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Is this exhaust too loud?

  • No - Keep it!

    Votes: 16 72.7%
  • Yes - Tone it down!

    Votes: 6 27.3%
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I have told several of you that my car is loud. Mods are FordGT cams, ARH, offroad X pipe and Borla GT5 mufflers.

Today with the help of a friend we captured a few vids for you to determine. So the question is....

Is it too loud or not? Your feedback is appreciated.

Honestly I think it is loud but after hearing it outside I like it!

This one is at idle
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K-eVNKhPgLU

The next three are passes
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2cYDX6eMfQY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F82sLnsPbfs

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bgxrwCeIamY

The last one is inside the car with top and windows up.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Gpf9SjR45g
 

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I think is sounds good. It almost sounds the same as my coupe with the top up and the windows up. I have 3" bassani no cats with race mufflers. click on video to here it. your sounds louder from behind the car though.

REMEMBER: "IF ITS TOO LOUD, YOUR TO OLD"

JJ
 

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Sounds good!
 

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1st thing that came to mind was, it's a RACE CAR!

But I can see how this would draw lots of eyes & ears of local law enforcement even when your not getting on it & trying to be quite. I would leave it until you get a ticket for Disturbing the peace or for an Excessively High Decibel reading
 

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Me likey! The only thing I don't like and I have it also(Bassani 3" stock manifold back high flow cats) is the raspy rattle can sound when getting on it. Cruising it sound perfect!
 

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I think it sounds good but I think that it would get to me after awhile driving around town.

Sounds pretty loud inside and that might get old on a long trip.
 

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It sounds great JOHN , but I can see why you think it's too loud. Your ears will be ringing after any long trip I'm sure.

Have you made a decision on installing the hi-flow bullet cats ?
 

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I like it, but i'm young =D
 

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Thanks guys for the feedback. I have not made a decision about the highflow cats yet. I thought I might stick my stock mufflers on it just to see what it sounds like before I do anything else. What do you think?
 

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I like it and I'm not that young,but I do hate the thumping stereo thing.I like my stereo with chrome tips or open headers.
 

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Thanks guys for the feedback. I have not made a decision about the highflow cats yet. I thought I might stick my stock mufflers on it just to see what it sounds like before I do anything else. What do you think?
They would be more restrictive but I'm sure much quieter.
 

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Exhaust sounds very good. I have similar setup with the American Racing headers and 5GT mufflers. I do have the high flow cats on my car, and it might tone it down a little, but not much. With the power level you are pushing will cats hold up?
 

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I think it sounds good John.The end choice is yours though.Do you like it?
 

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I this the sound is awesome!

Yes, it is no doubt a loud car.

It would be a little too loud for my taste as an everyday driver, and would likely interfere with listening to music. I like music. I plan to add some sound deadening when I replace the stereo and I want to keep the car from getting too loud and detracting from the music. There are times I wish the car sounded louder, but the neighbors already complain and I have stock exhaust.

I think it all depends on what you want. There is also to attention factor that a loud car brings, which cannot be underestimated.

That being said, I voted keep it, because it sounds just simply awesome! I couldn't get away with it on emy car though.

TD
 
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