Dodge Challenger Forum - Forums and Owners Club!

Go Back   Dodge Challenger Forum - Forums and Owners Club! > Dodge Challenger Forum - Performance and Mod Zone - Custom Dodge Challenger > Dodge Challenger Performance Mods Engine - R/T > R/T Exhaust


Notices

R/T Exhaust Discussions About Exhaust Systems For 5.7 Engines

Latest Vendor News!
AutoAnything
AutoAnything

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 07-13-2010, 03:22 PM
cowdoc's Avatar
cowdoc cowdoc is offline
Dodge Challenger Forum Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: West Gardiner, Maine
Gender: Male
Posts: 857
Vehicle: 2010 RT Classic
Trim Level: R/T Classic
Color: HEMI Orange
Transmission: 6-Speed
Rep Power: 7
Rep:1218
cowdoc has much to be proud ofcowdoc has much to be proud ofcowdoc has much to be proud ofcowdoc has much to be proud ofcowdoc has much to be proud ofcowdoc has much to be proud ofcowdoc has much to be proud ofcowdoc has much to be proud ofcowdoc has much to be proud of
Default resonator delete redux

Guys (and gals),

Last summer a thread ran where a concern was raised about welding on the vehicle's exhaust system, and its possible harmful effects on the air bag sensors. It was recommended to unplug the sensor to avoid damage (from what? electrical field?). Are these still valid concerns when eliminating resonators or otherwise modifying the exhaust system?
__________________
ChallengerForumz.com | Dodge Challenger Forum | Dodge Challenger Forums | Dodge Challenger Performance | Dodge Challenger Accessories
Reply With Quote
Sponsored links
  #2  
Old 07-13-2010, 03:28 PM
jeff's Avatar
jeff jeff is offline
Dodge Challenger Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: pinson, alabama
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Posts: 579
Vehicle: 2009
Trim Level: R/T
Color: TorRed
Transmission: 6-Speed
Rep Power: 6
Rep:61
jeff will become famous soon enough
Default

My exhaust shop replaced mufflers and deleted resonator pipes and welded everything back in place, that was over 25,000 miles ago with no problems.
__________________
ChallengerForumz.com | Dodge Challenger Forum | Dodge Challenger Forums | Dodge Challenger Performance | Dodge Challenger Accessories
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 07-13-2010, 04:12 PM
cowdoc's Avatar
cowdoc cowdoc is offline
Dodge Challenger Forum Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: West Gardiner, Maine
Gender: Male
Posts: 857
Vehicle: 2010 RT Classic
Trim Level: R/T Classic
Color: HEMI Orange
Transmission: 6-Speed
Rep Power: 7
Rep:1218
cowdoc has much to be proud ofcowdoc has much to be proud ofcowdoc has much to be proud ofcowdoc has much to be proud ofcowdoc has much to be proud ofcowdoc has much to be proud ofcowdoc has much to be proud ofcowdoc has much to be proud ofcowdoc has much to be proud of
Default

Yes, all this talk of resonators and no mention of the theoretical dangers of welding on the air bag sensors. Apparently it's only with an arc welder and not oxy/acetylene that could be problem.
__________________
ChallengerForumz.com | Dodge Challenger Forum | Dodge Challenger Forums | Dodge Challenger Performance | Dodge Challenger Accessories
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 07-13-2010, 11:09 PM
TXRepublic TXRepublic is offline
Dodge Challenger Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Rockport, Texas
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Posts: 338
Vehicle: 10 Challenger
Trim Level: SRT-8
Color: B5 Blue
Transmission: Auto
Rep Power: 6
Rep:84
TXRepublic will become famous soon enough
Default

