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11-25-2014 08:51 PM
matts37chev
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Originally Posted by Too Many Projects View Post
The Flowmasters are the problem. It's not just that they are exceptionally loud but they create a resonance inside that drives people crazy. I had them on a pick up years ago and knew when I sold it that I would never have another Flowmaster muffler.

I have Thrush turbo mufflers on my '38. They are a bit loud out the back but not all bad inside. I turn the radio up a little at highway speed.

I have Pypes Race Pro mufflers on my '67 Camaro and they are surprisingly quiet at idle and moderate acceleration. When I stick my foot in it and get the rpm up, they REALLY bark...

No idea what brand is on the '66 SS, as there are no markings on them. They look like a turbo style muffler and are the quietest of the 3 cars. I can listen to the radio in that one, while they do have a pleasant tone out the back.
these are not my first set of flowmasters, but they are the loudest ones i have ever had.
and you nailed it with the drone that makes your head throb at just the right RPM
They will be replaced eventually
i am thinking about trying some extra, extra long glasspacks
11-25-2014 08:48 PM
matts37chev
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Originally Posted by Trophyman View Post
Sorry, just saw your post. 2 1/2" with X pipe.

So, 2 years and 4 days later I finally got it sitting on the chassis. Still lots of work.
lots of work done over there
11-25-2014 06:58 PM
Too Many Projects
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Originally Posted by matts37chev View Post
what is the exhaust going to consist of?
X or H pipe?
what mufflers?
my 38 has flowmasters on it and it is WAY TOO Loud for my tastes
i am thinking about replacing them with really long cherrybombs
The Flowmasters are the problem. It's not just that they are exceptionally loud but they create a resonance inside that drives people crazy. I had them on a pick up years ago and knew when I sold it that I would never have another Flowmaster muffler.

I have Thrush turbo mufflers on my '38. They are a bit loud out the back but not all bad inside. I turn the radio up a little at highway speed.

I have Pypes Race Pro mufflers on my '67 Camaro and they are surprisingly quiet at idle and moderate acceleration. When I stick my foot in it and get the rpm up, they REALLY bark...

No idea what brand is on the '66 SS, as there are no markings on them. They look like a turbo style muffler and are the quietest of the 3 cars. I can listen to the radio in that one, while they do have a pleasant tone out the back.
11-25-2014 06:11 PM
Trophyman Sorry, just saw your post. 2 1/2" with X pipe.

So, 2 years and 4 days later I finally got it sitting on the chassis. Still lots of work.
11-12-2014 09:12 PM
matts37chev
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Chassis is about done. Taking it to exhaust shop in the morning.
what is the exhaust going to consist of?
X or H pipe?
what mufflers?
my 38 has flowmasters on it and it is WAY TOO Loud for my tastes
i am thinking about replacing them with really long cherrybombs
11-12-2014 09:09 PM
matts37chev
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Originally Posted by Trophyman View Post
2 coats of paint, 3 coats of clear. Standox Waterborne. All coats cut, final buff.
holly crap that is nice
i could never have anything that nice.
looks fantastic
11-12-2014 05:32 PM
Trophyman Chassis is about done. Taking it to exhaust shop in the morning.
11-12-2014 08:08 AM
Trophyman 2 coats of paint, 3 coats of clear. Standox Waterborne. All coats cut, final buff.
11-12-2014 07:57 AM
Trophyman
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Originally Posted by Metalman Sr. View Post
What a sweet ride, man would I love to have one like that. My aunt had one just like that back in the day it was browm.
Craigslist here I come
NO doubt!! 36-39 chevy's are ultra cool.
11-11-2014 02:18 PM
Metalman Sr.
37 Chevy

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Originally Posted by matts37chev View Post

even just bumping up the front to 15" looks better than my 14"
What a sweet ride, man would I love to have one like that. My aunt had one just like that back in the day it was browm.
Craigslist here I come
11-10-2014 08:16 AM
Too Many Projects Matt, yours is definitely a V butt...



Trophyman, if they can match the angle of the glass to the window frame, the one piece could be a better deal.

That is a beautiful car too !!!
11-10-2014 07:58 AM
Too Many Projects
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Originally Posted by matts37chev View Post
The windshield on the 38 leaks bad on both sides.
I need to do some more homework, but I thought I would toss it out here.
I think it's a v-butt?
There is no molding in the middle but it's not a 1 piece.
I think it just has the rubber holding it in, and i think I need to goop it up.

What kind of glass do you have,(if I remember right, there is 3 types) and does it use sealer?
Mine has a 2 piece v butt in a rubber gasket that the PO installed. It leaked bad around the right side. He had used a clear silicone to try to stop it. I dug out as much as I could, cleaned it with denatured alcohol and then used black windshield sealer, NOT silicone, and it still seeps a tiny bit but is OK. I think if I had removed it completely and started over with the correct sealer, it wouldn't leak at all.
11-10-2014 07:37 AM
Trophyman
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Originally Posted by matts37chev View Post
The windshield on the 38 leaks bad on both sides.
I need to do some more homework, but I thought I would toss it out here.
I think it's a v-butt?
There is no molding in the middle but it's not a 1 piece.
I think it just has the rubber holding it in, and i think I need to goop it up.

What kind of glass do you have,(if I remember right, there is 3 types) and does it use sealer?
I plan on using a 1 piece for mine. I've hear both good and bad about both.
11-09-2014 08:24 AM
matts37chev The windshield on the 38 leaks bad on both sides.
I need to do some more homework, but I thought I would toss it out here.
I think it's a v-butt?
There is no molding in the middle but it's not a 1 piece.
I think it just has the rubber holding it in, and i think I need to goop it up.

What kind of glass do you have,(if I remember right, there is 3 types) and does it use sealer?
11-08-2014 09:45 AM
matts37chev
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Originally Posted by Too Many Projects View Post

I need to break that addiction now and just concentrate on the vehicles I have...
probably pretty good advice for many of us here
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