mid muffler delete on a Charger Hellcat

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  1. X-ricer

    X-ricer Silver Member

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    Hi guys,

    I cruised the posts about the mid muffler delete, and it seems like it is all from Challengers.

    Any Charger guys do this? I'm thinking about doing this in conjunction with the LMI, but probably the mid muffler delete first.

    Any input would be much much appreciated. I want a little more oomph from the rear....that sounds kinda funny......

    Please give me the good, the bad, and the ugly.....
     
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    Just to add, I spoke to my exhaust guy today and he recommended an X pipe in place of the mid mufflers.

    Any input?
     
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    I would consider going to another exhaust shop then cause you already have a stock x pipe after the converters. There is no need in the world for a second x pipe. Lol....
    I did the muffler delete on my challenger and however it sounded pretty good I just couldn't stand it at WOT. So I did some trial and error stuff and ended up with mini bullet style mufflers in place of the mid mufflers or in my case in place of the delete. These were a perfect addition, giving you more volume then stock, with a nice deep note and no rasp even at WOT. I made a thread about this and since then others have done this too and are completely happy.
    I will post the thread below.. If you don't wanna read the hole thread, skip to the last few pages (page5-8)and thats where you will find pictures and description of what I used..
     
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    I don't think a charger would be any different than an A8 Challenger. I have the mid muffler delete on my A8 Challenger. It's bad ass! My only recommendation is maybe try the valve bypass first. I wanted a louder idle which I have now and it's amazing but WOT is a little much. Now that it's welded in I'm not changing it tho.
     
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    In the shop's defense, this was just a conversation on the phone as he hadn't actually seen the stock exhaust on the car yet. I don't think he knows (nor did I) that there was already an X pipe on there from the factory.

    That's exactly why i come to this site for this invaluable help! I'm going to study up on your post! Thanks so much!!
     
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    No sweat man, I wasn't trying to be a smart ass. I just get cracked up at some of these exhaust shops and there so called expertise.

    Not a big deal but like you said this place is all about learning and getting useful knowledge.
    I would highly recommend you take a real hard look at what I have done though... I think you will be very happy with the results and not having to do trial and error of your own.
    Good luck man! I'll be curious on what you decide on...
     
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    Do check out BlackSunShines post on page 6 . He puts up a video of the sound. It's not 100 percent accurate obviously cause it's a video but it's a pretty good representation..
    Also he took my advice and he couldn't of been happier..
     
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    I think i'm probably going to go the route you went. I'll talk to my muff shop next week Tuesday, and see what he says, but i did email him your thread (page 5) already. Looks like that's the best way to go.

    I'll let you know next week what i went with and will also owe you a couple of beers!!
     
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    Lol.. Awesome man! I'm going to be one drunk cat! (No pun intended)...haha!!

    Look forward to hearing your results.

    Oh and another good thing I forgot to mention is. The Mini bullet mufflers are dirt cheap. I recommend Amazon...
     
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    Is there a particular part number for the charger? Or should I just get what you got?
     
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    Very interesting
     
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    Might be going this route as well. Winter is modding season.
     
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    I just don't hear a better sound then stock. I guess I'll need to catch one in person.
     
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    No the part number is the same. The exhaust shop where you take it will need to add 3 inch width pipe to it to make up for how short the mini muffler is (think like 6 inches in length per side ). The stock mid muffler is a lot longer thats why this is needed. No worries though for a person who does exhausts this is easy stuff.
    You can use aluminized or stainless steel piping... Obviously stainless will be more expensive and really not needed.
     

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