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Such things are subjective. Any car with a muffler delete, whether it be a Hellcat, Mustang, or a dump truck, sounds like a dump truck. Some people like dump truck sounds, some people don't.
 

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what kind of a jerk calls other people ghetto?? seek professional help--you need it.
Some people need to be called ghetto. You have to nip that crap in the bud sometimes.

I am not offended if someone does the dump truck mod to a $20,000 car... or a Mustang because that's just what those people do. If your Mustang doesn't sound like a dump truck, Ford people make fun of you. But when you're rolling around in a near 6-figure car with a low budget ghetto mod, eh... it's like how sometimes when you watch the Oscars, there's an A-lister starlet who walks the red carpet in Converse All Stars and overalls. I imagine the looks they get are the same as the looks people give Hellcat owners who do muffler deletes.

It looks like:
Forehead Outerwear Eyebrow Eye Cap


In all seriousness though, removing the mufflers just raises the pitch and makes it louder. Like a screaming kid. Sure, it's loud... but not too many people like it. There are plenty of ways to make the car loud without resorting to the screaming baby or the poorly maintained dump truck sound. That's why it's ghetto. Sound quality is a thing. Just because the car is loud, doesn't mean the sound quality is any good.

And, fun fact. The sound quality in the cabin with a muffler delete in no way represents what it sounds like 50ft behind the car. Higher pitched sounds don't travel as far as lower tones do. When you "get on it" with a muffler delete, people 50-100ft away just hear the high pitched pops and rattles. Inside you still hear more tonal resonance because you're closer to the source. That's why sometimes you hear F-150 pickup trucks with a muffler delete that sounds like someone's hammering inside of a PVC tube if they're a little bit up the road. It's loud as hell, but not for very far and the only thing you hear is the "trash" noise while the guy driving the truck thinks his truck sounds like a beast.
 

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The custom exhausts I've built for myself just use a baffled resonator at the rear with an H-pipe at the mid with some very slight crimping just to give it a gnarly sound. I've done that in 2.75" and 3". Nice deep tone with enough baffling to keep the rasp away.

I think what ticks me off most about folks who do both a muffler and resonator delete is the pop-pop-pop sound of the exhaust as its under acceleration (not to be confused with the pops during gear changes or deceleration). That's just the sound of a poorly tuned exhaust.
 
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