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Hey guys, with tax return time rapidly approaching, I have a question about the Mufflex bolt on mufflers. I am definitely going to purchase either the 18" or 14".

Basically I was wondering if I can get opinions on how much louder over stock these two different mufflers are at idle. Reason I ask is I leave for work at around 5:30 am and I let my truck run for about 5 to 10 minutes before I leave. I'm trying to go the route that pisses my neighbors off the least, but for the record I don't really like them very much and I want to at least annoy them a little.

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I put on the 24" mufflex and it is quite a bit louder at idle. I think 18" might be wise.
 

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I put on the 24" mufflex and it is quite a bit louder at idle. I think 18" might be wise.
Woah! I think you got it mixed up! 14" is the loudest, the 24" is the quietest. I used to have the 18" and it wasn't that much louder than stock.

Stock
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=amPJdkkagR8&feature=youtube_gdata_player
18" Magnaflow
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=womSA7XodS8&feature=youtube_gdata_player
Longtube Headers and dual 22" Magnapacks
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JiEy4ep3Ps8&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Edit: I didn't see that the original poster wanted to go either 18" or 14". In that case, the 18" would be better.
 

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I have the 24" and the 'volume' is the same as the stock muffler (as measured using an audio SPL meter), but the frequency is lower, so you can hear it farther away.

My neighbors can notice it now for that reason, and complimented me on how good my truck sounds. The elderly couple (80's), claim it's 'soothing'. LOL
I love my neighbors! :)
 

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Thanks for the responses guys! I still don't know which way to go though. I want the 14", but I don't want the neighborhood to hate me. Decisions decisions!
 
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