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Discussion in '3rd Gen. Tacomas (2016+)' started by TRDSPORT1, Feb 20, 2020.

  1. Feb 20, 2020 at 3:41 PM
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    TRDSPORT1

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    hello all,
    Looking for some opinions on exhaust mods. I have a 2019 Taco and I'm looking to give it the best deep, throaty sound possible. I've listened to some videos on line but it's very difficult to tell which ones are a deeper, richer sounding exhaust tone so I'm looking for some help and asking what folks here have done and like the best. I'm thinking that duals will look the best so I'm leaning that way but definitely wouldn't mind staying with single exhaust if I could get a good sound and save some $$$! Hoping to gain a little HP too!
    Thanks
     
  2. Feb 20, 2020 at 3:45 PM
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    BigDinTexas

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    You may have some success looking in the regional group near you where you can meet up with some folks and listen to their exhaust. Have you checked in there?
     
  3. Feb 20, 2020 at 3:49 PM
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    Ronzio

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  4. Feb 20, 2020 at 3:52 PM
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    su.brat

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    make a choice. sounds good, looks good, or performs good. if you could nail all three you'll be the first.

    if anyone around here is saying they did it, they didn't actually know they didn't do it, their performance is missing whether they see that or don't.

    my suggestion for you is to go for the deep throaty sound. which of course doesn't happen with a v6 but you can play along with a TRD catback. good sound, no real performance. but the sound is decent.
     
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  5. Feb 20, 2020 at 3:56 PM
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    Voltron4x4

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    This and that...
    Research Jones Turbine Resonated. Great sound. Mellow on the highway definitely deeper around town.
     
  6. Feb 20, 2020 at 4:26 PM
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    Kevin Jones

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    I like the TRD Cat-back. Nice deep tone, without being too loud. No drone and looks good.

    IMG_0900.jpg
     
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  7. Feb 20, 2020 at 5:49 PM
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    hossler1788

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    jba cheap, stainless, no drone
     
  8. Feb 20, 2020 at 6:44 PM
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    michaeln

    michaeln Old and In The Way

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    I like the stocker.
     
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  9. Feb 20, 2020 at 7:20 PM
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    Chew

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    Best bet
     
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  10. Feb 22, 2020 at 7:30 AM
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    TRDSPORT1

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    Thanks for the opinions. Just got into this truck a few months ago. Traded a gmc with a 5.3 and a flowmaster 40 series single exhaust. Loved the sound of that truck. I realize I can’t get that with the 3.5 but it definitely needs some better sound than stock. Trying to stay away from the “heard of bumble bee” noise that I hear from some.
    Looking for deeper tones and I actually like it a little on the louder side.
     
  11. Feb 22, 2020 at 7:36 AM
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    WrecklessAbandon

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    I doubt this 3.5 will sound good with any aftermarket exhaust. Nissan, Chevy, etc have some decent sounding v6 exhaust notes but they certainly don't have a truck sound. You mentioned you came from a V8 with exhaust so no matter what you do you will be disappointed.

    My vote - leave it stock and turn up your radio
     
  12. Feb 22, 2020 at 8:03 AM
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    eurowner

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    I agree. It sounds the best with the best paint, SSM, and sounds even better with the DCLB!:thumbsup:
     
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  13. Feb 22, 2020 at 9:36 AM
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    I have a MBRP cat back. When I first installed it the thing was loud. Especially coming from stock. But after a couple weeks I've definitely gotten used to it and it seems like it has broken in so it's not nearly as loud. Great sound. Happy I went with it
     
  14. Feb 22, 2020 at 9:43 AM
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    TRD . I love mine. Has the low end growl not obnoxiously loud but more importantly no drone on the freeway. Drone may give you a headache .
     
  15. Feb 22, 2020 at 9:46 AM
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    My 19 came from the dealer with a trd car back with the black tip. Sounds better then stock but it’s not anoying.. would I have paid the 700$ or whatever to get it after the fact? no. I realize I paid something for it cause it was on the truck..
     
  16. Feb 22, 2020 at 9:49 AM
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  18. Feb 22, 2020 at 11:49 AM
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    Gibson. Sounds really good. Like a small V8 sound. I’m in western mass if anyone wants to check it out
     
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    I love my Gibson too
     
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