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Old 02-15-2012, 01:39 AM
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Good luck with the MagnaFlow, I think you'll like it. If the drone is still too much (I don't think it will be), try installing some sound dampening material in your cab. It helps a bunch.
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Dang, Summit Racing has some fast shipping! I ordered it at 9:55 P.M. Monday and my muffler and tip arrived today....with free shipping. Granted, it was only coming from GA to NC. Install appointment set for in the morning. I already got the "Magnaflow Performance Exhaust" decal in the corner of my back window, lol. Will update.
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Update....Well I got it put on today and while I haven't really had time to drive around much I thought I would update with my initial impression.

First, I'm surprised at how loud it is. When I first started it up I wondered if they had actually changed it, lol. It is just a tad bit quieter than the Super 44....barely.

Second, it is a tad bit deeper than the Super 44. It really has a VERY similar tone but has less "sharpness" to it if that makes any sense. It has more of a muffled bass sound than the Flowmaster.

As I said, I haven't driven it but about ten minutes and I haven't gotten it on the interstate yet but my initial thought is that I am happier with the sound/tone of the Magnaflow over the Flowmaster. The only thing I might have done different was get the 22" case to quieten it down a tad more. Hopefully I will like it even more after I get a chance to drive it in some varied driving situations including the interstate.
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Okay, final update. After driving the truck quite a bit today on varied roads and speeds I can say that I am very happy with the Magnaflow. Now that I have heard it more I can tell that it is actually a fair amount quieter than the Super 44. Just like everyone said, it's fairly quiet and unobstrusive until you get on it then it has a great, deep muscle car tone. Also, it may just be my imagination but it seems like the truck has a little more power down low. And the EVIC is showing me up about 1.5 mpg from what it normally shows...but I would want to do a few tanks of hand calculation before I present that as fact.

Long and short....I have always liked Flowmaster and still think they make a great sounding muffler but I believe I just converted!!
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