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Glasspack On 4.3 V6?

Glasspack On 4.3 V6?

Postby Callahan [OP] » Sep 13 2012, 9:38am

I'm currently considering a glasspack for my Silverado. I've done some research on the subject/idea, but am still unsure. What's the best glasspack (in your opinion based on price, quality, sound, and longevity)? If I have no Cat, will it be overly loud? I ask because while inspecting my exhaust, I couldn't see one. And, finally, would it even be worth it to put a glasspack on instead of a normal muffler? experiences, opinions, and reccomendations are highly appreciated.
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Re: Glasspack On 4.3 V6?

Postby ASTE25 » Sep 13 2012, 10:49am

I personally like a glasspack on a V-8, but not a V-6. I'd get something more along the lines of a flowmaster for the V-6 rather than a glasspack. In my opinion the glasspacks sound bad on the V-6.
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Re: Glasspack On 4.3 V6?

Postby tcarr25 » Sep 13 2012, 2:00pm

I agree with Jordan I would stay away from a glasspack on a v-6. You should look into the Flowmaster 40 or 44.
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Re: Glasspack On 4.3 V6?

Postby 05sierra1500 » Sep 13 2012, 2:03pm

are you looking for sound or performance?
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Re: Glasspack On 4.3 V6?

Postby tyler1021 » Sep 13 2012, 8:45pm

I had a 4.3 in my old silverado and had a super 40 with no cats and it sounded great. The glasspack isn't made for the v6.
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Re: Glasspack On 4.3 V6?

Postby BigBoy2112 » Sep 14 2012, 1:17am

My favorite glasspacks would be the Summit Racing Glasspack, great value and sound great on almost anything other than ricers and 4cyl's but thats my personal opinion
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Re: Glasspack On 4.3 V6?

Postby 19trax95 » Sep 14 2012, 1:36am

I'm with the above. A glasspack on a 6 won't sound right. IMO. I have a 4.3 and I put a heartthrob system on it and it made it sound like a v8. I can post a video if you want.
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Re: Glasspack On 4.3 V6?

Postby Callahan [OP] » Sep 14 2012, 4:03am

More along the lines of sound, performance and cheap.
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Re: Glasspack On 4.3 V6?

Postby Toasted_311 » Sep 14 2012, 4:49am

Had a Flowmaster 40 on my S10. Sounded like an 8, the cam and other eng mods didn't hurt either.
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