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Best sounding exhaust..opinions?

Whatcha think....

Which cat-back has the best sounding exhaust tone?

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Old 10-27-2003, 04:44 PM
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Stock sounds pretty good I think!
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everything else is too loud (ie, sounds ricey) in my opinion... i actually get embarrassed at how loud my car is stock, because I can't drive "spiritedly" without getting dirty looks from old folks seriously, though, I love the sound of the Porsche ENGINE, not the exhaust
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Well Scott, you DO have a 951!

I kinda think my early tone is a little weak...

Just read an old excellence artical that states Porsche engineers didn't really take the sound into account much pre-1992 or something to that effect.
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There is going to be a group buy over on rennlist for the SFR catback going on.
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MMMMM I really like the stock sound,with the turbo spinning and all that...

But i only know it from inside and outside only at idle,i let nobody to drive my car and i dont remember hearing another 951...I doubt if people can hear the turbo from outside,or im the only one hearing it,do you know?

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