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Old 01-02-2013, 07:16 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Need your help with exhaust?

Wanting to change MY 2.0 stock exhaust to after market, Need your input into which is the best sounding ?Dont want it to loud, just a nice sound THANKS
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Old 01-02-2013, 08:16 AM   #2 (permalink)
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solo mach or solo mach shorty, depending on your personal taste of how loud you want it.

mach is stock sound level, mach shorty is a little more aggressive.

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Magnaflow

Not sure that I have heard other options outside of videos posted on the web but I am happy with my 3" Magnaflow cat-back. Not much of a change in sound when idling but plenty of growl when accelerating or on the highway. Enough louder so make it so at highway speed with the top down and the radio up I get some audio feedback on what the power train is doing - but not do much as to be an annoying drone. And I have made half a dozen or so 200 mile trips since replacing it and no desire to go back to stock.
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I have the Solo Mach with the high flow cat. I get many compliments on the sound. It will change your driving style though. It sounds so nice, you always want to be accelerating.
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I just put a solo high flow cat and the 3" magnaflow cat back its not painfuly loud it sounds good but ii havent had a chance to get it out if the garage yet so...... we will have to see
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if you put a solo mach shorty car by a magnaflow car, and all other mods are equal, I would be VERY surprised if anyone chooses the magnaflow over the solo kit. Most people go magnaflow due to the price point.
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if you put a solo mach shorty car by a magnaflow car, and all other mods are equal, I would be VERY surprised if anyone chooses the magnaflow over the solo kit. Most people go magnaflow due to the price point.
Agree. Heard both, own the Mach and HF CAT (would probably have the Mach Shorty, but too much risk of resonance on a coupe). BTW, if you are of the opinion that the larger diameter does anything for power, I have never been imporessed by the Magnaflow being called a 3" system when it necks down at the flange.
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We will have one for the Sky/Solstice later this year.. but I bet there are some sound clips on youtube for hhr and cobalts... it will sound similar to that! SkyBaby
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I just put a solo high flow cat and the 3" magnaflow cat back its not painfuly loud it sounds good but ii havent had a chance to get it out if the garage yet so...... we will have to see
I have this combination and it sounds very nice.
Adding the Solo Cat totally changed the sound into a very nice growl when you get on it, but it does not drone at cruising

It is also extremely quiet unless the car is under load. Reving the engine when it is parked doesnt generate much noise from the exhaust
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I just put a solo high flow cat and the 3" magnaflow cat back its not painfuly loud it sounds good but ii havent had a chance to get it out if the garage yet so...... we will have to see
I have this on my GXP and it sounds Great . Not real loud then it Cackles when you let it back down .
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THANKS for input,going with the solo mach shorty
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I have this on my GXP and it sounds Great . Not real loud then it Cackles when you let it back down .
It "cackles"?
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It "cackles"?
He said he has the same setup i have and it cackles, mine doesnt cackle that i have noticed, but when i think of cackle im thinking of my 95 ram air six seep ta, it sounds nothing like that, not even close, i have been debating a muffler delete anyone know of a kit or would i have ro fab this one?
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He said he has the same setup i have and it cackles, mine doesnt cackle that i have noticed, but when i think of cackle im thinking of my 95 ram air six seep ta, it sounds nothing like that, not even close, i have been debating a muffler delete anyone know of a kit or would i have ro fab this one?
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