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I have a 5.0 XKR and would like a bit more supercharger whine, my dad has a 4.2 and the supercharger whine on that is a lot more noticeable than on the 5.0. Is there anything that can be done? TIA
 
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Possibly remove the engine cover?
 
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Originally Posted by amcdonal86 View Post
Possibly remove the engine cover?
Hi,
I don't think a thin bit of plastic will muffle noise that much. My Dad's XKR has everything still on like mine, i thought it would be the design of the inlet pipes?
 
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I agree. More Wine is needed!

Just not while driving.
 
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Originally Posted by pauledddy View Post

I have a 5.0 XKR and would like a bit more supercharger whine, my dad has a 4.2 and the supercharger whine on that is a lot more noticeable than on the 5.0. Is there anything that can be done? TIA
There is something that can be done. Change your perspective.
Your dad's supercharger whine is a big hat on a small cowboy. It was a consolation prize.
You were given the ability to blow through 2 traffic lights while aiming for 1. Revel in it, you dont have time to pause for the whine.


 
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When my wife is in the car, there is more whine than I can stand.
 
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Originally Posted by pauledddy View Post
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I don't think a thin bit of plastic will muffle noise that much. My Dad's XKR has everything still on like mine, i thought it would be the design of the inlet pipes?
It actually makes a little bit of a difference. Not a huge one, but hey, it's a two minute task and free. Give it a go!
 
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Originally Posted by Queen and Country View Post
There is something that can be done. Change your perspective.
Your dad's supercharger whine is a big hat on a small cowboy. It was a consolation prize.
You were given the ability to blow through 2 traffic lights while aiming for 1. Revel in it, you dont have time to pause for the whine.
This is true, but you can't beat the sound of a supercharger whine!!

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When my wife is in the car, there is more whine than I can stand.
Luckily I'm single, so no such whine exists!

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It actually makes a little bit of a difference. Not a huge one, but hey, it's a two minute task and free. Give it a go!
I'll give it a go thank you
 
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Cone filters. That's the only thing that will truly unleash the beast.
 
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Yeah, something about those ridiculously shaped and routed intake pipes that these things have. They look like squids with tumors. Jaguar took a LOT of time and effort to nearly eliminate that whine.
Throw a couple of those aforementioned cones up at the top front with the MAF sensors, and you'll hear all the whine you want.
 
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There is a member on here that made a set of sweet intake tubes for his 5.0 supercharged....I believe he said his car screams now....and I think he was going to sell them.... sorry I can't direct you to that thread...I have the 4.2 and put on a smooth aftermarket tube and mine is a lot louder, with a better low end...more air in I suppose
 
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There is a member on here that made a set of sweet intake tubes for his 5.0 supercharged....I believe he said his car screams now....and I think he was going to sell them.... sorry I can't direct you to that thread...I have the 4.2 and put on a smooth aftermarket tube and mine is a lot louder, with a better low end...more air in I suppose
what aftermarket tubes did you get? Are they easy to remove?
 
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Originally Posted by pauledddy View Post
what aftermarket tubes did you get? Are they easy to remove?
Mina gallery and yes, they are on my car...I would figure yours would be very similar...there are others I am sure....shop around some....the MAF location is critical...so any aftermarket should emphasize good maf response
 
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Mina gallery and yes, they are on my car...I would figure yours would be very similar...there are others I am sure....shop around some....the MAF location is critical...so any aftermarket should emphasize good maf response
I've looked everywhere and can't find any! Mina have stopped making them as well
 
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My alternator went bad and it had whine, I imagined I had an XKR for 2 days❤️
 
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I've looked everywhere and can't find any! Mina have stopped making them as well
You might pm member Caldoofy....he makes one for the 4.2....dont know about the 5.0 though
 
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Originally Posted by Brewtech View Post
My alternator went bad and it had whine, I imagined I had an XKR for 2 days❤️
 
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