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Old 02-15-2019, 08:32 PM
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Well, after some miles it is noticeably quieter both overall and the drone, but I as Derf pointed out, I still have some drone, just a different toned down variety. I've got a hard plastic sounding buzz in my passenger side I'm hoping to find, can't tell if it's the glovebox area or the door, but the solution to it all seems the same for now....bury your right foot, listen to that V-8 get up in the R's, smile, rinse and repeat......

Thanks for all the advice!
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Old 02-20-2019, 05:59 PM
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Want great sound with ZERO drone? CORSA. Not cheap, but worth every dime.
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Old 02-21-2019, 03:06 AM
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I'm still a bit confused. The volume in db of my exhaust has diminished, as has the drone. I am pleased with the overall volume and note, but the drone while lessened, remains an annoyance.

When I had the most recent work, he swapped the H-pipe for an X-pipe and installed what I think he said were Magnaflow 40's?( I now see that they must be "Flowmaster 40's, not Magnaflow), not sure but he indicated they are chambered mufflers. I'd really like to get rid of the drone. The most recent poster noted that the Corsa has "zero" drone. Another posted noted "all" aftermarket catbacks would have some drone. Also noted was that my 2010 had no resonators. I've ordered a shop manual and will see what exactly the stock set up looked like.

I guess my questions are, do I need to go back to stock to get rid of all the "drone" (really all between 1500-2000 RPM)? Is the x-pipe contributing to the drone? Will I find stock exhaust "take-offs" or would I need to roll the calendar back to 2010?

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Old 05-27-2019, 03:01 PM
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Have you considered the Roush cat-back exhaust, part # 420025. This system is designed for the 2010 GT only and provides minimal to very little drone. If interested, I've attached a link.

https://www.americanmuscle.com/roush...st-420025.html
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Old 05-28-2019, 02:38 PM
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Yea, most aftermarket muffs have some drone, except CORSA-as I said, zero drone.
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Old 05-28-2019, 03:26 PM
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The Ford Racing M-5230-S (FR500S) muffs also have zero drone and nearly $200.00 less over Corsa lol.
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