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Old 12-13-2003, 03:17   #1 (permalink)
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Exhaust drone - how to make it go away?

Hey guys

Im starting to get over my loud (well im sure its not loud to some) exhaust because it can drone quite a bit at times ,and that just pi$$es me off.

I currently have extractors , 2.5" mercury cat back with one resonator , a muffler and hot dog on the back. I want it a fair bit quieter because it drones like crazy on the highway at 115km/h. and in third gear around town heaps.

What can i get installed in the system to quiet it down a bit?. I still want tone , just not as loud...

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Jim, so your growing up?
hahaah, replace the hotdog with a straight through muffler, it will make a big difference, just ask Casper what mine is like.
It has the same.
Its nice and quite, with a good note, but loud when you want it to be.
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Ditch the hotdog for a start!
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I've heard Kerry's car, you want to do what he did. Sounds great.
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Hotdogs are not good for the street.
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haha kerry , im over the loud stage i think!!....didnt last all that long hahah

thats exactly what im after a nice loud note when the taps are open , some tone but quiet when cruisin normal....

what brands do you reccomend? what prices would i be looking at?

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Hotdogs are not good for the street.

No not at all. I prefer them in my belly (sorry, I had to)

I thought a hotdog was the thing to reduce droning/resonating without losing the sound? Everyone always recommends you throw a hotdog on a resonating six

Is there any performance differences between say having a single muffler with a hotdog as opposed to two mufflers?
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On my old system i had one BIG custom made Genie muffler, it did sound good, but that mufler cost me $300.
A good straight through muffler will do the job better than a hotdog, and attract less unwanted attention.

Most of the time they will cost less aswell.
Jim my system is a Humex, if you give me a few days i can get the part numbers for you.
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You could always buy a Camry.

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HAHAAHAHAHAHH.
My car gets enough attention, i dont need aloud exaust.

Do you a deal Jamie, you buy one first.
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