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luv
10-17-2011, 02:21 PM
I hear a loud car, and I assume they lost their muffler. I have a few male friends who say it sounds sweet. I guess I haven't listened to enough cars to know that difference, but I find it annoying either way. Is it cool to have your little car sound like some big truck? Or is it more of a higher pitch that makes it sound cool?

Dayze
10-17-2011, 02:23 PM
depends; a 'healthy' sounding exhaust attached to a strong engine is a beautiful thing.
although, I think too many times these guys put on their aftermarket exhaust and think their car is now suddently awesome/fast.

a civic with a fart can on it to compliment it's stock engine is another story/annoying.

Johnny Vegas
10-17-2011, 02:24 PM
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CHENZ A!
10-17-2011, 02:25 PM
That's only in da mornin, they need ta be up cookin breakfast or somethin.

sedated
10-17-2011, 02:26 PM
I have a few male friends

I call bullshit

JASONSAUTO
10-17-2011, 02:26 PM
nothing sounds better than a nice exhaust with headers and some turbo mufflers IMO

fuck a loud ass whiny turbo diesel with straight exhaust and FUCK A RICE BURNER with the resonator can

Sofa King
10-17-2011, 02:28 PM
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I love how he damn near hits that parked car then blows through the stop sign.....

Seen if before but never noticed that he blows through the stop sign.

loochy
10-17-2011, 02:28 PM
If you are into cars you can hear the difference between a nice engine and some crap car with an old muffler. The untrained ear only hears noise.

The nice low grumble is what we like.

luv
10-17-2011, 02:29 PM
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LMAO WOO WOOO!!! It's only for decoration.

It's early in the morning. It's like an alarm clock. WOO WOOO!!!

And then they swerve all over the road, nearly hitting a parked car, and run a stop sign in order to show it off. LMAO

Johnny Vegas
10-17-2011, 02:31 PM
LMAO I just now noticed he blew through the sign. I get rollin when he says its like an alarm clock. WOO! WOO!

luv
10-17-2011, 02:33 PM
If you are into cars you can hear the difference between a nice engine and some crap car with an old muffler. The untrained ear only hears noise.

The nice low grumble is what we like.

I have a couple of Mexican friends who love the high pitched ones, like on Hondas and Toyotas. I thought it was just a cultural thing. I'm noticing it more and more though.

Bearcat
10-17-2011, 02:33 PM
nothing sounds better than a nice exhaust with headers and some turbo mufflers IMO

**** a loud ass whiny turbo diesel with straight exhaust and **** A RICE BURNER with the resonator can

This.

I laugh when I hear those super-charged blenders... how fast can you go when you set it on high, champ? LMAO

Saulbadguy
10-17-2011, 02:35 PM
it's just for decoration, that's it and that's all

loochy
10-17-2011, 02:35 PM
I have a couple of Mexican friends who love the high pitched ones, like on Hondas and Toyotas. I thought it was just a cultural thing. I'm noticing it more and more though.

Yeah, ricers suck.

loochy
10-17-2011, 02:37 PM
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luv
10-17-2011, 02:38 PM
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Okay, that's just stupid.

Saulbadguy
10-17-2011, 02:45 PM
The worst is Harley Davidson motorcycles. Those pieces of redneck shit are needlessly fucking loud. The high pitched exhausts are loud (and annoying) , but not to the point where I have to roll up my windows without having my eardrums blown out.

Dayze
10-17-2011, 02:52 PM
a before an after.

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Barret
10-17-2011, 03:05 PM
As a Mustang owner I like the sound of a low rumble at idle. Much like you can hear in this video of an older 72' Nova. The cam produces that lope type sound you hear. This obviously isn't my car but I was trying to find a nice sound to show you what an engine should sound like. This is the "Muscle Car" Sound

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The problem is that with all the restrictions placed on New Car exhaust these days it is difficult to get this type of sound without doing some modifications.

If you look up Car Exhaust you basically have your Headers coming off the engine going into a mid pipe. The mid pipe normally has Catalytic Converters on it between the mid pipe and header. From the mid pipe it will travel to the back of the vehicle to the mufflers and then exiting out the tips on the back.

The more "restrictions" that you remove, the louder the car gets. Most Mustang folk looking to get maximum performance (meaning horsepower) go with a Long tube header, an uncatted x-pipe (mid pipe) and the removal of the mufflers. This would be illegal except for off-road use only meaning you are racing the car. But certain friendly inspection stations in states that don't really look or check up will go ahead and pass the car as good to go on the street.

