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post #1 of 28 (permalink) Old 06-14-2005, 12:29 PM Thread Starter
 
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Mufflers?

I like the exhaust note of my G6 when I really get on it, but during normal acceleration the car is too quiet! (I quess this is a good complaint then hehe..) Anyways, I would like to put in a new muffler that gives more sound under acceleration, but is just as or almost as quiet as the stock muffler while cruising. Here is the part where I get picky. I don't want something that is too grumbly, like a redneck truck or anything, and I don't want too ricey, like a weedwacker flying down the street. I love the stock exhaust notes of cars like the Nissan 350Z, Infinity FX35/45, Audi TT, Dodge SRT4, and many more. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
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post #2 of 28 (permalink) Old 06-19-2005, 06:25 AM
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The resonator is what really keeps the car quiet. You could either get a Magnaflow muffler which will give it a slight mellow rumble, or just remove the resonator and keep your stock muffler in place which will make it slight louder also. Or you could do both and sound like the older Beretta's, Lumina's, and Cavalier Z24's since the 3500 is nothing more than a newer version of the old 2.8, 3.1, 3100, 3400, you get the picture.
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post #3 of 28 (permalink) Old 06-22-2005, 07:01 PM
 
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Now is the resonator on a G6 inside the muffler itself or is it on the outside?
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post #4 of 28 (permalink) Old 06-23-2005, 08:28 AM
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The resonator is between the cat and the muffler. If you look under your car where the backseat is, it's that three foot long "mini glasspack." While your under there, look at the huge ass muffler itself, 29 inches long, and get this, the inlet pipe goes directly in the midle of it! Very wierd if I say so myself. I thought it would be a nice easy job to put an F-body dual tipped outlet muffler on, but with that middle inlet the whole thing has to be custom from the cat or resonator back. The G6 is not upgrade friendly to say the least!
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post #6 of 28 (permalink) Old 06-30-2005, 11:45 PM
 
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Ok that is what I thought I know on very expensive cars the resonator is inside the muffler
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post #7 of 28 (permalink) Old 07-17-2005, 10:30 AM
 
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yea I was thinkin on loosin the factory muffler and just bring strat pipe from the resonator to the end.
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I just won a stainless steel Magnaflow muffler and a stainless tip on eBay for $66 and will be putting it on as soon as it arives.
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post #9 of 28 (permalink) Old 08-28-2005, 07:09 PM
 
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I really like the sound of my sisters 2000 eclipse GT.
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post #10 of 28 (permalink) Old 09-29-2005, 09:03 AM
 
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the car should sound really good without the resonator. I would do the resonator first and if you still want more noise or a deeper rumble then go to mufflers.
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I really like the sound of my sisters 2000 eclipse GT.
You like the tinny fart can sound?
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post #12 of 28 (permalink) Old 10-10-2005, 12:17 PM
 
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What can be said about getting Flowmasters put on? And can anyone give a detailed description on how to take the resonator off?
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post #13 of 28 (permalink) Old 10-11-2005, 05:15 PM
 
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i want to put 'duals' on mine.....any ideas WHERE i might find a listing? i've searched the 'normal' websites, but no G6 applications.

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post #14 of 28 (permalink) Old 10-12-2005, 10:13 AM
 
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I would be interested to hear the difference in the stock muffler and an after market magnaflow or flowmaster. If anybody could get a recording of the before and after that would be awesome.
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post #15 of 28 (permalink) Old 10-24-2005, 02:59 PM
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I dont think you can do a dual exhaust but I am working on a Y exhaust
right now. The GTP back facia fits the GT and it has cut outs for the dual exhaust.
3 screws per side then the clips on the bottom. About 5 of em.

Now I need to decide how to do it underneath....
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