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blackknight04 01-07-2010 10:34 PM

Exaust size and muffler choice
 
what size exaust do you run on your trucks?and with what kind of muffler?i currently have 3" manderl bent duals with what looks like a glass pack or turbo tube muffler but its not very loud or have the kind of rumble i want.is there something i can do to it.thanks

chefred112 01-08-2010 03:14 AM

..electric cutouts....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tmskQNkx-nA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DA_MFYFOPCI

hemi05 01-08-2010 03:36 AM

I have a single in dual out flowmaster super 44. It is 3" in with 2.5"'s out. I love it. I got 2.5" pipes running to 4"x18" stainless steel chrome plated rolled edge tips. I love the sound and the look.

chithead 01-08-2010 08:10 AM

Might want to think about stepping down to 2.5" duals.

blackknight04 01-08-2010 06:28 PM

i was thinking about that as i really dont like the way it sounds but that is the way i bought it a month ago.it sounds great under hard accel and ok at idle but just driving around town it sound like a car that has a bad muffler lol.will 2.5 give it more bottom end also?thanks

chefred112 01-09-2010 07:40 AM

what other engine mods do you have?...I agree, stepping down to 2.5" should increase low-end tq.

Moes Performance 01-09-2010 11:58 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by chefred112 (Post 132018)


Fred, your truck is sick!!!!!!!!

Moes Performance 01-09-2010 12:01 PM

I ran 3" true duals before and went back to 2.5". 2.5" true duals is great especially with an xpipe.
That's just my humble opinion and experience.
There is more than one way to skin a cat.

chefred112 01-09-2010 12:43 PM

thanks for the compliment Bob (means lots as I respect your knowhow)...

and his experience isn't humble..hehe... Bob knows his stuff fellas... he's one of the guys/vendors who has helped me get my truck to where it is today... I never planned on bein one of the fastest... I just did things here and there, and slowly did mod after mod.. started in 05 and finally got pretty much everything I wanted installed by 09.. I let my a$$ dictate to me when I should stop..and now it's satisfied:smileup:

metalguysteveo 01-11-2010 06:55 PM

well i went a single 3" in to dual 3" out the side with a Flowmaster 50 series and its too quiet IMO.Id say same setup but a 40 series and it would be perfect.


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