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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Pitts642, Aug 4, 2010.

  1. Dirk35
    Joined: Mar 8, 2001
    Posts: 2,044

    Dirk35
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    Will Porter make a quiter (I know.... WTF..weenie, wuss...all that, whatever) Muffler? I needed the size of the porters but quiter, so had to go elsewhere.

    I like loud enough to hear the engine, but quiet enough the wife doesnt bitch and can appreicate the vehicle.

    No, its not shiney, it was raining... I still got a long way to go.
     

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  2. mrjb9475
    Joined: Feb 8, 2009
    Posts: 2

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    from detroit

    anyone hear them on a caddy 500?
     
  3. I wanna hear the y-Block.
     
  4. how loud are 20" porters in compairison to 18" glasspacks?
    wouldnt mind putting on some porters.
     
  5. Blue One
    Joined: Feb 6, 2010
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    Blue One
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    from Alberta

    Anyone have a cutaway picture of a Porter muffler ?
     
  6. pinupwithgun
    Joined: Jan 25, 2009
    Posts: 185

    pinupwithgun
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    Bought a set at carlisle this past summer. Put them on the wifes 50 pontiac streamliner. Friggin perfect sound for the car right out of the box. I am taking my smithys off my 36 truck and putting porters on. By the way muffler location will change the tone of the exhaust as will tialpipe diameter.
     
  7. Porter Man
    Joined: Oct 14, 2007
    Posts: 377

    Porter Man
    Alliance Vendor
    from Mound, MN

    This is all we have at the moment. It's from a 1951 brochure. But they are pretty much the same today!
     

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  8. old lady's mad
    Joined: Mar 18, 2007
    Posts: 173

    old lady's mad
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    i want to buy a mellow tone dual set for that price!!!!!
     
  9. Once you get past the sound of the blower/engine, and around to the back, you can hear what porters soundlike. 2 1/2"...http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HdE8pGtUv4w BTW, I got the longest ones they sell...I didn't want them to sound rappy...
     
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  10. big bad john
    Joined: Aug 11, 2010
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    ....I have a set on my 40 Ford coupe(302).....they sound great
     
  11. Mnhotrodbuilder
    Joined: Jul 12, 2010
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    from Afton, MN

    I think these will be my next buy. I have only heard great things about them. Also they are made in MN, Bonus!
     
  12. robertsregal
    Joined: Oct 2, 2008
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    Awesome!!! Porters have my vote and are going on the 1957 Buick Special behind the 401 nailhead
     
  13. jroberts
    Joined: Oct 14, 2008
    Posts: 1,645

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    I have a set on the way right now. I can wait to get my '65 Studebaker Cruiser together and listen to my new exhaust system. The car, being a '65, came stock with a McKinnon (Canadian GM) 283. We have kept that engine with a few mods. It will be a different kind of four door. I doubt many Studebaker Cruisers have Porters on them. It is fun to be a bit different!
     

  14. Love that Bonneville! I looked in your profile for an album but didn't see one. ;) I actually found your second video through YouTube, featuring some sexy dude modeling a red/black flannel coat. :D
     
  15. That Poncho sounds very nice. Love it!
     
  16. 210sedan
    Joined: Feb 8, 2009
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    210sedan
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    from upnorth,wi

    will running exhaust under rearend like the pontiac cause problems?
     
  17. AA/Fuel34fordpu
    Joined: Mar 15, 2005
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    I just bought a set of Porters cause of all the great videos and all the kind words.
     
  18. They are heavy duty construction. Hand crafted one at a time.
    Make retro kind of rumble.
     
  19. So, stainless and free flowing? I also go by that last name, so I've got to have me some for my '29 AA. You got any stickers for the window?
     
  20. CHERRYBOMB EXHAUST
    Joined: Jan 6, 2012
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    CHERRYBOMB EXHAUST
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    from LOUDON, TN

    Cant believe I'm even doing this, but I met the guys from PORTER at the NSRA Nats in Louisville. Nice guys and nice product! Keep it up gentlemen!
     
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  21. hillbilly4008
    Joined: Feb 13, 2009
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    from Rome NY

    I'm running duals from a split manifold on my '53 Desoto with 251 L-6. Sounds great
    [​IMG]
     
  22. Hey come by my booth at either Hot Rod & Restoration or the next Louisville and you can say nice things about Me and the Smithy's Too! :D (or not)

    Sorry - couldn't resist
     
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  23. cederholm
    Joined: May 6, 2006
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    I'll tell ya that comment just earned a point for Cherrybomb in my book! Sound like you guys are gentlemen over there too.

    ~ Carl
     
  24. CHERRYBOMB EXHAUST
    Joined: Jan 6, 2012
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    CHERRYBOMB EXHAUST
    Member
    from LOUDON, TN

    CHERRYBOMB will be attending both HRR and Louisville this year, so I might just do that. Oh wait I did stop by your booth in Louisville. I have my Pertronix and Thunderbird exhaust catalog right here.
     
  25. little skeet
    Joined: Jan 27, 2008
    Posts: 308

    little skeet
    Member
    from huston

    OK....is there an inlet and outlet to the muffler or can you mount them either way?
     
  26. lostforawhile
    Joined: Mar 23, 2008
    Posts: 4,160

    lostforawhile
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    when I put the proper duals back on the off topic town car,what was Ford thinking? half a dual exhaust? they will get porters, I want it to sound nice not annoying glasspack drone, but it's too quiet right now, you should be able to hear a 302
     
  27. hillbilly4008
    Joined: Feb 13, 2009
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    hillbilly4008
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    from Rome NY

    According to Porter Man, they are of a spiral/coil design and can be mounted either way. Its a no brainer dude! Even I can't mess it up
     
  28. VoodooTwin
    Joined: Jul 13, 2011
    Posts: 3,455

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    from Noo Yawk

  29. Elcohaulic
    Joined: Dec 27, 2017
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    Elcohaulic
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    I'm going to get myself a pair of Porters for my birthday.. I'm getting the 26" steel Porters.. The exhaust will make a nice winter project...
     

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