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Old 01-07-2005, 04:32 PM   #1
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Default Hi Flow CAT and Muffler

I want to change the CAT and Mufler on my '95 SSE. I know that the exhaust is stainless steel, which presents a problem when finding a replacement. What sort of problem can I expect by replacing the CAT and Muffler with Aluminized parts? Are they going to rust fast? How long? I saw a lot cars are using the Flowmaster80 Series (about $80), but it'* aluminized. I found a stainless steel muffler, Dynomax UltraFlow SS, for about $150. Other than the difference between stainless steel and aluminum, which one is better? I'd like a mellow sound but more free flowing.

Also, is there a stainless steel hi flow CAT too?
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Just go with a name brand like Magnaflow, Flowmaster, etc.. You will be fine.
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I think that Dynomax UltraFlow SS, is a good choice, as IM thinking of getting one also however I want to hear one in person
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I like the sound of the flowmaster 80 series.
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Be ready for some raspy exhaust with a H/F Cat.. sometimes if the 3800 has too much opened up it can sound a tad raspy. I've got a flow master 80series and it sounds scrumptrilecent! ..just my 2 cents ..yes, i said scrumptrilecent. I believe Will Ferrel invented the word.. but i can use it too, haha.
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I like the sound of the flowmaster 80 series.
Agreed......I have the 80 on my SSEi also....and it has such a nice idle tone to it....Almost comes close to sounding like a V8.......Has kinda a tin can sounding tone like the old muscle cars...........Just beautiful.....
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I agree, Flowmaster 80 is awesome, especially at idle. It could put a baby to sleep
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Does it sound louder in the cold early mornings like a CAI does?
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Does it sound louder in the cold early mornings like a CAI does?
Only if the idle is higher.
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http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...ic.php?t=16213

this should help you with every thing you need to know
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