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Old 09-26-2012, 02:33 PM   #1
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Just Magnaflow muffler or lunchbox too?

I was able to scoop a Magnaflow round muffler for next to nothing and I was going to have it installed in place of the stock one (it's 2" I/O). This should make my exhaust sound a lot better, since right now it's all stock. I was wondering, though, should I go ahead and have the shop do a lunchbox delete at the same time? I imagine I could get the muffler put in, drive around for a while, and then decide if it's still too quiet, but I was wondering if anyone has done something similar.

My car already catches glances from the way it looks. I don't want to attract the wrong attention with the exhaust.


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Old 09-26-2012, 02:55 PM   #2
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I would suggest having the lunchbox removed at the same time. that way you get the full affect of it not just a tiny change.
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Old 09-26-2012, 03:13 PM   #3
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just delete the lunchbox you'll be glad you did. I didn't do mine at first and had to go back and spend more money to have them remove it
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Old 09-26-2012, 08:08 PM   #4
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Add the magnaflow & see if the cops like your exhaust tone.

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I was able to scoop a Magnaflow round muffler for next to nothing and I was going to have it installed in place of the stock one (it's 2" I/O). This should make my exhaust sound a lot better, since right now it's all stock. I was wondering, though, should I go ahead and have the shop do a lunchbox delete at the same time? I imagine I could get the muffler put in, drive around for a while, and then decide if it's still too quiet, but I was wondering if anyone has done something similar.

My car already catches glances from the way it looks. I don't want to attract the wrong attention with the exhaust.
So you want both= noise & quiet huh. ^^^^ I'd add the magnaflow, then see if the cops like your exhaust tone.
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Old 09-26-2012, 08:44 PM   #5
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I was able to scoop a Magnaflow round muffler for next to nothing and I was going to have it installed in place of the stock one (it's 2" I/O). This should make my exhaust sound a lot better, since right now it's all stock. I was wondering, though, should I go ahead and have the shop do a lunchbox delete at the same time? I imagine I could get the muffler put in, drive around for a while, and then decide if it's still too quiet, but I was wondering if anyone has done something similar.

My car already catches glances from the way it looks. I don't want to attract the wrong attention with the exhaust.
You don't want upgrade the piping too? My Trubendz magnaflow has a nice tone. I've got a hfc and a round muffler also. It sounds great. Throaty and low and not too loud either
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You don't want upgrade the piping too? My Trubendz magnaflow has a nice tone. I've got a hfc and a round muffler also. It sounds great. Throaty and low and not too loud either
Probably cost you a little more than $20, though :P
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Probably cost you a little more than $20, though :P
if you just cut off the lunch box and didnt add the magna, then yeah it would be louder/annoying. I'm sure adding the magnaflow and removing the lunch box will be an improvement. I vote you do it.
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Old 09-27-2012, 01:19 PM   #9
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if you just cut off the lunch box and didnt add the magna, then yeah it would be louder/annoying. I'm sure adding the magnaflow and removing the lunch box will be an improvement. I vote you do it.
Just to be clear, I'll be adding the Magnaflow in the sense that I'm replacing the stock muffler. Probably louder than just a lunchbox delete, but should also sound better, I think.
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Old 09-27-2012, 02:54 PM   #10
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honestly anything with the stock manicat in place is pretty quiet. The mag and lunchbox delete should sound pretty good, if you think its loud give it a day or two and youll want more lol
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