Unless it's only done with oxy/act gas welding, any mig/tig/stick welding makes a arc. There is certain things that can be affected by the electrical field produced from arc welding, but I don't know exactly what on our cars that would be. Best bet is to take the part off the car, then do your arc welding. If you absolutely have to weld on the car, make sure your ground is put as close as possible to the part you are welding on. Disconnect the battery, and cover anything that would be affected by the sparks or heat from the welding. Even so, I wouldn't weld on the car, just too many computer related parts. Take the part off, do the work on the bench. Makes the welding alot easier, and look alot better.
__________________
The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
Thomas Jefferson
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 07-21-2010, 09:01 AM
chizzle1's Avatar
chizzle1 chizzle1 is offline
Dodge Challenger Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Texas
Gender: Male
Posts: 1,843
Vehicle: 2010 Challenger
Trim Level: R/T
Color: Brilliant Black
Transmission: 6-Speed
Rep Power: 7
Rep:697
chizzle1 is a splendid one to beholdchizzle1 is a splendid one to beholdchizzle1 is a splendid one to beholdchizzle1 is a splendid one to beholdchizzle1 is a splendid one to beholdchizzle1 is a splendid one to behold
Default

As mentioned, if the ground electrode is within a few feet of the welding tip their won't be any ill effects since the path is so short.
I have yet to hear of any exhaust shop removing electrical compenents when installing / removing exhaust systems.
If you hooked the ground electrode to the chassis and then attempted to weld on the exhaust you might have issues.
__________________

10 BB R/T 6spd-MyGig 730N,rear cam,SRT8 shorties/mids,BBK 85,dyno tune,Jet 180*,Airaid CAI,BT Catch Can,SLP line locks,DRL,skip shift delete,splash guards-alu dash kit,MP hood struts,BT Mopar nose-fuel door-sill plates, sequential tails,marker blackouts,392 chin spoiler,tint, T-rex billet grill.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 07-29-2010, 06:55 AM
MaJoR LeAgUe InFiDeL's Avatar
MaJoR LeAgUe InFiDeL MaJoR LeAgUe InFiDeL is offline
Dodge Challenger Forum Senior Member!

 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Columbia, SC
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Posts: 1,264
Vehicle: Challenger
Trim Level: R/T Classic
Color: B5 Blue
Transmission: 6-Speed
Rep Power: 6
Rep:335
MaJoR LeAgUe InFiDeL is a jewel in the roughMaJoR LeAgUe InFiDeL is a jewel in the roughMaJoR LeAgUe InFiDeL is a jewel in the roughMaJoR LeAgUe InFiDeL is a jewel in the rough
Default

has any1 done this:

removed resonators and mufflers and put aftermarket mufflers where the resonators used to be?

i want to do the reso delete mod, i can not stand that "str8 pipe" sound. i was hoping to remove both the resos and mufflers and have some flowmaster super 40s welded in where the reso used to be.
__________________
ChallengerForumz.com | Dodge Challenger Forum | Dodge Challenger Forums | Dodge Challenger Performance | Dodge Challenger Accessories
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 07-29-2010, 07:12 AM
chizzle1's Avatar
chizzle1 chizzle1 is offline
Dodge Challenger Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Texas
Gender: Male
Posts: 1,843
Vehicle: 2010 Challenger
Trim Level: R/T
Color: Brilliant Black
Transmission: 6-Speed
Rep Power: 7
Rep:697
chizzle1 is a splendid one to beholdchizzle1 is a splendid one to beholdchizzle1 is a splendid one to beholdchizzle1 is a splendid one to beholdchizzle1 is a splendid one to beholdchizzle1 is a splendid one to behold
Default

^ you have a 6 speed, the resonator delete doesn't give it a straight pipe sound. Sounds more like cherry bombs or walker glass packs during acceleration, and nice mellow tone at idle (that you can actually hear).
Try it before you dump money into new mufflers.
Regarding mounting the mufflers in the rear of the car: might help cancel drone but not sure how loud it would be inside. With the cats in place it shouldn't be too bad.
__________________

10 BB R/T 6spd-MyGig 730N,rear cam,SRT8 shorties/mids,BBK 85,dyno tune,Jet 180*,Airaid CAI,BT Catch Can,SLP line locks,DRL,skip shift delete,splash guards-alu dash kit,MP hood struts,BT Mopar nose-fuel door-sill plates, sequential tails,marker blackouts,392 chin spoiler,tint, T-rex billet grill.
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 07-29-2010, 07:20 AM
MaJoR LeAgUe InFiDeL's Avatar
MaJoR LeAgUe InFiDeL MaJoR LeAgUe InFiDeL is offline
Dodge Challenger Forum Senior Member!

