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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 08-27-2006, 11:00 PM Thread Starter
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ok so i want to get a better sound out of my car, btw its a 3.8 n/a, anyway i was thinking of removing the back section of the exhuast, up to the resonator, would it sound any different or am im just making extra work for myself.
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That would be the nastiest sounding **** in the world. Just save your money, and do it right the first time. Otherwise you probably wont be happy with it. Trust me, I've done mine 4 times.

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3.8 w/out resonator =

A decent sounding exhaust would be to start new from the manifolds back. Get high-flow cats up front and run them into a midmounted Magnaflow. With your discretion, run DI/SO or DI/DO and go from there. Otherwise, go ahead and cut off the resonator and muffler you have but replace them with better ones.

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post #4 of 8 (permalink) Old 08-28-2006, 10:53 AM Thread Starter
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i was just thinking of only using the resonator and just no muffler.
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Oh no! That would sound even worse. When I had my exhaust changed I had them cut off the system after the resonator just to see what it sounded like. I almost puked. It was way too ricey for my taste. I've got a Flowmaster cat-back on it and it's not too bad, but the only time I've ever truly enjoyed the sound of the exhaust from my car was when I ran it straight out of the header.

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post #6 of 8 (permalink) Old 08-28-2006, 11:37 AM Thread Starter
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if its going to sound like rice then ill just leave it alone, lol.
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Try browsing here and see if you like any of the 3.8 setups they have. Maybe that'll help you decide if you want to do anything specific.

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i have the stock cats and di/so mag midmounted y'd off at diff it sounds not bad
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