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Old 04-20-2012, 07:03 AM
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I just ordered two electric cutouts from qtp, my question is does it matter where I install them as long as its after the cats and before the muffler? I've seen most guys put them right before the muffler, would it make any difference if I put them closer to the headers?
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If you ordered 2, then get them installed between the cats and the y-pipe. IF you have a true dual, then mount them anywhere between the cats and muffler, but as close to the cats as you can.
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Not going to happen on a 4G without re-locating the cats



There's not much room between the cat and the cross pipe (drivers side) or the passenger side cat and Y pipe either.

You'd be better off with a single 3" cut-out right after the Y, before the muffler



or you could totally eliminate the Y , run true duals to dual cut-outs (install dual mufflers or a DI/DO muffler).
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I am running a dual in dual out magnaflow 14" muffler and will probably have the cutouts installed right behind the crossmember for the diff. I've heard that putting them right behind the cats makes the noise in the cab unbearable.
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cutouts are for loud...try your best to install before cats (relocate cats)... after the cats may still sound a little muffled because of the cats...I deleted mine so any place before muffler would work...
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I have my QTP right on the Mag y-pipe about 6-8in before the muffler, plenty loud.
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cutouts are for loud...try your best to install before cats (relocate cats)... after the cats may still sound a little muffled because of the cats...I deleted mine so any place before muffler would work...

Wouldn't I get cel's if I installed before the cats? I don't want to have to deal with that.
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it could...i run plug foulers to 'fool' the sensors and not get any mils
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I am running a dual in dual out magnaflow 14" muffler and will probably have the cutouts installed right behind the crossmember for the diff. I've heard that putting them right behind the cats makes the noise in the cab unbearable.
if runnin di/do muffler, go ahead and put it right after the bends (where the Y pipe would have been)....

and if you want the full effect, you'll want to delete the cats..eventually..

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