 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Columbia, SC
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Posts: 1,264
Vehicle: Challenger
Trim Level: R/T Classic
Color: B5 Blue
Transmission: 6-Speed
Rep Power: 6
Rep:335
MaJoR LeAgUe InFiDeL is a jewel in the roughMaJoR LeAgUe InFiDeL is a jewel in the roughMaJoR LeAgUe InFiDeL is a jewel in the roughMaJoR LeAgUe InFiDeL is a jewel in the rough
Default

sorry for the confusion,

i can not stand straight pipe sound, cherry bombs, glass pacs or any of that. im hoping that by removn the reso and mufflers and havn new mufflers welded in where resos were that the new space created from motor-exhaust(by movn mufflers to the rear) will elimninate that sound. deep throaty sound is what im lookn for.
__________________
ChallengerForumz.com | Dodge Challenger Forum | Dodge Challenger Forums | Dodge Challenger Performance | Dodge Challenger Accessories
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 07-29-2010, 07:31 AM
chizzle1's Avatar
chizzle1 chizzle1 is offline
Dodge Challenger Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Texas
Gender: Male
Posts: 1,843
Vehicle: 2010 Challenger
Trim Level: R/T
Color: Brilliant Black
Transmission: 6-Speed
Rep Power: 7
Rep:697
chizzle1 is a splendid one to beholdchizzle1 is a splendid one to beholdchizzle1 is a splendid one to beholdchizzle1 is a splendid one to beholdchizzle1 is a splendid one to beholdchizzle1 is a splendid one to behold
Default

good luck getting that sound and still being able to keep it quiet in the cabin.
Let me know how the drone is with the mufflers mounted at the end of the exhaust line, my wife's Hemi has a magnaflow setup and drone during warm up is pretty bad.
__________________

10 BB R/T 6spd-MyGig 730N,rear cam,SRT8 shorties/mids,BBK 85,dyno tune,Jet 180*,Airaid CAI,BT Catch Can,SLP line locks,DRL,skip shift delete,splash guards-alu dash kit,MP hood struts,BT Mopar nose-fuel door-sill plates, sequential tails,marker blackouts,392 chin spoiler,tint, T-rex billet grill.
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 07-29-2010, 07:53 AM
james's Avatar
james james is offline
Dodge Challenger Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: central NC
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Posts: 162
Vehicle: 2010 Challenger
Trim Level: R/T Classic
Color: Brilliant Black
Transmission: 6-Speed
Rep Power: 5
Rep:58
james will become famous soon enough
Default

There's a video clip I think on YouTube of someone who put flow super 40s in place of the rear resonators. I don't recall what he did with the stock mufflers, if he left them in or not. Alternatively try putting the super 40s in place of the stock mufflers and run the blastin bobs glasspack kit for your tailpipes, or, just buy a nice cat back system, maybe the Flowmaster ForceII if you're concerned with interior noise and budget.
__________________
2011 Charger RT Max
prior- 2010 Challenger RT Classic
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


» Advertisement






All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:23 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vB.Sponsors
=Copyright Challengerforumz.com a GigaThreads.com Network Site=Ad Management by RedTyger


=Gigathreads Network=
CLUBS MOPAR NATION DSM GPMM MAMM JAM
DIESEL Diesel Forum      
CHEVY Chevy Camaro Forum Chevy Volt Forum    
CHRYSLER Chrysler 300C Forum      
DODGE Dodge Avenger Forum Dodge Caliber Forum Dodge Challenger Forum Dodge Charger Forum
  Dodge Circuit Forum Dodge Hornet Forum Dodge Magnum Forum Dodge Nitro Forum
  Dodge Ram Forum Dodge Dakota Forum Dodge Durango Forum Dodge Dart Forum
FORD Ford Raptor Forum Ford F150 Forum Ford F100 Forum  
JEEP Jeep Forum      
PONTIAC Pontiac G8 Forum      
SRT SRT Viper Forum SRT Cuda Forum