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Old 04-04-2013, 08:54 PM
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Question Wanting new exhaust but not sure what to buy...

Hi all. I have a 2005 Monte Carlo LS and everything on it runs well. However, my exhaust sounds like a dying go kart. I wanna make it sound good with out breaking my wallet. I don't really want anything that to loud either because its only an LS. The way I have it right now is just pipes clamped in and a muffler. I was thinking about having it redone from after the catalytic converter all the way back to the muffler. With that being said, I don't know what to be shopping for.

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Old 04-05-2013, 06:44 AM
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I have magna flow cat backs on my 06 LS4 very happy with it. Borla is also good
 

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Im running Catback Duels, with Tail Pipes...and Excellerator chambered Mufflers..
 
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Old 04-05-2013, 07:25 AM
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Believe it or not, the 3400 will sound better than the 3800 with an exhaust.

Get what you like, check out videos online, etc
 
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Thanks for the help all! Does anybody know around how much it would cost to do the exhaust?
 
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3400 being a bigger version of the 3100 I have, try a flowmaster 40 series delta flow muffle. Sounds good on the 3100.

 
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It does sound pretty good. This is all great information, the only thing I'm worried about is how much it's going to cost...
 
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Old 04-05-2013, 10:36 AM
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If you're just going to have a muffler changed it shouldn't be too bad. Cost of the muffler plus maybe an hour labor. I think I paid in the low 300's when I had my flowmaster put on.
 
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Thats not to bad I guess. Unfortunately, I also need a straight pipe put in in place of the resonator. Ill shop around and see what I can find
 
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If you're worried about cost, go for glasspacks. I'm sure people on here are starting to recognize that I endorse them a lot but they really do sound great(and they're cheap).

I have an 05 LS as well with a 24" glasspack in place of the resonator, and 2 more 12" tubes behind the y-split. Little to no drone, no rasp, nice deep rumbly idle.
 

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