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Hey guys I have a 05' ZX3, and I already deleted my resonator(lunchbox). I was going to go down to a small shop to see if they weld a pipe from where I cut it off and be done with that.

But then I thought about asking them to also cut off the muffler and welding just a pipe there too, I'm not sure how much of a difference that would make so came to ask you guys first. [confused] Would it be any louder/sound better ? And would it cause any problems with me passing smog(live in Nevada) ?

Just a thought that came to mind and wanted to know if I should go for it. [:D]

Thanks !
 

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Loud - yes

Better - no

Lunchbox delete works out well, Factory even did it on some ('05-'07 ST for example).

Straight pipe with just the CAT's ? few would like that.
 

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Mufflers not only reduce sound, but they also shape it. Most cars will sound god awful without a muffler on it.
 

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Ah, got you guys. So what if I have them delete the muffler, but then add one where the resonator used to be ? Or would there be a better section to put the new muffler in.
 

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You have two places where you can fit one, the straight section or where your lunch box was.


Are you going to have them weld on a tip for aesthetics while you are at it?
 

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Of course. Is there any recommendations on which muffler to look into getting possibly ?
Get a 2.5'' ss system, like a fwerks, or just add a bullet(glasspack) to your stock system for a different tone.
 

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Ooh, a glasspack. I'm gonna look into that one. Is there any you would recommend ? I would probably get it welded where my the muffler is instead of the lunchbox.
 

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Ooh, a glasspack. I'm gonna look into that one. Is there any you would recommend ? I would probably get it welded where my the muffler is instead of the lunchbox.
Hitup your local muffler shop.
 
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