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Glass packs

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by BlazerCol, Mar 16, 2001.

  1. BlazerCol

    BlazerCol Registered Member

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    Does anyone know where i can get some really LOUD glasspacks that wont cost too much money. And is there anyway i can take off my catalactic converter legally?

    BlazerCol
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  2. BlazerGuy

    BlazerGuy 3/4 ton status

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    Go to Advance Auto they have some 16" glasspacks for 10-15 bucks each. As for the cat, I used a sawzall but not its exactly "legal" [​IMG]

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  3. Chris Demartini

    Chris Demartini 1/2 ton status

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    <font color=blue>Glasspacks reduce power and they dont sound good, they're just anoying. I ran them for a year and a half then cut them off and put on a pair of flomasters and I could feel the power gain. Loud isnt always better, get a flowmaster 2 chamber your truck will run and sound better than with a $10 cherry bomb. As for the cat, find a junk one, gut it and run a peice of exhaust tubing through it if it really bothers you that much. Try and make the tubing the same size as the rest of the exhaust and save your good cat for inspection. Dont just jamb a screwdriver in it, the large empty part will create exhaust turbulence and kill your power.</font color=blue>

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  4. HarryH3

    HarryH3 1 ton status Author

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    Just remember that the louder your truck is, the more likely it is to attract the attention of those nice peace officers out there. [​IMG]

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  5. riz

    riz 3/4 ton status

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    <font color=purple> GLASSPACKS SUCK !!!!!

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  6. BlazerGuy

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    Glasspacks Kick A$$!!!

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  7. Ditchdigger

    Ditchdigger Registered Member

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    GlassPacks can sound good (If you get the right size)
    and some brands aren't even that loud.
    But every brand that I've used don't last they either
    blow out or rust away from Excessive heat
    so I switched too Flowmaster (can't remember what series)
    but they have a good deep tone Idling and a good rappy deepness accelerating and quiet as can be on the highway!
    hope this helps!

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  8. 88MudBeast

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    how much does a good flo system cost? I dont think i could install it myself...i dont have a welder.
    Big Jake
     
  9. Chris Demartini

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    <font color=blue>You dont need the whole system, they make replacement muflers. If you want a whole new system the best way is to buy a mufler and a cat (or 2 of each if you want dual) and have the pipes custom bent by a reputable shop. It will be right the first time and last for a long time. </font color=blue>

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  10. 90K5

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    I think Pep Boys carries Cherry Bombs for like $14. And they are red!!!!!!!!!

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  11. Blaze

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    I've got a set of Walker glasspacks on my 75 Firebird. It sounds amazing. Better than anything else I've heard. Sounds like a racecar wide-open! I've also got Dynomax headers, so that might make it better, but hey - glasspacks are cool!

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  12. Storm Trooper

    Storm Trooper 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    If you really want glass packs, I have a set of turbos that I paid $20? each but are not using. They have about 100 miles on them. I'll even give you them for a case of beer. Are you in CO. ? (no bio) I went with the stainless steel flowmaster dual, 2-1/2" and aluminized pipe $500 installed and unless I bend it, it should be there for a dam long time. It sounds great and the boys still look but not as hard. I'll even drink it with you [​IMG].

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  13. muddin4fun

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    I've got Flowmasters. They sound really nice! I get a lot of looks and complaments on the sound. They are the 50-series. I like them cause when I'm running around town or on the highway they are just loud enough to hear what the motor is doing, but when you floor it, it's an ear full of rumble! I've got a small block with headers and when the truck is out side warming up, you can hear things (door frames) rattleing, but it's not loud. A freind has got 40-series on his big block camaro and wow! Prreettyyy!!!

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  14. 8_YOUR_H2

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    I have a set of $13 turbo mufflers from summit and they are as loud and annoying as any glass pack!!
     

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