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Old 02-06-2013, 03:20 PM
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Building a 23 tbucket and wondering how zoomies will sound any takers? How bad will it affect my low end. I am running an aftermarket PBM block stroked to 383 with Brodix RR 200 heads 13 - 1 compression?

Was running 1 7/8" to 2" stepped headers previously when motor was in my other car.

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Old 02-06-2013, 05:29 PM
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I run straight pipe on my Bucket. Not really Zoomie style but similar. They sound great and you wont notice any performance difference. The noise does get annoying on longer trips
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Thanks for the help I really appreciate it!!!!
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I ran Zoomies on my T-bucket for one summer. Even with baffles they were loud and annoying. I also noticed a loss of low end torque. Switched back to Roadster headers with the 20" turn out. Sound much better and I think they perform much better too.
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Thanks for the info that is what I also heard is a loss of low end. Would you say they were louder than a harley when they take off?
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a friend had zoomies.. and i would never park next to him.. way to loud and they had baffles in.. he ran them for bout a yr or so and pulled and sold them for they got loud to him too...
i was also surprised he never got a ticket for noise and needless to say they did not exit behind the door area.. they are $$$$$, spend your money elsewhere.
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Thanks for the advice and also, what size tubes do you have on your t bucket headers in the profile picture? I want at least 1 7/8" if not 1 7/8" to 2" step and I like the looks of yours they are not the typical tbucket header look?

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todd, which bucket are u talking about.. GT's or mine (red). as for mine i'd really need to measure, but i'd say 2" tubes to 4" collector.
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Bill, it looks red with white stripes, where did you get the headers from if you don't mind?
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i got them from "southern rod & parts" in NC or SC.. can't remember now. they have a web site.
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Thanks for the info!!!
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I have a friend who has zoomies on his '32 roadster, and I know he has baffles inside, just not sure what type. They aren't obnoxiously loud, so whatever he's using it works.
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Thanks what an awesome forum I really appreciate all the fast responses!! Thanks again
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I forgot I had posted this video on YouTube of My T idleing in the driveway with the Zoomies on. I'm in the process of tearing down this car and rebuilding it. New engine will be a Blown 406 cu in using a Dart Block.


http://youtu.be/-pZxy9msI_o
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I forgot I had posted this video on YouTube of My T idleing in the driveway with the Zoomies on. I'm in the process of tearing down this car and rebuilding it. New engine will be a Blown 406 cu in using a Dart Block.


http://youtu.be/-pZxy9msI_o
Need to fix your video, it's set as private.
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