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!
United Radio
Bayou Goat Mounts

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 09-28-2011, 07:20 PM
Luke243 Luke243 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Maryland
Age: 23
Posts: 73
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2004 Dodge Ram 1500
Trim Level: SLT
Color: Silver
Engine: 2003-2008 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 345hp 375lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:10
Luke243 is on a distinguished road
Default moving muffler?

i currently have a super 44 flow master single in single out, with just the muffler at the end, no turn down or anything. My buddy had the same set up he got fed up with the annoying drone (like i am now) and got pipe bent for it to come out the back and 45 like the stock exhaust did, but now it dosent sound as throaty. if i were to move the muffler to behind the axle, almost like were the resonator was, and 45 it and have it come out would that run right? or sound better. In other words..

Take off the super 44 replace it with straight pipeing untill i get past the axle put the 44 back on and get a little more pipe and have it come out where the stock exhaust did.. Yay or nay?
Reply With Quote
Sponsored links
  #2  
Old 09-28-2011, 08:00 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: 9
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

You need more muffler to get rid of the drone...moving it wont change anything.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 09-28-2011, 08:37 PM
Luke243 Luke243 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Maryland
Age: 23
Posts: 73
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2004 Dodge Ram 1500
Trim Level: SLT
Color: Silver
Engine: 2003-2008 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 345hp 375lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:10
Luke243 is on a distinguished road
Default

if i move the muffler back and have it come out the side will it sound better than if i kept where it is and ran pipe all the back to have it come out the side?
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 09-28-2011, 08:53 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: 9
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

It might be a little quieter, but I am not sure. If you do a tip out the side or back, it will direct the sound away from the truck at speed
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 09-28-2011, 09:13 PM
ORT's Avatar
ORT ORT is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: SE PA
Posts: 1,288
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2004 Dodge Ram
Trim Level: Laramie
Color: Black
Engine: 2003-2008 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 345hp 375lb/ft
Rep Power: 4
Rep:184
ORT has a spectacular aura aboutORT has a spectacular aura about
Default

Moving it back will not eliminate the drone, but it might make it less noticeable since the muffler would be under the bed instead of under the cab.
__________________
Sidewinder Cam/Edge Converter/Pacesetter LT's/SCT&SC Stack/Hemifever Tune/BFI #32/20% UD Pulley/Fastman TB/Triple Pillar/1 TonCooler/Sonnax/E-Cutout/Venom Hood/SRT Bumper/Roll Pan/HID's/Aeroforce Wideband/E-Fan/Hellwig/2" Drop/170 Stat/D&S Rotors/Remote Start/Hella 500's/5% Tint/Black Everything
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 09-28-2011, 09:22 PM
FormerGorilla's Avatar
FormerGorilla FormerGorilla is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Joplin, Missouri
Age: 31
Posts: 390
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2010 Dodge Ram 4x4 Crew
Trim Level: SLT
Color: Bright Silver
Engine: 2009-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 5
Rep:147
FormerGorilla will become famous soon enoughFormerGorilla will become famous soon enough
Default

Why not just put a turndown on it? Cheap to try. I've never heard if just having a muffler at the end if the exhaust system (unless we're talking about a riced-out civic or something.)
__________________
MODS LIST! -- 20% Tint, Curt Rec. Hitch, Slimline Toolbox, Huskyliner mats, Huskyliner Mud guards, 18" Gear Wheels, 33" Hankook ATM Tires, Bilstein 5100's at 1.4", Ported Foxbox w/2 10" Polk Subs & JL 500W Amp, Mufflex 24" Exhaust, Tow Hooks, Dominator II Step Bars, GatorHyde Spray-In Bedliner
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 09-28-2011, 09:27 PM
ORT's Avatar
ORT ORT is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: SE PA
Posts: 1,288
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2004 Dodge Ram
Trim Level: Laramie
Color: Black
Engine: 2003-2008 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 345hp 375lb/ft
Rep Power: 4
Rep:184
ORT has a spectacular aura aboutORT has a spectacular aura about
Default

With the spare tire under the truck it would be tough to even fit the muffler behind the axle without it being in the way of lowering the spare.
__________________
Sidewinder Cam/Edge Converter/Pacesetter LT's/SCT&SC Stack/Hemifever Tune/BFI #32/20% UD Pulley/Fastman TB/Triple Pillar/1 TonCooler/Sonnax/E-Cutout/Venom Hood/SRT Bumper/Roll Pan/HID's/Aeroforce Wideband/E-Fan/Hellwig/2" Drop/170 Stat/D&S Rotors/Remote Start/Hella 500's/5% Tint/Black Everything
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 09-28-2011, 09:48 PM
snrusnak's Avatar
snrusnak snrusnak is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Orlando
Age: 27
Posts: 13,385
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2010 Dodge Ram 1500
Trim Level: SLT
Color: White
Engine: 2008-20?? 287ci (4.7L) PowerTech V8 310hp 330lb/ft
Rep Power: 12
Rep:1385
snrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud of
Default

And although placement of the muffler in the system can slightly change sound, you won't get the results you're looking for by moving the muffler. For what you are trying to do(get rid of some drone, but keep some sound) I'd suggest just connecting a pipe from where the muffler is now and directing it towards the side of the truck (sort of like a side exit before the tire). If you don't want to see the tip you can end it a few inches before the body panel and put a 45 deg angle on it towards the ground. This should help with the drone, SOMEWHAT......
__________________
Sean

Breathing in and out is good enough for me.
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 09-28-2011, 09:52 PM
ORT's Avatar
ORT ORT is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: SE PA
Posts: 1,288
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2004 Dodge Ram
Trim Level: Laramie
Color: Black
Engine: 2003-2008 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 345hp 375lb/ft
Rep Power: 4
Rep:184
ORT has a spectacular aura aboutORT has a spectacular aura about
Default

Having run that same muffler on my 04 I don't think there is any complete solution to the drone problem other than getting a different muffler. The super 44 always droned on my truck whether I had the muffler dumper or pipes out the back.
__________________
Sidewinder Cam/Edge Converter/Pacesetter LT's/SCT&SC Stack/Hemifever Tune/BFI #32/20% UD Pulley/Fastman TB/Triple Pillar/1 TonCooler/Sonnax/E-Cutout/Venom Hood/SRT Bumper/Roll Pan/HID's/Aeroforce Wideband/E-Fan/Hellwig/2" Drop/170 Stat/D&S Rotors/Remote Start/Hella 500's/5% Tint/Black Everything
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 09-28-2011, 09:57 PM
snrusnak's Avatar
snrusnak snrusnak is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Orlando
Age: 27
Posts: 13,385
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2010 Dodge Ram 1500
Trim Level: SLT
Color: White
Engine: 2008-20?? 287ci (4.7L) PowerTech V8 310hp 330lb/ft
Rep Power: 12
Rep:1385
snrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud of
Default

sounds like it's time to upgrade to a straight through type
__________________
Sean

Breathing in and out is good enough for me.
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

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
magnaflow muffler shrek Exhaust 8 11-05-2013 03:28 PM
Magnflow muffler just installed micjulmic Exhaust 3 08-17-2011 08:45 PM
Muffler Change = Reprogramming???? silverhemi03 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 6 01-27-2011 09:19 AM
mufflex single exhaust muffler part number H22A1 Exhaust 2 07-19-2010 01:54 AM
Magnaflow and Borla Muffler Fury 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 6 03-24-2010 09:27 PM


Advertisement






All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:00 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