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 > Exhaust


Notices

Exhaust 5.7 HEMI Exhaust Discussion


Latest Vendor News
AutoAnything
Addictive Desert Designs!
Bayou Goat Mounts

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 12-07-2010, 11:15 AM
thardy3's Avatar
thardy3 thardy3 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Junior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Lawrenceville, GA
Posts: 35
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2004 Ram 1500 2wd
Trim Level: SLT
Color: Black
Engine: 2003-2008 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 345hp 375lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:10
thardy3 is on a distinguished road
Default Dynomax VT

Has anyone had any experience or heard anything about the Dynomax VT muffler?

I currently have a Flowmaster 44 (S-in/D-out) on my 04 Hemi and it drove me crazy on a recent trip from Atlanta to Mississippi. Riding at 75mph for 700+ miles my head started to hurt because of the drone in the cab. I'd really like to get something that eliminates the drone during cruising but still has the ability to be loud and aggressive thus why the Dynomax VT sounds like a great idea. My other option would be going with something for daily driving with a cut-out and I have no idea what I would use for that.

Any opinions?
__________________
2004 Ram 1500, 2wd, Hemi, DJM Lowering Shackles, 18" XD Monsters, 285/65/18 Nitto Terra Grapplers
Reply With Quote
Sponsored links
  #2  
Old 12-08-2010, 12:17 PM
Daytona1445's Avatar
Daytona1445 Daytona1445 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: SF Bay Area, CA
Posts: 206
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2005 Dodge Ram
Trim Level: Daytona
Color: GoMango
Engine: 2003-2008 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 345hp 375lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:12
Daytona1445 is on a distinguished road
Default

I haven't used them but I read an artical in a mustang magazine where they did a pair of them on an 05-09 GT. They said that at cruise on the freeway they had to keep looking at the gauges to make sure the thing was still running. I am sure they were overstating things but from what I understand they are nice at cruise.

I do know that some of the first ones out had issues with the valve in them rattling a little but I think that has been fixed.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 12-08-2010, 12:38 PM
RamTex's Avatar
RamTex RamTex is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Bellevue, Ne
Age: 28
Posts: 1,449
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2009 Dodge Ram 6.6L Hemi!
Trim Level: Crew Cab Sport 4x4
Color: Stone White
Rep Power: 5
Rep:366
RamTex is just really niceRamTex is just really niceRamTex is just really niceRamTex is just really nice
Default

I use a raceland e-cutout its awesome other than it leaks just a bit at WOT but that is unavoidable. I have a 24in magnaflow to keep my very loud exhaust at bay when the cutout is closed. The muffler and the cutout run at about 250$ + what ever installation would cost you. I would est install at around 130$ to 150$ depending on the mufflershop.
__________________

"New Project" 1969 Road Runner
BV Heads,K1 Crank and Rods,Corrillo Pistons,ARP Head, Main, Side Studs and Rod Bolts,Spartan Eagle Cam,6.1 Manifold,Fastman 85mm,LMI Hammer, ARH's,3000TC,Hemifever Tuning
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 12-26-2010, 09:01 PM
916Timmy's Avatar
916Timmy 916Timmy is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!

 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Oklahoma City
Age: 29
Posts: 5,700
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2010 Ram 1500 Quad Cab
Trim Level: SLT Big Horn
Color: Bright Silver Metallic
Engine: 2009-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 8
Rep:1443
916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of
Default

I looked at the VT as well, would take some work to put in. The stock muffler is dual outs, and the VT has single in out and they are offset. If it was centered it would be pretty easy. Great if you have the stock single exit.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 12-26-2010, 09:33 PM
MoparMadness08's Avatar
MoparMadness08 MoparMadness08 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: North Carolina
Age: 34
Posts: 799
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Ram
Trim Level: Big Horn
Color: Cool Vanilla
Engine: 2003-2008 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 345hp 375lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:63
MoparMadness08 will become famous soon enough
Default

so will the vt work on an 08 single factory exhaust. im not sure if the stock muffler is offset. im gonna buy one if it will work.
__________________
DSP 91 Oct Tune, BFI Intake, 14" Magnaflow, 180 Stat, Lund Genesis Tonneau cover, Recon LED light bar, Rocky Mtn ATS 305/55/20,
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 12-26-2010, 09:34 PM
MoparMadness08's Avatar
MoparMadness08 MoparMadness08 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: North Carolina
Age: 34
Posts: 799
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Ram
Trim Level: Big Horn
Color: Cool Vanilla
Engine: 2003-2008 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 345hp 375lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:63
MoparMadness08 will become famous soon enough
Default

Jegs even throws in 2 stainless band clamps free with the order.
__________________
DSP 91 Oct Tune, BFI Intake, 14" Magnaflow, 180 Stat, Lund Genesis Tonneau cover, Recon LED light bar, Rocky Mtn ATS 305/55/20,
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 12-26-2010, 09:36 PM
916Timmy's Avatar
916Timmy 916Timmy is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!

 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Oklahoma City
Age: 29
Posts: 5,700
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2010 Ram 1500 Quad Cab
Trim Level: SLT Big Horn
Color: Bright Silver Metallic
Engine: 2009-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 8
Rep:1443
916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by MoparMadness08 View Post
so will the vt work on an 08 single factory exhaust. im not sure if the stock muffler is offset. im gonna buy one if it will work.
It will have to be exhaust shop work. The single would be a lot easier. All the VT mufflers are single in/out. They have offset in and either center out or opposite side out
http://www.dynomax.com/mufflers.php?muffler=vt
Attached Images
File Type: jpg VT muffler.jpg (18.2 KB, 3 views)
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 12-26-2010, 09:45 PM
MoparMadness08's Avatar
MoparMadness08 MoparMadness08 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: North Carolina
Age: 34
Posts: 799
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Ram
Trim Level: Big Horn
Color: Cool Vanilla
Engine: 2003-2008 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 345hp 375lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:63
MoparMadness08 will become famous soon enough
Default

So the pic that you have would work on my 2008. if the factory exhaust is offset also then the exhaust shop would just have to make an extension pipe to hook it up. kinda like mufflex does with the magnaflow.
__________________
DSP 91 Oct Tune, BFI Intake, 14" Magnaflow, 180 Stat, Lund Genesis Tonneau cover, Recon LED light bar, Rocky Mtn ATS 305/55/20,
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 12-26-2010, 09:47 PM
MoparMadness08's Avatar
MoparMadness08 MoparMadness08 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: North Carolina
Age: 34
Posts: 799
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Ram
Trim Level: Big Horn
Color: Cool Vanilla
Engine: 2003-2008 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 345hp 375lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:63
MoparMadness08 will become famous soon enough
Default

Dynomax claims this muffler to be drone free. that would be awesome. I think this will work. I just dont want to go outside and climb under the truck right now. its full of snow. lol
__________________
DSP 91 Oct Tune, BFI Intake, 14" Magnaflow, 180 Stat, Lund Genesis Tonneau cover, Recon LED light bar, Rocky Mtn ATS 305/55/20,
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 12-26-2010, 09:52 PM
Toms Blue Ram 1500's Avatar
Toms Blue Ram 1500 Toms Blue Ram 1500 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Dundalk , Md .
Age: 50
Posts: 21,491
Gender: Male
Vehicle: '01 Ram 1500
Trim Level: Sport with Off-Road
Color: Intense Blue
Engine: 1998-2001 360ci (5.9L) Magnum V8 245hp(standard), 250hp(Sport package)
Rep Power: 19
Rep:1588
Toms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant future
Default

Moving parts , I can see this thing failing .
__________________
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 04:23 PM.


= 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