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Old 08-17-2001, 11:52 PM
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Thumbs up Straight Pipe Install!!!

I had my bassani x-pipe installed today along with straight pipes and off to the track i went.The track i went to today i always run 12.92 to 13.01 everytime in 75-82 degree air at 106mph.Today when i was racing it was 76-78 degrees the whole time and i ran a new best of 12.83 at 107.40 and backed up by a 12.87 with no cool down! I feel that this setup is the first exhaust catback that actually improved my e.t times.I was running 1 tenth faster and 1 mph faster than anytime before this in the same conditions!
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Old 08-18-2001, 12:04 AM
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How does it sound??Does it have the same effect on a Lightning as on a mustang?(higher pitch)How loud is it compared to straight pipes?Thanks
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Old 08-18-2001, 12:12 AM
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Cool

It sounds very mean at cruising speeds and does have that drone sound in the cab at normal speeds! At W.O.T it is very loud but i can still here the supercharger whining!!
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Old 08-18-2001, 12:14 AM
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How hard was the install?Also, what tips are you using?
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Old 08-18-2001, 12:21 AM
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My local muffler shop put it on in about 11/2 hours. I watched them and the stock system came off easy and they just had to get the right bend off of the x-pipe and mount them to my stock tips from my system and they charged me $70 for everything!
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Old 08-18-2001, 04:54 AM
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MATT, GLAD YOU LIKE THEM,I THOUGHT FOR SURE YOU WOULD THINK THEY WERE TO LOUD.SORRY ABOUT THE CAPS BUT I FIGURE STARTING TOMMOROW EVERYONE WILL NEED TO SHOUT IN ORDER FOR YOU TO HEAR LOL. GREG
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