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Old 02-01-2014, 08:53 PM
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So I think I'm wanting my truck to be a little louder than what it is now, which is stock. Ive watched a couple videos to hear different exhaust. So far, I kinda like the sound of the Borla exhaust and Corsa.

Thing is, I haven't fooled with exhaust since my first vehicle 15 years ago. I had a 98 Chevy Silverado 350 with Hooker headers, no cats, dual 1-chambered Flow master mufflers. It was EXTREMELY loud. I've yet to hear another truck as loud as that one was. You could hear my truck all the way up town, from my house 8 miles away across the lake. I'm definitely not wanting to go loud like that. I just want to have a slightly louder rumble than what I have now. I dont know really know what to do. I also we where people are removing their resonators. I Dont even know what those are.

Also not sure what size stock pipes and tips are, so I dont know what sizes to look at.
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I had a Flowmaster Super 44 on a previous truck. I think it sounded beautiful. It had a nice deep rumble at idle and a roar under acceleration. My current set up includes new pipe from the cat back. I have it run into a single in/dual out Flowmaster 10 series and out the back of the truck. No resonator here. It is a bit obnoxious but I love it. Loud enough to set off car alarms when driving by. If you are looking for something sounding better than stock but not as loud as a single chamber, check out some videos of the Super 44. You may like what you hear. AND GET RID OF THAT RESONATOR!!
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I forgot to mention pipe size. I have 3'' leading into the muffler, 2.5'' out to the 4'' slash cut stainless steel tips. There are pictures in my album.
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Your best bet is to watch some videos on Youtube of different types of exhaust and make your decision from that.
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I wanted the same thing. I left the resonaters on and installed a Magnaflow 22 and y pipe. Sounds great, no drone inside the cab and is just a little louder than stock.
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The thing is, videos do not do the different exhaust sounds any justice. You get an idea, but the sound in person is what would definitely help in your choice.
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I was looking at the aero turbine 2525...sounds deep and pretty dang loud if you ask me. its also straight through style so you get a little better performance....the problem is that I heard they went out of business and I also don't know about the quality of their mufflers
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A resonators purpose is to muffle engine sounds missed by the stock exhaust and does absolutely nothing useful for the aftermarket exhaust except quiet it down.
I have a Flowmaster super 44 muffler, resonator removed with mandrel bent piping back to a 5" tip. 2.5" piping.
Don't have a drive by video because I can't sucker any friends to stand at the side of the road in the cold, but here is a start up vid.
Just click on the image for the video.
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you haven't heard my truck, for the most part it is a little louder than stock with a rythhmic muscular sound...at the flip of the switch it sounds like nascar..



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