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Old 05-21-2013, 07:18 PM
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Default Exhaust Manifold leak?

I just picked up a 04 Ram 1500. I had one awhile back, that had the banks monster on it, which I removed the muffler from, basically making it a 3" straight pipe. First thing I did with my truck was hack off the exhaust right before the muffler and put a dump on it, as a temp thing until I can get an actual cat back. But I was surprised at how quite it was for being a straigh3" dumped. I have also noticed a ticking type sound coming from the passenger side of the motor, but I only hear under moderate to hard acceleration. Could that be an exhaust leak at the manifold? Could that be why it isn't as loud as my old set up?
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Probably just the infamous hemi tick. don't sweat it. I just noticed mine has the sound too yesterday, I was standing by the passenger side as well.
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