The above example is EXTREMELY LOUD and I have driven in one of these and the drone at 2k rpm makes you want to get out of the car. So some people experiment and put free flowing cats back on the mid pipe or a more free flowing muffler. All these cut down on the sound but make the vehicle louder then stock.

So it all depends on what you like and what steps you take to get it there.

Demonpenz
10-17-2011, 03:32 PM
Toyota Supra

Lzen
10-17-2011, 03:33 PM
I have an after market exhaust on my F150. I put a Cobra exhaust on my Honda Shadow. Both sound good, IMO. They both have that low rumble.

The ricers that have that high pitched sound like a vacuum are stupid. I hate those sounds.

And ROFL at Saul hating on Harleys.

Lzen
10-17-2011, 03:35 PM
a before an after.

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Holy crap! Now that is some low rumble.

Demonpenz
10-17-2011, 03:38 PM
I hate Harleys as well. I always throw on my blinker whenever they come up behind me so they don't know if I am turning or if I forgot I left it on.

Demonpenz
10-17-2011, 03:39 PM
Although now I think about We could have a dueche off since I got a Jeep and I hate harleys. I guess I belong in the dueche catagory. Since I am a hardcore Affliction man as well.

luv
10-17-2011, 03:41 PM
I have an after market exhaust on my F150. I put a Cobra exhaust on my Honda Shadow. Both sound good, IMO. They both have that low rumble.

The ricers that have that high pitched sound like a vacuum are stupid. I hate those sounds.

And ROFL at Saul hating on Harleys.

I didn't take that as him not liking all Harleys, only the ones that leave you deaf when they go buy. If you need earplugs to ride something, IT'S TOO LOUD.

Detoxing
10-17-2011, 03:48 PM
Fart Cannons are a horrible creation and should be gathered and recycled.

However, if you wanna hear a sound that makes your heart warm, cut the exhaust right before the Cat and rev her up.

OMG /drool.

Phobia
10-17-2011, 04:39 PM
Chicks complaining about exhaust rumble is just like a dude complaining about tampon applicators. It shouldn't happen.

3rd&48ers
10-17-2011, 04:41 PM
I hear a loud car, and I assume they lost their muffler. I have a few male friends who say it sounds sweet. I guess I haven't listened to enough cars to know that difference, but I find it annoying either way. Is it cool to have your little car sound like some big truck? Or is it more of a higher pitch that makes it sound cool?


The only boys who think that sounds good are 15 yr olds... WTF.

CrazyHorse
10-17-2011, 05:10 PM
As a Mustang owner I like the sound of a low rumble at idle. Much like you can hear in this video of an older 72' Nova. The cam produces that lope type sound you hear. This obviously isn't my car but I was trying to find a nice sound to show you what an engine should sound like. This is the "Muscle Car" Sound

<iframe width="480" height="360" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/ZOJjtHdvAjs" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

The problem is that with all the restrictions placed on New Car exhaust these days it is difficult to get this type of sound without doing some modifications.

If you look up Car Exhaust you basically have your Headers coming off the engine going into a mid pipe. The mid pipe normally has Catalytic Converters on it between the mid pipe and header. From the mid pipe it will travel to the back of the vehicle to the mufflers and then exiting out the tips on the back.


The more "restrictions" that you remove, the louder the car gets. Most Mustang folk looking to get maximum performance (meaning horsepower) go with a Long tube header, an uncatted x-pipe (mid pipe) and the removal of the mufflers. This would be illegal except for off-road use only meaning you are racing the car. But certain friendly inspection stations in states that don't really look or check up will go ahead and pass the car as good to go on the street.

The above example is EXTREMELY LOUD and I have driven in one of these and the drone at 2k rpm makes you want to get out of the car. So some people experiment and put free flowing cats back on the mid pipe or a more free flowing muffler. All these cut down on the sound but make the vehicle louder then stock.

So it all depends on what you like and what steps you take to get it there.

The drone sound you mention often comes from pointing your exhaust in a direction that it bounces back to the car. Like dumping it under the car. Its a harmonic thing.

Bill Lundberg
10-17-2011, 05:14 PM
When I bought my truck it came with a magna flow exhaust. I'm far from a motor head, but I liked the sound although I would have bought with or without it. My neighbors have mixed feelings about it. One gives me shit for waking him up every morning, the other tells me he loves to hear me start it.

Radar Chief
10-17-2011, 05:19 PM
The drone sound you mention often comes from pointing your exhaust in a direction that it bounces back to the car. Like dumping it under the car. Its a harmonic thing.

Flow Master mufflers are notorious for droning right at 2K. Mine are no exception, they'll drone loud enough to vibrate the tub on my Jeep. Once warm they're not nearly as bad though, not sure why.

