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spinn 06-30-2008 10:48 AM

how loud are purple hornies?
 
i want to finish off a exhaust quick and as quiet. could these just cap it off with no muffler shop?

how loud are purple hornies ? would they be appropriate?

i have heddman headers on a 8.8:1 318" with a performer intake and edelbrock 600. its set up with a 340 hp stock cam 430/.444" lift .

Double_v23 06-30-2008 11:23 AM

They are just as loud as any other glasspacks. So they are not quiet at all.

n-gin 06-30-2008 12:30 PM

Cut the exhaust off and listen to how loud your car is then. :D I had a set on a 76 monte the exhaust was headman headers to purple hornies pointed at the ground. Thats it. All they did was gewt rid of that clapping noise the open headers made. I liked it. Never got sited either.

Stroke 06-30-2008 12:43 PM

Actually, they're not loud at all... until you start your engine. Maybe if you had some really looong ones, like 30". Who's got a decibel meter?

Oh, according to member elcaminodragster's post they're this loud...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DXA3X5V2iL8

mechEcwru 06-30-2008 04:02 PM

If you have to ask then they're TOO LOUD! If you plan on doing any sizable amount of driving on the streets I wouldn't get them. If its a drag car you like to take the the Friday cruise in then they may be the ticket.


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