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Posted: Fri Aug 15, 2008 2:13 pm 
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I currently have a Redback 2.5 Single Y back Exhaust, with I centre Resi, and Hotdog at rear.

One of the main reasons I got this car, funnily is because I just love the sound of the trusty little Windsor!!

Now I am not happy with the sound, it does not burble enough or sound loud enough at low revs like I have heard some.

Should I remove the Hotdog, and replace with 2.5' tubing?

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Will doing this make my V8 sound like a MACK TRUCK as it done to my EB2 4L 6??

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Just do it and keep Hotdog, and weld back on if sounds like crap??

 

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 Post subject: Re: Want more sound-EF Ghia- should I? Should'nt I?
Posted: Fri Aug 15, 2008 3:26 pm 
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raff-26 wrote:




Just do it and keep Hotdog, and weld back on if sounds like crap??


Do it. As you say if you don't like it you can refit i9t. But i think you will like it. :)

 

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Posted: Fri Aug 15, 2008 4:08 pm 
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You could contact Racetec Modifications in Dandenong as they can sort you out for exhaust mods and knowledge as well as custom fabrication.

 

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Posted: Sat Aug 16, 2008 12:54 am 
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Vic wrote:
You could contact Racetec Modifications in Dandenong as they can sort you out for exhaust mods and knowledge as well as custom fabrication.


cheers Vic! But shes only a bread and butter family car...I would feel like a fool visiting a place like that~! Think I'll just cut it out, and keep it just incase!

 

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Posted: Sat Aug 16, 2008 1:04 am 
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Go with a single 3" and a Genie Tornado straight through muffler with nothing else if you want loud.
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Posted: Sat Aug 16, 2008 1:58 am 
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I had a 2.5 redback system with 1 muffler before I went the 3".

Sounded good, but it was a tad droney at 70-80km/hr. But wide open throttle and hard acceleration it sounded great.

I have a rear resonator and a muffler on my 3inch, sounds good too.

Id be perhaps looking at a new rear loop, they're cheap enough and if you do ever get stickered, its a matter of unbolting the rear loop off and bolting the quiet one in.

 

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Posted: Sat Aug 16, 2008 2:14 am 
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All I have on mine is 3inch single from extractors to resonator and tail pipe and sounds sweet although not quite the old school sound at idle.

 

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Posted: Sun Aug 17, 2008 8:10 pm 
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keep the hotdog because suprisingly enough doesnt effect sound that much unlike a resonator, however it clears up the truck sound your reffering to. Puting a straight through pipe on a stocky windsor will get it sounding rough and droney. you can try if you want. Plus, systems also brun in after a good long drive. When you get new mufflers etc, take it for a good 2 hour drive on the highway.

I would replace the middle muffler with a aero hooker or any of the lukey designs. that will get you what you want, can even just put on a very small middle muffler. That will get your sound up, but keep the hotdog on.
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