Deberg_1990
10-17-2011, 05:22 PM
The worst is Harley Davidson motorcycles. Those pieces of redneck shit are needlessly fucking loud. The high pitched exhausts are loud (and annoying) , but not to the point where I have to roll up my windows without having my eardrums blown out.

ROFL that only rednecks ride Harleys.
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Radar Chief
10-17-2011, 05:31 PM
And ROFL at Saul hating on Harleys.

Harleys sound like one long, continuous wet fart. Always cracked me up that Harley tried to patent the sound a v-twin makes, even if flatulent cattle made the noise first.

Psyko Tek
10-17-2011, 05:43 PM
This.

I laugh when I hear those super-charged blenders... how fast can you go when you set it on high, champ? LMAO

and when they hit the turbo look out
also known as the air conditioner off

luv
10-17-2011, 06:04 PM
One thing about friends with louder cars, they don't have to honk or call when they pull up in the driveway.

Bwana
10-17-2011, 06:30 PM
Install a new muffler bearing, problem solved.

http://kalecoauto.com/images/MuffBearing.jpg (javascript:window.close())

http://kalecoauto.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=10

Hog Farmer
10-17-2011, 06:41 PM
I call bullshit

X2

Pablo
10-17-2011, 06:47 PM
The worst is Harley Davidson motorcycles. Those pieces of redneck shit are needlessly fucking loud. The high pitched exhausts are loud (and annoying) , but not to the point where I have to roll up my windows without having my eardrums blown out.x2

Pablo
10-17-2011, 06:48 PM
I hate Harleys as well. I always throw on my blinker whenever they come up behind me so they don't know if I am turning or if I forgot I left it on.Gotta keep 'em on edge.

Dave Lane
10-17-2011, 06:59 PM
nothing sounds better than a nice exhaust with headers and some turbo mufflers IMO

**** a loud ass whiny turbo diesel with straight exhaust and **** A RICE BURNER with the resonator can

I had a 426 hemi in a 68 Charger with headers and thrush mufflers that was as bad ass sounding as there ever was.

That car was even beastier than the Shelbys and the AC Cobra I had back in the day.

ChiefButthurt
10-17-2011, 07:06 PM
I had a 426 hemi in a 68 Charger with headers and thrush mufflers that was as bad ass sounding as there ever was.

That car was even beastier than the Shelbys and the AC Cobra I had back in the day.

Pics or it didn't happen. :rolleyes:

Dayze
10-17-2011, 08:01 PM
lmao at the muffler.bearings reference. lol. well played. o

rtmike
10-17-2011, 09:36 PM
I had a 426 hemi in a 68 Charger with headers and thrush mufflers that was as bad ass sounding as there ever was.

That car was even beastier than the Shelbys and the AC Cobra I had back in the day.

Was that a factory Hemi car? What color was it? 4 gear?

I really, really like the sound of my car. Now that I have a DVD recorder the car's been buried in the garage for 5 years. It's coming out again this summer since I'm selling my 2nd car it'll be my only hot rod. Easier to sell the 'cuda now that I have the wife in an SRT 10. Now talk about screwed up sounding motors, I'm still not use to the sound of it but know it flat gets with the program when that little pedal on the right is depressed.

Here's my car from several years back. 3" tti all the way back with tti 2" headers. Dynomax mufflers.

About :17 you can hear it when I'm pulling away.


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luv
10-17-2011, 10:03 PM
X2

You're much more entertaining on ignore.

hometeam
10-17-2011, 10:11 PM
I have a 4 cylinder that sounds like an 8, and when my wastegate opens up it sounds like a freight train.

In my case, the noise is the product of making power, not just becuase I want the noise, but I cant say I dont enjoy it.

My car on the dyno -
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My car on the street - sounds a bit different, if you can hear the KAKAKAKAKA thats the open wastegate
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for info - my car is a 2.0 4 cylinder turbo, full 3 inch all the way back, no cats, and it sounds far different than most 4 cylinder becuase of both the boxer motor configuration, and the fact that it has unequal length headers. Subie rumble ftw.

|Zach|
10-17-2011, 10:17 PM
So you do or dont find it annoying.

luv
10-17-2011, 10:19 PM
So you do or dont find it annoying.

A majority of the time, it's annoying. There are times when it's cool. I guess you can't just turn the noise on and off though.

|Zach|
10-17-2011, 10:21 PM
A majority of the time, it's annoying. There are times when it's cool. I guess you can't just turn the noise on and off though.

Hmm, well your decision should be based on this answer. Not other people.

luv
10-17-2011, 10:24 PM
Hmm, well your decision should be based on this answer. Not other people.

