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Old 07-02-2005, 02:01   #1 (permalink)
GT's GT
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What Mufflers?

Hi group:

96 GT Convertible, all stock. Would like a bit more growl that the
stock gt mufflers. Don't want to spend a fortune, nor do I want it too
loud since it is a convertible.

Thanks for any suggestions.
gjt

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Old 07-02-2005, 02:01   #2 (permalink)
Mort Guffman
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Re: What Mufflers?

My suggestion: keep what you have. They are paid for, stainless steel,
and they are the correct part for your car.

mort


On Fri, 01 Jul 2005 20:25:45 -0500, GT's GT <gjtooley@bellsouth.net>
wrote:

>Hi group:
>
>96 GT Convertible, all stock. Would like a bit more growl that the
>stock gt mufflers. Don't want to spend a fortune, nor do I want it too
>loud since it is a convertible.
>
>Thanks for any suggestions.
>gjt


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Old 07-02-2005, 02:02   #3 (permalink)
memset@cellulean.com
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Re: What Mufflers?

Thrush turbo mufflers. Can be had from Summit for probably $40 + ship
for both. (2.25")..

Local performance shops sell 'em here for about $20/muffler + tax. Of
course.. pay cash & they might not charge tax :P.

They have a bit of a "throaty" growl to 'em on these 4.6L SOHC
motors... sounds pretty decent. Not as loud or throaty as Flowmasters
or Borla mufflers.. but still good bang for buck. Note that they are
NOT stainless steel..

-Mike

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Old 07-02-2005, 13:02   #4 (permalink)
Alias
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Re: What Mufflers?

>>They have a bit of a "throaty" growl to 'em on these 4.6L SOHC
motors... sounds pretty decent. Not as loud or
>>throaty as Flowmasters or Borla mufflers.. but still good bang for

buck. Note that they are NOT stainless steel..

Agreed. I had some on my 68 Chevelle. Sounded really nice under
accelleration, but nice and quiet at a light.

Alias

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From: memset@cellulean.com [mailto:memset@cellulean.com]
Posted At: Friday, July 01, 2005 11:10 PM
Posted To: rec.autos.makers.ford.mustang
Conversation: What Mufflers?
Subject: Re: What Mufflers?


Thrush turbo mufflers. Can be had from Summit for probably $40 + ship
for both. (2.25")..

Local performance shops sell 'em here for about $20/muffler + tax. Of
course.. pay cash & they might not charge tax :P.

They have a bit of a "throaty" growl to 'em on these 4.6L SOHC motors...
sounds pretty decent. Not as loud or throaty as Flowmasters or Borla
mufflers.. but still good bang for buck. Note that they are NOT
stainless steel..

-Mike

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Old 07-04-2005, 16:01   #5 (permalink)
Cobra Boy
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Re: What Mufflers?

If you go to http://www.mustangexhaust.com/ you can listen to a few clips to
see what you might like.
excobra boy


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Old 07-05-2005, 02:02   #6 (permalink)
.boB
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Re: What Mufflers?

GT's GT wrote:

> Hi group:
>
> 96 GT Convertible, all stock. Would like a bit more growl that the
> stock gt mufflers. Don't want to spend a fortune, nor do I want it too
> loud since it is a convertible.
>
> Thanks for any suggestions.
> gjt
>

What sounds good to me, may sound like trash to you. Go to a local cruise night,
and listen to a few Mustangs. When you find one that sounds good to you, ask the
owner what they are. Buy those.
You may settle for something that you don't particularly like, because they are
a little cheaper. But you'll be forever dissatisfied. You may hear something on a
small block chevy that sounds good, but will sound completly differant on your mod
motor. Be patient, save your pennies, and do your research. You'll be a lot happier
in the end.

--
..boB
1997 HD FXDWG - Turbocharged!
2001 Dodge Dakota QC 5.9/4x4/3.92
1966 Mustang Coupe - Daily Driver
1966 FFR Cobra - Ongoing project

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Old 07-05-2005, 16:01   #7 (permalink)
GT's GT
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Re: What Mufflers?

Thanks all. Appreciate the responses and good ideas.

GT

GT's GT wrote:
> Hi group:
>
> 96 GT Convertible, all stock. Would like a bit more growl that the
> stock gt mufflers. Don't want to spend a fortune, nor do I want it too
> loud since it is a convertible.
>
> Thanks for any suggestions.
> gjt
>


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