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I had the Delta Flow 50 on my HEMI - sounded good at first, but sure got louder the longer I had the truck... I heard that was common with Flowmasters though.
Yup...so it was with my Flowmaster system as well.
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Like a good liquor, flowmaster gets better with age!!!
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go to youtube and see if you can find people with same or similar setups as yours and listen to the clips.

At least you can get an idea of how each will sound.

My vote is for Flow's
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Been looking at the Dynomax Turbo now . . . nice mellow tone that I like. And cheap too!
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..I use to run a flow 50 Delta..now using a magnaflow...the mag performs better imo.
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..the flows ended up too loud for me in the cab...went with the mag and pretty much halved the in cab noise...could have a decent convo now without raisin my voice... and if i want it loud, I just open up the dual e-cutout's and scare everyone...
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pic of the magnaflow..I found that if you dump it (I did mine right after the axle), this virtually eliminates the in-cab drone associated with mufflers around 2k rpms..
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Had them both and I absolutely love the flowmaster sound!!!
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I used to be a flowmaster fan until my muffler fell out because all the welds rusted. Now I've got magnaflow and it sounds amazing, no hollow sound like flowmasters.
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I just got a Magnaflow 12229 (5x8 - 14") installed on Wednesday. I had mine dumped (45 degree angle) over the rear axle, but I had them tilt it slightly to the right, pointing just behind the right rear wheel.

I only get cabin drone when MDS kicks in, but besides that it's very mellow. It was so mellow sounding that the wife said to me;

"It's only slightly louder then stock, I thought you told me it'd be louder?"

With that being said though, Magnaflow needs a few miles to burn in, so it'll get louder, but not much more.
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