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Old 10-20-2011, 09:21 PM
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choosing new mufflers for my truck

im looking for a new set of mufflers for my truck right now i have glass packs 17". they have been on the truck for 10 years they are worn out and rusty. i have had the truck for 6 and my dad had it for 5yrs before me, the first thing he did was put dual exhaust with the glass packs which he dos'nt remember the brand. i want something a little more aggressive sounding, and maybe something that will give me a little back pressure. something good for a little low end torque.

i was thinking something like flowtech raptor, or thursh welded. maybe xlarator. my 68 gto has a new set of xlarator on it, know nothing about them someone put them on it before i got it and the car isnt running so i cant hear them.

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Well, Flowmaster 40's sound pretty aggressive....

But they are like.....navels, seems like everyone has'em! Summit's turbo 3 chambered muffs sound pretty sweet, but not too loud and no roar inside the cab. Good price. They also have a "race muffler" that may sound more aggressive at a good price.
Run straight pipes!
BTW....back pressure is NOT desireable....no matter what anybody tells you. You will get more than plenty of "back pressure" with ANY mffler you chose.
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I like Turbo mufflers. Deep and rumbly, cool at cruise and speak at WOT.
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i heard that thursh turbos fall apart and the welded was just like flowmaster 40's. my dad had a nice set of mufflers put on his 69 gto not to long ago but he cant remember what brand, they just told him they was cheap flowmasters
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Listen to some Dynamax mufflers on their site.
This is how I chose mine.

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I like that word. "Heard"
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Thrush welded are chambered for an aggressive sound, reasonably priced and are made of thick material so they should last many years also.
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If you want something more aggressive sounding than burnt out Glasspacks, you may as well run Straight Pipes or short Bullet Muffs.
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If you want something more aggressive sounding than burnt out Glasspacks, you may as well run Straight Pipes or short Bullet Muffs.
+1. Hard to get more aggressive than a straight through muffler with no packing left .

+2 on the back-pressure comment. It's bad, plain and simple. Back pressure does not help you. Neither does too large of an exhaust.
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