Buy a non hybrid! Really?Hey guys ive got a 2007 Toyota Camry Hybrid. I've owned the car for a year or so now and I'm still loving it. but there's one huge issue. The noise. Being a Hybrid, there's obviously little to no noise, which to some might be great, but i need something more. I'm looking for input as to what might give me some good sound (cold air intake? Exhaust mods? Headers?) ANYTHING HELPS.
I didn't hear that :wink:Huh? It's called engine noise generator. It is, actually a legal requirement for hybrids in some states. Haven't you noticed, how many people move in the streets, completely involved into their cell phones? If they don't hear engine noise...
I think he is trying to get sound like how I want it. Just some sound but nothing... noticeable. My K&N is probably 2/3 of the sound and my bolt-on eBay muffler is the 1/3 of the sound. Still, like I said my bet is that for a Toyota Hybird, it will be like VTEC. Engine comes on when you need more power and shuts off just as fast.I'm thinking the OP is more interested in the TCH sounding like it has an old-school engine, not in noises warning pedestrians. The sound of a carbureted V8 is part of our American identify, to some at least. Mileage efficiency is great, safety systems are great, but I think a lot of people (like me) have this in-born connection to that throaty growl of a dino-deceased burning hunk of metal that lays ground effects of smoke and the tang of spent hydrocarbons.
OP - is that where you are going with this question: how to make it sound like an old-school engine in all the RPM bands, not thinking of warning sounds in that 0-16 mph zone?