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I have a V6 challenger with a Borla ATAK Cat-back exhaust. I want my car louder than the atak is allowing. I love the sound and it gets loud when I floor it but I personally would like that loudness to be more frequent when driving. Not just when I floor it. Can I muffler delete the cat back? Would it lose its signature cat back sound if I do so
 

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Can I muffler delete the cat back? Would it lose its signature cat back sound if I do so
I'm not sure I understand your question. Of course if you change the exhaust system (mufflers, resonator pipes...etc) you will change the sound.
 

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I'm not sure I understand your question. Of course if you change the exhaust system (mufflers, resonator pipes...etc) you will change the sound.
I’m trying to say if I muffler delete my cat back will it get significantly louder? Some people are telling me the cat back atak is as loud as I can get a V6 and muffler deleting it will just make it sound worse
 

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It will D R O N E unlike the V8's the Pentastar 3.6 sound is restricted right at the head of the Engine since the Exhaust Header and it is one piece so the amount of Exhaust is more limited The Design Drone's easy if your not careful and little you can do with it.
 

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I don't think chopping up a very well made and expensive system is a good idea. If you want louder maybe removing the Borla ATAK and going straight pipe or something else might be the way to get louder but I don't think it will sound better.
 

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If you are trying to make it sound like a V8, it is not going to happen, I say this because when I took my car to have the resonators deleted and mufflers swapped out, the owner said to me, "All you V6 guys want your car to sound like a V8, I modify your exhaust and you complain about my work. Nothing will make it sound like a V8". My 2015 had a very quiet stock exhaust. I replied to him, "Well it does have a Hemi in it so if you can't make it sound like a V8, send me to a good shop.". He apologized, I apologized, he did the requested work and it sounded awesome.
 

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You're clearly unhappy with your Borla ATAK. Please send it to me and just run a straight pipe. 👍
 

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I imagine it may get somewhat louder, but will definitely change the sound. It will likely get raspier. Not sure it will drone as the ATAK does have resonators. That's quite an expensive system to cut up. I'll wager it won't turn out well, but if the ATAK isn't loud enough for you, your opinion on sound may differ from mine

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Have you considered running cut-out pipes? The factory ones are expensive but I've seen kits that are reasonable.
 
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