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what is the best sounding exhaust to put on a 1996 tbird with a stock 3.8 i was hoping to find something with a deeper rumble and doesn't sound so much like a v6 at higher rpm's thanks for any responses
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Dynomax cat back

Anything else will sound like angry bees with an attitude!

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Anything else will sound like angry bees with an attitude!

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LOL Joe I believe that you and me are about the only ones that like the Dynomax sound The SC here has "ChokeMasters" they sound pretty good as well.

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Must be an age thing Darren!

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Must be an age thing Darren!

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Here's a vote on Dynomax Super turbos or Turbos .

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I'll cast a vote for them as well. I don't think they're the perfect muffler for me (I have a drone I dislike), but they're not bad at all.

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Whatever you do, use a resonator with whatever mufflers you get. 3.8's sound like poo without them.

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My vote is for Stock Muffler ... 3.8 sounds terrible no matter what you do.
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I personally have never heard a cool sounding V6 with aftermarket exhaust.

If you insist, the advice to install a resonator is good advice.
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Well there's good sounding V6's out there, but very time I hear someone say "I want it to sound like a V8" I just think you should get a V8. You can make an all around nice sounding V6 if you can accept it being a 6 cylinder.

I've heard a select few that have a V8ish rumble at idle but there's no mistaking it for a V6 past that no matter what you do. Pipes and baffles just can't duplicate sounds created by extra cylinders, firing patterns, ect.

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The final result of my never ending search for the "BEST" exhaust system is.......... put it this way...there is NO single exhaust setup that sounds good to ALL.....just the sound/note that fits the owner/driver that matters!!
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"Like fine wine we get perfected with time"

Here's a vote on Dynomax Super turbos or Turbos .
I'll put a 'one up' for Dynomax super turbos as well. I've only heard sound clips on a 4.6, but I had one on my old 4 banger 98 altima and that muffler sounded GREAT! Low rumble, noo too much and not raspy or ricey in the higher RPM range.


sounds pretty damn nice on this one and remember it's a 95 so it has the additional resonator...

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its not mine but i like the way it sounds

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on my old sc i used flowmaster 40ds 2 1/2 back to a 3 inch then back to 2 1/2 with no res and it sounded good had a deep tone and nice sound and rumble

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Playing around with my camera , Here is a short piece of the Flowmasters 40ds on the SC . Not to bad for a 6 IMHO


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The 93 had 40's on it when I bought and it didn't sound bad but the drone was.

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