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Old 05-03-2013, 09:39 PM
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Ok i dont know to much about trucks so how easy is it to find the wireing harness like it goes off the o2 sensor?
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Old 05-03-2013, 09:45 PM
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I'm sure you can find the exhaust pipes right? Crawl under there and trace the exhaust pipes all the way from the engine to the muffler. I'm pretty sure on your truck you will have 2 exhaust pipes(one on each side of the engine) that lead to a y pipe where they merge in to 1 pipe and then go off to the large muffler. Somewhere between the engine and y pipe you probably have 4 O2 sensors and 2 catalytic converters. You probably have an O2 sensor in each exhaust manifold near the engine(upstream sensors) then an O2 sensor in or just behind each catalytic converter. You want these sensors that are at or just behind the catalytic converters. It should be self explanatory how to unclip the connectors.
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Ok thanks. One more question. If i inbolt my muffler and tail pipe and leave it off is the exhaust going to all go in my cab or it will be fine?
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you should get a turn down pipe and clamp or weld it on and direct the exhaust down and if possible out from under the truck. Yes it will get in the cab if you sit still.
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So even with a turn down it will go in the cab?
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If you direct it away it should be fine. Especially if it's behind the cab and under the bed.
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So how long is a turn down like is it just a straight 90 angle or it clamps on you exhaust and goes back a bit then turns down?
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So if theres no muffler is the exhaust going to choke you out in the can or it wont be bad lol?
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A muffler only reduces sound level. it is very dangerous to breathe exhaust fumes(one of the stars from the show "buck wild" and some of his friends/family just died from this while mudding, actually). I don't know exactly what happened but I'd guess there was exhaust leaking into the cab(windows up since mudding) and they all passed out in the cab. Your body doesn't get enough oxygen and you pass out and eventually die.

Not having a muffler has no effect on this. What's important is to keep the exhaust out of the cab. Many people "dump" the exhaust under the bed, just use some common sense. Try to at least point it away from the truck.
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K so ill put the tail pipe back on for safety. But if i replace the muffler with flex pipe will exhaust clamps seal it enough or do i have to weld it?
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