Just wondering what the appeal is. I'm sorry if you're reading this as me looking for some kind of validation. In the OP, I said it was annoying and asked what made it cool.

hometeam
10-17-2011, 10:29 PM
In general people who know what they hear, know that rumble = power.

And any time you have control over said power, that is cool~

Earthling
10-17-2011, 11:06 PM
Nothing wrong with Harleys...unless its behind you with red lights flashing and sirens blaring.

Radar Chief
10-18-2011, 10:29 AM
A majority of the time, it's annoying. There are times when it's cool. I guess you can't just turn the noise on and off though.

Actually it can be if someone is willing to go to the expense of installing cutouts.

http://static.summitracing.com/global/images/prod/large/dou-dec250ak_w.jpg

http://www.summitracing.com/parts/DOU-DEC250AK/?rtype=10

Detoxing
10-18-2011, 10:31 AM
Actually it can be if someone is willing to go to the expense of installing cutouts.

http://static.summitracing.com/global/images/prod/large/dou-dec250ak_w.jpg

http://www.summitracing.com/parts/DOU-DEC250AK/?rtype=10

Heh. What i was thinking.

Detoxing
10-18-2011, 10:34 AM
I have a 4 cylinder that sounds like an 8, and when my wastegate opens up it sounds like a freight train.

In my case, the noise is the product of making power, not just becuase I want the noise, but I cant say I dont enjoy it.

My car on the dyno -
<iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/DtOr-zQ1H18" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

My car on the street - sounds a bit different, if you can hear the KAKAKAKAKA thats the open wastegate
<iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/o3giEuSQpRE" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>


for info - my car is a 2.0 4 cylinder turbo, full 3 inch all the way back, no cats, and it sounds far different than most 4 cylinder becuase of both the boxer motor configuration, and the fact that it has unequal length headers. Subie rumble ftw.

No cats? You put the cats back on when you need to smog it or something?

loochy
10-18-2011, 10:38 AM
No cats? You put the cats back on when you need to smog it or something?

Or he has a special friend at a local shop.

I went with a metallic race cat for my setup...I don't need sparks shooting out of my exhaust.

Radar Chief
10-18-2011, 10:40 AM
No cats? You put the cats back on when you need to smog it or something?

Or he has a special friend at a local shop.

I went with a metallic race cat for my setup...I don't need sparks shooting out of my exhaust.

Living in Kansas means you never have to worry about that tree hugger crap. ;)

MahiMike
10-18-2011, 10:44 AM
Oakland Raider fans invention of course.

bevischief
10-18-2011, 10:46 AM
I have a few male friends

Must be gay,

Saulbadguy
10-18-2011, 10:52 AM
Must be gay,

Heh. Short, sweet, and to the point.

Pants
10-18-2011, 10:59 AM
I have a 4 cylinder that sounds like an 8, and when my wastegate opens up it sounds like a freight train.

In my case, the noise is the product of making power, not just becuase I want the noise, but I cant say I dont enjoy it.

My car on the dyno -

My car on the street - sounds a bit different, if you can hear the KAKAKAKAKA thats the open wastegate


for info - my car is a 2.0 4 cylinder turbo, full 3 inch all the way back, no cats, and it sounds far different than most 4 cylinder becuase of both the boxer motor configuration, and the fact that it has unequal length headers. Subie rumble ftw.

Aw jeez, dude. Get a freaking STI.

Pants
10-18-2011, 11:01 AM
BTW, there are different high pitch noises. F1 cars sound like pigs on chopping blocks and it's the most delightful music to my ears.

CrazyHorse
10-18-2011, 11:25 AM
I have a 4 cylinder that sounds like an 8, and when my wastegate opens up it sounds like a freight train.

In my case, the noise is the product of making power, not just becuase I want the noise, but I cant say I dont enjoy it.

My car on the dyno -
<iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/DtOr-zQ1H18" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

My car on the street - sounds a bit different, if you can hear the KAKAKAKAKA thats the open wastegate
<iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/o3giEuSQpRE" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>


for info - my car is a 2.0 4 cylinder turbo, full 3 inch all the way back, no cats, and it sounds far different than most 4 cylinder becuase of both the boxer motor configuration, and the fact that it has unequal length headers. Subie rumble ftw.

Uhhhhh.......that dont sound like no V8. Not by a long shot.

Dayze
10-18-2011, 11:26 AM
I love the sound of a Ducati twin with aftermarket cans/cat removed etc.
awesome.

tooge
10-18-2011, 11:34 AM
Putting a loud muffler on a 4cyl is the same as jamming a sock in your pants. PHONY

Radar Chief
10-18-2011, 11:37 AM
BTW, there are different high pitch noises. F1 cars sound like pigs on chopping blocks and it's the most delightful music to my ears.

