[urq] Muffler replacement
personal at thatcherhubbard.com
Mon Feb 2 16:37:17 EST 2004
Well, one of the first days I had the car I heard a buzzing from the
back that turned out to be a long strip of steel that looked like it
had formerly been a baffle in the OEM muffler, I ended up pulling it
out with a pair of needle nose, so the car has never been quiet. My
primary concern is that it have a muffler that's decent that I didn't
spend a fortune on. The PO had had a weird extractor welded onto the
end of the pipe at some point which I took off with a hacksaw so it was
a single pipe exhaust anyway, I'd be fine with that right now. It is a
LITTLE loud with no muffler at all though.
On Feb 2, 2004, at 2:11 PM, DGraber460 at aol.com wrote:
> I have a Borla and stock unit that I sometimes swap depending on how
> noisy I want to be.
> The stock sounds great to my taste with a gutted cat. Passes emissions
> The Borla is louder, but not intolerable. At least not to me anyway.
> One man's music is another man's noise and all that.
> The one thing I really don't like about the Borla is that it looks
> like a "ricer coffee can exhuast" with one large outlet. The stock
> dual outlet has a much classier appearance, and is deeper and less
> raspy in nature.
> As far as sources, I have no idea. I purchased the Borla from a lister
> that bought a car with a new unit on it and didn't like the sound.
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