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Old 12-02-2012, 05:14 PM   #1
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Does anyone think straight pipes look strange since you have a huge void on each side where the mufflers were? Theres a lot of stuff on the car that can be seen that was hidden by the mufflers.
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Old 12-02-2012, 06:39 PM   #2
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They look funny and sound horrible unless you're WFO about 5k RPM.
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Old 12-02-2012, 06:49 PM   #3
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Old 12-02-2012, 06:56 PM   #4
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Not at u don't notice it u just see the pipes coming out of the back like two shotgun barrels with chrome corvette plate in background I have two straight pipes with two dynomax bullets and it sounds better borla and flow master and corsa.
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Old 12-02-2012, 08:24 PM   #5
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Not at u don't notice it u just see the pipes coming out of the back like two shotgun barrels with chrome corvette plate in background I have two straight pipes with two dynomax bullets and it sounds better borla and flow master and corsa.
In your opion it may sound better..
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Old 12-02-2012, 08:34 PM   #6
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Right sorry I like a loud muscle sound
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Old 12-02-2012, 08:46 PM   #7
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I dont think the look funny at all, you cant really tell any difference looking at them. And it really depends on your taste if you like the way it sounds or not.
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Old 12-02-2012, 09:14 PM   #8
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Mine looks totally normal with straight pipes. Besides who cares?
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Old 12-02-2012, 09:47 PM   #9
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Obviously the OP cares or he would not ask.
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Old 12-02-2012, 09:53 PM   #10
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Right sorry I like a loud muscle sound
Obviously you do not know the difference between a well tuned scavenged exhaust system,pulling Evey ounce of horse power from the engine, from a raspy resonance ladened power stealing untuned obnoxious exhaust system.
Kids Like Loud, they don't know what healthy sounds like. Straight pipes sound like polished turds entering the toilet.
I hope I haven offended anyone..
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I just use the stock Z06 ti's on my coupe. They sound OK, don't drone at highway speeds and weigh less than aftermarket systems.
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Old 12-02-2012, 11:17 PM   #12
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Straight pipes are not a look, or sound that I particularly care for. I've very happy with my Corsa Pace Cars.
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Nope, looks fine to me.
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Scavenged? Son I don't believe in back pressure and yuppy folks like u like bs overpriced quiet exhaust
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I have bullets so they aren't raspy or truck sounding
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I agree... I kinda wished that I would have went with the Borla straights instead of the Stingers on my C5Z.
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Who needs tailpipes anyway?
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Scavenged? Son I don't believe in back pressure and yuppy folks like u like bs overpriced quiet exhaust
ROTFLMFAO!!!

If you had been a member more than 15 minutes or so, you would have known that ET - aka Bill - was one of the original design engineers on the C5 project.
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Mine looks totally normal with straight pipes. Besides who cares?
Believe this , there us a few on here that care and will be all up in
Your business
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They look funny and sound horrible unless you're WFO about 5k RPM.
5000?? There is nothing like 3000 to redline, ( shift 2-3 ) 4500 to redline, ( shift 3-4 ) 4500 and the rpms climb to redline, ( count: one, two, three) slam on the brakes HARD,( tach drops to 3000) blip the throttle to 4500, 4-3 downshift, blip the throttle 3-2,( the back fire sound of unburned fuel ) and around the corner. Then roll that throttle to floor and do it all over again.

The sound going up the gears, and the quick blips, back fires pop-n-gurgle shifting down the gears. :



Hell my wife can hear me a mile way when I am out bedding in brakes on that long straight road between the cattle farms.



if your looking at the space between the pipes, your not driving enough.




that said, they would suck for normal driving. the noise inside my cockpit, is very loud even at 40 mph. cant hear a cell phone ring. conversations are semi yelling at each other.

so no I would not want them for every day normal public road driving. I had GHL bullets and liked them very much.

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