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Old 12-24-2004, 12:32 PM   #1
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Straight Pipe for cat back

I hit a rock going 45 a couple of weeks ago and I wasnt able to get it on a lift untill yesterday. The resonator was almost flatened and the cat back had a bunch of dents and bends in it. So i did a quik fix and just made a straight tube from the flex back. OMG this thing is so rediculously loud that my parents offered to buy me a cat back for xmas. I called mbrp and ordered one, didnt want to spend all of there money on a borla. The only thing that sucks is i have to drive aroudn with a really loud car untill late jan.


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Old 12-24-2004, 12:35 PM   #2
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does it feel ne faster or just bogs down?
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no it has no lowend torque but it has some gains for hp
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Old 12-24-2004, 12:46 PM   #4
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Ive driven around with a cut exhaust from the cat back, and i can say that it was really nice sounding. I loved that sound, loud maybe, but really nice burble and grunt.
But i think you will like the MBRP, good luck with that

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Yeah thats what i have right now a 2.25 stight pipe to a muffler douned good till i put the shorty on then it got raspy so in the spring im going to buy a mbrp
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Old 12-24-2004, 12:56 PM   #6
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i have a jba header with fc cat and the tubing is 2.5 so no restriction and is so loud i cant here my radio over it.
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then we have close to the same setup beside me having 2.25 tell me does yours sound ricy at high RPM's
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I have a shorty header, 2.5 flex and 2.5 pipe straight to cherry bomb turbo muffler. Doesnt seem that loud to me. Maybe the muffler. Sounded good till a couple months ago i think i need a new muffler. I alos need to get rid of the factory cat and shorty and get a race header. Then it will be loud. Not as loud as my Galaxie (289 straight pipes)

I like loud.
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yeah my set up sounded great till I but the header and FC cat on,I guess that extra exust flow was to much for my muffler
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Old 12-24-2004, 03:21 PM   #10
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the mbrp sounds great
the only trouble i had was geting the tip to sit well in my exhaust cutout
but otherwise an overall fantastic prouduct
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