For now for a cheap fix, just have a shop cut off your mufflers and weld straight pipe in their place to exit in the stock location. An otherwise stock 4.6 with no mufflers and leaving the rest of the stock exhaust will sound nice and deep, but isn't really loud enough to attract the attention of law enforcement officials. Later on, when you get to doing some real mods, save up your money and get a good full exhaust system under the car.
It's ok.. if it wasn't OK, then Dubbsy's 94 would have blown up. He cut his off 3-4 years ago I think and last I knew, they were still gone even though he doesn't own the car anymore.
And if you want to be loud and hear the engine, just run open headers. That will certainly draw attention to yourself. I agree with saving your money and getting true duals. It cost me around $500 for 2.5" true duals including the muffler and new cats.
I agree, the debate/muffler wars never seem to end, although when I was searching, it seemed the bullets were a constant suggestion for a cheap and loud solution to stock mufflers, at least until you can save up enough for true duals
So I'm posting here because, well, most of the recommended headers you guys have listed here for 5.0 Birds are obsolete or no longer produced. I'm halfway through gathering parts for my GT40 build and the only roadblock I'm hitting is this.
Now that I got the correct cat forward exhaust assembly for the car, I have some options on the cat back exhaust. I have the option to replace the cat back exhaust and mufflers. The rear tube of the assembly below is just a reducer and has no muffler capabilities. As I learned with the two...
i just had my t bird dropped off at my house...looks nice just needs to be washed and waxed.
i was wondering..if i cut off the mufflers out back how much pipe or how long of a tip would i need to fit in place of them and what is the diameter of the stock pipes?
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