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Discussion in '4 Cylinder' started by vtragweed, May 11, 2009.

  1. May 11, 2009 at 5:42 PM
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    vtragweed

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    ive had my magnaflow muffler on for about 2-3 weeks now and everytime i haul my 1500lb lawn mower it feels like it lost power over the stock. i will still keep my DT headers on with my stock exhaust and see how this works
     
  2. May 11, 2009 at 5:44 PM
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    DanGer

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    you saw my other post about chris dynoing horse power losses on the 6 cyls. I also almost bought an exhaust off of a member that was a 3" (Not knowing it would only fit 6 cyls regardless) and he HATED it.
     
  3. May 11, 2009 at 5:47 PM
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    what post is that?
    i should check that out
     
  4. May 11, 2009 at 5:48 PM
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    Which post are you referring to, chrises, or the other member
     
  5. May 11, 2009 at 5:48 PM
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    are you running stock now?
     
  6. May 11, 2009 at 5:50 PM
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    cause it loses power on the 6 cyl shouldnt be the same on the 4 cyl i woudnt think
     
  7. May 11, 2009 at 5:56 PM
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    yes I am running stock but will change out headers when i get time and tools haha. I don't really see much gain (certainly not enough to justify the cost) replacing the whole system. The stock exhaust is pretty efficient, and you would see the most gains (if any) just welding a higher flowing muffler in place of the stock muffler.
     
  8. May 11, 2009 at 6:04 PM
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    i measured mine stock and with the magnaflow didnt really see much difference, chris4x4 said the stocker is pretty good dont worry about it so i just kept the headers and put it back to stock
     
  9. May 11, 2009 at 6:13 PM
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    Ya, I might try out a Dynomax turbo quiet for shits and giggles, but I am not expecting much out of it
     
  10. May 12, 2009 at 10:24 AM
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    Welcome to the (back to stock muffler) CLUB.:amen:
     
  11. May 12, 2009 at 10:27 AM
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    I think I will give Aero Exhaust a try. The muffler I am looking at is this one.
     
  12. May 12, 2009 at 10:57 AM
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    Glad I read all these threads. I was planning on doing exhaust as my next mod, but think I'll be sticking with stock.
     
  13. May 12, 2009 at 4:00 PM
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    Yeah, the only one I would be confident enough with to get some gains would be the dynomax
     
  14. May 13, 2009 at 4:19 AM
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    I used the 4040 on my cummins turbo diesel, and it made my truck sound like a civic with a fart can exhaust. If you do get it make sure to make a post w/ vid clip.
     
  15. May 13, 2009 at 10:39 AM
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    Will do, I just don't know when I will get it.
     
  16. Aug 8, 2009 at 6:24 PM
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    Did you ever remove the headers? How did this pan out?
     
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