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Old 03-11-2005, 02:02 AM
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Header Mufflers

This has probably been discussed 1,000 times before but any suggestions on decent header mufflers?

Right now I have some very old Hush Thrush that I'm running and would like to replace them.

The car only had full length headers and these Thrush mufflers for exhaust.

I was considering a set of the Purple Hornies but someone said these were nothing more then Glass packs. I really don't want Glass Packs.

Any suggestions?
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Old 03-11-2005, 10:41 AM
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I personally like the Flowmaster Deltaflow 40's. Great sound when you jump on it. Flowmaster also has a new muffler out that is thinner than other mufflers for under car use.
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I personally like the Flowmaster Deltaflow 40's. Great sound when you jump on it. Flowmaster also has a new muffler out that is thinner than other mufflers for under car use.
Yep, and I may be wrong, but Flowmaster has a muffler that is already setup for direct bolt on to the long tubes for racing purposes, because of some tracks that require mufflers. Put a pair of down turns, and you are set...

Except for 4 sets (3 minimum) of earplugs for your passengers (and you).
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I dunno....I kinda like the Purple Hornies thing.....



3 inch with a turndown......which I have turned out and down.

Exhaust resonance is bad and the Flowmasters will fix that but the look is also what I was going for.
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I kind of think the Purple Hornies would look good on the car I want new header mufflers on?

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You could also get the Purple Hornies without the turn down and run a 3 inch pipe to the side of the car. Help keep the cost , and the noise, down.

Actually a local exhaust shop here can fab up a 3 inch system using some Flowmaster lookalikes for $250. And you don't even get dirty. Might try for the same in your area.

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A lot of noise doesn't really bother me, and the girlfriend loves the sound of the built-up small block under the hood. She says listening to a V8 through headers beats the boom stereos any day.

I don't really mind getting dirty. It's more have the energy to do the work. An auto accident messed up my spine which causes 24/7 pain, so I don't sleep.
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You have two very rare finds......Hang on to them.

My girl also likes the lumpy rumble of the ProStreet. Gets a huge grin on her face when we take it out for cruise nights. Loves the stares and attention we get when we roll in to the local A&W and especialy when the kids come running as the front end starts to tilt.

And thanks for the comments on the car......
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