F1's scream like no other car can.
They can hit so many R's so fast they almost sound more electrical than mechanical.

Detoxing
10-18-2011, 11:38 AM
Uhhhhh.......that dont sound like no V8. Not by a long shot.

This too. I just didn't feel like being a dick to the noob.

But yeah, no 4 banger sounds like an 8.

Radar Chief
10-18-2011, 11:55 AM
I love the sound of a Ducati twin with aftermarket cans/cat removed etc.
awesome.

They sound like WWII fighter planes circulating a race track.

Rain Man
10-19-2011, 11:49 AM
I despise loud cars. The best cars are like snakes. They're quiet and low-key until they strike.

That said, I do like the sounds of those little British-type sports cars. But they're not loud. They just have a unique sound.

As an aside, my wife came to me on Monday and said, "Something's odd with the apricot BMW. It sounds like an old-time sports car." While I like its engine sound, it's more on the quiet side, so that was odd. She took it in, and apparently we'd hit something that bent some little support on the bottom of the car and pushed it up against the engine block. The engine was making the support vibrate, and apparently somewhat reproduced the sound of an old MG or Triumph.

SuperChief
10-19-2011, 12:25 PM
Yall is crazy if you thinks dat exhaust soundz be all stupid /Bubb Rubb

Dayze
10-19-2011, 12:29 PM
They sound like WWII fighter planes circulating a race track.

is that a good or bad thing for you? :hmmm:

I also think they sound awesome even at idle. I swapped bikes with a buddy of mine for a day or so; he was thinking about getting a I4 600 bike; and I was longing for the torque of a twin. So we swapped bikes. He loaned me his Monster 1100 (2v not the 4), with Termignoni cans / no cats. I pulled up behind a Harley at a stop light, and he turned around to see what the' noise was. :evil: Love the sound of them.

Radar Chief
10-19-2011, 12:38 PM
is that a good or bad thing for you? :hmmm:

I also think they sound awesome even at idle. I swapped bikes with a buddy of mine for a day or so; he was thinking about getting a I4 600 bike; and I was longing for the torque of a twin. So we swapped bikes. He loaned me his Monster 1100 (2v not the 4), with Termignoni cans / no cats. I pulled up behind a Harley at a stop light, and he turned around to see what the' noise was. :evil: Love the sound of them.

Certainly not bad. First time I went to a track the noise they make surprised me a little. I grew up around ricers and just didnít expect that kind of a sound to be coming from a race bike.
I like Ducatiís well enough but standing next to one thatís idling they sound like a sewing machine thatís about to come apart. Itís that Desmo valve train, rev it up a little and it sounds like a 90* v-twin but at an idle thereís a lot of mechanical noise coming from it. Nothing wrong with it, just a bit of an acquired taste.

Dayze
10-19-2011, 01:31 PM
Certainly not bad. First time I went to a track the noise they make surprised me a little. I grew up around ricers and just didnít expect that kind of a sound to be coming from a race bike.
I like Ducatiís well enough but standing next to one thatís idling they sound like a sewing machine thatís about to come apart. Itís that Desmo valve train, rev it up a little and it sounds like a 90* v-twin but at an idle thereís a lot of mechanical noise coming from it. Nothing wrong with it, just a bit of an acquired taste.\

Same here; first time I heard one was coming out of a motorcycle shop after picking up a part, and I heard a rumble rollup; I walked outsdie expecting to see a 'Vette or something, and it was a yellow 996 instead.

Yeah, at idle those dry cluthes (usually on the higher HP bikes) make a heck of a racket. (marbles in a can etc) especially if they have a vented clutch cover.

JD10367
10-19-2011, 01:45 PM
Different kind of rumble, but my cousin once owned a Cadillac diesel. It was very freaky to get into this large car and have it start up and sound like an 18-wheeler, LOL.

loochy
10-19-2011, 02:24 PM
Different kind of rumble, but my cousin once owned a Cadillac diesel. It was very freaky to get into this large car and have it start up and sound like an 18-wheeler, LOL.

I imagine you in something like this:

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/BHESMsUyJ3o" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Baby Lee
10-19-2011, 04:28 PM
Healthy Exhaust

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/07jWp-jzQUs" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Shitty Rice Burner Exhaust

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/3VShpd6pGvA" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Baby Lee
10-19-2011, 04:37 PM
[QUOTE=hometeam;8003071My car on the street - sounds a bit different, if you can hear the KAKAKAKAKA thats the open wastegate
<iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/o3giEuSQpRE" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>[/QUOTE]

OK, at the :58 mark, I suddenly found the Minnesota Viking Helmet factory in my BVDs.

