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Old 07-29-2014, 09:20 AM   #1
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Thoughts on Thrush Glasspack?

I just traded my jeep for a 95 GT. It's 100% stock. I don't have enough money for a full exhaust. So I was thinking for now, put two glasspacks under there. Eventually when I can do a full exhaust the whole thing would have to go anyway. What do people think about this muffler? I had one on my jeep. It had the straight 6 and sounded pretty good, so I feel like two glasspacks on a 5.0 V8 would sound a lot better. Thoughts?


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Welcome to the forums. I think glass packs are a mistake.

You should spend your money making the car perform better, not sound better. Form follows function. It doesn't matter if your car sounds like the most bad@$$ Mustang ever, if it doesn't have the ***** to back it up, then it's still just another bone stock Mustang. Make it a powerful performer and leave the stock exhaust on there, catch everyone by surprise.

Spend the money on a dyno tune and some 3.73 rear gears. Then get rid of the truck suspension and lower it 2". If you insist on making your car louder, get rid of the catalytic converters and add an H-pipe. If you actually want to improve your engine in some way, rather than just sounding cool in the high school parking lot, add some headers.
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I agree.. 3.73 gears and a short throw shifter makes a world of difference


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All of that will come eventually. The reason I want to do the glasspack is because it's $20. So I spend $40 on the mufflers, get it up on the lift, do 5 minutes of welding and it's done. Just looking to make it a bit louder and not spend $500


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Spend the $20 on a couple pieces of pipe and remove your catalytic converters. I, personally, think glass packs sound like $#!+ and make your car ricey. You will gain some volume and tone just removing your cats.
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Spend the $20 on a couple pieces of pipe and remove your catalytic converters. I, personally, think glass packs sound like $#!+ and make your car ricey. You will gain some volume and tone just removing your cats.

Well I had one on my jeep and it gave it a nice little rumble. Wasn't Ricey but could've been meaner. Does flow master offer any mufflers that could give me the same volume, but maybe a more aggressive tone?


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They sound like total ***. The mustang 5.0 is one of the best sounding cars so do not make that mistake. I run flowmasters cause they sound so great even tho I am giving up a few hp due to their design.
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Badsheep has flowmasters on his 95gt, and it sounds good. He also has shorty headers and an H-pipe with no cats, so it's hard to say what, exactly, is responsible for giving his car the attitude it has. Are you, for some reason, opposed to removing your catalytic converters? It seems like it would be the cheapest way to get both volume and tone.
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I put in a off-road x pipe and flow master 40's on my 94 GT and it sounds good IMO. No drone like some might say about flow masters.


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Old 08-03-2014, 02:24 PM   #11
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I have a 94 GT 5.0 with X-Pipe, Hi-Flow Cats & Cherry Bomb Glass Packs & it sounds mean !!!
Doesn't have that sound like you turned on a garbage disposal like most the newer Mustangs.
Has that nice Old School Rumble...Just not as loud as I remember them being on the 70's cars.
No Ricey sound at all.
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Personally I think x pipes are to raspy and love the sound of the h and not a fan of cherry bombs either but to each there own mine I am running Mac shorty headers Mac off road h pipe and flowmaster 40s and think is sounds damn near the same as the old school hotrod - a cam tell I get one


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I have cut down my pipes since this video


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Just watched your video. My car sounds a little bit louder but a deeper tone than that.
But yeah...It sounds pretty good. I'd like to hear it with the cut pipes. Probably sounds even better.

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Just watched your video. My car sounds a little bit louder but a deeper tone than that.
But yeah...It sounds pretty good. I'd like to hear it with the cut pipes. Probably sounds even better.
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I have a 94 GT 5.0 with X-Pipe, Hi-Flow Cats & Cherry Bomb Glass Packs & it sounds mean !!!
Doesn't have that sound like you turned on a garbage disposal like most the newer Mustangs.
Has that nice Old School Rumble...Just not as loud as I remember them being on the 70's cars.
No Ricey sound at all.

Thanks man, that's exactly what I'm looking for.


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Thoughts on Thrush Glasspack?

I have a x pipe with thrush turbo mufflers (not glass packs) on my 90 and i think it sounds better then the flowmaster 40's on my 89. The turbos are $30 each at most auto stores.


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