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Old 10-17-2012, 08:00 PM
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Ceramic coated JBA's, Magnaflow Y with mandrel bends to rebuild the mid-pipe and Magnaflow cat-back with 5" tips. I hate exhaust work....gonna do it all in one day and never have to touch it again.

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I agree, I also hate exhaust work. Those damn headers are not what I would call fun lol.
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What exhaust tips are those? I want a nice set of 5 inch tips.
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Hell yea man!!
Dude your gonna have one badass truck
And to be honest, I think it looks much better without the sport hood. It just "matches" more now.
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Ahh hell I just read the Magnaflow cat back part lol. I got excited and didn't read.
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Hey bud...done any new mods yet??
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Nice stuff there! Are you using all SS pipe? Post up results once you do it please, I'll be doing mine soon, basically the same just no headers (4.7L - unavailable). But I'm welding mine all up with mandrel bends, not looking forward to it, that's why I'm putting it off. I'm actually using aluminized pipe though, couldn't afford SS...
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Yes, everything pictured is stainless.
I figure several hours on the headers, several more on the mid pipe and 30 minutes on the cat back. LOL
I'm lucky enough to have access to a lift, air tools and welding equipment at work....makes it a bit easier than a driveway install.
Should have a sound clip tomorrow night unless stuff just doesn't fit.
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What are you using, MIG?

Yeah I'll be doing it in the driveway which = not fun, haha. But my plan is to get it all tacked together then drop it out and weld it up in the garage. Will save a little headache anyway... I'm also not a good welder so need to have extra time for that. I think it's going to take me an entire day, with a friend's help.
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Depends on time....I always say I'll TIG it then I get in a hurry and break out the MIG. It's an industrial size MIG though....not a flux core home set-up.
I'm gonna do the same thing....fit the headers then blot up the mid-pipe and cut out everything I don't want, fit the new pipe and tack it in place then pull the whole thing and weld it out on a table. The cat-back is only 4 pieces....it can't take more than a few minutes to throw on after I Sawzall the stock stuff outta there.
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