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Old 05-19-2019, 09:16 PM
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Default F-1A-94 vs F1X.....are they both equal as far as how loud they are....?

Been watching a bunch of videos....but you cannot really tell how loud a Procharger is.....especially inside the car with the windows up or down. I'm wondering if the procharger squeal is overwhelming inside the car. No big deal at all? Can you talk normally? Or is it deafening.......?

I'm talking about normally driving around town or cruising on the highway. Hard runs obviously don't matter......

An Fbody..........

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You can talk normal. Enjoy.
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I personally find the placement of the BOV to be more of an issue for how loud it is. On my f-body the BOV is down by the passenger side front tire. I swear it sounds like a street sweeper going down the road if its not under boost. That to me is much louder than the actual blower its self.
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Originally Posted by Chuck Brigham View Post
I personally find the placement of the BOV to be more of an issue for how loud it is. On my f-body the BOV is down by the passenger side front tire. I swear it sounds like a street sweeper going down the road if its not under boost. That to me is much louder than the actual blower its self.
Im talking about the constant squealing you can hear from standing 20 feet away from the car while itís idling.

But if youíre cruising steady at 40-45-50mph is that same constant squeaking sound ripping through the interior....? Or does the squealing sound disappear after you are moving under throttle? Iíd hate not be able to roll the windows up and not be able to make a cell phone call......under normal daily driving around town or cruising at 70mph on the highway.
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Mine is much louder at idle than while driving, the blower gets quiter but the exhaust gets louder
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Mine is much louder at idle than while driving, the blower gets quiter but the exhaust gets louder
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Originally Posted by SELLSZ06 View Post
Mine is much louder at idle than while driving, the blower gets quiter but the exhaust gets louder
65mph, your windows up.....do your gear any squealing sound. Or just the exhaust and zero squeal?

Im doing a full exhaust...2Ē/3.5Ē LTs....3.5 collectors into a merge, then single 4Ē back to my Magnaflow muffler. Itís my exhaust now except for the new LTs and merge. Go WOT and itís completely deafening inside the car...... At 65mph just cruising itís very quiet.

Iím prepared for the exhaust to be sickening loud when driven hard, it is now and thatís what I want.......I just canít deal with a constant squealing sound while cruising normally.
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I have true duals and the noise of that is less than the BOV while not under boost. Place the BOV under the hood and Iím willing to bet itís damn near gone.

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65mph, your windows up.....do your gear any squealing sound. Or just the exhaust and zero squeal?

Im doing a full exhaust...2Ē/3.5Ē LTs....3.5 collectors into a merge, then single 4Ē back to my Magnaflow muffler. Itís my exhaust now except for the new LTs and merge. Go WOT and itís completely deafening inside the car...... At 65mph just cruising itís very quiet.

Iím prepared for the exhaust to be sickening loud when driven hard, it is now and thatís what I want.......I just canít deal with a constant squealing sound while cruising normally.
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At speed I dont hear the blower, my exhaust is loud with one spintech muffler. I also have a red enclosed procharger bypass valve that is running open but I made a muffler for it with rag until i can do something better. That's is the biggest factor I think w a procharger is the bypass valve, I had the red open valve and that was super loud. I would avoid cops at all costs, now they say cool car, but I cant drive like a dick because it's still loud if I am on it.
I plan to put duals with 2 resonators and 2 super quiet mufflers next

So to answer your question they are loud at idle and the BP valve is loud too, it quiets as you drive but then the you hear exhaust
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The whistling a Procharger makes is music to my ears.
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Where's the almighty 2650?
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Originally Posted by SELLSZ06 View Post
At speed I dont hear the blower, my exhaust is loud with one spintech muffler. I also have a red enclosed procharger bypass valve that is running open but I made a muffler for it with rag until i can do something better. That's is the biggest factor I think w a procharger is the bypass valve, I had the red open valve and that was super loud. I would avoid cops at all costs, now they say cool car, but I cant drive like a dick because it's still loud if I am on it.
I plan to put duals with 2 resonators and 2 super quiet mufflers next

So to answer your question they are loud at idle and the BP valve is loud too, it quiets as you drive but then the you hear exhaust
All the videos I watched I only hear the squealing sound of the Procharger sitting idling......while cruising its only exhaust sound that you hear.
The sound of the BV Iíll have to look for video sound clips of that.
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Originally Posted by ddnspider View Post
Where's the almighty 2650?
The shop thatís doing it all for me agrees with most....the 2650 will not make the power of the F1X. Both set ups are the same level of install......both are less of a mess than a turbo set up. Both about the same cost. And the highest power made so far by a 2650 is 1,150 FWHP. Not enough.

4L80E is getting installed this week. I get back from China on June 18th. Iíll get the show on the road.....
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Originally Posted by stilealive View Post
The shop thatís doing it all for me agrees with most....the 2650 will not make the power of the F1X. Both set ups are the same level of install......both are less of a mess than a turbo set up. Both about the same cost. And the highest power made so far by a 2650 is 1,150 FWHP. Not enough.

4L80E is getting installed this week. I get back from China on June 18th. Iíll get the show on the road.....
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Where's the almighty 2650?
Sad when a $7k blower can't outperform a $500 Chinese turbo
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Originally Posted by SLOW SEDAN View Post
Sad when a $7k blower can't outperform a $500 Chinese turbo
It was sarcasm after all the back and forth in that other thread about the unicorn 2650.....but let's not compare something that'll go 100,000 miles to a $500 Chinese turbos. This is where you reply and say you can buy a hell of a lot of Chinese turbo's for the same cost
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Originally Posted by ddnspider View Post
It was sarcasm after all the back and forth in that other thread about the unicorn 2650.....but let's not compare something that'll go 100,000 miles to a $500 Chinese turbos. This is where you reply and say you can buy a hell of a lot of Chinese turbo's for the same cost
Or just say you can get the OEM turbo from Borg for like $1200 that's designed for hundreds of thousands of miles under boost.
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Originally Posted by SLOW SEDAN View Post
Or just say you can get the OEM turbo from Borg for like $1200 that's designed for hundreds of thousands of miles under boost.
pffft....do name brand turbos even exist anymore let alone people use them????
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Originally Posted by ddnspider View Post
pffft....do name brand turbos even exist anymore let alone people use them????
Sure, I just got two Garretts. I don't really use the taiwaneese woobois anymore, granted no real problems with them.
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I’ve got a d1 not an f series, but other than at idle it’s drown out by the full kooks exhaust
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The F1X is a loud blower no matter how you slice it.
Not likely to find too many vids of them crusing on the streets, but they are out there.
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