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True duals. All T-304 stainless.
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WOW!... Now that is some fine work. I bet it sounds GGGrreeat!

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-Luigi
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WOW!... Now that is some fine work. I bet it sounds GGGrreeat!

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-Luigi
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Thanks Luigi !! It's just tack welded so far. Hope to finish this weekend.
 

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Nice work Sam!!! What kind of mufflers are those?


You're gonna laugh, but those are hollowed out cats. I polished the stainless shield, to give it that exotic look. The reason I went with these is because of the sound. I wanted to have that old big block corvette sound. This comes extremely close. It's 2.5" mandrel bent to the differential, then 3" all the way back. I used the rectangular stainless tips, and reshaped the 3" pipe into it.

This is a mock up the of the rear.
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That's a nice clean installation. I'd also like to hear it. :D
 

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Very nice Sam!
If you're able to record the sound please post it on this forum :) The Cat's look damn nice to :)
Groeten Peter.
 

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Thanks guys. Yeah, the cats actually look real good, especially with the vented stainless shield all polished up to a chrome finish.
 

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Looks NICE!!! :cool


How long did it take to fab it up?? ;shrug

Well, is was in my head first, but what you see in those pics took two days, about 4 hours each day. It will probably take another 4 hours to complete. I've designed it, to be taken apart in 4 parts if needed. That will come in handy when servicing the tranny, or anything else underneath the car.
 
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You're gonna laugh, but those are hollowed out cats. I polished the stainless shield, to give it that exotic look. The reason I went with these is because of the sound. I wanted to have that old big block corvette sound. This comes extremely close. It's 2.5" mandrel bent to the differential, then 3" all the way back. I used the rectangular stainless tips, and reshaped the 3" pipe into it.


:L :L :L I thought those looked like cats! I like it :D
 
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Shh... :bash

remember that the Mexican Track is off road!...

-Luigi
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Wow... that looks amazing. Did you make it yourself--like do you do this type of thing for a living? It looks incredibly professional!

If I didn't know better, I'd think I was looking at the bottom of a Ferrari. :upthumbs
 

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Oh? Do the 550/575/SuperAmerica Ferraris have their engine placed more towards the center?

....doesn't matter, it still looks good. :)
 

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Wow... that looks amazing. Did you make it yourself--like do you do this type of thing for a living? It looks incredibly professional!

This is not the first exhaust system I've built :D I've actually designed and market systems, for a couple other general motors cars.


If I didn't know better, I'd think I was looking at the bottom of a Ferrari. :upthumbs

Yeah, but the Ferrari wouldn't be as fast :D
 

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