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You might want to check out a pair of Smithy's. Pertronix has them at $53.50 each, but I think you can find them for less, also. They are in 22", 26", and 30" lengths and have a more mellow sound than glass-packs. These are right out of the 50's, and advertised as "the first performance muffler." The potential downside is that, with a 3-1/2" OD, the maximum inlet/outlet is 2-1/2" so you need to determine if this will give enough flow for your engine given a realistic appraisal of its power output.

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You might want to look into Flowmasters HP-II mufflers. They don't have that traditional Flowmaster sound. They sound more like a glasspack without the rapp and have a lifetime warranty. To reduce the interior noise make sure that you use an h-pipe. You can find some good videos on youtube of those being used.
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Hey guy I have a '58 chevy brookwood that's getting a mild 355(370hp). It will have flowtech shorties with a 2 1/2 collector. What kind of straight through muffler is going to sound the cleanest and loudest. All the glass packs I've heard are raspy and I'm not impressed by them. I'm thinking about borla xr-1's or some bullets but I'm open to anything. Thanks
Exhaust sound is such a personal thing you really have to hear it to know if you like it.

Here is a walk around video of my '65 C10: 350 SBC, Long Tube Headers with 3" collector, 2-1/2" x 28" long Cherry Bomb Glass Packs and Full Length Tailpipes that exit at the back of the rear fenders. No "H" or "X" pipe, true duals. Hope this helps :
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powerstick mufflers... look it up on the internet. Good stuff. Sounds gnarly and mean.
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