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can you get that v8 rumble with a trd exhaust

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by silverbullet05, Jul 13, 2008.

  1. Jul 13, 2008 at 10:28 AM
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    silverbullet05

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    i want to put on a trd exhaust and cia. is there a way to make it sound like a beefy v8 rather than a supped up honda civic? thanks
     
  2. Jul 13, 2008 at 11:04 AM
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    Closest you'll get is Flowmaster 40.

    This is a V6 engine, don't expect a V8 sound.
     
  3. Jul 13, 2008 at 11:13 AM
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    thanks. Does the muffler dictate the sound? will the exhaust and CIA alter the sound of the flowmaster 40?
     
  4. Jul 14, 2008 at 9:51 AM
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    The baffle set up in the muffler will ditate sound. Flowmasters tend to be more tuned for sound then performance from what I've seen.
    The intake might make it a bit throatier, but it'll depend.
     
  5. Jul 14, 2008 at 10:07 AM
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    thanks for your help. I am thinking about just having a exhaust kit installed rather than just a muffler now. I wanted to go with the trd but I think the sound I want is more of a flowmaster 40. would I be better off just having midas weld on a fm40 muffler or getting that american thunder kit installed?
    Does exhaust work put your warranty at risk? then when I get my next service I am going to have a trd cai installed. Thanks for the help I appreciate the help at this. I am a noobdelux:) but I am having fun
     
  6. Jul 14, 2008 at 10:12 AM
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    here is a clip of my flowmaster 40, with an airaid intake that i had on my 06 prerunner with the 4.0v6.........

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    real throaty sound....deep and rumbly, and it doesnt sound ricey at all. plus.....its alot cheaper than a catback.
     
  7. Jul 14, 2008 at 11:01 AM
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    nice sound. thanks I am going to head out and get one of these welded on. cant wait to hear the difference.
     
  8. Jul 14, 2008 at 11:04 AM
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    you will like it alot, but remember, a muffler aint gonna give ya much in the performance department...........mainly just for sound!! if it was a straight thru design, you would probably pick up some ponies, but the flowmaster is baffled, so it gives a deep rumbley tone.
     
  9. Jul 14, 2008 at 4:01 PM
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    ^^^ your right, I love the sound. That was a snap. got the 40 with a 3 inch pipe out.

    tacomaman thanks for the advice and sound bites.
     
  10. Jul 14, 2008 at 4:15 PM
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    no prob man.......glad i could help:D!!
     
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