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Old 11-18-2012, 08:56 PM
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I currently have cherry bomb extreme dumped exhaust, AEM cold air intake, and a throttle body spacer. I am wanting to get an electric cutout after my y-pipe. Would it make it much louder, or is it not even worth it? Also, is there another spot to put them so they are louder. Finally, is there any thing else I could do to my truck to make is faster/louder? Thanks.
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i put mine right after where the Y would have been..but i have a 22" magnaflow so that it's like night and day..oh, and I run 2..


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The e-cutout after the y-pipe is your best bet unless you get a pair and run them in place of your cats, that will sound like a set of open headers which is the loudest you're going to get.

To go faster it's only a matter of how much you want to spend, cheap speed is nitrous, which would actually put your throttle body spacer to good use, because for now it's just useless extra weight. Pick up a programmer to tune the vehicle properly and you'll take better advantage of the CAI and exhaust. After that you can do an underdrive pulley, LT headers, gears, heads, cam.... and the list goes on.
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i agree..only good thing you can do with a tb spacer...

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So y'all think that it will be a lot louder even than the dumped exhaust?
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the cutout will bypass the muffler so yes. NOt really a fond of loud and louder. More of a quiet sound daily then just a simple flip of a switch of the e-cutout you increase the dB ten fold and then close it again for peace.
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So y'all think that it will be a lot louder even than the dumped exhaust?
most definitely...here is an idle vid of my dumped exhaust and then with cutouts openned...

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That sounds so boss....and not to thread jack, but what's the cost of doing something like this?
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About $150 in parts and then you can do the install yourself or have a shop do it.
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That's not nearly as bad as I thought....thanks for the info!
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