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Old 12-07-2004, 23:06   #1 (permalink)
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GTP exhaust on a standard XR8 ?

Any comments on if it's worth replacing a standard BA XR8 exhaust with one from a GTP ?

Looking for a bit more noise...
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Old 12-07-2004, 23:13   #2 (permalink)
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Re: GTP exhaust on a standard XR8 ?

Only if ya wanna waste ya time its the same system as an xr8
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Old 12-07-2004, 23:19   #3 (permalink)
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Re: GTP exhaust on a standard XR8 ?

Say no more then :) Thanks.

The GTP piccy shows dual pipes between the 2 mufflers, I thought the XR8 had a single, but I'm 600ks away from my XR8 at the moment and couldn't double check...
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Re: GTP exhaust on a standard XR8 ?

Yes, they are the same Shanes..
An easy and cheap way to get more noise is to remove the rear muffler and have an exhaust place make a nice set of twin pipes out the back. No gain in performance, but it will give you more noise. Cost would be between $100 and $200.

Personally I would get a full or cats back system if funds permit. There are many threads on here about BA XR8/GT exhaust systems if you do a search.
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Re: GTP exhaust on a standard XR8 ?

l wouldn't just cut the rear muffler out and have straight pipes as you will lose performance as you will lose back pressure just get them to put a couple of resenators and this will give you a good note. l had this done before l got the quad pipes.
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Re: GTP exhaust on a standard XR8 ?

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just get them to put a couple of resenators and this will give you a good note.
Sorry, I forgot to mention that bit as well. It's been a while..
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Re: GTP exhaust on a standard XR8 ?

I will second the hot dogs in the rear, I did this after meeting Orsm in Albury, fixed the drone and power probs I had after removing the rear muffler.
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Re: GTP exhaust on a standard XR8 ?

Dont waste tihe time and effort buy asystem taht will enhance the powerband not retard it.
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Re: GTP exhaust on a standard XR8 ?

Thanks for the help...

Your help was alot easier than getting the other half to climb under the car in the dark to have a look :)
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