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Old 31 Oct 2006, 01:46 pm
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Iput my baffles in my BTG exhaust and it mellowed it down to a nice rumble, recently I noticed it sounded louder, I look at my pipes and the baffles were GONE!!! they must of fell out while I was driving Now what? I'm going to find out if I can install lake pipes with a muffler next. that way I can run straight pipes or tone it down, anyone done this?[:I] gary
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I never had baffles in my BTG exhaust, but I had them in my Bassani duals, and there were setscrews to keep the baffles from coming out - did the BTGs have that?? Glad I wasn't following you when they blew out.....[:0]
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Don. Their were 3 set screws to hold them in place, however I could not find the original ones so I got some at the hardware store and they never did fit right, so I guess the vibration (and their is plenty) jarred them loose, anyway, on another forum they were talking about putting a switch inside the car to go from quiet to loud. I guess if you had the stock exhaust that would work, but how do I go to quiet now? I would have to put in a muffler right?> is this possible? HELP.
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Don. Their were 3 set screws to hold them in place, however I could not find the original ones so I got some at the hardware store and they never did fit right, so I guess the vibration (and their is plenty) jarred them loose, anyway, on another forum they were talking about putting a switch inside the car to go from quiet to loud. I guess if you had the stock exhaust that would work, but how do I go to quiet now? I would have to put in a muffler right?> is this possible? HELP.
I suspect you can add another resonator/muffler in series - a GOOD exhaust shop should be able to help - if I were you, I'd want it stainless, since everything else is stainless, and if they could weld it in, so much the better. I'd go flow0thru, like the rest of the exhaust. Price that out - might be cheaper to get new baffles & use locktite on the set screws...
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locktite for sure !!
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Or try turning up the bass to drown out the drone.
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Or try turning up the bass to drown out the drone.
This looks like an excuse for a kick-bass subwoofer.
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Yeah, I think your muffler was trying to tell you something. It was saying get this baffle outta here and turn up the music man
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