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Old 02-05-2010, 11:15 PM   #1
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What's the best sounding exhaust for the 3.4L V6?

I have some kind of generic muffler, looks like a flowmaster, on right now but It's not loud enough for me. What's the loudest/best sounding exhaust available for the 1st gen tacoma's 3.4L V6?
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Old 02-05-2010, 11:28 PM   #2
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Spintech single chamber, with 2.5 inch tubing.
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The loudest would probably be to cut the exhaust piping straight from the engine, reroute it into the cab and wear an SCBA while driving everywhere.
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Spintech single chamber, with 2.5 inch tubing.
How much do those cost?
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I used to run two flowmasters on mine and it wasn't loud enough for me, so I just cut them off, and IMO it sounds the best it ever has. From cat back I have 3" pipe.
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You don't have any mufflers on?
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How much do those cost?

goes anywhere from 125-200 with muffler depends on what shop you go to.
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Nope, its pretty loud, it may be louder than you're wanting but IMO it sounds really good, I get compliments on it all the time saying it sounds great
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plus you dont have to pay for a muffler you could always give it a try and see if you like it
Where do you have them cut off?
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THRUSH! my buddy has a flowmaster 40, sounds pretty similar, but mine is louder and sounds nicer. It's also very cheap.
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Keep In mind that I'm also in California. So If it's going to be a problem smogging it, I might have to figure something else out...

How much is your thrush?
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Nah, you could just go to a muffler shop and have them do it if you can find one that will. It'll probably cost you ballpark around $30 for them to do it. More if you go with 3 inch pipe. I have a buddy that straight piped his 2.7 L tacoma with stock piping just no muffler and it is one of the best sounding 4 bangers I've heard. And also no muffler wouldn't affect smog.
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Flowmaster also makes a single chamber racing muffler the flowmaster 10. it'll probably be a little quieter than straight pipes, but its pretty open, if I had a muffler on id probably go with something like that for sure!
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i run a thrush turbo model, factory piping, however you can run a larger pipe after the muffler and it will be louder, i love mine, its not loud but a nice deep mellow tone.
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THRUSH! my buddy has a flowmaster 40, sounds pretty similar, but mine is louder and sounds nicer. It's also very cheap.

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I can't remember how much my thrush was, I'll get a video though
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So If I straight pipe it, where would i need to have it cut off?
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don't straight pipe it, it'll be loud as fuck and sound like a honda civic.
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THen what should I do to get a nice, deep throaty sound?
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