How Loud will it be?

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  1. Spencer96

    Spencer96 New Member

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    I was just wanting to know how loud will my car be when I put a o/r x pipe with flowmaster cat back. Also if someone has this set up and if it sounds good or not. Thanks any help is needed.
     
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  3. Spencer96

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    Thanks man it sounds good to me. How much of a sound change will there be with a x pipe rather then a h pipe?
     
  4. phil_the_thrill

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    from what i've heard and read, the x pipe might be a lil bit louder but its mostly just the type of sound. x pipes are said to be more raspy and h pipes are said to be deeper and throaty.
     
  5. Lightning Struck

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    not too loud, thats a normal set up on a stang :)
     
  6. 95CALI-5.0

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    the x pipes are higher pitched and the h pipes have the deeper sound. It's like an indy car to an old school muscle car.

    People say that x pipes sound better with straight thru mufflers like magnaflows and h pipes sound better with chambered mufflers like flows. But in the end it's all personal preference. Good luck !!
     
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    exactly what he said :thumb: ;)
     
  8. 19mustang95

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    ill probably be selling my flowmaster mufflers in a few weeks :thumb: two-chamber ones in think..i need to get the product number one of these days. i have longtubes and a catted H and they are plenty loud...but not as loud as my car will be with an o/r h-pipe and my new mufflers :banana:
     
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    I have a catted x pipe and flowmaster cat back it's pretty damn loud. I couldnt imagine cutting off my cats. Im sure it would be really loud then
     
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    I gots a SLP O/R X with Flows. Sounds good IMO. I kinda like the X better then the H.
     
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    I like my x better than the old h too. This is the first x I have ever had
     
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    I have an o/r X with MAC's. It is LOUD! At full throttle wringing it out it sounds good, but I don't really like the sound at normal acceleration. So boot it all of the time.

    I had an H with Flows on a 97, I loved that sound. Also those long trumpet chrome exhaust ends that you see at Pep-Boys and stuff...they were mounted and tucked up under, so they looked good. they really make the exhaust sing ;)
     
  14. 1996mustangGT

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    once again,
    exhaust is like ice cream, everyone has their own favorite flavor.
    just search the net for sound clips and find what you like
     
  15. MyBoxersSayJoe

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    i was always under the impression that an x-pipe isn't as effective with chambered mufflers.

    x-pipe will sound more aggressive and racier, h-pipe will be more bassy, traditional muscle sound.

    that said, i went with a magnaflow catted x-pipe and magnapack catback. reason being is that mustangs are great down low but up top they're not the greatest performers, so with the x-pipe i was hoping to add more power uptop. plus, a majority of mustang owners go with the h and flows. i want to do something different. the catted x-pipe isn't raspy at all, it's plenty smooth. it doesn't drone out on the highway or anything. it's much louder outside than it is in. i set off car alarms in parking garages, but it's not overbearing.
     
  16. 1996mustangGT

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    exactly what ive heard.
    x is more euro sports car,
    H is more old school muscle.
    and just to throw this out, ive been told that
    catless doesnt offer that much more of a power gain,
    is this true?
     
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    That's true, you're only talking a few ponies, if that, of power difference. You'll never feel the difference...
     
  18. MyBoxersSayJoe

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    2-3rwhp i think.
    i get compliments on my exhaust all the time from all species of auto-enthusiasts.
     
  19. xx9gt6xx

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    Yeah I agree. The high-flow catted pipes w/ a glasspack-style muffler gives the Mustang a great sound that stands out from the catless regular muffler style setup. I'm a big fan of the catted pipes w/ a Magnapack or Loudmouth. But if you were to run no cats on either then :nonono:
     
  20. MyBoxersSayJoe

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    i don't believe the magnapacks are glasspacks. it looks similar, but i think it's more along the lines of a resonator. no fiberglass involved. i know you look in one end and see straight out the other lol. they're much smoother sounding and much higher quality than glasspacks.