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Hello all. I recently acquired a 2011 Escalade ESV Platinum, and I've already been bitten by the bug.... I was wondering if there was anyone in the northern Illinois area that has a B&B or Corsa exhaust on an 11+? (especially the B&B) I know there are countless exhaust threads, but I really wanted to hear them both in person before I bought one. Thanks for having me. Hopefully I'm able to contribute something in the future.
 

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Welcome! I have a 2012 with a Corsa sport and absolutely love it. Nice growl on startup,quiet while driving,roars when you step on it.I live in the Chicago north suburbs, feel free to PM me.
 

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I have a 2009 with the B&B exhaust. Unfortunately, I'm about 2hrs south from Chicago in Bloomington. If you make it this way, my doors are open.
 

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Thanks for the responses. I've seen the youtube vidoes posted, and it does sound all kinds of wonderful. But you know what they say, TV adds like 20lbs or something like that.. jascalade, pm sent. K9Caddy, I live about 10 min north of Rockford. If I do end up down there, I'll look you up. Thanks.
 

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FWIW - I'm probably going with the BB exhaust. I've talked to more than enough vette owners that recommend it, and I don't recall anyone here having anything negative to say either.
 

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IMHO, the B&B sounds great. Awesome big block burble at idle, with a quite intense experience at WOT. While cruising the exhaust is nearly non existent, however once you put your foot it in, it's music to your ears. With that said, I'm actually looking to go back to a stock setup. Looking to possible omit the tail pipe resonator, with an SLP dual tip. Idk, I have a love/hate relationship with it. I love it when it's just myself driving it. But, when I'm taking family/fiends/clients, they look at me like I have an exhaust issue. It can be a little much for a Caddy. Still debating...
 

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I was all for the Corsa at first. Almost sounds like a speed boat, all raspy and bone chilling. But then I started seeing the B&B talk. And from peoples description of the sound, deep rumbly, I instantly began to second guess what I wanted this big ol' brute to sound like. I appreciate the feedback. I apologize in advance for bumping this thread with an announcement of what I decided.
 

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If you want your truck to sound manly, get the B&B. The B&B will growl and tell the vehicle next to you who is boss. Once you step on her hard, the truck will get almost *violent*.

I have no experience with the Corsa Sport. However, I did have the Corsa touring before the B&B. The Corsa sounds stock and pale in comparison.
 

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I've been around the Corsa sport and touring systems for the GTO and wasn't impressed. Too much money for what you get.
My car wound up with SLP catted headers, Magnaflow catback, and 2.5" e-cutouts for the times I wanted to get really roudy. (Which was pretty much all the time)

I was extremely happy with the fit and finish of the Magnaflow, and it had a bit of a growl, but for the most part they are considered amongst the quietest aftermarket systems.
 

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I had a magnaflow cat-back system on my '07 Silverado VortecMax (6.0L) and I loved it. Even the guy who installed it said that it was the best sounding exhaust system he had ever put on a truck.
 

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So, I decided to go with B&B. It arrived this morning, installed this afternoon. I can say absolutely that I am 100% satisfied. It sounds every bit as good as described. Not obnoxiously loud, but all kinds of aggressive. Thanks all for the input.
 
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