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Old 04-18-2008, 08:46 PM   #1
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My exhaust YO!

I drove my svt today and its about 65-75 degrees here in michigan today and my exhaust sounds way different like much more throaty and loud, like i can feel it in my ass when i rev it up. My dad says its cuz the weather is getting warmer could this be true or am i experiencing a problem here, car seems to run fine.


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Old 04-18-2008, 09:29 PM   #2
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stock exhaust ? When you say you can feel it in your ass....what do you mean ?
That would be my first concern, did we spring a leak near the magic brown eye ?
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Are you feeling vibrations up through the seat or are you saying the exhaust is smacking the bottom of the chassis when you blip the throttle? You could have a bad rear hanger bushing causing the exhaust to flex upward.

The stock exhaust is a little raspy on a cold start and tones down after warm up.
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anything you can feel in your ass is bad news bro
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Do you mean you can feel the power through the butt dyno?

If so I know what you mean. at 65 to 75 degrees my car always feels great. Lower, it just doesnt feel right and at higher, just too hott of air to get as much power.
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I think he means the car feels faster.
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I have had my SVT for only a short time (not even a month) and I noticed a change in tone too.
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yes exactly my butt dyno lol, sorry for being inconclusive. It just randomly got real throtty, a nice sound (i havent ever driven the car in warm weather since i just bought it this winter). The car seemed to pick up speed so im thinking it just had a good day lol and its starting to get warm so its helping it out.
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