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Mid Mufflers??fit??

I have true duel 2 1/4 exhaust with no cats and 40 series flows in the rear. Has anyone ever mounted them in the front or the middle because I think it sounds better when there is piping after the mufflers.
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it would sound beautiful, but ground clearance may be an issue...
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Yeah? Well my car is lowered about 2 inches or so and it might be a problem. I know it would sound beautiful. I have heard it before, I think StephenC has a clip. I have heard alot of setup, but I must admit, it was the best sounding exhaust I have ever heard on an MN12.
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you can get them up closer to the engine, just it will rub all the time on STOCK height, so id consider that option out of the question for you

it does sound better though, when there closer and have piping after the muffs

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yeah they will, but if your puting an exhaust on your car why worry about it, half the time with a droning exhaust my music just gets turned up more i dont know if mine drones b/c i dont even notice drone anymore, i think it does a little at 2k, but only b/c the piping isnt all the way out the back

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[QUOTE]Originally posted by JACOB
Yeah? Well my car is lowered about 2 inches or so and it might be a problem. I know it would sound beautiful. I have heard it before, I think StephenC has a clip. I have heard alot of setup, but I must admit, it was the best sounding exhaust I have ever heard on an MN12. [/QUOTE

you got it, i think stephenc is the only one that has real true dual setup, search for stehpenc's he has pics on here somewhere, i have not seen him here in a while thou, i have been planning this for my mark8 for the past 2 yrs, i have the muffler , ( i dont have hte tip or the x's soon to come thou, still thinking if i should get header shorties or l.t.
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i put my mufflers in the middle and they barley have enough room to fit side by side but u loose probly 2 1/2 inches ground clearance. my cars not lowered and iver never herd them scrape anything.

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Now what if you get a dual-in dual-out muff and run an xpipe AFTER it?

or maybe go with a pair of these Muffs
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I had mid-mounted mufflers for a VERY short time, and my car isn't lowered. I tore a hole in a muffler the week after I had them done, and took it in and had the whole exhaust redone. I lost at least 2" of ground clearance, and I would scrape them on big dips in the highway, and had to be careful of inclined driveways. It wasn't worth the hassle, so they went bye bye. It did sound good though.
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Are there clearence issues with a single muffler in place of the third cat?

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See where the dips in the floorpan are on both sides of Scott's exhaust? That's the only place to put the mufflers, and you can see how much clearance you'd lose with 2 mufflers there.
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its kinda hard to put them there tho, b/c theyd hit the floorboards and rattle, or theyd rub everything, witch isnt cool either, i have my muffler mounted in place of the 3rd cat, it sounds good for what it is

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id take a pic of mine but i basically have the same getup minus high flow kitties and the pretty undercar paintage, i think it sounds pretty good, i want a little bit diffrent sound though

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wow its been too long since i've been under my car. However. It seems as if you would have enough room to install them where the cats where.

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I was thinking of getting midmounted mufflers, but I am lowered. So I was thinking of putting two 6in round Dynomax Race Bullets on. Do you think i'd still scrape with those? Also, Im gonna out them on with shorty headers and no crossover, do ou guys think that would sound good?

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I'm Mid-mounting my muffs. I'm gonna use The midget car borla muffelers.
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They're bullet muffelers here

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I was thinking of getting midmounted mufflers, but I am lowered. So I was thinking of putting two 6in round Dynomax Race Bullets on. Do you think i'd still scrape with those? Also, Im gonna out them on with shorty headers and no crossover, do ou guys think that would sound good?
6 inch bullets would be too big I would think. My mufflers were only 4" deep. I would go with a 4" bullet, and try to tuck them up as far as you can, and hope they don't rattle.
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but if I had 2.5in duals, with 4 in mufflers , wouldn't that mean that'd I'd lose[IMG]http://www.speedfreak.cc/products/texhaust/tex-under2.jpg[/IMG

Couldn't I put them, on this long stiagth section after where the cats would be?

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Well, that image didn't work, but u can enter that for your url and see what I am talkin about.

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Thanks Dr. FrankenCougie. Im talking about putting them where that long straight part is, the part along side the trannsmission. Do you guys think that would sound good with the bullet mufflers and shorty headers? Also does no crossover, x-pipe, h-pipe sound different? I think that no crossover has the least low-end torque right? But what would sound the best? I know a lot of that "mean sound" comes form better cams and heads, but what would sound teh best on my stock engine (for now )

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One question: If they would fit, have you thought about maintenance??? I've worked on a couple cars with custom exhaust that you couldn't take the tranny pan down to change the filter because the exhaust was in the way, I'm willing to say that you would probably have the same problem, and trust me, it gets old having to take the exhaust off every time you need to change the tranny fluid.
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I hear you better off not changing the trans fluid after 100,000 miles

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ditto, my rule of thumb id either put a sinlge muffler in the middle (what i have now) or two mufflers out back, i just dont feel like messing with the hassle, and im not that worried about sounds vs, actaully flowing and gaining power

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Yeah, I think im just going to put a dual in dual out Magnaflow muffler where the third cat would be.

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