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Old 01-24-2011, 02:04 AM
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Hi all. I am going to pick up my Ram quad cab 4.7L tomorrow if nothing happens and I'm already on the mod train! I don't have a lot of cash to throw at it so I think I'm just going to swap in a Super 44 in place of the stock muffler. Anyone know exactly which Super 44 I need for correct offset and alignment? 2.5" inlet right? Also, there is one on youtube that is dumped before the axle and it sounds sick! But I'm not a huge fan of dumping the exhaust out under the truck. Is it going to sound totally different if I run it out just like factory with a 3 or 3.5" tip?

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I pretty sure your truck's got a 3" inlet. I've got a 3" in/ 3" out Magnaflow muffler on my 07.
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Personally, I think it would sound better with the tail pipe on it rather than dumped. It will also help with interior resonance issues if you're concerned with that.
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Hmmmm. I've googled trying to find the exhaust diameter and all I get is aftermarket stuff. I guess I'll just have to measure it when I get the truck back (hopefully today). I am going to go with a tip as well rather than dumping it. Just need the truck here to do some measuring and figure out which tip I need. I'll update when I figure it out.
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I would run it and tip it too. I had a fullsize chevy that I put a Super44 on and dumped it right about the bed/cab seperation and it was not cool. Sounded ok but smelled bad and just overall weird.

I put a original 40 single in and dual out on my ram and it is so much louder and deeper than the 44 was on the chevy.
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Yeah, I'm going to put a tip on it for sure. I'm actually torn between the super 44 and original 40 series. I had decided to go with the super 44 because of the clip on youtube that I like and the fact that Flowmaster markets the super 44 as "the most aggressive, deepest sounding" 4-inch case muffler that they have. Here is a link to the vid that I like so much.

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Just FYI...I measured and I do have 3" in and out of the stock muffler. Going to order the Super 44 center inlet/offset outlet and a tip. Will post when installed.
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Well, I got my muffler and tip (and my Line-x spray-in) all done last week. I've been fighting with youtube trying to get the clip to upload but it just won't work. My camera records in .MOV format and I also converted it to .MPG and .AVI but none of them will upload. They all start fine until about 10% and then freeze up even though I can play them all just fine. Anyway, I love it. It's actually a little louder than I expected but I'm glad. Any thoughts on what the problem with youtube is? I could probably post it to facebook and link it from there if anyone is considering this setup and really wants to hear it.
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