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Old 05-13-2007, 10:53 PM   #1
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I don't really want to go and redo all of my exhaust quite yet, but I would like to have a little bit of a tone to my exhaust.

Not something loud... just a little grumbly, enough to give it a mellow tone, lol.

What kind of muffler would be best for that? Would a turbo muffler suit the purpose well enough? I've never done exhaust work on a 3.8, so not really sure what would work or not.
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Please put your year and trim level in your signature so we know what you have.
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Alright, fixed, lol.

It sorta does help with the exhuast if you know the model, huh, haha...
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I think its all a matter of personal opinion. Some will say magnaflow, others flowmaster. I personally have a flowmaster, and I have fallen in love with it since I got a resonator on my 93, but a 95 should have one stock. My car sounds a lot more agressive now, with just a resonator and a single in/out flowmaster 80 series, but I have heard magnaflow'* sound just as good or better.
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I prefer Magnaflow by a long shot. The majority do.

You need to measure your exhaust (probably 2.25") and you can order from www.justmagnaflow.com

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I was wondering if Magnaflow would be a popular brand with these, either that or Dynomax.

Has anyone on here used Dynomax on theirs for any comparison?

And how throaty do the Flowmasters make the exhaust? I know the 3.8'* naturally have a pretty throaty tone...

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Flowmaster tends to be a little more raspy than I like. Magnaflow is more mellow, but throaty.

I'm only aware of one dynomax here, and a couple other brands.
The majority run either magnaflow or flowmaster.

If you want mellow throaty, and slightly better flow, the Magnaflow is proven to flow higher. That comnparison is posted around here somewhere. Don't expect much (if any) performance improvement on a basically stock car.
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Awesome, that does help alot, lol.

I've already gutted my airbox... did that the second day of ownership, lol. Sounds like Magnaflow is the better choice for the sound I'm looking for!

Are there any soundclips on here by chance? I did a little digging... but to no avail.

Maybe I'm just looking in the wrong corners?
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There are numerous clips. And none of them do any justice to the muffler. Audio recordings don't even begin to compare.

You have to experience them in person, or take a chance.
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I dont have any raspyness in my exhuast and its flowmaster. The after market resonator is the trick I think. (and no boost)
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