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    I've been measuring the loudness level of as many performance cars I can get

    I've been measuring the loudness level of as many performance cars I can get. 2020 Supra, Alfa Romeo, even my a M3. Here is a sample:








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    That decibel meter is a piece of shit, we bought the same one and use it at work for cars on the Dyno every car reads 115db. The iphone app is probably more accurate.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bsaint View Post
    That decibel meter is a piece of shit, we bought the same one and use it at work for cars on the Dyno every car reads 115db. The iphone app is probably more accurate.
    Maybe the max is 115 and I just haven't hit that yet?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Grip Addict View Post
    Maybe the max is 115 and I just haven't hit that yet?
    Nope, says it maxes out at "130" we just got a new one that wasn't $12 and hit 125 on the same car it said 115 on the one you're using.

    Once again it's a pile of shit.

    https://youtu.be/mWCUozs5bUE

    We haven't posted the video of the new one yet, but I threw that yellow garbage in the trash.
    Last edited by Bsaint; 04-16-2020 at 04:41 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bsaint View Post
    Nope, says it maxes out at "130" we just got a new one that wasn't $12 and hit 125 on the same car it said 115 on the one you're using.

    Once again it's a pile of shit.

    https://youtu.be/mWCUozs5bUE

    We haven't posted the video of the new one yet, but I threw that yellow garbage in the trash.
    welp I'll probably not hit near 125-130 with stock vehicles, but if I do I will compare notes on it.

    Not defending it, but every product has a fail rate. you and I are currently the only sample. Which one did you get to replace it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bsaint View Post
    Nope, says it maxes out at "130" we just got a new one that wasn't $12 and hit 125 on the same car it said 115 on the one you're using.

    Once again it's a pile of shit.

    https://youtu.be/mWCUozs5bUE

    We haven't posted the video of the new one yet, but I threw that yellow garbage in the trash.
    Did you ever figure out the link to the new one you bought?

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    Yeah I was waiting until we put up a new video testing it.

    > https://youtu.be/S1IaJeErgLI go to about 20:00 mins in.

    This is the one we got, a customer sent it to us.

    http://www.reedinstruments.com/produ...nd-level-meter

    Side by side that yellow piece of junk read 115.9 and new one read 131.8
    Last edited by Bsaint; 04-23-2020 at 05:26 PM.

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