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Old 02-09-2018, 05:18 PM   #1
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Just had ARH long tubes and a cam installed, I love love love the way it sounds, but also donít want my neighbors and other people to hate me. I did a custom muffler delete a few months ago, and it sounded amazing. Now with a cam itís super loud, obviously. I love it, the drone and the sound of it are music to my ears, but at the same time I donít want to be the guy everyone hates because his car is too loud.

So what hat do you guys think? Keep it (thatís what I want to do) or out the factory mufflers back in and just do the mild to wild thing...

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Old 02-09-2018, 05:29 PM   #2
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You're going to get a lot of attention from LEO's...muffler mod and M2W for my vote.
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Old 02-09-2018, 05:50 PM   #3
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I love my M2W...
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Old 02-09-2018, 06:22 PM   #4
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funny, but at idle it sounds like my '07 that has a head and cam package, high flow cats, xpipe, and corsa mufflers. Tone is near identical. I wouldn't change mine for the world.
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my cars H/C with catless headers to straight pipe and although it's pretty darn loud I can't get enough of it....I get compliments all the time on the way it sounds.... my neighbors don't mind it either, I told them ahead of time that I was sorry and that my car was getting some work done to it that's gonna make it very loud.... I do have some courtesy about when I start it and take it out though.... but in the end I wouldn't let ur neighbors dictate or sway u on what u should do to YOUR car, if u like it loud how it is then leave it.
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Old 02-09-2018, 08:58 PM   #6
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m2w hands down.
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Old 02-09-2018, 09:11 PM   #7
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Iíll never own another vette w/o the m2w exhaust, period.
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Old 02-09-2018, 09:11 PM   #8
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Just had ARH long tubes and a cam installed, I love love love the way it sounds, but also donít want my neighbors and other people to hate me. I did a custom muffler delete a few months ago, and it sounded amazing. Now with a cam itís super loud, obviously. I love it, the drone and the sound of it are music to my ears, but at the same time I donít want to be the guy everyone hates because his car is too loud.

So what hat do you guys think? Keep it (thatís what I want to do) or out the factory mufflers back in and just do the mild to wild thing...

https://youtu.be/nQy8mOZUwMw

who cares what people think...**** them....I do show respect to my neighbors though
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Old 02-10-2018, 12:06 AM   #9
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Why not get some electric cutouts if you're concerned about it? Put your mufflers back on and put the electric cutouts before the mufflers. That way when you want to be quieter you can keep the cutouts closed and when you want to be loud just open them. Aren't cutouts essentially the same as running with no mufflers anyways?
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Old 02-10-2018, 01:51 AM   #10
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If you don't take off through the neighborhood at WOT at 1 in the morning why worry about it.

Of course I don't live in a high end gated community either.
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The cold starts are still going to be brutal.
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Old 02-10-2018, 05:23 AM   #12
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Keep it! I can think of something worse.... Barking dogs! And they are more prevalent than the occasional sound of an awesome Corvette. (Maybe avoid full throttle exists out of your driveway)
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i will admit, as much as i love the sound of mine wide-open, it's nice having my cutouts for road trips or early/late drives in & out of the house. best of both worlds.
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Old 02-10-2018, 06:30 AM   #14
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Respect for others and ordinary courtesy... M2W.
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Old 02-10-2018, 09:48 AM   #15
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How much quieter is it in the open mode with the mild to wild compared to how it is now?
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M2W will cut decibels by 25% or better in my opinion
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I think your car sounds fantastic! I love the way a cammed car sounds. Hopefully your neighbors are as respectful as you are. I would think as others have said unless you are leaving during the wee hours of the morning you should be fine.
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sounds like mine
i have LG from front to back

if the drone doesnt bother you, thats half the battle. everyone else that has loud *** trucks and junk cars with mufflers falling off dont care about neighbors lol

live it up man!!!!

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m2w for me!
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Old 02-13-2018, 01:44 PM   #20
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Another vote for M2W in here. My exhaust setup is everything LG and oem mufflers.

Sounds amazing when open but you can:
- Flick it closed before a cold start and it sounds very reasonable
- Close it around/after noticing cops
- Close it on a long highway drive and have no/minimal drone
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