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Exhaust help

Discussion in '1994-2004 V6 Mustang Tech' started by §teeda-§tang, Sep 10, 2006.

  1. §teeda-§tang

    §teeda-§tang New Member

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    I just got a Mac O/R H put on and i have stock headers, with magnapack mufflers. sounds good until 3000+, then sounds riced out beyond belief, and its mind slplitting loud. is there a muffler that will kepp it somewhat loud, but not very loud, and get rid out that high end rice sound, or would high flow cats do the trick, i need drive by or in car sound clips of peoples cars with off road h to so what their mufflers sound like.
     
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    Force proseries mufflers from www.summitracing.com part# FRC-5202

    they are similar to Flowmaster 40's but only cost $32.95/muffler
     
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    ben1380 yOoOoOoOoOoOo

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    I think Hi-Flow cats would make it even louder.

    I got the force pro-series like cobra suggested..They aren't on yet though.
     
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    ben1380 yOoOoOoOoOoOo

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    Oh, and the part number cobra gave you is for 2.5" in/out...FRC-5201 is for 2.25"
     
  5. Moostang

    Moostang Boards Since 04-28-2002

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    Dude, he got an off-road MAC H-pipe, which means right now he's running no cats! Putting on high-flow cats will not make it louder. They will actually make it a bit quieter.

    Most of the people will recomment to have 2 high-flow cats on our sixers for better sound. You probably would want some chambered mufflers, like Mac Flowpaths. This would make your car sound not so ricey, but it could make it a little bit more raspy if anything (without the cats). You could even go with the Force mufflers, but I'm not a fan of the cheaper stuff. Just make sure you have high-flow cats! =)

    If you want to compare muffler loudness, check out the article in my signature. They give a comparative decibel levels for most popular mufflers, as well as HP figures.

    Hope this helps and maybe other people will be able to provide you with some media clips.
     
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    ben1380 yOoOoOoOoOoOo

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    oops....my reading comprehension is on a serious decline.
     
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    hi flow cats will take away alot of the rice, but it will still be raspy because of the chambered mufflers
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    h-pipe for chambered mufflers, x-pipe for straight thru, in general, for better sound.
     
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    ben1380 yOoOoOoOoOoOo

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    Raspy because of the chambered mufflers? Have you heard a V6 with straight-through mufflers??? Pretty raspy to me. I think for the majority, the straight-thru mufflers don't sound very well on the v6s unless you have some engine work done.
     
  9. lilnicky068

    lilnicky068 Two-tire Fire! :)

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    I had that same problem man. I got the MAC o/r h-pipe and mac cat-back and I HATED IT. I ended up having a local shop weld my stock cats back on and it sounded mucho bettero.
     
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    why did u hate it?

    Right now i have mac cat-back its a bolt on, and im thinking of either cutting the stock y pipe and make them true duals or getting a mid pipe what do you guys think?
     
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    yeah but see my muffelrs arent offset like that will they still work without any modification
     
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    lilnicky068 Two-tire Fire! :)

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    b/c it sounded like crap after 3k RPMs just like o' dude said ^up there^. I'll post an exhaust clip when i get home if I think about it
     
  13. §teeda-§tang

    §teeda-§tang New Member

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    well my mufflers now have centered inlets and outlets, so will the center inlet and off set outlets work on my exhaust without modifications?
     
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    Hmmm weird mine sounds pretty good all around the rpm band
     
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    magnaflows with an x-pipe and two cats removed gives a pretty good sound, imo.
     
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    yes. i didnt see that earlier. the magnapacks are just a tube with some baffling so they can call it a muffler, paired with an o/r pipe would give it an extremely ricey sound. if you have straight thru mufflers, you definitely need cats for the sound if nothing else. plus the fact that its an h-pipe doesnt exactly help things in the sound department
     
  18. Khaos05

    Khaos05 Yea....it's a sixer

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    mike you got any clips of LT's, x pipe (w/ 2 cats) and mags?:D
     
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    i will once it gets put on.:( ive got the new magnapack mufflers but havent ordered the LT's yet. my setup right now is 2 1/4" pipes, custom x-pipe, regular magnaflows, and the back 2 cats were replaced with straight pipes. no camera so no clips. i could probably take one with my phone, but it wouldnt be very good quality though.
     
  20. Khaos05

    Khaos05 Yea....it's a sixer

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    cool...i can wait for your clips:D


    btw..I'd also like to hear LT's and bassani on a sixer :thumbup: