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I just got this setup installed the other day and absolutely love the sound. I actually am going to have to add a couple more packs in the rear to dampen the drone a bit as it is quite loud at higher speeds / rpm. Click on pics below to hear a samples. (Sorry for the poor quality as all I have is a camera phone w/video.) But hopefully it will give you an idea.



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Videos man!!!! I'm dying to get an intake and exhaust on this thing. I'm thinking Mangaflows with an X pipe is the way I want to go. Or...wait for Corsa and load up the Touring package. I'm getting antsy though..........
 

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That sounds like a V-8!:biggrin2:

What are the chances of getting a drive-by video?
 

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Thanks G8er! I'm surprised at how quiet it still is. You can tell it's a V8, but it's not so loud that you wake up the neighbors. Interesting...it may almost be too quiet, but I'd love to hear a drive-by if you get a chance.
 

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That sounds like a V-8!:biggrin2:

What are the chances of getting a drive-by video?
I'll get a drive by done today for ya. I went with more of a performance V8 sound than the heavy rumble that you hear in alot of trucks...or the old muscle car sound of the past. Just my preference. My setup is similar to what alot of the vettes are doing.
 

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Thanks G8er! I'm surprised at how quiet it still is. You can tell it's a V8, but it's not so loud that you wake up the neighbors. Interesting...it may almost be too quiet, but I'd love to hear a drive-by if you get a chance.
I added a few more sample of drive by and inside. Check my original post.
 

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do you get any interior vibration with the Drone?? I have found this with mine (just rear mufflers) and realise now why they put those stupid bin sized rears on to start with. This car is loud and once you open it up it will really be loud.

I think that the way to go is a magna or custom h or x pipe, get rid of those little glass packs and put some bigger ones in and the rear Muff swap. I wonder if there would still be any drone after that!!!???
 

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do you get any interior vibration with the Drone?? I have found this with mine (just rear mufflers) and realise now why they put those stupid bin sized rears on to start with. This car is loud and once you open it up it will really be loud.

I think that the way to go is a magna or custom h or x pipe, get rid of those little glass packs and put some bigger ones in and the rear Muff swap. I wonder if there would still be any drone after that!!!???
I don't necessarilly get vibration, but it is a high pitched noise at certain rpm's that is a bit irritating (atleast to my personal taste). My exhaust guy said that it may be a bit too loud and that a remedy would be to put a couple more packs in the rear to tone it down a bit while keeping it as free flowing as possible. I wanted to hear what it sounded like first with just the packs up front with the removal of those huge boxes / restrictors in the back. I will be going back next week to have the packs put on the back. I don't mind the sound around town...it's just when driving long distances on the freeway over 70 mph it gets annoying.
I'll check with my guy to see what his thoughts would be with an X up front and larger mufflers in back. Thanks for the input.
 

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Nice wheels!

Who makes those?
 

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Thanks for the drive-by and especially the interior video. That's what I want to hear when I get on the gas.:gr_devil:
 

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Thanks for the drive-by and especially the interior video. That's what I want to hear when I get on the gas.:gr_devil:
NP. Hope it was of some use. I love it although I am going to tone it down just a hair as I drive quite a bit on the hwy and need a little less drone. I was seriously going to consider getting one of those exhaust systems they have on the Vauxhaul....the one that you can hit a switch from loud to soft exhaust depending on your mood. I just didn't want to wait for it to become available in the USA.
 

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nice video..clean sound....did you take out the resonator? (is that where your x pipe went jus curius...i left my on...didnt know if it would be too loud inside)
 

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nice video..clean sound....did you take out the resonator? (is that where your x pipe went jus curius...i left my on...didnt know if it would be too loud inside)

Resonator was replaced with x pipe for better performance. I will be making a few more modifications as I love the exterior sound....but the interior drone needs to be stiffled somewhat. Going to put a couple of the most freeflowing mufflers at the rear to see what happens.
 

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looks and sounds awesome! it would be great if you could sneak an under shot picture of your setup :)

did u leave the two glass pack looking resonators? or is that what your talking about in the post above mine....
 
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