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Best Exhaust For 2005-2009 Mustang GT

Created by Jude Horstman
Date Created: 5/9/2022
Last Updated: 5/18/2022

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Best Exhaust For 05-09 S197 Mustang GT - Best Exhaust For 05-09 S197 Mustang GT


Jump To: Headers | Catted Mid & X Pipes | Catbacks | Axle Back

LMR.com is your #1 source for 2005-2009 Ford Mustang's best exhaust systems and components. Bring the noise with Mustang Headers, Catted Mid-pipes, Catted X-Pipes, Mustang Catbacks, Mustang Axle Backs, and other S197 exhaust for your 2005-2009 Mustang at LMR.com!

Our aftermarket exhaust systems and components are the perfect kickstart for any Mustang GT exhaust performance upgrade and include selections from leading brands such as Flowmaster, Pypes, BBK, MBRP, Borla, and more! Direct bolt-on components make for clean, easy installs on your S197 and will instantly free up horsepower, increase flow, and dramatically improve exhaust tone for your muscle car!



#1 | S197 Mustang Headers

Best Exhaust For 05-09 S197 Mustang GT - Best Exhaust For 05-09 S197 Mustang GT

Add horsepower and torque to your S197 with a 2005-2009 Ford Mustang GT or GT500 shorty headers or long tube headers! These performance headers replace your stock exhaust manifolds by offering larger diameter tubing for better exhaust flow. Choose the best setup for your S197 Mustang below!


BENEFITS

  • Increased Power
  • Improved Exhaust Flow

FEATURES

  • Stainless Steel Construction
  • Quality Engineering
  • Often Bolt-On Capable

WILL THIS FIT MY MUSTANG?

Shorty Headers Long Tube Headers Header Gaskets Parts & Hardware


#2 | S197 Mustang Catted Mid & X Pipes

Best Exhaust For 05-09 S197 Mustang GT - Best Exhaust For 05-09 S197 Mustang GT

Increase horsepower and torque in your S197 with performance 2005-2009 Ford Mustang mid or x-pipe. These mid-pipes are offered with catalytic converters and feature larger diameter piping. Choosing a catted x-pipe will keep your car emissions legal with two hi-flow catalytic converters. Featuring companies such as BBK and Flowmaster, these mid-pipes are offered in various configurations to get your exhaust system looking and sounding great! Add a new Motorcraft oxygen sensor to your order to replace damaged or malfunctioning components.


BENEFITS

  • Increased Horsepower & Torque
  • Agressive Exhaust Tone

FEATURES

  • Stainless Steel Construction
  • Often Bolt-On
  • Mandrel Bent Tubing

WILL THIS FIT MY MUSTANG?

Catalytic X-Pipes
  • Pypes 2005-2010 After-Cat (Stainless Steel) 4.6L - PYP-XFM43
  • BBK 2005-2010 4.6L - BBK-1770
  • BBK 2005-2010 4.6L (For Long Tube Headers) - BBK-1637
Cataltyic Mid-Pipes Parts & Hardware


#3 | S197 Mustang Catbacks

Best Exhaust For 05-09 S197 Mustang GT - Best Exhaust For 05-09 S197 Mustang GT

Give your S197 more power and a deeper, louder exhaust with a 2005-2009 Ford Mustang Catback exhaust system from LMR.com! These exhaust systems include new wider diameter piping, mufflers, and tips to give you a better performing and better-looking exhaust. Choose from Flowmaster, Pypes, Roush, and Ford Performance to get your S197 sounding just how you want it! Pick one up in a power upgrade kit and get a tuner, intake, and filters for more significant power increases. Don't forget new muffler hangers and hangers to frame bolt kits to get the hardware you need to complete the installation.


BENEFITS

  • Increased Performace & Throttle Response
  • Generates Deep Off-Road Exhaust Tone
  • Increases Fuel Efficiency

FEATURES

  • Manufactured Using CNC Bending To Create Smooth Mandrel Bends
  • Different Sized Tubing and Tips

WILL THIS FIT MY MUSTANG?

4.6L GT GT/GT500 Parts & Hardware


#4 | S197 Axle Back

Best Exhaust For 05-09 S197 Mustang GT - Best Exhaust For 05-09 S197 Mustang GT

Add horsepower and aggressive sound with a performance 2005-2009 Ford Mustang axle-back exhaust system from Late Model Restoration. These exhausts feature new mufflers, tips, and a wider diameter tubing, but unlike cat-back systems, they attach near your axle for easier installation. These axle backs from Bassani, SVE, Borla, Flowmaster, Ford Racing, Pypes, Magnaflow, MBRP, and SLP are popular exhaust note mods among S197 owners.


BENEFITS

  • Rich Exhaust Tone
  • Increased Performance
  • Different Sound Options

FEATURES

  • Black or Steel Finishes
  • Different Inlet/Outlet Setups

WILL THIS FIT MY MUSTANG?

SVE MBRP
  • MBRP Aluminized Steel 2005-2010 (GT/GT500) – MBR-S7200AL
  • MBRP Stainless Steel 2005-2010 (GT/GT500) - MBR-S7200304
  • MBRP Muffler Delete - Stainless Steel 2005-2010 (GT/GT500) - BR-S7202304
Bassani
  • Bassani Stainless Steel Race Axle Back 2005-2010 (GT/GT500) - BE-4607SR5
Borla Corsa
  • Corsa Sport W/ Polished Tips 2005-2010 (GT/GT500) - CSE-14311
  • Corsa XTREME 2005-2010 (GT/GT500) - CSE-14314
Flowmaster
  • Flowmaster Force II 2005-2010 (GT/GT500) - FLO-17410
  • Flowmaster Outlaw 2005-2010 (GT/GT500) - FLO-817511
Pypes
  • Pypes Pype Bomb - Stainless Steel - 2005-2010 (GT/GT500) - PYP-SFM60MS
  • Pypes Pype Bomb - Black - 2005-2010 (GT/GT500) - PYP-SFM60MSB
  • Pypes Violator - Stainless Steel - 2005-2009 (GT/GT500) - PYP-SFM60V
  • Pypes Violator - Black - 2005-2009 (GT/GT500) - PYP-SFM60VB
  • Pypes Muffle Deletes - Stainless Steel - 2005-2009 (GT/GT500) - PYP-SFM62SS
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Conclusion - About This Guide

We at LMR hope this Mustang Exhaust buying guide has helped you decide which brand best suits your needs by letting you weigh the benefits and features. Also, be in mind that all of the brands in this list are top manufacturers in the industry, so you can’t go wrong with your choice.

As always for all of your Mustang and Lightning needs, keep it right here at LMR.com.


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