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Old 06-11-2005, 03:13 PM   #1
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I just installed a series 80 flowmaster and am thinking about a resonator. What, exactly, is it and what does it do?
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it makes the exhaust a little quieter, and you already have one on from the factory
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Ah, ok then.
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how do know that you have a resonator? i have a 97 se and i dont think i have one. when i rev it up, it pops as the revs fall back down.
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remove it and you will see
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remove it and you will see
Thats the best thing I've heard in a long time. Kudos!
Seriously, ElMacho, me thinks that only the 92/93'* (excluding the older body styles, obviously) were without resonators, so everything beyond that should have one.
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Well, any tips on how to take it out without damaging everything
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Don't do it. It'* not a restriction, and you won't be happy with the noise. I added one for that reason.

The resonator is the 'fatter' piece between the catalytic converter and the muffler.
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Ok, got it now!
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Willwren, could you share the part number and size for the maganflow resonator installed in your car? Thanks!
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