Muffler recommendations?

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  1. Joseph James

    Joseph James Well-Known Member

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    My muffler is coming apart. Rattle at idle and too loud driving. I see a ticket in my future if I don’t address this soon. Any recommendations? Thanks.
     
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    Walker soundFx
     
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    I would say Flowmaster or Magnaflow. On all of my stepfathers cars, they are Magnaflow's and they sound great. They have a good rumble to them
     
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    You make no mention of what your looking for in a muffler except for a replacement. I say you should just stick with a stock one! If you take someone else advice her, I'm sure you will be disappointed with what you choose and blame them for the bad advice.. Good Luck
     
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    Today's stock replacement would more than likely be a Walker sound fx or Turbo muffler.
    O.e would have been 18230. Sound fx is 17808.
    Super Turbo is 17747. Which is the hemi muffler.
    Hope this helps
     
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    I probably will get something stock. Car is 2BBL, single exhaust, 2.76 rear. It’s not a hot rod. New engine is stock, despite the builder’s attempts to sell me on a hopped up camshaft.
     
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    For this application, a walker replacement is a good choice.

    Dave
     
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    Now that you have some ammo, you can always go around town to a couple of muffler shops and play 20 Q's with them on what you want or lookin for. Then you can make a wise decision. Walker and Maremont are the 2 big names, but see what they have to offer. Good Luck
     
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    Longest the muffler you can fit the better
     
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    Why is longer better? I don’t know much about mufflers.
     
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    Longer mufflers are quieter and no drone inside the car.
    The muffler #'s I mentioned typically have a 19 or 22 inch body 26 or 29 inches ling I am goung by distant memory iirc
     
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    The longer those exhaust gases are going through all those baffles and such, the quieter the exhaust note will be. Think of it as a gun suppressor, the longer the suppressor is , the quieter the bang. Good Luck
     
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    Sound like a man in Credit Collection! LOL!
     
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    Stock muffler installed. Muffler guy said the tailpipe was fine. He did find a leak where manifold and pipe meet. He said the pipe was warped and recommended stacking 2 gaskets.

    Took him 20 minutes. $95 total. Reviews said he fast and inexpensive. I am very happy with the muffler.
     
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    Muffler dude said it was burned out. Have 2 to stack as he recommended.

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    Yeah, that gasket's toast. What brand/type of stock muffler did they throw on it?
     
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    Turbo but I don’t recall the number. It is on the receipt. Has a slight, mellow rumble but not loud. He said it was as close to stock as he had.

    Just finished the double gaskets on the exhaust.
     
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    You said you were happy with it and that's what's important!
     
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