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post #171 of 207 (permalink) Old 11-20-2012, 12:44 AM
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V8 engines always sound better. I too wish I could get the V8 rumble out of my V6, but it isn't going to happen.
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SRTJake, thanks. I meant the resonator and the resonance chamber to which the fresh air duct is connected to. In the 2.5, which is what i own, there is only 1 inline resonator.

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Has anyone that has upgraded their exhaust on a 4cyl notice any better gas mileage?
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I was thinking of swapping out the OEM resonator for a Vibrant one, but after speaking to a tech at Vibrant, it really adds no benefit as far as increased flow. Strictly designed to limit sound. My DynomaxVT muffler already does a great job with cabin drone, so I don't need to swap the resonator. I wouldn't mind having a bit more power, and a bit deeper tone. I wonder If i deleted my resonator if the Dynomax would still do the job keeping the cruising drone away

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If you take away the resonator...you may get the zzzzzz sound depending on the type of muffler you have

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Do you think a Vibrant resonator may provide better flow than an OEM? Or do they both do the same job regarding air flow, but one may limit sound more than another

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Do you think a Vibrant resonator may provide better flow than an OEM? Or do they both do the same job regarding air flow, but one may limit sound more than another
To me a resonator is a resonator. hopefully someone else can chime in and let you know for sure.

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Yeah, you're right. A resonator is a resonator. The only thing that changes is the length and ID size of the resonator. Longer resonators will make a bigger impact on reducing the tin sound. And obviously, the ID of the resonator should not be smaller than the other exhaust components to prevent a bottleneck. An aftermarket resonator the same size as the oem resonator isn't going to do anything but reduce the thickness of one's wallet.



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Any exhaust done on the 2.5 liter?
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I've always thought that exhaust Sounds kinda funny on a automatic. What do u guys feel?
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