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!!!!4 Cylinder Help with exhaust!!!!

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by OFFROADCARWASH, Feb 2, 2009.

  1. Feb 2, 2009 at 5:32 PM
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    OFFROADCARWASH

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    :eek:I have a 2000 4 Cylinder with a Thrush glass pack that has been worn out to be pretty loud actually, also I have a 4inch tip.

    My ?? is if I cut out my cadalitic converter ( however you spell it) and run straight pipe from my headers to the glass pack will it sound louder and if so will it be loud enough that I should do it?

    I have :cool:NO emission laws:cool: in the honky:rolleyes:Mississippi so its cool to do. If you know any other way to make it louder please input!
     
  2. Feb 2, 2009 at 5:35 PM
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    beastlytaco

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    well hell yeah if you run straight pipes its gonna be loud as crap. better yet get some Doug thorley headers and crank that puppy. And yeah being that you have No emission laws. Go for it.
     
  3. Feb 2, 2009 at 5:42 PM
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    OFFROADCARWASH

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    How would I replaced the headers with Doug thorley headers? How much :evil:we talking?
    Oh and Carpe Deim!!!HELL YEA
     
  4. Feb 2, 2009 at 5:50 PM
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    Allrighty im gonna skool ya. Doug thorley headers can be bought online fromwww.urdusa.com

    If i were you, i would take them down to an exhaust shop down there in missippi and get them put on. some models require welding and others dont.
     
  5. Feb 2, 2009 at 5:54 PM
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    they range in price from 210$- 300$
     
  6. Feb 2, 2009 at 5:54 PM
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    Sweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet
     
  7. Feb 2, 2009 at 6:00 PM
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    yup and they really do add extra horsepower. the ones that are manufactured for the 05+ engine crank out about 12 extra horses. and 12 extra torque. so IMO its worth it.
     
  8. Feb 3, 2009 at 8:50 PM
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    just run straight pipe from the doug thorleys with no exhaust system. that bitch will purrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!
     
  9. Feb 4, 2009 at 5:25 AM
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    Regardless if your state has emission inspections or not, it is against the law to remove emission equipment (catalytic converters) from your vehicle. If ever caught, you will be paying STEEP fines. Just sayin.........................
     
  10. Feb 4, 2009 at 9:40 AM
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    well, guys on here do it all the time. just use your own discression
     
  11. Feb 4, 2009 at 3:30 PM
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    This is a Federal Law..

    if you get yealry inspection they might ask where it went...

    So us all a favor keep it on. if you run straight pipe you will loose back presure and if you remove the cat you ECU will through a code...

    this will make the car run worse...
     
  12. Feb 4, 2009 at 3:33 PM
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    To add, more importantly, your looseing scavenging, and more than likely looseing power.
     
  13. Feb 4, 2009 at 4:49 PM
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    SHUT UP ABOUT " Dude its federal if you get caught dude you will pay step fines ...Yea its illegal dont do it just saying... Your not staying to the thread topic I live in MISSISSIPPI, When you get an inspectiong sticker you honk your horn and turn your lights on. Thats it. They do not care what so ever about your stupid cat converter. ENOUGH
     
  14. Feb 4, 2009 at 5:18 PM
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    well, the guy was just sayin. i mean ya know.... dont kill em for it bro. you do what ever you want. its your truck.
     
  15. Feb 4, 2009 at 5:47 PM
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  16. Feb 4, 2009 at 5:51 PM
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    its gonna sound like shit. headers back on a 4cyl... come on now. Take your cat out, you're gonna throw a code and you're gonna loose bottom end power. The headers wont gain enought HP to make up for the loss. You NEED backpressure, unless you're going boosted.....
     
  17. Feb 4, 2009 at 6:56 PM
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    listen to jake, this guy knows his stuff.
     
  18. Feb 4, 2009 at 7:11 PM
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    You might want to see if removing it would screw up your computer since its connected to it and adjusts the airflow accordingly.
     
  19. Feb 4, 2009 at 7:34 PM
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    Thanx for the props ian!
     
  20. Feb 7, 2009 at 8:41 AM
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    Hmmm,
    In Mississippi there are no emissions inspections, too bad.
     
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