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Does anyone know of any header back true dual exhaust systems out there? I want to replace my oem headers and put a true dual exhaust system on my '06 ram 1500. I was wondering if there were any header/exhaust combos out there that were bolt on replacements. I thought it would be a cool project if I could do it myself without having to cut or bend pipe.

I've seen a lot of cat-back systems but that seems kind of pointless to replace the headers and then have the exhaust funnel into a single cat before it splits again. I'm actually lucky enough to still live in a county that doesn't require emissions testing so I really don't even need a cat... sorry Al Gore.
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you'll probably end up having to:

1. Install the headers.
2. Fab up a down pipe from the headers to the cats.
3. Install high flow cats or put in bungs for simulators if no cats will be harmed in this process.
4. Get a crossover or X pipe.
5. From there you should be able to do the rest of the dual system with a kit from several manufacturers.

it's gonna be a mix of matching some individual parts to get you back to the crossover pipe. Not too hard for any good exhaust shop.

Good luck with your project!
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welcome, also note, I would not go true duals (unless you just really want to) unless you plan on building up the rest of the motor (cam, heads....)..these hemi's need the scavenging pressure an true duals won't do it and low end loss is obvious...
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That ^^^^ is correct but you can also neck down to a smaller pipe into the muffler and out the tailpipes to restore torque and efficient gas scavenging.
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yes you can..so many options out there..on one of my first catbacks, I had a 3" single in/2.5" dual out setup..I feared the 2.5 was too big an had my muffler guy do the rear piping in 2.25"
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welcome, also note, I would not go true duals (unless you just really want to) unless you plan on building up the rest of the motor (cam, heads....)..these hemi's need the scavenging pressure an true duals won't do it and low end loss is obvious...
That's interesting... I did not know this. The only real performace mod that I have right now is a K&N Cold Air Intake and I don't really want to sink a fortune into the engine. Thanks.
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Check this out. its not a true duel system but it will be 10 times better than the factory exhaust.
http://estore.websitepros.com/802805...005/Detail.bok
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Check this out. its not a true duel system but it will be 10 times better than the factory exhaust.
http://estore.websitepros.com/802805...005/Detail.bok

Thanks for the link! That's real close to the kind of system that I've been looking for.
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Do those headers work with the new mds system?, because i bought a volant cat back exhaust and it was to long due to the change. And if they do does anyone know where you can get them cheaper- I have to many other toys that take my money!
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