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Old 10-17-2010, 06:23 PM
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Hello, I have a 2008 Dodge Ram HEMI 5.7L Quad Cab and an Aero Turbine exhaust (AT 3030) installed. It sounds great but the only issue I have is that at speeds below 45 mph, I have to either turn off the OD or put in in tow mode or the exhaust sounds like it's under water. I thought that it may have been an issue because I had stock airbox on it, so I changed it and put a K&N cold air intake on it. No change. The tip of the exhaust comes out just ahead of the rear tire. Any suggestions to try so I can drive it normally? Thanks
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welcome to the site.

ive only heard bubbly sounding exhausts on v6s. thats interesting.
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I have the AT 3030 but on a 4.7. I don't get a bubbley sound but at low speeds a sounds a little dieselish to me. I do admit though at about 35 I start to get a little drone that maxes out around 40 and is gone by 45. I don't get it all the time at that speed but when it crops up it's annoying. I wonder if T/H mode would cure it. Right now I find myself speeding at times to get 45 and kill the sound.
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Welcome to the Z! I know that some mufflers have a bad drone and tone when the MDS system is active. The tow/haul deactivates the MDS system so this would be the most likely scenario since hitting it gets rid of the burbling, I personally drive with tow/haul around town all the time just for the better throttle response.
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Hello and welcome to the forum, glad to have you join us! Unfortunately, I'm not of much help with your questions, but with all the the knowledgeable folks here, I'm sure others will chime in on this. Some nice mods, though. Any pics of your truck? We'd love to see it! Lots of great people and info here, so any help you need, just ask and I hope you enjoy the site!

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Welcome to the forum,

I'm with CdnOilRam on this. What your experiencing/hearing is the sound the MDS makes. This is greatly exaggerated with an aftermarket exhaust like what you have. As Kurtis suggested, using tow/haul or OD off, turns off the MDS....so it sounds a whole lot better, and you get a little less throttle lag to boot. Some members have invested in the Diablo Sport Predator tuner, which aside from offering performance tunes, also allows you to turn off the MDS completely. If you're interested in one of these, check out one of our supporting vendors (Speedlogix)

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Which exhaust setup have some of you found to be the best for not having much of this drone the MDS creates? I am considering getting the Magnaflow cat back system...
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