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Old 06-07-2003, 02:20 PM
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Post Ever heard of Flow-Pro mufflers?

I called an exhaust place about my 84Z28, he said that flow-pro mufflers accualy give more horsepower than the 80 series crossflow that i was thinking about getting, and still give me a nice ddep rumble. What do you think? I like the sound of the flows personally but ive never heard the others. Im not a bandwagon guy im not wanting the flows because everyone has them, i truly like the sound, but now i dunno what to get..help please Thanks

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Old 06-07-2003, 05:53 PM
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Uh try (Flowmaster) tried and true works the best most of the time...
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We've had the discusson about Flowbastards.....They flowed with some of the worst...Just try something lik dynomax...Steve
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Whats this "we" crap you got a mouse in your pocket...?

Flowmasters may not flow the best but they were around long before anything else and they when installed properly and tuned properly work very well...

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how do you tune a flowmaster?

Dude, dont kid yourself, although they definately sound better, flowmasters simply dont flow as much as other aftermarket mufflers. Others such as dynomax, magnaflow, borla, bassani are all strait through design and make more power....period.

WE as in.....the members of hotrodders.com had a discussion about flowmasters already here
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Not all Dynomax are straight-through. The quiet ones are a reverse-flow design. Very quiet & flow as well as a Flowmaster. Straight-through mufflers (glass-packs, Dynomax Ultraflows, etc.) are anything but quiet unless you are running cats ahead of them.

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hehe... a 3 post discussion...?

Anyhow... (jimfulco) pointed out the basic facts... No its not a straight through type of muffler and the straight through types are like a loud fan in a PC (nerve racking)... The reverse flow dynomax is a good design but does not flow any more than a Flowmaster... BTW I guess you`ve never tried using a different size inlet muffler as opposed to the pipe ran to it...? Or tried "H" pipe(s) before or after the muffler...? Also different sizes of "H" pipes...? A little adjustment in the exhaust can have rather large changes to everything ahead of it... And if you want all out power for racing on a street setup every heard of cutouts or race-readies...? At that point a stock turbo would do just fine... Just remember max flow does not always mean power... Tune it dont waste it...

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mufflers

5.0Towncar don't you mean Dynojunk? There are only onetype of mufflers Flowmasters. They are the best sounding muffler on the market. my 2cents worth.
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Site for http://www.flopro.com/homepage.htm

You tune a muffler by punching holes in it and while its running play it like a flute, its that easy.
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i would go foe a set of spinn traps, they do like flowmasters, convert sound energy to heat, vithout the use of glasswool packing that burns out or soaks water. i just think they sound much better than restriction-masters (a little Troll'ing never hurts ) but the sound is a matter of prefference

actually the best soung in my book is large staright through mufflers like dual 3.5 inch on a big block but its kinda loud at WOT
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Flowmaster puts more money in their advertising than they do in their research. People buy Flowmasters for the same reason they buy Fram oil filters. They think they're one of the best, but reality is harsh. Check out this set of tests. Flowmaster was basically the worst.
http://www.pontiacstreetperformance....p/exhaust.html
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