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Old 12-03-2003, 02:08 AM   #1  
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everybody i appreciate the replies on my question...they are duely noted....i have so many plans for my mustang.....im almost done with it in the outside and inside appearance region....now i just want the power to back it up.....i do have a question though about my exhaust....as of this time i have my car straight piped...no mufflers just straight exhaust....should i change this??? or just leave it...by the way im new here...hopefully ill get a pic on here soon....after christmas when i get some of my new toys....good site for mustang stuff....classicdesignconcepts.com
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Old 12-03-2003, 05:20 AM   #2  
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i dunno, I wanted to go straight pipe as well..Have u had mufflers on it at all and If u did was it a big difference well of course in sound but...performance
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Old 12-03-2003, 09:25 AM   #3  
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yes i did have mufflers on it before....street sweepers....big big difference in the sound of course and from what i can tell i have a little more get up and go.....only had it straight piped for about a week though....
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Old 12-03-2003, 09:55 PM   #4  
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ok cool im totally going with straight pipe thanks
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Old 12-15-2003, 02:43 PM   #5  
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<FONT face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">...YEESSS a lot of nice noise... BUT , You will loose a few horsepower without mufflers at all ! If you are running a mild cam/ stock engine setup, the noise will make you think the engine runs fine. But with quality mufflers , the low to mid rpm horsepower will increase... and the engine respond quicker. <IMG src=smileys/smiley14.gif border="0"></FONT>
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Old 12-15-2003, 02:49 PM   #6  
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all the noise does is give you somkind of mental rush into think you have more power to a point....my point look at all the fart cans out there..and most people are under the infleuance is it's loud it must be fast(er)
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Old 12-15-2003, 02:51 PM   #7  
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Torque is what you lose not HP. Torque gives you the snap into the seat when you mash it not HP. No mufflers will help at high RPMS but hinder you at low RPMS.
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Old 12-15-2003, 04:24 PM   #8  
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And the 'torque' loss in minimal, well worth the loss if you want her to go faster at the track. <IMG src=smileys/smiley2.gif border="0">
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Old 12-15-2003, 04:28 PM   #9  
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Right.... people always harp about losing "low end torque". Who the hell lanches at low RPM anyways. Who cares if a little "low end torque" is lost.
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Right.... people always harp about losing "low end torque". Who the hell lanches at low RPM anyways. Who cares if a little "low end torque" is lost.
...Well thats of caurse a strip thing. If you lanch at 3000rpms at the street under normal road conditions, even a mid to slow car will outrace U, because U are spinning. If U are spinning, U are slow... <IMG src=smileys/smiley1.gif border="0">
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