Louder/cheap exhaust setup???? - Saturn ION RedLine Forums
Saturn ION Redline Saturn ION Redline Forums

» Auto Insurance
» Featured Product
Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   Saturn ION RedLine Forums > ION Redline Forums > Performance Modifications

RedlineForums.com is the premier Saturn Ion Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-07-2011, 01:54 PM   #1 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: St. Louis
Posts: 488
Louder/cheap exhaust setup????

I'm just wanting to make my exhaust louder but not obnoxious (yes i'm an 18 year old that wants a somewhat loud exhaust to show off!). Any ideas??? I was just thinking of getting like a new muffler and exhaust tip but how much louder could you make the stock the exhaust by putting on those two things?
blueredline55555 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 09-07-2011, 02:08 PM   #2 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Hyperion's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Wichita, KS (Most IRL's per capita with fewest forum members)
Posts: 1,619
I'm going to recommend that you leave the exhaust alone, at least from the cat-back. The stock muffler sounds best & if flow is a concern, just do the CTI over-the-axle piece to get it all to 2.5". GM did a pretty good job with our car so a lot of "performance" parts do little, if anything, to help. I got a Magnaflow cat-back & miss the factory exhaust sound. I don't really like the Magnaflow but it's prob one of the quieter options.

I just don't want to see you waste money that could be better spent on stuff that'll help like a stage kit, cooling mods, etc.
__________________
'04 ION Red Line
Mod list
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sport Compact Car
(Rick) Kewley (GMPD) also told us the car was lowered, the shifter throws were shortened, and the pedals were moved closer together, which is why the Red Line's ridiculously tall ride height, its poorly placed pedals, and its long-throw shifter leave us shaking our heads.
Hyperion is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2011, 02:12 PM   #3 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: St. Louis
Posts: 488
Ya I know I just want something more throaty and deep than the stock so I can actually hear it. Right now all I hear is the supercharger because I have GM stage 2 with K&N Typhoon.
blueredline55555 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2011, 02:22 PM   #4 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Hyperion's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Wichita, KS (Most IRL's per capita with fewest forum members)
Posts: 1,619
I don't know how much more "deep & throaty" you can get with a 4-banger. Not sure how a header would sound with the factory cat-back. A cat-less downpipe would make it louder but most don't like the sound/loudness of going cat-less.
Hyperion is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2011, 02:30 PM   #5 (permalink)
Likes "Cheese" and "Head"
 
GMRedline's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 16,845
Just try replacing the muffler. That would probably be loud enough for you.
__________________
06 Silver RL | 329whp/290wtq | Everything you need to know about E-85 | My GMS1 SS/TC Kill | Rules



Quote:
Originally Posted by hnbracing View Post
broken shit Is par for mcclure
GMRedline is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2011, 04:54 PM   #6 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: St. Louis
Posts: 488
What muffler though... heard someone on hear has dynomax or something like that and they like it. I know vibrant, magnaflow (don't really want) and borla make them (I think they would fit our car)?
blueredline55555 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2011, 05:58 PM   #7 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Mattman6's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Columbia, SC
Posts: 8,474
if you want a cheap loud sound. Just get a Magnaflow canister straight thru muffler. Will make the car sound better. Get a 2.5" in and 2.5" out.
Mattman6 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2011, 06:15 PM   #8 (permalink)
I'm bi-winning
 
87GN06GTO07IRL's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: All up in your girl (216)
Posts: 900
Quote:
Originally Posted by blueredline55555 View Post
Right now all I hear is the supercharger
First person to ever complain about this! A lot of people with aftermarket exhaust wish they had this problem.
__________________
For sale: 16lb. 5 bars w/225/55/16 snows, OZ Alleggerita Hlt's w/235 Potenza 040's, 4 265/35/18 Falken Azenis Rt-615's, Dss stage 2 axles, misc. meth parts, wideband, dual interceptors, m62 pulleys:GM stage 2, 2.8, maf translator, stage 2 belt, Hawk HPS front&rear pads, drilled rear rotors, spline drive lugs, poly mounts, tvs pulleys:2.9, 2.85, 2.8, 2.75, 2.7, 2.6, fe5 endlinks, black low rise spoiler, 34# injectors, driver side a pillar cover, dash hawk, t/c boost gauge, misc. tires.
87GN06GTO07IRL is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2011, 06:55 PM   #9 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: St. Louis
Posts: 488
^ha. I just want to hear the exhaust too...
blueredline55555 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2011, 07:15 PM   #10 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Cossh's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Pottstown, PA
Posts: 286
Quote:
Originally Posted by blueredline55555 View Post
Right now all I hear is the supercharger
Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah, you must be crazy haha. I had a muffler swap and then got the CAI... I so wish I could go back to just stock exhaust so I could hear that whine... Trust me that whine is a lot more of a head turner, if someone knows what that sound is they'll be impressed.

And like they said, just swap it out with another muffler, I just bought a ebay fart can, I paid an extra 20$ to get a name brand one but it still sounds crappy but its mostly engine sounding now. 25$ shipped 2 1/4 in and out off ebay will get you what you're looking for.
__________________
Hans -
PA-STC member.
06 RL, Smoked tails, blacked out side markers and the coolest fart can ever.
Cossh is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
CTI exhaust setup blueredline55555 Performance Modifications 11 07-18-2010 05:56 PM
wtb exhaust setup for 04redline dumple Buy/Sell Parts 3 05-21-2008 02:42 PM
New exhaust setup LSJ PUP General Discussion 6 04-26-2007 07:31 PM
Exhaust Setup BKTU1 Performance Modifications 28 04-07-2006 02:31 PM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:36 PM.



Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.3.2