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X-pipe, does it change the sound of an after market exhaust ?

 
Old 11-18-2005, 11:51 PM
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I like the popping personally.
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Old 11-18-2005, 11:55 PM
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quick side related question..is the X pipe smog legal in CA?
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Old 11-19-2005, 12:43 AM
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Originally Posted by Mrhavasu
So which x pipe should I get? I have the b-b bullets.
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Cheapest you can find.
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Old 11-19-2005, 12:45 AM
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A second quick sidebar - anyone have a problem with an odd rumble (almost minor shaking) when rpms cross 2900-3100. This only started after the bassani x-pipe on my Bullets. Mopre so on deceleratoin. Any ideas?

Not trying to hijack - just this is driving me BATTY!
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No. Sorry.
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Old 05-22-2016, 05:22 PM
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Are there any X pipes known to increase how loud the exhaust is?

From what I'm reading it create a deeper, smoother, quieter sound.

Any that are smoothe but increase sound level? I'm not looking for that, but I am curious for overall knowledge/curiousity.
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An X pipe reduces the amount of unburnt fuel by drawing more pull ( sucking ... scavenging )on the combustion chamber when the exhaust valve opens. Pulling 99.9 % of the exhaust gases allows a full load when the intake valve opens.. the popping you hear on decel, is ignited unburnt fuel.. it show that the mix is rich and present after ignition. My input on this subject. It would be better for performance if that unburnt fuel was ignited on compression and ignition, giving 100% of the energy available in the fuel load to the power stroke of the engine. If un burnt fuel is left to be ignited on Decel , that fuel is not adding performance to your engine, and only reducing the energy applied to the crank shaft. The Xpipe helps. As far as collateral effect, it smooth's out the engine because it balances both banks.
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Old 05-22-2016, 08:52 PM
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I have arh headers and 3 inch x pipe, with z06 cat back, it is much louder, deeper than stock, no popping on decel, No drone.

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