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Old 10-30-2004, 03:16 PM
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best sounding mufflers for a SB

what mufflers do you guys think sound the best for a SB chevy?

and if you had to choose between flowmaster 30 series or super 40's what would you choose?
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Old 10-30-2004, 06:56 PM
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I have super 40's on my 67 nova.The sound really good(nice and loud).The 40's are not as loud in the car.The 30's are super loud inside and out.I'd say get the 40's.I got mine on ebay for $55 each.bm
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Sound the best is a relative term. I am past the point in my life when I am impressed with loud mufflers. IMO there is nothing that sounds better than a cammed SBC with a quality set of headers and quite low restriction mufflers. They do not have to be LOUD to be low restriction.

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Old 10-30-2004, 07:25 PM
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i've got flowmaster 40 series on my truck (350) i like them they sound good there 2 chamber.
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i agre with z28. my flwmaster 50 3 chambers on a 2.5 in dual system with a h, is too loud. quiet is awsome you can hear more engine sounds . like carb and header noises. girls like the hush. no sound hassles with land lord,or girlfreinds parents at night. you can hear a high quality stereo better.

what im getting at is 40's deltas are way to loud in my oppinion.
50 deltas will get old fast

i am told dynomax hemi super turbo are a exellent choice for quiet
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Old 10-30-2004, 07:53 PM
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I had the dynomax super turbo's.I like the 40 series delta's alot better!!!To each his own.bm
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i like the loud flowmasters, i like to hear the roar of the engine. i agree with bm ..... to each his own.
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Will your wife/girlfriend be riding in this car often?I have 40's on my SBC.2.5 inch straight back,true duals,no cats.Cats do quiet it down considerably,after the emissions testing went belly up here I had em yanked off and my wife complains that she has to turn up the radio too loud and still has trouble hearing at interstate speeds.I myself love the sound,but after a hard days work sometimes quiet is nice to.
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Dynamax Hemi Turbos is what the local Meineke installed on my 34 when I told them I wanted performance and quite...I was not dissapointed. I know the person well that owns the local Meineke and he said this is the muffler Dynamax has been recommending when the customer asks for what I asked for.

Loud is plain RUDE. The comments about listening to your engine has real merit and is something all you LOUD geeks should consider

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I have Hooker Aero Chambers on my 67 Camaro. At certain RPM range, usually cruising on the freeway they start resonating causing a headache and double vision :-). At low RPMs they sound great.

On my El Camino I will be looking for a set of quiet high flowing mufflers.

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I have cammed 350 chevy in the g-body cutlass with hooker shorty headers. I used a magnaflow dual in/out with 2.5" pipe from the headers to the back. I went with this muffler because of the problem with the g-bodies and the tranny crossmemeber only having a hump of the right side. Anyways the muffler is basically a x-pipe with baffling and it sounds great no too loud. I think a big key to an exhaust sounding good is balancing the pipes.
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Ron,
What do you mean cammed 350??All 350's have cams?? BM
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he means a bigger cam....its a little lopey
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Old 10-31-2004, 01:01 PM
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I know what he meant...I just never heard of a sbc 350 refered to as a cammed 350.bm
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i have and im only 17

and by the way, your Nova looks pretty good
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