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      01-15-2013, 01:42 PM   #5
Andy M
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Quote:
Originally Posted by SOL403 View Post
Haha thats true, those Harleys and Subarus are so much louder.
Im actually curious to know how many db my car puts out..
+1

A good way to sort of determine the db level is by comparison:

http://www.chem.purdue.edu/chemsafet...n/dblevels.htm

Quote:
Boeing 737 or DC-9 aircraft at one nautical mile (6080 ft) before landing (97 dB); power mower (96 dB); motorcycle at 25 ft (90 dB). Newspaper press (97 dB).
Is your car louder than a lawnmower? No? Then you're good.