X-pipe Vs. H-pipe?

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  1. randyp83

    randyp83 Member

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    Which one makes more power? I just recently bought a used BBK X-Pipe for my 92 LX for $200 bucks. Had an old road H-Pipe on my other Fox body. Just found a good deal with the X so I went for it. Thanks for input.
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    stykthyn Commander of the snuggie cultists

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    I doubt you will see a gain on a street car. go with the one that you like the sound of best.
  3. revhead347

    revhead347 I have face herpes.

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    There has been a lot of discussion on this in the past. Lots of different dyno tests quoted. I think the general con census was that it didn't make any difference in power. There is definitely a difference in sound.

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    mikestang63 Mustang Master

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    IMO the H pipe has a deeper tone. Minimal difference in HP on a street car. Also know that if you have an AOD some X pipes won't clear it..
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    No real difference in power but the H-pipe produces a deeper, rumbly American muscle car tone while the X-pipe produces a raspier crackle more familiar to European V8 muscle cars.

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