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Factory Spec: 5.7-liter HEMI® V8 engine - 390 horsepower, 407 lb-ft of torque.


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They shouldn't . Not unless they say that your issue with your truck was caused by the headers . Which in my 30 years of working on vehicles as long as their installed correctly you shouldn't have any problems .
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$500 headers for a 2010, are you sure,
sorry, i thought it was a 04, i was mistaken haha.
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sorry, i thought it was a 04, i was mistaken haha.
Ah bummer, I was stoked for a minute, and ready to order
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i paid $250 for my exhaust system (welded an installed),,this included all piping from the cats back..dualed to dual ecutouts to di/si mag (the big 22" one)..the only thing i added out of pocket was the ecutouts. not sure mufflex can beat that price installed...
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$239 for the mufflex, installed it myself (see mufflex install for the video)
The nice thing about using the mufflex is that you leave the stock pipes wich are 409 stainless steel, most muffler shops dont use SS unless you specify and then the price goes up. But my main point is that buying the magnaflow cat back is a waist of money, there is already good exhaust piping in place stock, so to spend money to either replace it with the same material or have a muffler shop do a cat back with cheaper material is a waist of money, you get the same or better results from either using the mufflex or doing like cheffred112 did and pay a shop to do a custom job, just be sure there not ripping out you nice SS piping and building you a systm with cheap material.
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here is a funny faq on their site...doesn't specify vehicle or conditions but just comes out and says 4" exhaust won't lose low end...

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I Heard that a 4" System will hurt my low end performance, Is the true ?
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No, Not only is this a false statement, but Mufflex-Performance tm found an independent study conducted by a J. Motroni in California"

I'm trying to find any flow info on their site...
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I could be wrong..do you have a link to Mufflex mufflers?
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I always heard that any exhaust work outside of cat back would be an issue with the warranty???
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Please dont misunderstand my point, I am not trying to push the mufflex, just speaking from my experiance with the product and I am very happy with it. My point is not to waste money ripping out perfectly good SS pipes and spending the money replacing them with the same thing or potentialy worse material. In my humble opinion, the cat back systms are an expensive mod and a waste of money, you can have the same results with less work and less money, your esentialy removing good pipes and replacing them unnecessarily.
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New list of mods, as of today.

Truck is Brilliant Black in color.

AFE stage 2 intake
Magnaflow High Flow Catalytic converter
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Resonator Delete
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