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Old 12-14-2004, 04:25 PM
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What determines engine sound?

Might sound stupid, but what determines the engine sound? Obviously number of cylinders. But lets assume they're all V8's. What exactly gives you the deep sound? Or the choppy rough sound?
I've hear that the cam plays a big role in the sound. Also headers and exhaust off course.
Now are glasspacks louder or turbo-mufflers?
What would your engine sound like if it was pure stock with headers and glasspacks (lets assume it's an SBC).

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