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Flowmaster American Thunder Catback Exhaust - Stainless Steel (99-04 GT, Mach 1)

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Features
  • Aggressive Flowmaster sound
  • Super 40 Series mufflers
  • 3" polished stainless steel tips
  • Mandrel bent tubing
  • 409 stainless steel construction
  • Fits 1999-2004 GT, Mach 1, and Bullitt Mustangs
Description
Flowmaster Sound.The Flowmaster American Thunder Catback exhaust system with its mandrel bent tubing will greatly improve your 1999 to 2004 Mustangs exhaust flow for an increase in power, and their included Super 40 Series Mufflers will improve your exhausts sound for a deeper throatier muscle car exhaust note.

Stainless Steel Construction. Constructed from mandrel bent 2.5" 16 gauge 409 stainless steel tubing for it's corrosion resistant properties, the Flowmaster American Thunder Catback features their Super 40 Series chambered mufflers with 3.0" diameter OEM style polished stainless steel tips for great muscle car looks and sound.

Application. This Flowmaster American Thunder Stainless Steel Catback exhaust system is specifically designed to fit the 1999-2004 GT, 2001 Bullitt, and 2003-2004 Mach 1 Mustangs for both impressive looks and sound. This system will not fit the SVT Cobra Mustangs.

Mustang Fitment: 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 Details

What's in the Box
  • (1) Right muffler assembly
  • (1) Left muffler assembly
  • (1) Right tailpipe assembly
  • (1) Left tailpipe assembly
  • (2) Clamps
  • (4) Lock Washers
Installation Info
Tech Specs
Catback Exhaust Specifications
Piping Material: 409 Stainless Steel Tip Material : Polished Stainless Steel
Piping Size: 2.5" Tip Size: 3.0"
Muffler Type: Chambered Fitment: 1999-2004 GT, Bullitt and Mach 1 Mustangs
Will it fit my Mustang?
  • Bullitt - 01
  • Mach 1 - 03, 04
  • GT - 99, 00, 01, 02, 03, 04

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5/5
Sounds great

Exactly what I wanted, not too loud but wanted more deeper rumble. I got it with this catback exhaust. Installation was easy, although everything fits so tight, it takes a bit of jiggling around to get

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5/5
Perfect combo!

Just got thru installing these bad boys along with an SLP catted X-pipe (AM part #23008) on my '02 GT, and I couldn't be happier. I'm 32 years old, so the days of being obnoxiously loud have come and gone.

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Hi I’m Justin with AmericanMuscle.com and I’m taking a closer look at Flowmaster’s stainless steel American Thunder Catback exhaust, fitting the 99-04 Mustang GT and Mach 1. The two biggest features with View Full Transcript

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Q & A (6 Questions, 4 Answers) Ask a Question

Could this fit on pypes catted x pipes on a 2004 v6

tonyv6 Year: 2004 Model: V6

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  • Absolutely! Installing the Pypes Catted X-pipe for the V6 will allow you to install any GT catback, including this Flowmaster American Thunder. Hope this helps!

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    LisaS Year: 1992 Model: GT

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Do these require Pypes Exhaust Hanger Kit I have a v6 & plan on getting the Dual Exhaust Adapter Kit to make the cat back installation possible. On the stock v6 bumper would you need the hanger kit?

Ceez92 Year: 2002 Model: V6

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  • Whenever tackling a new exhaust install, do yourself the favour and get a new hanger kit. Makes the job alot easier. Many shops will suggest providing them a new hanger kit as well, making their job easier, taking less time, saving you money.

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    chriscarr86 Year: 2006 Model: Other

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will this work with the pacesetter v6 h-pipe ?

krash Year: 2004 Model: V6

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4.7

out of 5 stars

18 Customers Recommend this Product

Installation Time:Afternoon

Installation Cost:$100-$250

  • Loudness / Volume: 4.555555 4.6/5
  • Exhaust Note: 4.722222 4.7/5
  • Fit & Finish: 4.611111 4.6/5
  • Bang For Your Buck: 4.444445 4.4/5
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  • 5/5 Yes, I recommend this product

    March 30, 2013

    Sounds great

    Exactly what I wanted, not too loud but wanted more deeper rumble. I got it with this catback exhaust. Installation was easy, although everything fits so tight, it takes a bit of jiggling around to get it just right. Took 2 and a half hours for one side and one hour for the other. Real pleased with the look and sound. Would recommend this product.

    NBStang

    Year: 2002 Model: GT Driving Style: Daily Driver 'Stangs I have owned: 1 Canada

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  • 5/5 Yes, I recommend this product

    July 26, 2013

    Happy with this product

    Main problem was getting a flange nut off the old exhaust on one side due to corrosion. Flowmaster exhaust fits tight in a few spots, but otherwise installation went well. It looks good and sounds great. Not too loud... just right for me.

