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Offline Mossdahaus

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3rd cat & resonator delete feedback
« on: September 01, 2019, 07:10:07 PM »
So I had a bright idea to order a replacement Xpipe from one of the major catback manufacturers to bolt in a resonator & 3rd cat delete.

Looking for feedback on tone, volume and rasp to go along with my current SW catted downpipes and stock mufflers on deleting these 2?
« Last Edit: September 01, 2019, 07:30:38 PM by Mossdahaus »
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Re: 3rd cat & resonator delete feedback
« Reply #1 on: September 01, 2019, 07:19:14 PM »
The Xpipe will make it louder and it will probably get a little rasp but I think it will sound less raspy with your mufflers than if it were straight piped. Overall I think you'll find a little bit of rasp easy to live with.   
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Re: 3rd cat & resonator delete feedback
« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2019, 12:23:11 AM »
I believe I have mostly done what your asking about to my '17 Explorer Sport.
From stock down pipes, exhaust goes into a 2.5" magnaflow X-pipe, then out into two straight 2.5" pipes back into twin Magnaflow hiflow mufflers (this section is Magnaflow's 2.5 explorer's setup.)
Sounds ok but dont expect a v8 sound. It's not loud but people will recognize you have an exhaust immediately.  You can hear the turbo's spooling out the exhaust which is cool.

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« Last Edit: December 24, 2019, 01:58:05 PM by Chaplain »

 

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