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Ken
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From: Prospect, Ct. M&M Member No. 31 MCA Member 49299
Registered: Jun 99

posted 04-21-2001 08:54 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Ken   Click Here to Email Ken     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Are H-pipes really neccessary ?? Whats the benefits of having them or not ?? I ask because my new headers require that I remove half of the existing H-pipe, so why not just go with a straight pipe in its place ??

PS: I've heard that it sounds better without them !!!

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mustangs68
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From: Buckroe Beach Va MCA#39406 M&M #12 Member Mustang Club of Tidewater
Registered: May 99

posted 04-21-2001 10:56 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for mustangs68   Click Here to Email mustangs68     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Ken,
I think..LOL..and whats that worth..the H pipes does more for equallizing flow gives a "little" Hp and an "even" sound to the car.
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JAAZZY
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From: Bay Area, CA
Registered: Apr 2001

posted 04-21-2001 02:25 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for JAAZZY     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I think the H Pipe or the newer X pipe add a little to low end torque but I think the biggest difference is that they mellow out the exhaust sound. I don't mean quiet just mellow. I liked the sound of my stang more after the H pipe.

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