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So I'm getting a new exhaust system and this is what the guys said to me

Discussion in 'VT - VX Holden Commodore (1997 - 2002)' started by Jake matthews, Nov 6, 2018.

  1. Jake matthews

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    In my personal opinion they sound better and deeper with the smaller hotdog in the tail pipe which was the $390 I quoted plus tip. We use theredback centre and the straight tailpipe and cut a hotdog into it. We have done plenty of these and that gives the best sound

    Is this true he said this will make my car sound deeper and because that's what I'm after is he right ?
     
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    He's talking about a 2.5 redback cat back system with no resonator in it but with a small hot dog cut in it
     
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    6 or 8?
     
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    l had twin xforce 2.5 with twin rear 3" hotys on the back. Under load at certain rpm you could experience a ecco rather than a v8 roar. I've now removed the entire exhaust fitting a full pacemaker system 2.5 twin no hotys and has been a noticeable improvement power and sound. I like the v8 growl.
     
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    Yeah bro my system is not xforce it will be redback cat back 2.5 no resonator but small hot dog cut in it so hopefully sounds mean
     
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    both redback and xforce look identical to me. If l can give you some advice, you will benefit greatly fitting extractors and cats with your new exhaust whatever brand you choose. Ditch the hottys idea..
     
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    Yeah I'm getting extractors next month but hopefully this set up that he has arranged is good and deep and growly like I asked for it was his persnol opinion I asked for the set up he is giving me sounds like it will be very loud and deep just have to see on the day if I like the note I hope I do I'll get back to you to tell you if it was good or not
     
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    Personal opinion means dick, what sounds good to you might sound like ass to me....
     
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    Your point is ? That goes for anyone then idk what you were getting at there..
     
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    Well have you heard a system like the one im getting if so let me know..
     
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    His point is that just coz it sounds good in the personal opinion of your exhaust guy, doesn't necessarily mean that you, or any other individual, will think the same.

    The sound of anything is very subjective.

    IMHO, very few, if any, V6 engines sound good with an aftermarket exhaust system. Even some factory V6 systems sound like arse.
     
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    Yeah I get that I just want someone to tell me if they have heard my system on a car..? Have you?
     
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    I've heard plenty of loud V6 exhausts.

    My arse comment also applies to them.
     
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    So just like that other guy said about opinions mean **** all does that go for yous coz you don't think any v6 exhaust systems sound good as you put its "arse" right ? Just a question mate..
     
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    Yep, my opinion is my opinion. You can do with it what you will. Agree, disagree. I'm not particularly fazed either way.

    At the end of the day, if you get your car back and are happy with the sound then good luck to you.

    If you are looking for positive reinforcement from others then don't be upset if someone tells you they don't like the sound......coz that is their opinion which they are entitled to, just as much as you are entitled to yours.
     
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    Aha mate I'm far from upset it was just a question so how come you don't like any exhaust on v6s ? I'm guessing your a v8 man right? So you automatically get a great sound which us v6 folk can only get from exhaust systems and what not and still it's not the same but similar IMO tho..
     
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    Coz they just sound terrible, imho.

    Again imho, the only engines that should have aftermarket exhausts are V8s and boxer engines but even then there is a limit to what sound I like. Plenty of V8s sound poor too.....it's just that I've never heard a V6 aftermarket exhaust sound that I like.

    One of my mates has a twin turbo 6 cyl BMW with Msport exhaust. Car goes like the clappers. He loves the exhaust sound, I hate it.
     
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    It's this simple mate....Ones persons taste in sound differs from the next....In other words, you might think it sounds **** hot, whilst others think it sounds like a wet fart...And it doesn't matter how many cylinders the car has in this instance
     
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    It will have plenty of mang.
     

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