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Since when did an exhaust become a fashion statement?

I just don,t get it. What,s the point of it when was the last time you looked at the back of your car and thought...Hmmm I need something a little more flowing in the rear.

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About 10 minutes ago... That's a large part of the cosmetics and performance of a car in a lot of peoples opinion.
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I prefer something more like this...

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Since they switched to plastic?

Which is a laugh when you see the 'green credentials' they advertise and plastic is the villain of the moment.

But I see nothing wrong with wanting a car to look nice.

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And many of them are fake...not even attached to the exhaust system. I'm OK with the stylish looks, though the old dual, round exhaust tips are my preference.
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Remember the first dual exhaust I drove as a company car: 1983 Ford Crown Vic with a 351. This was in Edmonton in the winter and on cold days (and I mean -30o) , just loved the clouds that poured out of dual exhausts.

So much exhaust fog, you couldn't see the car in front pull away on a green light


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Now we are talking "Chic"

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More is better?


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Or BSA?



Once upon a time we had New Brighton Road Races.
One of the classics would be the Morgan and BSA chasing down the original sidecar racers.

Lovely sounds.
Plastic does not cut it.
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LOL they almost look like somebody had some extra Audi Vents laying around in the Garage.

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More my style... 69 Camaro SS396. I love rowing through the gears listening to the song. There's a reason the radio was optional in 69...


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Kinda partial to chargers in that time


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Old School Noise......

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Tasteful rear Bling.






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If we are limiting the thread to production vehicles, then we should add these to the discussion...

Lexus ISF

Lexus-ISF-Exhaust.jpg

Corvette Z06

Z06-Exhaust.jpg

Corvette C8

C8-Exhaust.jpg

Omo


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Post what ever you think looks good

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