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Re: How to make a 5.7 Hemi sound like an actual 5.7 Hemi

I plan on putting my stock resonators back on this week. I currently have flowmaster hushpower mufflers up front and no resonators. I plan to post the rear exhaust pipes with borla tips in the classified section soon for anyone interested in doing the resonator delete mod.

Here is a pic of what they look like. I'm just going to cut them back off before the hangers and re-install my stock resonators. Have a baby coming soon and the car is just too loud right now. Hit me up if interested. Look for the classified ad within the next few days.
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Re: How to make a 5.7 Hemi sound like an actual 5.7 Hemi

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thx Bumpin sounds real HEMI .
I just founf in youtube one that only remove the rear resonator. and replace by SS tubing .
For all , what is your opinion for this second option .
That's my jeep with resonator delete only...before I added the flowmaster hushpowers upfront.
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Trying to decide between, removing resonators and removing muffler. I like the way both sound, and definitely don't want to do both just one or the other. I heard there was some low end loss when removing muffler and leaving resonators. Is there anything like that when leaving muffler and removing resonators?
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Re: How to make a 5.7 Hemi sound like an actual 5.7 Hemi

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Trying to decide between, removing resonators and removing muffler. I like the way both sound, and definitely don't want to do both just one or the other. I heard there was some low end loss when removing muffler and leaving resonators. Is there anything like that when leaving muffler and removing resonators?
To date I have tried it 3 ways:

First I tried deleting the resonators and keeping the stock muffler. Sounded pretty good , but had some low end loss and a little drone. After 6 months I decided it wasn't loud enough so I then removed the stock muffler and added flowmaster hushpower mufflers with no resonators. This sounded pretty bad ass, but again, more low end loss and lots of hesitation when MDS kicks in. If you disable MDS then it wouldn't be so bad. I also saw some fuel mileage decrease with this scenario. The sound was very aggressive and got a lot of compliments but it also annoyed the neighbors.

Most recently (today actually), I resorted to putting the stock resonators back on but keeping the flowmaster mufflers. I thought this would help with the noise and low end loss, but still keep some of the aggressive sound. I was wrong. It's suuuuper quiet now, but not as quiet as stock. I kinda regret my decision to do this and wish I kept the resonators off now. Only good thing is, its quieter inside and out, and no hesitation or low end loss. With a baby on the way, this is probably how I should keep it for a while.

In closing, I have not tried the muffler delete with stock resonators, but from what I have seen on here, sounds pretty good. If I could do it again, I'd probably just do the resonator delete and leave it alone. Sounded good enough...not too loud, not too quiet...like a v8 hemi should sound. Either that or go with the x pipe and stock resonators.

Good luck with your choice. If you want to buy my old tail pipes and tips, they are for sale and ready to be welded on in place of the resonators.
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Re: How to make a 5.7 Hemi sound like an actual 5.7 Hemi

keepitight, Thx a lot for your full experience , it make me to take a decision. That is
Remove Resonator and change the Tip for a 4 1/2 and 1/2 inch out the rear fascia.

Did you take a picture w/o resonators to look the hooks w/o resonators, Will help me more.

Will do next Saturday.


p.s. I would like to offert for your TIPs but will cost more to ship them to Mexico than got in a muffler shop
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Re: How to make a 5.7 Hemi sound like an actual 5.7 Hemi

[QUOTE=Did you take a picture w/o resonators to look the hooks w/o resonators, Will help me more.[/QUOTE]

Here is a picture from the rear with no resonators
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Re: How to make a 5.7 Hemi sound like an actual 5.7 Hemi

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Here is a picture from the rear with no resonators
If anyone is doing this mod or a resonator delete, my custom pipes and tips are in the classified section for sale. See them above.
http://www.jeepgarage.org/f12/2011-2...ips-67273.html
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I did the x pipe mod yesterday after viewing this thread. Overall the sound is good,no drone, but definitely can feel some loss in low end & compression when in sport mode.
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Re: How to make a 5.7 Hemi sound like an actual 5.7 Hemi

I did the resonator delete and couldn't be happier. No torque loss, Deep throaty tone, not bright just perfect with just the right hint of ring throughout the rpm band. Everyone that has heard it says it absolutely could not sound any more perfect.
$150 bucks at a local exhaust shop. Done.
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I did the resonator delete and couldn't be happier. No torque loss, Deep throaty tone, not bright just perfect with just the right hint of ring throughout the rpm band. Everyone that has heard it says it absolutely could not sound any more perfect. $150 bucks at a local exhaust shop. Done.
Is there any way we could get a video of that? I'm thinking about doing the same.
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Re: How to make a 5.7 Hemi sound like an actual 5.7 Hemi

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