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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-27-05, 10:01 AM
Joe
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Anyone running a Borla Exhaust on their SOHC V6?

I have the chance to purchase a discounted Borla cat back exhaust for
my 97 SOHC V6. Anyone have one, does it sound like a honda civic?
That's my only doubt about upgrading my exhaust...
( I wouldn't think twice if I had the 302)
If it will ultimately sound like a import I would rather have no sound
at all.
Any suggestions/comments are greatly appreciated
Thanks,
Joe
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-27-05, 06:02 PM
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Re: Anyone running a Borla Exhaust on their SOHC V6?

No, doesn't sound like that, but does not sound like a Mustang either!
Calling it "only slightly louder than stock" is being a bit understated, as
well.

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"Joe" <joewiseguy@hotmail.com> wrote in message
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> I have the chance to purchase a discounted Borla cat back exhaust for
> my 97 SOHC V6. Anyone have one, does it sound like a honda civic?
> That's my only doubt about upgrading my exhaust...
> ( I wouldn't think twice if I had the 302)
> If it will ultimately sound like a import I would rather have no sound
> at all.
> Any suggestions/comments are greatly appreciated
> Thanks,
> Joe
> Reply With Quote
>



 
post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-27-05, 07:01 PM
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Re: Anyone running a Borla Exhaust on their SOHC V6?

What about a MAC exhaust, is that better than borla...i can get them
both for about the same pirce, discounted for about $250 shipped.

http://www.proficientperformance.com...&Store_Code=PP

Thanks again,
Joe

 
post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-27-05, 08:01 PM
Gerry Pierce
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Re: Anyone running a Borla Exhaust on their SOHC V6?

> "Joe" <joewiseguy@hotmail.com> wrote in message
> news:1111938510.029684.280220@o13g2000cwo.googlegroups.com...
> > I have the chance to purchase a discounted Borla cat back exhaust for
> > my 97 SOHC V6. Anyone have one, does it sound like a honda civic?
> > That's my only doubt about upgrading my exhaust...
> > ( I wouldn't think twice if I had the 302)
> > If it will ultimately sound like a import I would rather have no sound
> > at all.
> > Any suggestions/comments are greatly appreciated
> > Thanks,
> > Joe
> > Reply With Quote

Joe, I have a Sporttrac w/ 4.0 and a Flowmaster DeltaFlow 50 series. It is
NOT a V8 sound, but it's not rice either. Got just a nice rumble at idle,
with mild drone at cruise. I expect the same from the Borla.


 
post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-28-05, 03:02 PM
Herb Kauhry
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Re: Anyone running a Borla Exhaust on their SOHC V6?

Yeah, that's how I'd characterize mine (Borla), too. Six cylinders just
produce a different note than 8 will. Mine kind of hits a resonance with
the body at 55 mph.

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"Gerry Pierce" <cruzrtwdgt@comcast.net> wrote in message
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> > "Joe" <joewiseguy@hotmail.com> wrote in message
> > news:1111938510.029684.280220@o13g2000cwo.googlegroups.com...
> > > I have the chance to purchase a discounted Borla cat back exhaust for
> > > my 97 SOHC V6. Anyone have one, does it sound like a honda civic?
> > > That's my only doubt about upgrading my exhaust...
> > > ( I wouldn't think twice if I had the 302)
> > > If it will ultimately sound like a import I would rather have no sound
> > > at all.
> > > Any suggestions/comments are greatly appreciated
> > > Thanks,
> > > Joe
> > > Reply With Quote

> Joe, I have a Sporttrac w/ 4.0 and a Flowmaster DeltaFlow 50 series. It

is
> NOT a V8 sound, but it's not rice either. Got just a nice rumble at idle,
> with mild drone at cruise. I expect the same from the Borla.
>
>



 
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