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Old 05-02-2014, 04:21 PM   #1
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Longer or wider resonator/muffler

Say I had an 4" x 18" resonator on and I wanted to replace it with something that would make things a little quieter. Would I be better off getting a wider diameter muffler with the same 18" length? Or get a longer muffler with same 4" diameter?


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Agree longer it will allow for more sound detaining over a longer distance making db lower. A wider resonator but same lenght will maintain same db but could give u a slight deeper exhaust note.
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Alright... any idea how much a muffler about 4" to 6" longer would reduce noise? A little, a lot?
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Alright... any idea how much a muffler about 4" to 6" longer would reduce noise? A little, a lot?
I would not think it would be too much, depends on the brand and the internals of the muffler as well... The more baffling there is, the quitter its going to be.
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