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Best mufflers for a 4 banger?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by 2002TacoMan, Dec 9, 2014.

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What is the best Muffler option for me?

Poll closed Jan 8, 2015.
  1. Borla Exhaust on my Tacoma

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  2. Go for the Glasspack

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  3. Other: Specify

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  1. Dec 9, 2014 at 6:17 PM
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    2002TacoMan

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    Ok so Christmas is coming up and I am torn on what type of muffler I want for my 2002 2.7L 4cylinder Tacoma. I've looked up some but the only muffler I see that sounds to my liking are a thrush glasspack. I would like the loud sound but a clean sound. no raspy metal sound like if you were to cut the exhaust straight off. Also, i saw a guy put a borla muffler on his 4cyl Mercury cougar and I was wondering if I could hook one up to my Taco. Its got a beautiful sound. Here are the links:

    Borla Exhaust 4cyl: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uPn4UkshJbM :confused:

    Thrush Glasspack 4cyl: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lrrIpbHbWe0 (INSANE):D
     
  2. Dec 9, 2014 at 6:44 PM
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    Best muffler for a 4 banger?

    The stock one...lol

    IMO, the only good four cylinder cars that sound good are the obvious ones... STi, EVO, etc. (no Honda's). I personally don't think 4cyl Tacoma's sound good with exhausts, only because they sound like riced out Honda's.
     
  3. Dec 9, 2014 at 6:51 PM
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    No need to draw attention to your 2.7L. Keep it quiet. :p
     
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  6. Dec 9, 2014 at 7:39 PM
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    I don't mind it being loud, yea some sound like ricers but that one glass pack sounds amazing on that taco. I live out in the country so I don't go anywhere to get into trouble for sound. I have been doing more research and I may go either magma flow. It gives a lot of power and has that nice deep tone that isn't clunk.
     
  9. Dec 9, 2014 at 9:02 PM
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    I wonder how the 2.7 sounds with stock muffler & no catalytic converter??
     
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    It does IMO, my cat was clogged. So me and my dad cut it off. The sound is deeper, and its a little louder.
     
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    Hell no lol, that's just a good video showing how it works
     
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    I didnt think so, well its cool and all but Im not looking to invest in too much money lol
     
  16. Dec 11, 2014 at 3:17 PM
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    but it wont pass inspection like that though will it? and cant you just gut it out instead of cutting it off?
     
  17. Dec 11, 2014 at 3:59 PM
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    Not an investment.
     
  18. Dec 11, 2014 at 6:48 PM
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  19. Dec 11, 2014 at 8:41 PM
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    Sounds badass, but does he have the muffler only? Or a whole exhaust system. Or does it matter?
     

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