    MR11

    Year: 2001 Model: GT Driving Style: Daily Driver 'Stangs I have owned: 5+ Illinois, USA

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  • 5/5 Yes, I recommend this product

    March 04, 2013

    Perfect combo!

    Just got thru installing these bad boys along with an SLP catted X-pipe (AM part #23008) on my '02 GT, and I couldn't be happier. I'm 32 years old, so the days of being obnoxiously loud have come and gone. This set up is great. There's no real "drone" until you hit about 85 mph, and even then, it's not bad at all. The combo is fairly mild when you're not getting heavy on the skinny pedal... But when you do - everyone around you will know it. Great fit and finish, everything bolted up exactly like it should have. I've used cheaper products on other cars, and it's very true that you get what you pay for. I went with the stainless version simply to have all stainless from the headers all the way back. Great set up, couldn't be happier!

    Fire7428

    Year: 2002 Model: GT Driving Style: Daily Driver 'Stangs I have owned: 1 Cypress, TX

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  • 4/5 Yes, I recommend this product

    October 25, 2012

    Great looking and sounding Catback

    I bought this catback after listening to all the audio files. It sounds great. With my Catted BBK x-pipe it is a little louder but very nice sound. Does drone a little at 2k but not as bad as my stock system did. The sound is much more mellow now but sounds like a true muscle car. The installation was very easy. I was also very surprised at the weight difference. The Flowmaster is much lighter then stock. I am not a big fan of the non rolled tips. I felt my Mach 1 looked better with rolled tips. Otherwise very happy with the product. Had great welds and sounds great. Thanks American Muscle you guys offer great products!

    Torino1985

    Year: 2003 Model: Mach 1 Driving Style: Race 'Stangs I have owned: 1 St Louis, MO, USA

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  • 5/5 Yes, I recommend this product

    April 11, 2013

    Great exhaust but need modification for Mach1 installation

    For the most part, the installation went smoothly on my 2003 Mach1. However, we did encounter one major issue: the bolt holes in the main flange connector are too narrow to fit the stock setup. We measured the stock flange diameter (center of bolt hole to center of bolt hole) and found it was 4". The new Flowmaster flange was only 3.5" (center to center). Luckily we had a dremel tool handy to remove excess material - not fun! Flowmaster could easily solve this issue by making all flange bolt holes oval with a minimum diameter of 4". Overall, the new exhaust sounds great with an increase in overall volume of 10% - 20% and much more at higher RPMs. I also like the fact that it's not too loud at cruising speed. Definitely an improvement over the stock exhaust!

    Ronbo8

    Year: 2003 Model: Mach 1 Driving Style: Daily Driver 'Stangs I have owned: 1 Rochester, NY

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  • 4/5 Yes, I recommend this product

    December 31, 2012

    SS flowmaster not as loud

    Very nice exhaust except I was expecting it to be louder. My Mac was louder then this exhaust. Plus side is there is no drone. I have Bbk long tubes and Bbk offroad x-pipe with this and it sounds good. Just not as loud as I wanted but still very very nice. Would recommend.

    Motomike

    Year: 2003 Model: GT Driving Style: Daily Driver 'Stangs I have owned: 3 Chicago

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  • 5/5 Yes, I recommend this product

    August 03, 2012

    If you want more than factory rumble without going crazy, these are it

    Sounds great!! After having them on a few years, i want a lil louder, may change to high flow or no cats. Also after a few years, mufflers are rustibg, hangers rusted also, one actually fell off. Never drove it in snow, few times in the rain, think they should last longer. Factory pipes on the front of my stang are in better shape

    mustang04

    Year: 2004 Model: GT Driving Style: Street / Strip 'Stangs I have owned: 3 PA

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  • 5/5 Yes, I recommend this product

    October 26, 2014

    American Thunder on a 4.6L 2V

    Car sounds awesome. No too loud. With the car on a lift, got it installed in less than an hr.

    Derek281

    Year: 2004 Model: GT Michigan, USA

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  • 4/5 Yes, I recommend this product

    July 22, 2014

    Great Upgrade

    I bought this exhaust along with the pacesetter h pipe. Keeping in mind this was put on a v6 I am happy with the results. It seems to be as loud as my previous exhaust but it is not as high pitched and sounds smoother. It has only been in for a week so I am counting on some more improvements over time. Overall: The tone of the exhaust is good, nothing obnoxious. I did not install it myself but was told the fit was fine. I would recommend this product!!

    PC26

    Year: 2000 Model: V6 Driving Style: Daily Driver 'Stangs I have owned: 1

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  • 5/5 Yes, I recommend this product

    May 16, 2014

    Classic Muscle Sound!

    Absolutely fantastic fit and finish, bolted right up and done the job in less then an hour. Love the sound, The exhaust tips fit in the bumper great!

    AMCoalK

    Year: 2003 Model: Mach 1 Driving Style: Daily Driver 'Stangs I have owned: 5+ Hatboro, PA, USA

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