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Old 04-27-2010, 01:36 PM
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Completely Stock 95' LT1 Exhaust then with the Resonator Removed and added a
3" Flowmonster X-Pipe Only.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iCZYAgz4V1g

I think it Makes the Stock Exhaust Sound Awsome. Louder, Lower and with no Drone whatsoever.

What do you think?

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Old 04-27-2010, 01:53 PM
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thank you for the video. I assume you are still using stock mufflers.

I too will be doing this soon.

Its my understanding the stock lt1 exhaust is app. 2 3/4" in diameter and then necks to 2 1/4" in diameter at both the resonator and then again into the mufflers.

So 3" resonator is effectively larger than the stock exhaust pipe.

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Sounds a lot better ..Throatier
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Very nice! Sounds good.
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Sounds really good..Thanx

I used a 3" X Pipe because my Muffler Shop Guy said it would be easier for Him with the Installation.
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Did the same thing with my 95, it was just what I was looking for and only $150 installed.
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Big difference, sounds great
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Cajun that video was great. Nice to have a comparison like that. I took my new Magnaflows off this morning and I'll order that x-pipe. Be gone dreaded drone!
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Very nice! Love the deep growl when you throttle it. Where did you find the flowmonster. How much was the conversion? I'm only asking because I priced a shop to do mine with a 3" magnaflow X and it was north of $400.
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Sounds good Cajun. As mentioned much deeper tone.

I love my X pipe! I just wished I'd done this to start with. I'd saved myself a boat load of change.
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Originally Posted by 78pacer View Post
Very nice! Love the deep growl when you throttle it. Where did you find the flowmonster. How much was the conversion? I'm only asking because I priced a shop to do mine with a 3" magnaflow X and it was north of $400.
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I paid $42.88 for the X-Pipe and $130.00 for Installation (2 Hrs.Parts & Labor)

http://www.flowmonster.com/Xpipes.aspx

This one looks identical to the Flowmonster for less $$$$

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/2-5-i...Q5fAccessories

Plus 1-2 MPG Increase and pulls stronger over 4,000 RPM

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That sounds great! There is actually a difference in sound with the stock vs X-pipe exhaust! I think that is what I will be doing shortly!!!

Isnt the stock resonator straight through? So why such a difference in sound?
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That sounds great! There is actually a difference in sound with the stock vs X-pipe exhaust! I think that is what I will be doing shortly!!!

Isnt the stock resonator straight through? So why such a difference in sound?
I really like it...Yes,the resonator is straight through but I think the Scavaging affect has alot to do with the nice deeper / louder sound.
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That sounds great! There is actually a difference in sound with the stock vs X-pipe exhaust! I think that is what I will be doing shortly!!!

Isnt the stock resonator straight through? So why such a difference in sound?
I will be at the show in Medford on May 15 if you go you can here mine I did the same to my 95. Let me know
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Originally Posted by joesgulfstream View Post
I will be at the show in Medford on May 15 if you go you can here mine I did the same to my 95. Let me know

Ok, thanks!
I will let you know as soon as I finish finals...

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Originally Posted by Weav's Vet View Post
Sounds good Cajun. As mentioned much deeper tone.

I love my X pipe! I just wished I'd done this to start with. I'd saved myself a boat load of change.
I hear Ya! The stock exhaust is not too shaby..Flows pretty well and I just can't justify the extra money for an aftermarket set.
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well done cajon sounds great
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I ordered a magnaflow X-pipe thru Summit racing. It will be here by the w\e and have it installed on Wed May 5. All I want is a lil' more flow and a deeper growl at idle and acceleration. For the $200 total, it should be worth it.
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Originally Posted by 78pacer View Post
I ordered a magnaflow X-pipe thru Summit racing. It will be here by the w\e and have it installed on Wed May 5. All I want is a lil' more flow and a deeper growl at idle and acceleration. For the $200 total, it should be worth it.
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Mike:

It's definatly worth it. You'll like it.
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What size diameter did you buy-2.25,2.5,3.0?Hell-of-a-deal at $44.To bad its not stainlessI still am going to buy one.Well played on the recording & info
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