Baby Lee
10-19-2011, 04:49 PM
Also, nothing beats sitting in the stands at the drag races and hearing the low end rumble mixed with the high end rev of an engine with a blower.

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/sYxqEZY-fpY" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Brock
10-19-2011, 04:50 PM
Also, nothing beats sitting in the stands at the drag races and hearing the low end rumble mixed with the high end rev of an engine with a blower.

nitro dragster.

Dayze
10-20-2011, 11:46 AM
great posts Baby Lee - perfect example for Luv; that Goat sounded mean.

Dayze
10-20-2011, 11:48 AM
nitro dragster.

yep; I love pro-modifieds and Nitros.

first time I heard a nitro drag crack the throttle in the pits with nitro-methane, it literally moved me backwards about 8" , and my vision was blurred.

:thumb:

Radar Chief
10-20-2011, 12:16 PM
yep; I love pro-modifieds and Nitros.

first time I heard a nitro drag crack the throttle in the pits with nitro-methane, it literally moved me backwards about 8" , and my vision was blurred.

:thumb:

Itís hilarious to watch NHRA coverage when they allow spectators at the starting line when the top fuel cars launch. It literally blows their hair back.

Dayze
10-20-2011, 12:23 PM
Itís hilarious to watch NHRA coverage when they allow spectators at the starting line when the top fuel cars launch. It literally blows their hair back.

even better is when you're in the pits, gathering around a top-fueler and you know there are a few in the crowd who have no idea what they're in for when they fire them up. You find your victim - They start out holding their ears when the car starts on regular 'ol gas; the remove their hands thinking "this isn't so bad". Then they turn on the nitro and it starts to crackle/pop etc. Their hands return to their ears for a bit, then they remove them once again thinking "eh...a little louder, but not bad".

Then the driver cracks the throttle once while under nitro, and the spectator flinches like a bomb just went off behind him lol.

Radar Chief
10-20-2011, 02:38 PM
even better is when you're in the pits, gathering around a top-fueler and you know there are a few in the crowd who have no idea what they're in for when they fire them up. You find your victim - They start out holding their ears when the car starts on regular 'ol gas; the remove their hands thinking "this isn't so bad". Then they turn on the nitro and it starts to crackle/pop etc. Their hands return to their ears for a bit, then they remove them once again thinking "eh...a little louder, but not bad".

Then the driver cracks the throttle once while under nitro, and the spectator flinches like a bomb just went off behind him lol.

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The cloud of exhaust coming out of the zoomies makes a very effective tear gas also.

Dayze
10-20-2011, 02:39 PM
:rockon:

i see one of these guys each time; watch the guy in the blue hat around 00:34.
ROFL
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hometeam
10-21-2011, 08:42 PM
No cats? You put the cats back on when you need to smog it or something?

No real smog testing anywhere near where I am. And of course, as suggested, I have a guy who passes it, since technically, the cats are supposed to be verified by visual inspection.

Aw jeez, dude. Get a freaking STI.

not certain why having a WRX over an STI means anything, so i dont have a six speed trans, I have a 5. No biggie, im making far more horsepower than a stock STI, and im in the car much cheaper than it would cost to make an STI as fast. The cars have basically the same powerplant and the same mechanical configuration. Bigger turbo, fuel, and ethonal where relatively cheap. I also daily drive the car, so the heated seats, sunroof, visibility without the giant wing are things that appeal to me in the wrx vs the sti.

Uhhhhh.......that dont sound like no V8. Not by a long shot.

My claim is debatable by all counts. Sure, its not exactly the tone, nor does it lope like a v8, and the yuotube videos actually dont do much justice as to the true sound of the car. I know from experience that people think its a v8 if they can hear but not see the car, and almost never do they know its a 4 cylinder. When the wastegate opens up some of that mystique goes away. Maybe I should do a low rpm/idle vid to better show the deep grumble the car makes, similar to any boxer motor, and unlike 99% of the 4 cylinders out there.

For folks who like to quote manufacturer horsepower claims (crank) my car made just under 450 horsepower,
For car guys, who like to go by wheel, after my drivetrain loss (AWD ftl) i made 362 wheel, on 750cc injectors and we only stopped becuase the fuel was maxed. With 1000cc injectors the car will make considerably more horsepower, in the 400-410 wheel range (just over 500 crank horsepower)

hometeam
10-21-2011, 08:56 PM
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Again, I understand the car is 4 cylinder, but its pretty god damn beefy~

hometeam
11-16-2011, 08:31 PM
Coming back to this thread, I sold the subaru a few weeks ago and picked up a new toy.

