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Straight out the back! 149 21.44%
Downward behind tires? 546 78.56%
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Old 1st-October-2012, 10:27 PM   #166
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I have turn downs after the mufflers before the axle. The drone sucks especially at idle. It's tough to have a conversation while driving around town. But I do love how it sounds cracked open between 4k and 6k rpms! I'm running Doug's tri-y headers, universal x pipe at 2.5" and dynomax super turbo mufflers. No hassles from cops here in socal yet... But I have sacred some soccer Mom's with the 4th to 2nd gear downshift to overtake slower traffic!lol. Mind will be all the way out to the bumper soon. Also if your running some overlap in your cam you'll probably have to start getting used to watery eyes from an over rich idle while sitting in traffic...
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Old 1st-October-2012, 10:28 PM   #167
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I beg to differ...


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Old 1st-October-2012, 11:59 PM   #168
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Out the back and tucked up behind the rear bumper.

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Old 2nd-October-2012, 12:04 AM   #169
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I have turn downs after the mufflers before the axle. The drone sucks especially at idle. It's tough to have a conversation while driving around town. But I do love how it sounds cracked open between 4k and 6k rpms! I'm running Doug's tri-y headers, universal x pipe at 2.5" and dynomax super turbo mufflers. No hassles from cops here in socal yet... But I have sacred some soccer Mom's with the 4th to 2nd gear downshift to overtake slower traffic!lol. Mind will be all the way out to the bumper soon. Also if your running some overlap in your cam you'll probably have to start getting used to watery eyes from an over rich idle while sitting in traffic...
How do you like Doug's tri-y headers? I'm thinking about these for my 63 when I install the 327. Do you have a stock front end? If so how did these headers fit? Any problems?

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Old 2nd-October-2012, 04:39 AM   #170
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I've got mine out before the rear wheels. I love it.





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Old 2nd-October-2012, 11:20 PM   #171
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I've got mine out before the rear wheels. I love it.





Is this setup too loud? I'm getting my exhaust redone next week, and wanted to do headers to X pipe, mufflers, and to have the exhaust exit like yours.
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Old 15th-October-2012, 11:40 PM   #172
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I know there are those that wish this thread would just fade away, but I just had to post my preference...out the back, tucked up into the bumper.

THIS IS BAD A$S, I'D DO SOMETHIN' LIKE THIS!
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Old 17th-October-2012, 12:34 AM   #173
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IMHO folks should have to post a picture to vote on this, scrolling through pages of opinions without pics was lame.
heres mine I like the look but it does blow the dust up badly in dry dirt lots and driveways.
And who ever decided that straight out the back was redneck should consider buying a subaroo or a prius.


Also the slight jet effect of straight out the back might improve speed, at least in the imagination.
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Old 29th-November-2012, 03:33 AM   #174
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Straight out the back. Heres my contribution.







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Old 29th-November-2012, 09:25 AM   #175
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Personally i prefer side pipes or to have them come out front of the rear tire
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Old 29th-November-2012, 06:37 PM   #176
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Up over the rear axle and dumped behind the tires
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Old 29th-November-2012, 06:47 PM   #177
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Mine dump in front of the rear tire. one on each side.

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Old 29th-November-2012, 07:41 PM   #178
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Up over the rear axle and dumped behind the tires


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Old 29th-November-2012, 07:48 PM   #179
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Man, I'm torn on this one... I've had it both ways.
- I like the look of straight out the back.
- I like the sound of angled towards the ground.

Currently mine angles towards the ground after the rear axle.
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Old 29th-November-2012, 08:17 PM   #180
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Behind the rear tires. Ebay mandrel bent 3" tailpipes, Super 44s, Pypes x-pipe, no other pipe needed.
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