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Old 12-02-2003, 23:39   #1 (permalink)
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Yello, has anyone recorded the beautiful V8 sound of thier EB - EL XR8's, or V8 Falcons? I wanted to compare the sound difference between the single exhaust system in the EB-ED Falcons and the split exhaust seen in the EF-EL..

Thanx, Mike..
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Old 12-03-2003, 01:37   #2 (permalink)
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The best I have heard is Mr Sparkles EL XR8 on mp3.
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Sweet, I shall have to find this 'Mr Sparkles'!..
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Try THIS!!!!!

Clip taken from inside my mates supercharged VX2-S from his digital video camera, all windows wound up, as he gets his ass handed to him at a set of lights

The voice is my mate, the whine is his mighty Dampolator-less blown V6!
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Cool, I'm making a collection of movies and sounds, so really any V8's or even nice sixes would do.. :p
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Mr Sparkle,

This sounds a bit suss! For a start the car is a manual & I didn't think that the Supercharged 6 came as a manual... Feel free to correct me if I'm wrong. Also sounds like an 8
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Mr Sparkle,

This sounds a bit suss! For a start the car is a manual & I didn't think that the Supercharged 6 came as a manual... Feel free to correct me if I'm wrong. Also sounds like an 8
Huh??? Mine is a manual, his is an auto!! Read the description again - the camera was in HIS car, mounted on the dash on the far right side near the drivers A pillar, all his windows were up. You can't hear his engine or his exhaust - all you can hear from his car mechanically is the slight whine from his supercharger. All other noise is my XR8, penetrating his cabin!!!

Hell if you are that keen I can send you the raw 150mb digital video footage of it...

Actually better still, I invite you to come and have a listen to mine in the flesh... then you may feel free to call into question anything you like! :fly:
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I can vouch for the Sparkles mobile...what a sound!
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my ebay listing went something like this...

You are bidding on a wife, 2 kids and a mortgage as I require a V8.

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here is a video of my car at the last dyno day we had.

http://www.users.on.net/jasiunas/dynos/blueoval.mpg

I have a single 2.5" with marathon muffler and pacemakers.
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This is a video of Fordfans car at the last dyno meet.(hope you dont mind daniel)

http://www.users.on.net/jasiunas/dynos/fordfan351.mpg

He has a twin 2.25" into a single 3" (I think) with pacemakers.
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