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Old 08-10-2012, 01:16 PM
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So I have been eying the Dynomax VT mufflers. Then I read recently that they started selling cat backs for our trucks with this muffler so I found the number (88345) and Googled it.
http://www.dynomax.com/part_view.php...345&engine=5.7
I found a place called Autoplicity having it for $228 and $14 for shipping so I ordered it. After ordering, I found the catch is they don't include hangars and the tailpipes are longer than needs so you can cut to desired length or have them bent to go out the sides. It's actually meant for a Muffler shop to install.
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that's interesting technology in that muffler (the Dynomax valve technology)..I've heard only good things about Dynomax
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I was going to only buy the muffler and use the rest of my system, but when I saw the price, I jumped. I really don't want loud at all, in fact I want nearly silent unless I am getting on it, then I want it to sound awesome! I want to be able to drive normally and have it not be obvious it's modified.
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im guessing for that price it is an aluminized kit.

did you end up getting it installed? hows the sound?
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I just opened the box moments ago. 2 issues right up front.
1: The pipes looks just like standard exhaust pipe, not stainless or aluminized.
2: The tips are 3" diameter. Stock is 4". I can slide this into my existing tip.

I am going to send it back. I am not taking off my stainless system with 4" tips for this.

Now there is some good applications for this kit. If you didn't have duals originally, this is a cheap way for a muffler shop to install it for you and still be mandrel bent. Or if you stock system was shot, this is an inexpensive replacement.
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