading the muffler, and a high flow cat.

but i will replace the downpipe. it did rust a whole right before the cat. and im not real happy with its current condition. i guess the rest will be fine.

thanks for the help guys
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