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After-market exhaust ground clearance

Discussion in 'Off-Roading & Trails' started by rmarqu2, May 12, 2010.

  1. May 12, 2010 at 11:25 PM
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    rmarqu2

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    For those of you with any type of after market performance exhaust setups, ever experience any problems with ground clearance during wheeling? Noticed any dings in the pipes/rubbing/etc. ya'll know what i mean....
     
  2. May 12, 2010 at 11:32 PM
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    Crom

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    Stock or not, the exhaust system should be tucked up high and away. I've seen a few people chop their tail pipe just after the rear axle.
     
  3. May 12, 2010 at 11:32 PM
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    mreimann

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    i haven't hit my muffler on anything yet. although it does hang down pretty bad, not to mention the stock Y-pipe. that thing isn't even an aftermarket part and it's lower than the transmission cross member.:mad:
     
  4. May 12, 2010 at 11:36 PM
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    x2! Mines chopped by the rear axle...

    before it wasn't and would hit EVERYWHERE off roading
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  5. May 12, 2010 at 11:42 PM
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    ColtsTRD

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    Thats what I did....no pics handy at the moment but I haven't bottomed out on my exhaust once :cool:
     
  6. May 13, 2010 at 12:21 AM
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    LOL! ouch! So chopping the exhaust off midbody..... anyone notice any difference in sound/performance?
     
  7. May 13, 2010 at 12:26 AM
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    No. A tad bit louder but thats all.
     
  8. May 13, 2010 at 12:27 AM
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    i have a 4banger with new 2.5" piping from the cat to a single in single out dual chamber flowmaster the piped just above the rear axle and its funny cause mine is louder than my buddies 6cyl with exact same set up but his has 2.25" or 2" piping. You may gain about 1hp or so because of better air flow with 2.5" piping
     
  9. May 13, 2010 at 12:28 AM
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    also the closer your muffler is to the engine the louder its going to be depending on where you have the piping dumped
     
  10. May 13, 2010 at 12:48 AM
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    Could probably save some money on pipe and tips going that route.
     
  11. May 13, 2010 at 9:02 AM
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    I have a gigbson and haven't noticed any dings in it yet (knock on wood).

    i really want to get a new y-pipe that doesn't hange down so low...
     
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