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You do what you do to your car because it is yours. Side pipes work on thee cars. could take some getting used to, been so long since I have seen a set in any application.
 

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I'm a little mixed on this. Back in the day, it wouldn't look out of place - complete with the go wing, high sidewall tires and all.

Maybe it's just my age or how my tastes have changed, but today I think it would look better with some modern looking side pipes. Don't ask me what modern looking side pipes look like though. :think:
 
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"modern looking", maybe the 'cuda look in the photochopped red one in my gallery?
I like those lots.
Regarding this pic on this thread, the pipes do look oversized, I wouldn't put them on my car. Are they actually intended and designed for the New Challenger or was it just the length that fit and you went with it? Were you trying to grab the retro look? bringing the past and present together? If so, I can accept that. For anything other than that... I say nah.
 
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Are they actually intended and designed for the New Challenger or was it just the length that fit and you went with it? Were you trying to grab the retro look? bringing the past and present together? If so, I can accept that. For anything other than that... I say nah.
Not mine. just found the pic on the net
 

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I know who's car that is.....

For me I wouldnt do it. I like low key mods, nothing obnoxious etc....
 

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I know who's car that is.....
he was going for the look that was on his cuda
way back in the day and has pretty much pulled it off
and i think the car looks great but sidepipes arent for
me.

pretty much im in to the old school look also and will
definitely go with a larger RWL tire once i decide on
what size i want to go with.
the larger sidewalls help to fill the wheel wells and
on the SE the stock tires just dont look big enough.
 

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"modern looking", maybe the 'cuda look in the photochopped red one in my gallery?
Yeah, that's the modern looking I was thinking of. I'm pretty sure I've seen another Challenger with full length side pipes that were more.... angular? rather than round pipes. I'll have to see if I can find it.
 

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Yeah, I've seen that car on a couple of forums. I think he was going for the retro or "old school" look and pretty much nailed it with the pipes and the go-wing.

Jack
 

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yup, I know that car. have chatted with him in PM's many times. I can dig the old school look of the sidepipes.:eek:ldtimer: Reminds me of the 66 Nova SS I had. Same pipes I had on it.
 

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He nailed the old school look. A non car lover would think it's straight from the 70's.
 

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He nailed the old school look. A non car lover would think it's straight from the 70's.
i think he recently won best post 70s car at a major event too.

i had wanted the 70 go wing on my car but wasnt sure if it would work
once he put it on his and explained how he did it i couldnt pass it up
and have it on mine now.
 

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Regarding this pic on this thread, the pipes do look oversized,
Are they actually intended and designed for the New Challenger or was it just the length that fit.
Hey.!
That is MY car you are talking about.. lol

It is funny that you say they are over sized, because I
thought they were a little small for the car..
These are 3 1/2" diameter and the ones I had on my `Cuda were 4"..

They were not "designed" for the Challenger, but they are EXACTLY what I wanted to put
on there before I bought the car, or even knew I could still buy these kind..
I had kinda relagated myself to the notion that I was gonna have to build 'em and then chrome 'em..
Then I found a co. that started making them again..

I can tell you that pictures do not do it any justice at all..
When I was at the car show in Gunnison I stood back far enough so no one would realize it was mine, and listened to the comments..
Literally hundreds of people all said "Wow, those pipes look good on there"..
Not one negative comment from anyone..
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And now that the 'glass' is getting burned out of them, they are starting to get louder..
It still sounds like a V6.. I am very anxiuos to hear what they sound like on a 6.1..
and at only $283.00 shipped to the door, they are the best deal out there for a good sounding exhaust..
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DH set the bar for the old school look when he did his car. :thumbupleft::guitar:
 

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Hey.!
That is MY car you are talking about.. lol
:duel: :lol:

Welcome! Now let's get some great pics of your old-school in your garage :)

I just bumped you to SRT Level. ;)
 

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Nice side pipes. There weren't many cars that could pull them off in the 60s and 70s, I love them on 68-73 Camaros and corvettes, cobras of course, and also love them on 50s cruisers. Nice to see someone try a set on and see if they complete the mental picture from 30-40 years back. Yours look great, the right length, (if they don't fit the rocker correct they usually look bad) How loud are they? and is getting out easy to singe the leg?
 

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I think it looks awsome!

question for ya tho, can you be heard at a drive through intercom thing?

I'd image that the rumble right by the mic for the drive through would be getting just the sound of the exhaust lol
 
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