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Old 02-19-2012, 03:38 PM
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Any that have found a x pipe that fit good on the under car exhaust for a C2?

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Any muffler shop can add one right behind the trans. cross member where the pipes are only a few inches apart. I've seen several done that way.

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66since71 The x pipe looks good
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I just had my exhaust installed. It is a Car Creations frame, but I would think the xpipe would work in the same position on a stock frame.

Here's a few pics:





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pw2006. That is what i call looking really good
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pw2006. That is what i call looking really good
Thanks Roger- I looked at the pic above mine and it appears the xpipe is very close to the same position as mine.
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those pictures show a great set-up. Any sound clip available to 'hear' the X-factor?
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those pictures show a great set-up. Any sound clip available to 'hear' the X-factor?
Post #3, the Pypes web site has two video clips with sound.

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I didn't think my factory sides were loud enough to drown out Harleys so I added dumps to the block huger headers . now its obnoxious enough http://forums.corvetteforum.com/atta...1&d=1329774369
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Is the X pipe really wort it???
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Is the X pipe really wort it???
Like anything, I think it depends. Here is a pretty good article from Car Craft where they compared straight headers to an H-Pipe w/mufflers and then an X-pipe w/mufflers. The H-pipe had lower HP and TQ, while their X-Pipe setup had nearly the same HP/TQ as open headers with much lower DBs.

http://www.carcraft.com/techarticles...ion/index.html
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I like it because i think the x pipe sounds much better as well to the hp gain you get. But i have not decided if i want to do it
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1rk3LOAKGJM C2

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dRnRb-fezi4 C3
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Interestingly, the X pipe also solves the problem of getting the exhaust system from the drive train centerline to the vehicle centerline!

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Originally Posted by pw2006 View Post
I just had my exhaust installed. It is a Car Creations frame, but I would think the xpipe would work in the same position on a stock frame.

Here's a few pics:



I guessing you're not worried about needing a spare tire!

Nice set up!
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Hey man sick *** exhaust. Im looking to do something similar to my 75 anyway u could email some more pics? And what kind of exhaust u used? Magnaflow for a C5?? Than ks again man

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I like it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Originally Posted by paulywannafly View Post
I didn't think my factory sides were loud enough to drown out Harleys so I added dumps to the block huger headers . now its obnoxious enough http://forums.corvetteforum.com/atta...1&d=1329774369
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