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      09-05-2008, 07:35 PM   #1
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muffler Delete Tally

i just really wanted to know how many people have done the muffler delete to their car. i really hate annoying sounding exhausts and im really worried this wont sound good... please change my mind for me
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      09-05-2008, 08:45 PM   #2
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i did it at high revs it really sounds exotic i think everyone loves it. search my videos on you tube.
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      09-05-2008, 11:37 PM   #3
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did it. love it.
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      09-05-2008, 11:53 PM   #4
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I did it, loved up, but eventually got tired of it.
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      09-06-2008, 02:31 AM   #5
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Did it.......Stilll feel like jumping everytime i hear it......Especially in tunnels.......VROOOMMM!!!!!!
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      09-06-2008, 02:49 AM   #6
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About to do it. My shop is still looking for some good looking black tips to go with the rest of the blackness...
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      09-06-2008, 03:05 AM   #7
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im actually going to cut off my cats tomorrow running straight pipes. no resonator no cats +gruppe m intake. have to see how that sounds LOL
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      09-06-2008, 09:57 AM   #8
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i LOVE my muffler delete! that paired with the injen intake sounds like a //M engine at 6500 RPM!
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      09-07-2008, 01:13 AM   #9
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I haven't just my opinion, trying to say it not to offend anyone but I think removing the muffler on it would make it sound like a ricer, then again I haven't heard the mod in person yet, so there's still hope!
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      09-07-2008, 01:22 AM   #10
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sounds like a v8
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Reluctant at first...

The muffler shop guy looked at me like I was crazy...

I couldn't be more pleased (and surprised) at the end result. It's affordable, and doesn't sound like a fart-can. It has a very distinct sound that is low, mean, but not annoying.

I will be pairing this up with a CAI, but I haven't made up my mind yet on which one. I'm partial to aFe as I used that kit in the past and I loved it.

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now the big question is if im just driving moderatly, for instance not gettin on it, will it still be pretty quiet cuz i dont wanna wake the neighbors. they used to hate my old car! (2004 Mitsubishi Lancer OZ fully built race motor not turbo running an open header!) LOL
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      09-07-2008, 06:44 PM   #13
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no it will not. Its pretty tame at avg driving rpms.
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sounds good thanx
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From all the muffler delete in car vids i have seen, at higher rpms there seems to be a howl or greater windnoise. Can anyone confirm this is from the mffler delete mod? Also, how is the drone at 2-3k rpms while cruising?
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Had it, Liked it, Got tired of it.

So, went with a catless mid pipe and a Remus quad setup and LOVE it.

There is no comparison in sound or performance.
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I had the same hesitancy but decided to do it. I LOVE it!! I get SO many compliments on the sound! It just dosen't sound like a car without a muffler. It sounds like a great performance exhaust. It def does NOT sound ricey in any way! Nice deep, deep tone!

You really have to go on faith and go for it. If for some reason you don't like it (very unlikely) you can bail on it and go back to stock very cheaply. It's still only a fraction of the cost of doing a Remus, Dinan etc.

Just go for it! You won't be sorry. Become a "Delitist"!!!!
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I haven't just my opinion, trying to say it not to offend anyone but I think removing the muffler on it would make it sound like a ricer, then again I haven't heard the mod in person yet, so there's still hope!
I said this once and everyone started crying and yelling at me. I still maintain that it's ricy and think it sounds like crap, but hey, that's just my opinion. Everyone else can do whatever they want on their car.
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i did it and people have asked me what kind of exhaust i am running. no one ever thinks its just a muffler delete.
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same here!
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i had a remus power sound at 1st... it was almost just as soft as stock unless you really slam on it.

got the muffler delete about 4 weeks later and haven't regretted it since, makes the car sound more like an M3.
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I got mine done.

Can't say I love it.......dont' hate it either.
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