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      02-13-2013, 03:30 AM   #23
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Comparison between an AA and a Muffler delete. The AA is my car and the muffler delete is my friends.
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Comparison between an AA and a Muffler delete. The AA is my car and the muffler delete is my friends.
Apples and oranges since the muffler delete car also had the resonator deleted. (per the titles in the video)
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AA is loud and drones. And boomy as fuck if you're below 2.5+ rpms
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AA is definitely not as loud as a muffler delete, hence the extra resonator in place of the muffler. Why would you want an exhaust that is quiet? :
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AA is definitely not as loud as a muffler delete, hence the extra resonator in place of the muffler. Why would you want an exhaust that is quiet? :
the aa isnt particularly loud, theres just a lot of harmonious droning caused by the low frequency sound waves emitted from 1.5-2.5k rpm.

Some might find it agitating. Driving in manual or sport mode helps
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the aa isnt particularly loud, theres just a lot of harmonious droning caused by the low frequency sound waves emitted from 1.5-2.5k rpm.

Some might find it agitating
I agree with you, my car gets pretty boomy 2k-2.5k. That is why I say that if you can't stand any drone then stay away from the AA and even more so the muffler delete.
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Thanks for all the replies. Seems like AA is the front runner atm.
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Thanks for all the replies. Seems like AA is the front runner atm.
Good choice, you can find one for cheap used a lot of people are selling them since they can't stand the drone. Let us know what you choose
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What is a drone exactly? Can't really find a clear answer.
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What is a drone exactly? Can't really find a clear answer.
Drone is subjective, that is why you won't find a definitive since it differs from person to person.

Drone is basically the sound/vibration in the cabin when you accelerate.
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Do you find that there is a lot of drone?

I always listen to my music loud, so I'm not sure if I'd notice it too much.
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Too me drone isn't drone unless the cabin is vibrating and going uphill for a long time pisses me off. On flat roads I don't notice anything. In the end you won't make these NA cars louder than a stock '03-'06 v6 mustang with borla/magnaflow mufflers. The loudest I have had my car drone is with my 3in straight y-pipe and free flow muffler. And still not louder than a mustang. I've been meaning to get back to that set up and post videos for comparisons.
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Do you find that there is a lot of drone?

I always listen to my music loud, so I'm not sure if I'd notice it too much.
me too, you should be fine
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Too me drone isn't drone unless the cabin is vibrating and going uphill for a long time pisses me off.

went up to lake tahoe for the first time w/ my AA. Couldnt really hear the droning over my GFs complaints about my loud new exhaust
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went up to lake tahoe for the first time w/ my AA. Couldnt really hear the droning over my GFs complaints about my loud new exhaust
Needs an open air intake and delete 2ndary cat and resonator and/or bigger mid pipes.
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wont that make it a lot louder?
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Ordered the AA exhaust today. $499 - no tax or shipping charges.
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wont that make it a lot louder?
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