cherry bomb mufflers/glasspacks

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  1. 75rs350

    75rs350 Member

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    how would they sound on my car? I have stock mufflers right now and I'm looking for something a little bit deeper and slightly louder
     
  2. ZS10

    ZS10 Moderator Staff Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    they'll be all of that, lol
     
  3. BondoSpecial

    BondoSpecial Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    they go flappalappalappalappa
     
  4. muscl car

    muscl car Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    the best glass packs like cherry bomb or purple hornies have a perforated core as this will not restrict the flow
     
  5. BondoSpecial

    BondoSpecial Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    purple hornies are a louvered core = flow restriction. Technically they are a spiral louvered core. You can orient these louvers backwards to restrict less but you still have all the pointy things sticking in the flow path.
     
  6. CMitchell

    CMitchell Veteran Member

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    There is a thread in the high pro section with a short video of my car running. It has cherry bombs and x pipe.
     
  7. transamman

    transamman Veteran Member

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    thrush glasspacks have perforated holes also, no louvers to reduce flow
     
  8. Bikefixr

    Bikefixr Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    I always liked the Thrush packs. I think the farther back in the system the better they sound. I have them on my '72 SB Vette and see no reason to change. Not too loud, sounds good.
     
  9. 77RS

    77RS Veteran Member NastyZ28 Sponsor NazstyZ28 Sponsor Lifetime Gold Member

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    LOL I've got a pair of cherry bombs that were on one of my parts cars. I'm going to use them as clamp on mufflers when I have an engine on the test stand. Cherry bombs are lound!

    Back in the 70's, all the guys that had Jeeps with 304's ran purple hornies. I still remember the sound. Now, I can't imagine that sound coming from a Camaro.
     
  10. hhott71

    hhott71 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Cherry bombs will sound horrible in a short time, making that ghey glasspack rap and popping noise upon deceleration, and just loud and obnoxious when accelerating.
    Acceleration will be hampered with a glasspack muffler as they are quite restrictive to airflow.
    A real performance muffler would be a "turbo" muffler.
     

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