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1st Gen Exhaust Poll

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by beerye, Dec 13, 2011.

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Which exhaust is the best for Sound and Performance?? 1st Gen 3.4

  1. Flowmaster

    74 vote(s)
    30.6%
  2. Magnaflow

    110 vote(s)
    45.5%
  3. Banks

    3 vote(s)
    1.2%
  4. Walker

    5 vote(s)
    2.1%
  5. Borla

    29 vote(s)
    12.0%
  6. Cherry Bomb

    18 vote(s)
    7.4%
  7. Gibson

    17 vote(s)
    7.0%
  1. Dec 14, 2011 at 12:06 PM
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    pyroskier

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    Magnaflow FTMTW! Love mine! (18", 2.25 center in/out)
     
  2. Dec 14, 2011 at 12:11 PM
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    I have a magnaflow glasspack, sounded good untill I got headers and a high flow cat. But whatever you do dont get it lol pops soo bad
     
  3. Dec 14, 2011 at 12:46 PM
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  4. Dec 14, 2011 at 12:48 PM
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    i will post a fly by vid....it obviously doesnt pop like that when i let off gas driving
     
  5. Dec 14, 2011 at 3:03 PM
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    That actually doesn't sound bad at all with just the straight pipe. Does the 3" cause lack of backpressure at all? I have heard that "too big" will cause you to actually lose power. :confused:
     
  6. Dec 14, 2011 at 6:25 PM
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    sir1123

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    When i took my muffler off i noticed a minor power drop just when towing my boat. no mpg change. then i added the 3" pipe from the cab back and have noticed no diff. no problems with it shutting off or acting wierd and my boat still feels the same behind me. i will post a cab and flyby vid tm so you get the full spectrum. it is an unusual set up but i did it my self and am happy with it.
     
  7. Dec 14, 2011 at 6:27 PM
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    the 3" did give it a nice low idle and cruise sound. if you keep you acceleration right at 2000rpm it sounds bad ass imo
     
  8. Dec 14, 2011 at 6:33 PM
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    and what i dont get is how do you not lose power with a magnaflow which is a straight through design? either way it makes no diff. to me it isnt like you lose 15 hp so to hell with it all haha....magnaflow does sound good though!!
     
  9. Dec 14, 2011 at 8:09 PM
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    OK SO HERE IT IS. IF YOUR PUTTING IT ON YOURSELF BE READY TO HAVE A HARD TIME PASSING DEQ. ITS A PAIN YOU WILL MAKE MISTAKES. MY FLOWMASTER HAS 1 IN 1 OUT WITH DOWN PIPES. I LOVE IT BUT NEED TO TAKE THE CAT OFF. ITS NOT REALLY LOUD.

    IF I WHERE TO DO ANOTHER I WOULD GLASS PACK IT BUT TO ME!... ITS KINDA RICER BUT THATS ME
     
  10. Dec 14, 2011 at 8:26 PM
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    The exhaust gases must travel through he perforated core, and into the packing in the muffler body, creating backpressure.
     
  11. Dec 14, 2011 at 8:35 PM
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    ahhhhhhhhaaaaaaaaaaaaaa i didnt realize that part..
     
  12. Dec 15, 2011 at 9:00 AM
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  13. Dec 15, 2011 at 2:15 PM
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    uugh, stock, its like a trashcan with a tail pipe
     
  14. Dec 15, 2011 at 2:53 PM
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    Ya, really not a fan of the stock exhaust. Doesn't have a nice "tone" and im sure the factory system restricts airflow and steals HP from the true potential.
     
  15. Dec 15, 2011 at 2:56 PM
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    absolutely it does, like I said earlier the stock 1st gen. exhaust is as big (if not bigger)as the stock muffler on my full size Dodge truck, prolly waaaaay too much back pressure
     
  16. Dec 16, 2011 at 9:11 AM
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    I think im going to stick with the factory piping, but just cut and weld in the magnaflow. It seems to be the crowd favorite and I like the sound for sure!
     
  17. Dec 16, 2011 at 10:47 AM
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    thats your best option really, unless your stock pipe is rusty and needs replaced. Any bigger size piping and you will lose power.
     
  18. Dec 16, 2011 at 2:38 PM
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    x2. JBA Heders and Exhaust for me.
     
  19. Dec 16, 2011 at 5:27 PM
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  20. Jan 6, 2012 at 1:04 AM
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    Im running the 14'' magnaflow. 2.5'' IN/OUT that is center in, offset out. Sounds BAD ASS. I have the stock 2.25'' pipe running to it, then 2.5'' all the way out to a 3'' tip. :cool: LOVE IT
     
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