Join Date: Sep 2000
Location: Walnut Creek, CA
Re: copy modern Camaro/Mustang sound.
When I was selling large emergency generator sets we used vendors to provide the exhaust systems. The large ones used 20” diameter pipe and 2” inlet/outlet mufflers.
They would calculate not only the effectiveness of the mufflers but each bend or length of pipe in the system also contributed to what they would refer to as the “tortured path”. Every flex pipe, elbow, “wye” pipe, catalyst, particulate filter, etc, contributed to the sound reduction and tone. So did the final orientation to the receptor (soon to be pissed off neighbor).
I’m sure automotive engineers take this to levels of science my vendors never dreamt of.
66 Chevelle hardtop - LFX 3.6 liter 4 Cam V6/6L50 6 speed auto trans, 3.07 10 bolt, full Hotchkis suspension, Wilwood 4 wheel discs, white with red interior, cowl hood.