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I guess I've never though about the MDS since it's been turned off on both my trucks since the day I got my trinity and will physically be removed on my new motor.
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What size new motor? Why the change?
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I have one and cant figure out how to install it correctly. I saw the pictures on this site of a member who ran the pipe past the factory location and under the transmission but that didn't look very good at all.
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I have one and cant figure out how to install it correctly. I saw the pictures on this site of a member who ran the pipe past the factory location and under the transmission but that didn't look very good at all.
what do you mean? do you have a link?

BTW, it's not a cosmetic modification.
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However you install it, use the least pinch-bends possible. Pinch-bends are terrible on squeezing inner diameter down, almost to the point of not gaining anything with new y-pipe install. Buy some aluminized pre-bent pipes for the bends.
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what do you mean? do you have a link?

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No I dont have a link. Not a cosmetic modification but the running of the pipe didnt look good to me or the exhaust guy I work with. We'll figure something out since I already have the y pipe sitting at home.
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If you really want to do it right, get the stainless mandrel bends for the pre-Y work along with the Y from DAP. It gets a little pricey, but keeps your all-mandrel SS exhaust on par.
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If you really want to do it right, get the stainless mandrel bends for the pre-Y work along with the Y from DAP. It gets a little pricey, but keeps your all-mandrel SS exhaust on par.
agreed, I can't stand aluminized as it will still rust out over time.
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Wow.....didnt know there was this much involved.....especially with midpipes, mandrel bends, and stainless components....along with throttle bodies and tuners. I thought it was a simple conversion along with deleting the resonators to give it alittle more growl......thanks for the advice ,but I think I'll pass on this thought and just leave well enough alone......if it aint broke, Im not gonna fix it.
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Don't let them deture you. Just have a shop cut the resonators off and weld on the tail pipes of your choice since you just want more growl. Google exhaust tips, the size and length of the tail pipe can make different sounds.
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