I wanted to go faster on the drag strip for less overall money, and getting the subie into the tens was nigh financially impossible for me.

best 1/4 of 10.81@124 / 1.51 60' all motor, no FI or spray, full weight street car w/ AC/ABC/TCS

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6041/6349364927_cb1a6dbb83_b.jpg

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oh btw fuck the assholes who are closing down KCIR

rtmike
11-16-2011, 08:46 PM
Nice 'bird. With mods those get with the program too.

You can take that sausage out of your underwear now too. LMAO

hometeam
11-16-2011, 08:47 PM
As stated, ran high 10s on motor, never been sprayed, but we think with a 150 it will be mid 9s. which is plenty fast for a street car.

Its a fully forged/built ls6 stroked to 396, fully built 4l60e, full BMR fully framed suspension setup etc etc etc

Baconeater
11-16-2011, 08:47 PM
Nice Camero.

rtmike
11-16-2011, 08:49 PM
In the You Tube video, are you running electric cut outs or is it always that loud?

hometeam
11-16-2011, 08:51 PM
Nope, its always that loud HA, and thats only idle, it is deafening under load. GMMG catback with custom Y pipe, the GMMG is basically the god king of all exhausts in the F body world, and it sounds great.

http://gmmginc.net/Exhaust/

rtmike
11-16-2011, 09:03 PM
Maybe in my younger days but that's just too damn loud for me.

Any engine bay pix? Is it already set up with a roll bar, etc.?

hometeam
11-16-2011, 09:09 PM
no roll bars, its a full street car. When spring comes around, I fully expect to be thrown off of the track.

http://i1092.photobucket.com/albums/i418/cameronstillwell/Trans%20Am/IMG00206-20110315-0153.jpg

http://i1092.photobucket.com/albums/i418/cameronstillwell/Trans%20Am/IMG_0885.jpg

396CI
04+ LS6 block
Callies compstar crank 4.125 stroke
Lunati forged pistons -2cc relief 3.903 bore
Lunati pro billet rods 6.125
ARP rod bolts
Clevite bearings
Total seal rings
Roll master double timing chain
Ported LS6 oil pump
Comp cam custom grind .615/.625 246/252 110lsa
Comp R lifters
Comp hardened push rods
ARP head studs
TSP 2.5 LS6 heads (799)
Platinum dual springs
Titanium retainers
Factory rockers
FAST 92mm intake
PTM 92mm TB
Factory fuel rails
38lb injectors
Walbro 255
ASP underdrive pulley
FTP lid
Mobil 1 oil every month
SD tuned by SAM88GT1 500rwhp/508rwtq
EXHAUST
Kooks 1 7/8 headers
Custom Y pipe
GMMG Catback/oval tips

TRANS/REAREND
Stage 4 4l60e 150 miles
B&M deep pan
B&M super cooler
Transgo shift kit
Mobil 1 ATF
Vigilante 3600 converter triple disc
10 bolt
Motive 3.73's
Moser axles
TA cover
Redline fluid

SUSPENSION/BRAKES/MISC
Spohn adj. LCA's
Spohn tunnel mount TA w/ DS Loop
Spohn SFC's
BMR adj. PHB
LCA Relocation Brackets
Eibach Pro Kit springs
Baer Eradispeed rotors
Hawk HPS pads
C5 Z06 calipers
Earls braided lines
SLP line lock
SLP fan switch
Stock speedlines in great shape
Front tires Nitto 555
Rear tires Nitto 555R drag radial

Deberg_1990
11-16-2011, 09:53 PM
I just want to know what Bubb Rubb and Lil Sis are up to these days?

Radar Chief
11-17-2011, 07:08 AM
Maybe in my younger days but that's just too damn loud for me.

Any engine bay pix? Is it already set up with a roll bar, etc.?

Yea sounds great but Iím with rtmike, besides thatís loud enough to get you pulled over around here.

King_Chief_Fan
11-17-2011, 07:19 AM
The throaty growl of a big V-8 sounds good.

all the other noises from car engines, not so much

JD10367
11-17-2011, 07:34 AM
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6041/6349364927_cb1a6dbb83_b.jpg

Those two gay guys look like they'd blow you for a joyride. :D

Radar Chief
11-17-2011, 07:57 AM
The throaty growl of a big V-8 sounds good.

all the other noises from car engines, not so much

Its mechanical music to my ears. Well, when tuned right.
I played around with a solid flat tappet motor in my Jeep and part of the fun was the music it made. It was a fresh motor so once the valves had seated and I got them lashed in properly the ticking noises went away and it made whirring noises instead. Iíd be driving down the road with the windows open and it would sound like cicadaís in the trees, which I thought was a bit odd for late fall until I noticed the pitch would rise and fall with the throttle.

