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Discussion in 'Just Commodores Polls' started by Caeza, Jul 21, 2019.

  1. Caeza

    Caeza New Member

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    Hey everyone, new to this forum.
    No doubt this has been asked a million times so apologies in advance, I currently own a 2006 holden ssz 5.7, at factory as I'm certain you all are aware doesn't have the most ideal v8 note, I'm looking at spending around 1k for a half decent rumble, any suggestions or recommendations would be huge, cheers
     
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    Deuce Super Stock

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    Not sure on prices, but twin 2.5" equal length into hooker aerochamber and out a single 3" sounds awesome on my 5.8ltr
    Extractors help the sound too.
     
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    Extractors,cats,exhaust will help a little but otr/tune will get it to sound really good especially if you ask tuner to give it a little lump at idle lol
     
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    Check out recent Manta review on VZ forum. May be of interest.
     
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    that budget won't go far, i did a $900 system a few years back on my VXII 5.7 Clubsport. it was a custom 2.5" with high flow cats. was decent enough but with proper extractors like i did for my Monaro along with J-Pipes the difference was quite a bit better but obviously the $$$ added up. The stock headers on your SSZ will probably suck too, just the way it is when your budget is lower.

    end of the day unless it's used and cheap you need to temper your expectations and don't go stupid with some cheap nasty 3" drone machine. you'll end up hating it.

    around your budget i would just go a 2.5" catback.
     

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