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[Z06] Any real benefit to aftermarlet x-pipe on z06 with stock manifolds and cats?

 
Old 05-18-2012, 05:47 PM
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Default Any real benefit to aftermarlet x-pipe on z06 with stock manifolds and cats?

I posted this in the Tech Section, But not really getting any feedback, so maybe it's better suited for the Z06 Specific section, so here goes:

I just bought my B&B Bullet Exhaust. I am thinking of buying a Corsa X-pipe from a member on here. Is there any real benefit of an aftermarket X-pipe with stock cats, and manifolds? I am going to do headers eventually anyway, but want to know about the X-pipe with axle back for now? Is there any real HP gain, Sound gain, Anything??

Anyone that has real data, let me know!

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Old 05-18-2012, 05:59 PM
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Mine pops a little more with it, that's about it. But that's all I wanted when I bought it
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I have a complete ZR1 exhaust with stock manifold/cat's on my car.
I don't know if the car really picked up any hp/tq as the installation wasn't precluded or followed with immediate dyno testing. I prefer the exhaust note with the x-pipe over the h-pipe with my combination, which was the reason for the change.
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I do not believe that it provides any hp. I am about to do this myself. I have the x-pipe from ZR1 and the late part numbered cans (w/perfs in tailpipe) which should be here today.

My motivation for installing is purely for the sound. Most agree that the late 2010 + factory exhaust sounds better than the earlier set up.
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ok, keep it coming guys
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I installed a ZR1 X-pipe for the sound and I am happy with it. Will not obviously be same day testing but it is the only thing I changed since my car was on the dyno last and I hope to get back on the dyno in the near future.
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i guess you read my 2012 x-pipe swap. what year is your z?
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My car is a 2008
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