JASONSAUTO
11-17-2011, 07:59 AM
Those two gay guys look like they'd blow you for a joyride. :D

what tipped you off? it was the shorts wasnt it?

MIAdragon
11-17-2011, 08:14 AM
The throaty growl of a big V-8 sounds good.

all the other noises from car engines, not so much

dunno know about all that, these other noises sound pretty good to me.

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luv
11-17-2011, 08:31 AM
oh btw **** the assholes who are closing down KCIR

I have a friend who lives up there who is part of some campaign to save KCIR.

MIAdragon
11-17-2011, 09:05 AM
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oh btw **** the assholes who are closing down KCIR

the same ones will be the first to bitch about street racing.

Radar Chief
11-17-2011, 09:31 AM
Whatís this about shutting down KCIR? I hadnít heard of that.
I have heard their pavement sucks but I tend to doubt it isnít repairable.

Detoxing
11-17-2011, 09:51 AM
Coming back to this thread, I sold the subaru a few weeks ago and picked up a new toy.

I wanted to go faster on the drag strip for less overall money, and getting the subie into the tens was nigh financially impossible for me.

best 1/4 of 10.81@124 / 1.51 60' all motor, no FI or spray, full weight street car w/ AC/ABC/TCS

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6041/6349364927_cb1a6dbb83_b.jpg

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/TOIWjL_HfMc" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

oh btw **** the assholes who are closing down KCIR

Welcome to the good side.

I have an '01 Formula. No real mods other than beginner stuff, exhaust, ram air, chipped etc.

My desire to throw money at it has withered with age. I'm actually looking to get myself into a cheap 4 banger next year, lol.

Radar Chief
11-17-2011, 12:56 PM
http://www.pitch.com/plog/archives/2011/11/08/race-fans-rally-at-city-hall-to-save-kansas-city-international-raceway

Sounds like it's pretty much a done deal.

hometeam
11-18-2011, 06:46 PM
yup KCIR is done.

There is a 'new' dragstrip (Mid America Raceway) in my neck of the woods, ground cleared, all legalities passed and ready to build, and 10 days ago a few property owners NEAR the track (none of which are even full time residents) dropped a lawsuit guarenteed to delay the planned open date of March.

with KCIR being pretty much screwed, if MAR goes down, you are going to see a massive increase in street racing. Smooth move corrupt KC councilwoman and state senator mccaskill! I hope that all drag racers, and hell, sensible people read about how the KCIR shutdown came about, and make them pay with votes.

Baby Lee
11-18-2011, 06:51 PM
yup KCIR is done.

There is a 'new' dragstrip (Mid America Raceway) in my neck of the woods, ground cleared, all legalities passed and ready to build, and 10 days ago a few property owners NEAR the track (none of which are even full time residents) dropped a lawsuit guarenteed to delay the planned open date of March.

with KCIR being pretty much screwed, if MAR goes down, you are going to see a massive increase in street racing. Smooth move corrupt KC councilwoman and state senator mccaskill! I hope that all drag racers, and hell, sensible people read about how the KCIR shutdown came about, and make them pay with votes.

Whereabouts is MAR? Seems like for most in the KC Metro, Heartland in Topeka would still be closer.

Pasta Giant Meatball
11-18-2011, 06:54 PM
SlowMo's Dodge Dart bought at Elway Motors sounds great!!

hometeam
11-18-2011, 07:12 PM
MAR is being built in montgomery county off of highway 70, its about 2 hours from kcir

brett
11-19-2011, 11:59 AM
it actually scares AWAY goood looking wome :P

MIAdragon
11-19-2011, 12:37 PM
it actually scares AWAY goood looking wome :P

I disagree.

rtmike
11-19-2011, 01:56 PM
I still haven't gotten use to the sound of a V10. It used to be I'd be outside & I'd hear my wife coming down the block in the Hemi Ram before even seeing her. I could always tell she was comin'.

Yesterday I hear what sounds like a ricer coming & it's her in the SRT 10. SoB, that thing sounds weird.

http://i206.photobucket.com/albums/bb300/rtmike472/My%20rides/SRT%2010/086768e4.jpg
http://i206.photobucket.com/albums/bb300/rtmike472/My%20rides/SRT%2010/1aad4350.jpg

cardken
11-19-2011, 01:59 PM
Souped up Imports, Monster Trucks and Loud Exhaust= Small Penis

hometeam
11-20-2011, 05:57 PM
declaring another mans penis small = small penis