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nl88 04-26-2018 12:24 PM

5L V8 Supercharged: Resonator Vs Muffler Delete
 
Just wondering has anyone done a resonator or muffler delete for the RR Supercharged ? Which would provide a better sound? Yes I know it's a luxury car and meant to be quiet but I would still like some oomph when I hit the gas .:p

Sixpack577 04-26-2018 12:49 PM

No personal experience with that vehicle, but I would remove the resonator first.
If that isn't enough, put it back and remove the muffler.
All you need to be legal, pass state inspection, and to pass emissions is the catalytic converter, with a tail pipe exiting the vehicle.
There are no specific laws on how loud any vehicle can be, however, that is a gray area, as it is at the cop's discretion, if they say it's too loud, then you get a warning or ticket.
You would probably be better off with no resonator and the aftermarket muffler You prefer the sound of.
And know that alot of mufflers, especially FlowMaster, sound good, but drone terribly at cruising speeds.
Good luck with it.

nl88 04-27-2018 07:12 PM

Yeah my issue is more with drone rather than cops. Thanks for the tip! I'll try to remove the resonator first than the mufflers if it's not loud enough. Would there be any difference as compared to purchasing branded exhaust systems like Hamann, Startech etc ?

ArmyRover 04-27-2018 09:02 PM

I have heard the 4.4 Jag V8 with the resonators removed and I liked the sound a lot. It's on my to do list for my LR3

nl88 04-27-2018 10:04 PM

When they say resonator delete, are they talking about the red part, the blue part, or have both removed?https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/landrov...88c10c5f7d.jpg

nl88 04-28-2018 10:59 AM

When you say resonator delete, should I remove the red, blue, or both ? https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/landrov...60ac5f97ef.jpg

JavaRacer 05-03-2018 01:05 AM

May as well pull both to see how you like it. You’ll still be left with your catalytic converters and muffler. Be sure to post a before and after video so anyone else who may be considering the same thing can get an idea of the difference in sound. ��

Fastercat 05-09-2018 03:58 PM

It would be cool to hear a before and after.

510hp/dynamic 07-30-2018 02:45 PM

I agree, i love the stock sound of my V8 supercharged,
before and after post x2


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