DODGE RAM FORUM - Ram Forums and Owners Club! - Dodge Truck Forum

Go Back   DODGE RAM FORUM - Ram Forums and Owners Club! - Dodge Truck Forum > Dodge Ram Forum - Mod Zone - Custom Dodge Ram Mods - Dodge Ram Performance > Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8


Notices

Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 Discuss modifying your Dodge Ram with Performance Parts and Accessories!
Factory Spec: 5.7-liter HEMI® V8 engine - 390 horsepower, 407 lb-ft of torque.


Latest Vendor News
AutoAnything
Addictive Desert Designs!
Bayou Goat Mounts

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 12-22-2009, 10:44 AM
jkulysses jkulysses is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Oregon
Age: 34
Posts: 365
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2007 Ram Quad Cab
Trim Level: 2500 4x4 HEMI
Color: White
Engine: 2003-2008 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 345hp 375lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:68
jkulysses will become famous soon enough
Default Muffler Replacement??

For those of you that just replaced your muffler did you get the offset/offset 3" or what? I'm going to order a Flowmaster Super 44 within the next couple of days for my truck and just want to make sure I get the right one. Also the standard muffler is $80 shipped, the offroad one which is made out of diamond plate is $90 and the the stainless one is $100 which one of these is the better deal? I'm kinda leaning towards the diamond plate just cause it's different and my last truck had the aluminized one for about 3 years and no rust issues. They don't salt the roads over here but I do live on the coast. Hopefully this muffler will sound pretty good I don't want that raspy popping and crackling sound i just want it to sound good. I've heard the cherry bomb xtreme and it actually sounded pretty good except on decel I didn't really like it and it's pretty loud.

Opinions?
Reply With Quote
Sponsored links
  #2  
Old 12-22-2009, 10:50 AM
RamTech's Avatar
RamTech RamTech is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!

 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Johnson City, TN
Age: 44
Posts: 12,120
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2004 Dakota Club Cab 4X4
Trim Level: SXT
Color: Bright Silver
Engine: 2002-2008 226ci (3.7L) Magnum/PowerTech V6 215hp 235lb/ft
Rep Power: 14
Rep:1824
RamTech has a brilliant futureRamTech has a brilliant futureRamTech has a brilliant futureRamTech has a brilliant futureRamTech has a brilliant futureRamTech has a brilliant futureRamTech has a brilliant futureRamTech has a brilliant futureRamTech has a brilliant futureRamTech has a brilliant futureRamTech has a brilliant future
Default

Bear in mind that you have the MDS system which will change the tone of you exhaust when it's working. Personally, I'm a fan of Borla.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 12-22-2009, 10:56 AM
jkulysses jkulysses is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Oregon
Age: 34
Posts: 365
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2007 Ram Quad Cab
Trim Level: 2500 4x4 HEMI
Color: White
Engine: 2003-2008 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 345hp 375lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:68
jkulysses will become famous soon enough
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Remerson228 View Post
Bear in mind that you have the MDS system which will change the tone of you exhaust when it's working. Personally, I'm a fan of Borla.
Are you positive the 2500's have the mds because i've never once seen it come on and there is no resonator on the factory exhaust???? How do I find out for sure if it has it or not?
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 12-22-2009, 11:00 AM
RamTech's Avatar
RamTech RamTech is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!

 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Johnson City, TN
Age: 44
Posts: 12,120
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2004 Dakota Club Cab 4X4
Trim Level: SXT
Color: Bright Silver
Engine: 2002-2008 226ci (3.7L) Magnum/PowerTech V6 215hp 235lb/ft
Rep Power: 14
Rep:1824
RamTech has a brilliant futureRamTech has a brilliant futureRamTech has a brilliant futureRamTech has a brilliant futureRamTech has a brilliant futureRamTech has a brilliant futureRamTech has a brilliant futureRamTech has a brilliant futureRamTech has a brilliant futureRamTech has a brilliant futureRamTech has a brilliant future
Default

My bad, I missed the 2500 part. You're right about that. Trying to do too many things at once today! Either way, I just never cared for the sound of Flowmasters on Mopars. Borla will give you the same performance only with a deeper rumble as opposed to the raspy, popping (good description btw) sound of a Flowmaster.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 12-22-2009, 07:42 PM
jamesb0 jamesb0 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Norwalk, CT.
Age: 51
Posts: 154
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2006 Ram 2500 Quad/ SB / 4x4
Trim Level: SLT
Color: Flame red
Engine: 2003-2008 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 345hp 375lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:57
jamesb0 will become famous soon enough
Default

Flowmaster has a cat back systems with the 50 in them to handle our HEMI's. I have it on mine and love it.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 12-23-2009, 01:08 AM
Incognito's Avatar
Incognito Incognito is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Canada
Posts: 852
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Crew Cab
Trim Level: 5.7L Hemi 4x4
Color: Graphite Gray
Engine: 2003-2008 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 345hp 375lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:72
Incognito will become famous soon enough
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Remerson228 View Post
Personally, I'm a fan of Borla.
Borla, Corsa, Billy Boat are all top notch companies that specifically use only 300 series stainless on their entire exhaust. Not this ceramic coated, aluminumized cheap crap you see with other companies. Personally I find Borla to sound a lot more aggressive than Corsa, but Corsa doesn't drone at certain RPMs like Borla does. B&B has a high pitch like an F1 car.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 12-23-2009, 08:51 AM
Excoastie's Avatar
Excoastie Excoastie is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!

 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Bossier City, LA
Age: 42
Posts: 3,445
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2014 VW Jetta GLI
Color: Metalic Black
Rep Power: 10
Rep:1358
Excoastie has much to be proud ofExcoastie has much to be proud ofExcoastie has much to be proud ofExcoastie has much to be proud ofExcoastie has much to be proud ofExcoastie has much to be proud ofExcoastie has much to be proud ofExcoastie has much to be proud ofExcoastie has much to be proud ofExcoastie has much to be proud of
Default

isn't the Flowmaster 50 series specifically designed for use on the HEMI?


Exco
__________________
Oracle Interior LEDs, EGR Vent Visors, Ram eyes, Husky Liner Splash Guards, R/T Badges Front and Rear, LED Light Bar, Stubby Radio Antenna, Custom Shift Knob, ARE LS II bed cover, Bed Rug, Flowmaster 50 series HD, SilverStar Ultra low beams, K&N drop in filter, MOPAR sill guards, Smitty Built nerf bars, 24% tint on the front.
Bill
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


Advertisement






All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:09 AM.


= Copyright RamForumZ.com a Gigathreads.com Network Site =Ad Management by RedTyger
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vB.Sponsors


=Gigathreads Network=
CLUBS MOPAR NATION DSM GPMM MAMM JAM
DIESEL Diesel Forum      
CHEVY Chevy Camaro Forum Chevy Volt Forum    
CHRYSLER Chrysler 300C Forum      
DODGE Dodge Avenger Forum Dodge Caliber Forum Dodge Challenger Forum Dodge Charger Forum
  Dodge Circuit Forum Dodge Hornet Forum Dodge Magnum Forum Dodge Nitro Forum
  Dodge Ram Forum Dodge Dakota Forum Dodge Durango Forum Dodge Dart Forum
FORD Ford Raptor Forum Ford F150 Forum Ford F100 Forum  
JEEP Jeep Forum      
PONTIAC Pontiac G8 Forum      
SRT SRT Viper Forum SRT Cuda Forum