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Old 05-11-2012, 02:22 PM   #1
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o/r x pipe vs o/r h pipe

What's better performance wise?
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Re: o/r x pipe vs o/r h pipe

honestly.. .the difference is so insignificant... just go off what sound you want. Xpipes are known to have about 1hp gain over h pipe... but h pipe will give you a deeper tone.
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I vote Mac pro chamber
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honestly.. .the difference is so insignificant... just go off what sound you want. Xpipes are known to have about 1hp gain over h pipe... but h pipe will give you a deeper tone.
+11. Performance wise you'll only see a big difference between to two when you start getting into fully built motors!.. Other wise for just a bolt-on car your only going to see like a 1-2hp gain over the H-pipe!..
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I vote Mac pro chamber
This!!
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I vote Mac pro chamber
yes! I am putting a Prochamber on the v6 this weekend (the LT headers just made it too raspy even with the h pipe) and am looking at getting a prochamber for the Cobra as well...

The O/R prochamber just sounds so deep
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I vote Mac pro chamber
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The x pipe will make a tiny bit more hp top end but the H has a better torque gain down low. Personally I prefer the H pipe rumble to the raspy x pipe. I also spend most my time from 1000-3000 rpm so I vote H all the way. The h pipe also flows easier at idle because the exhaust pulses do not have to completly cross paths.
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I've got a bbk o/r h pipe with flowmasters and I love the sound. I was just wondering if there's a difference. Is the pro chamber a type of pipe like a h or x or just a maker?
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I've got a bbk o/r h pipe with flowmasters and I love the sound. I was just wondering if there's a difference. Is the pro chamber a type of pipe like a h or x or just a maker?
It's a type of pipe....instead of a H it has a box, the box has to inlets on top and two exits on bottom....
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H pipe will give u a deeper spund.....x pipe is more of a raspy sound.
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+100 I'm getting my offroad prochamber installed Monday hopefully )
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I have the bbk x pipe on now but its raspy as hell with flow 40s on it I just bought my jba h pipe today hope to install it tomorrow night for that deep rumble sound
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I think it is rather interesting how most that complain how "raspy" an O/R X-pipe is, also has FlowMasters!... Or some other type of chamber designed muffler!.. I used to have FlowMasters on my '96 Monte-Carlo Z34 and it was "raspy" sounding too!.. Yet did not have a X-pipe on it!.. I currently have a 2004 GT with a O/R X-pipe and CherrBomb Vortex Cat back and it is not "raspy" at all!.. A buddy of mine has a 2002 GT with a O/R H-Pipe and CherryBomb Vortex Cat Back, and his car sounds almost completely identical to mine!.. As a mater of fact the only way to really tell the difference between the two, is to have them side by side!.. Yes his is a slightly deeper tone but not really by much at all!.. Keep in mind that alot of the type of sound from your exhaust depends mostly on two things!.. One, the type of mid-pipe you are using!.. And two, the type of mufflers you are using!..
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I think it is rather interesting how most that complain how "raspy" an O/R X-pipe is, also has FlowMasters!... Or some other type of chamber designed muffler!.. I used to have FlowMasters on my '96 Monte-Carlo Z34 and it was "raspy" sounding too!.. Yet did not have a X-pipe on it!.. I currently have a 2004 GT with a O/R X-pipe and CherrBomb Vortex Cat back and it is not "raspy" at all!.. A buddy of mine has a 2002 GT with a O/R H-Pipe and CherryBomb Vortex Cat Back, and his car sounds almost completely identical to mine!.. As a mater of fact the only way to really tell the difference between the two, is to have them side by side!.. Yes his is a slightly deeper tone but not really by much at all!.. Keep in mind that alot of the type of sound from your exhaust depends mostly on two things!.. One, the type of mid-pipe you are using!.. And two, the type of mufflers you are using!..
Any more "!" Points in this and ill pass out haha. I still say that given the same mufflers an H is deeper.
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Any more "!" Points in this and ill pass out haha. I still say that given the same mufflers an H is deeper.
Nobody is arguing that an H-pipe is typically deeper in sound!.. But it also depends as to the type of Muffler being used, will determine as to how much the sound will be different!..
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I have the bbk x pipe on now but its raspy as hell with flow 40s on it I just bought my jba h pipe today hope to install it tomorrow night for that deep rumble sound
I too am swapping my x pipe out soon... I have an o/r x pipe with Bassani Exhaust on my Cobra... It doesn't sound raspy at all, but it's just way too loud and makes that terrible "gargle" sound when decelerating through the 2700-3000 rpm range... Longtube headers and a prochamber should fix that...
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I too am swapping my x pipe out soon... I have an o/r x pipe with Bassani Exhaust on my Cobra... It doesn't sound raspy at all, but it's just way too loud and makes that terrible "gargle" sound when decelerating through the 2700-3000 rpm range... Longtube headers and a prochamber should fix that...
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