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Old 04-20-2011, 07:57 PM   #1
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got my Detroit Rockers installed......and little to no lope.could it be the tune or exhaust set up?I have catted x pipe with shorty headers,and Pypes violator mufflers.
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Old 04-20-2011, 08:30 PM   #2
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I think Brenspeed sets the idle at 850 RPMs. To get the lopey idle, simply change the idle to 750 RPMs in the SCT tuner.
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Old 04-20-2011, 11:00 PM   #3
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I have the Detroit Rockers and I had researched what axleback was best for cams and found many liked the flowmasters. So i installed an H Pipe with the flowmasters and let me tell you it was great sounding at idle. I had alot of people that would just stare or ask me about it. However the trumpeting of the exhaust was something I was not willing to live with. So I installed High flow cats and that has since cleaned up my exhuast and my idle isnt as lopey but still nice. I still get the stares from people after a movie or dinner so im good with that.

I might add that if your looking for that old school lope i think its hard to achieve that without making the car a pain in the *** to drive daily
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I want the lope so strong, it loosens my bowels and makes me want to DIAF.. in traffic.. daily
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I have the Detroit Rockers and I had researched what axleback was best for cams and found many liked the flowmasters. So i installed an H Pipe with the flowmasters and let me tell you it was great sounding at idle.
Likewise. With longtubes, h pipe and flowmasters the tone was incredible but the trumpeting was silly. So I installed some pypes m80s before the over axle pipes and that cleaned it up.
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Which idle do I change?the drive or neutral on the tuner,or both.both were set on 775
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Old 04-21-2011, 11:54 AM   #7
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750 to 775 is the ideal range. It could be your exhaust set-up. I believe an h-pipe would sound better with the violators or use a straight thru bullet type axleback like magnapacks or stingers with your x pipe.
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I have my idle set at 750 and have stock manifolds, stock H with cats, M80's and then cat back Macs and I love the sound. The lope is definitely there and I can watch my shaker jump all over at idle. I tried the offroad H and it was way too loud and trumpeted bad, that is when I added the M-80's but it was stil too trumpety for me, so I put the stock catted H back in. I want headers bad but am afraid it will be too loud if I put them on. Chambered mufflers definitely sound the best with cams.
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Well, let me tell ya that Long Tubes, High Flow Catted H-Pipe, Borla's, and lopey
HotRod cams produce an absolutely amazing sound !!!!
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I want the lope so strong, it loosens my bowels and makes me want to DIAF.. in traffic.. daily
My ford racing cams shake the entire car @ idle.

^^ Is that what you mean :P
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