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Thread: Should I straight pipe my GT?

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    Default Should I straight pipe my GT?

    I was thinking about doing straight pipes and maybe j pipes and would like to get some opinions.

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    No. Put a full exhaust on it with cut outs if you want the attention. Straight pipes are absurdly obnoxious, drone BADLY, and brings you unwanted attention from the po po. Best exhaust I've had on my G8 was the quietest, which was stock manifolds and a solo mach shorty cat back. Ive had the loud, cammed, exhaust tone and it got old after about 5 miles of driving. You cant hear shit and it drones from idle to ~3000 rpm.

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    Exactly. I think the noise would wear on you very quickly.
    Never been a fan of straight pipes on anything, but maybe if you had a Civic.........
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    At the very least Jpipes - but the raspiness is going to be obnoxious.
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    Ran straight pipes (with Js) on my G8 for a while before headers. Still had stock exhaust otherwise. It wasn't bad.

    With headers, I made sure to have mufflers on it. I had OBX axle backs (with the Js put on that) and they did well. OBX mufflers are pretty much just Magnaflow clones.
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