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Old 06-05-2003, 08:13 PM   #1
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I just had a new exhaust system installed today. I got a flowmaster cat with 3" tubing back to a "Y", off to 2 Ravin stainless mufflers.


http://www.goravin.com/goravin.html


This was way too loud, it actually hurt to sit in the car. I had to go back and have a resonator installed just to make it bearable.


Aside from the excessive volume, these mufflers sound really deep and throaty.
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sounds good! Now go out and hunt for some rice
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Nyup Nyup...Uncle Bens rice is tasty isn't it
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Thats really throughty man now I am torn between that and flowmasters..... thanks jack ***
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Could we get a sound clip of your new exhaust?
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I'm really curious to see if your low-end torque suffered. Relieving that much backpressure is generally a bad thing in a 3800. Do a comparison run with a few low-end launches, and check the high end too.
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I thought the same thing about loss of back pressure going 3" with a na 3800.
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I'll try to get a sound bite of the new exhaust. With the resonator and the 2.5" from the "Y" back, the low end seems fine. I probably sacrificed some low end torque, but the noticeable hp gains seem to offset that quite nicely.
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Cool. Glad you went with 2.5" at the Y. Most of your power will be at the higher revs instead of the lower revs now. If that'* a trade you were willing to make, sounds like you did a good job of it. Can you get a pic of the routing?
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I'll try to get some pics of the car (incl. the exhaust) as soon as my "Minister of Finance" lets me get the digital camera I have been looking at.
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