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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 09-01-2013, 01:09 PM Thread Starter
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does a turn down make a difference in sound?

I cut off the gianormous mufflers and it sounds more like it should sound. If I put turn downs on it will it change the sound?
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It will. I had cut off my old, junky rusty turndowns at the beginning of the year and was driving it around until I put new stainless turndowns on - it was noticeably louder with the turndowns gone.

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You can get drone from turn downs right? Because of the exhaust sound waves bouncing off the ground under the car.

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I had less drone with than without them. It was probably sound waves getting trapped under the trunk/behind the bumper then with the turndowns it's directed out back.


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Show off... Here's my turndowns(well actually downward angled tips) from a distance that flatters my paint

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FWIW when I had stock exhaust and cut mufflers, I noticed zero difference between turndowns/non turndowns. Drone, loudness or otherwise. I think the effects between the two is amplified by the larger true duals.

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Show off... Here's my turndowns(well actually downward angled tips) from a distance that flatters my paint
It was the most recent picture I had of the turndowns installed.

I have a good bit of drone one way or the other at city cruise speeds. Because there was so much I think it was a lot easier for me to notice when the amount increased or decreased any.

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My car has turn downs close to the factory setup and I have no drone...

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What about the third cat does it sound much different if I cut that off?
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Turn down for what
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Here's that same exhaust from post 5 as it is today. Believe it or not, almost no difference in drone or cabin noise than the turndowns at the bumper!

A bit smellier though


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