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View Poll Results: What's your favorite muffler?
Flowmaster 17 50.00%
Edelbrock 0 0%
DYNOMAX 5 14.71%
Magnaflow 1 2.94%
Dynatech 0 0%
Borla 3 8.82%
Thrush 6 17.65%
Hooker/Flow Tech/Warlock 0 0%
Summit brand 1 2.94%
Jegs brand 1 2.94%
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Old 04-15-2006, 06:07 PM
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In y'all's opinion what's the best exhaust for you?

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Old 04-15-2006, 08:08 PM
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Hmm I have Moroso mufflers on my car.
I like the sound they have. 2 1/2 inch in and out.

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Old 04-15-2006, 09:09 PM
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I have flowmaster 40 series on my elky now, but like the sound of the spintechs, I dont see them on the poll so I wont vote.....
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I've had experience with Dynomax, Borla, and Flowmaster. Each has thier unique sound which is great in their own right. It just depends on what you prefer. I like the sound of flowmasters, but it gets tiresome hearing that same sound on 90% of the muscle cars in the area. My roomate has some Dynomax superturbos on his Corvette and they sound great. They are fairly quiet. I will be posting a sound clip of them soon. I currently am running Borlas on my truck and they too have a unique sound. Very quiet at idle and cruise and then VERY loud at wide open throttle. They have a mellow growl with a very intense and very quick "RAP" sound when I rev it quickly. I'll post a clip of them as well when I can.

My vote goes to Borla as out of all three that I have had/been around, I like them the best. I enjoy their quietness while I daily drive, but love their crazy loudness when I decide to gun it.
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fLATHEAD FORD

I Have A Custom Exhause Using Cherry Bombs. Sounds Amazing On A Ford Flathead!!
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Im not a big fan of loud exhaust behind an engine that isnt really healthy. Flowmasters, for example, dont sound good at all in my opinion unless there behind an engine with big compression.

if its a mild low compression engine....(what a majority of us have) that we run on the street. I vote in most turbo type mufflers, like Dynomax for example. John
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Old 04-16-2006, 06:49 AM
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I'm using headers and Flowmaster 40's on my Firebird 400cu in. They are loud when you open her up and to me they sound different than the Chevy motor that has them on. I'm debating on what muffler to use on my 66 Chev truck with the 283 cu in. I'm leaning towards Dynomax but I'll have to wait till the summer when the shows start to hear what everyone else is using.
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I'm using headers and Flowmaster 40's on my Firebird 400cu in.

and to me they sound different than the Chevy motor that has them on.

There's a good comment. Most every V8 engine in existence has the same firing order. Chevy, Ford, Cadillac, etc. yet the same mufflers sound the same on different cars.

And YES, before you all go nuts on me..... if you ignore the labeling patterns of the various engine manufacturers, and call each cylinder by the same number, you will see that most Fords, most Chevys, and most everything else has the exact same firing order.

It has more to do with the manifolds/ headers and pipes and the compression/cam than the identical mufflers for the car to car variation.

I prefer Dynomax or Magnaflo.... quiet
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Old 04-17-2006, 09:47 AM
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exhaust dependson the era of car your building
right now i have a 68 pontiac with a 389, super comp hooker headers, 3" stainless pipe with 2 chamber flowmasters... sounds killer, and everyone can hear me comin from half a mile away, but thats usually because i have my mechanical secondaries fully open

IN MY OPINION.... the best exhaust is no exhaust at all!! but the lill pork chops wont have that without pulling you over... UNLESS your in a hotrod with a flathead. they dont need exhaust!!! granted they dont have much power so the "quiet" issue is 86'd.

now loud is... my 42 pontiac with a pontiac 354, hedmen headers, reduced to 2" straight pipe!!!

thats the way i roll!!!... and WHEN you get pulled over, tell him your muffler fell off and your taking it to a buddys house to get a muffler welded on!

if that dont work... go home slap some of those crapy mufflers you threw in the backyard on with clamps, go to your local law enforcement establishment and spend 10 bucks to get the ticket writen off!!!


but dont forget to take them off after doing so! and next time... when you see the boys in blue.... KEEP THE R'S DOWN ... WILL YA??
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Exhaust , straight off the headers for me, open , however the law thinks differently, as far as mufflers, the louder and lower the tone. The song of horsepower thats what perks my ear....................... flowmaster, highly OVERRATED, they sound like a boat. i go to shows and have to remind myself that I am at a car show and not a boat show.. my $0.02
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Flowmaster 40's across the board.
Def. worth the money, good product, last forever.
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Exhaust , straight off the headers for me, open , however the law thinks differently, as far as mufflers, the louder and lower the tone. The song of horsepower thats what perks my ear....................... flowmaster, highly OVERRATED, they sound like a boat. i go to shows and have to remind myself that I am at a car show and not a boat show.. my $0.02
Thats why I like the Jegs exhaust.they have a set up were the pipes come strait back off the header to a 3 inch flange for electric cutouts but when the cutouts are closed it runs the exhaust to an x pipe and out the mufflers.Jegs part #555-30667, Quicktime performane brand electric cut outs and 3 inch flanged turn downs Jegs part # 387-10411 Instead of muflers I plan to run 3 inch auger style bafels from Speed Way and instal them in the 3 inch pipes so I am legal but they look like strait pipes.
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Best exhaust

I have flowmaster super 40 mufflers on my 40 Ford coupe, with a 383 stroker motor and 4 speed and like they advertise you got to love that sound . So my vote is for flowmaster .

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thats the way i roll!!!... and WHEN you get pulled over, tell him your muffler fell off and your taking it to a buddys house to get a muffler welded on!
Been there done that . Works every time , until you get pulled over by the same cop the 4th time........ still didnt put em back on until 4 months later . Did that for a year and a half not including the extra 4 months.
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I run glasspacks on My I6's ( Thrush Magnums ), they sound good on them. Flowmasters sound tinney in my opinion, and are far too much money. the better your exhaust system is designed, the more power you will have, you loose power by having too big of a pipe or too free flowing of an exhaust ( in some cases ).
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