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Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by ParadizeCityz, May 5, 2018.

  1. May 5, 2018 at 10:42 AM
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    ParadizeCityz

    ParadizeCityz [OP] Well-Known Member

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    So I wanted a little more sound out of my truck and bought a Borla Pro SX muffler. It does sound great on the outside but way too loud on the inside for my kids and being as daily...anything I can do to help or should I just put the stock exhaust back on?
     
  2. May 5, 2018 at 4:00 PM
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    You could try adding a resonator into the exhaust. I put an LCE exhaust on my truck, and it was way too loud and droned in the cab. I put a 12" long Vibrant resonator before the muffler, and it helped a lot. It's still kind of loud, but it is livable. Before I put in the resonator, I would get a headache on drives over an hour long.
     
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  3. May 5, 2018 at 4:08 PM
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    You can also put sound deading in the truck, doors, behind back seat, the roof and the floor. The interior has to come out forts though.
     
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  4. May 5, 2018 at 4:55 PM
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    Yea, was just messaging someone and they recommended the Vibrant Ultra Quiet resonator. Trying to decide on if I should try this route and hoping it works or go back to stock muffler. Wife finally rode in the truck and was not happy
     
  5. May 6, 2018 at 7:09 AM
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    your probably better off buying a all new OEM stock catback exhaust and installing it yourself,and maybe try to sell the other one
     
  7. May 6, 2018 at 8:31 AM
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    Any reason you went with that one vs the Vibrant Ultra Quiet?

    Yeah, I think if I decide not to do the resonator, I'm just going to get the stock exhaust put back in and leave this alone, spend my money on other parts than another exhaust kit lol
     
  8. May 6, 2018 at 8:34 AM
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    bout $362 plus a new donut gasket,you could probably put it on yourself pretty easy.
     
  9. May 6, 2018 at 8:39 AM
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    It's been over a year, so I don't remember my exact reasoning. I'm sure cost was a large part of it, since the bottle style resonator was about half the cost of the Ultra Quiet.
     
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  10. May 6, 2018 at 8:08 PM
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    My wife told me to go ahead and try the resonator but if it's still too loud, then go back to stock...so I'll be ordering one soon! Do I just get it welded up right before the muffler??
     
  11. May 7, 2018 at 3:05 AM
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    Yeah. Just have it welded in before the muffler.
     
  12. May 7, 2018 at 5:34 AM
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    Wait nobody asking if you still have a cat? if you had it removed, then yeah, she's gonna drone bad.
     
  14. May 7, 2018 at 8:25 PM
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    I should...only thing I did was had the shop cut out the muffler and weld in the borla in the same place
     
  15. May 8, 2018 at 6:53 AM
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    Not sure if you already ordered a resonator, I would definitely recommend going with the Vibrant Ultra Quiet though. It will kill all the drone in the exhaust and still keep a nice sound, especially under hard acceleration.
     
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  16. May 8, 2018 at 7:24 AM
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    That’s the one I got and I found a used one for $50 :)
     
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