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catback exhaust systems

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by 95.5taco, Jun 5, 2009.

  1. Jun 5, 2009 at 3:09 PM

    95.5taco [OP] Well-Known Member

    Jun 6, 2007
    Central Canada
    1995.5 sr5 extcab
    air raid cold air intake, throttle body spacer, rear 2.5" add-a-leafs, downey headers, dynomax ultroflo muffler,new carbon fiber tail lights, warn transformer grille guard, Alpine mp3 player,Kicker competition speakers. Rancho 5000 shocks
    Hi I haven't been on here for awhile...anyways I have not bought my 2nd generation taco yet, still driving the other one but here is my question. What is the best bang for your buck, best hp and mpg increasing system out there. I have looked at Banks, MBRP, borla, TRD, JBA, Magnaflow, Gibson, etc but there is no real comparison site. The other thing is, they all claim some kind of number like hp increase at 5900 rpm or increased flow by 250% but I would like to know real numbers. If anyone has any input, it would surely be awesome and don't be afraid to be biast as I want the best system that I can get.
  2. Jun 5, 2009 at 7:49 PM

    judd94 Well-Known Member

    Nov 11, 2008
    Ponchatoula, LA
    10 DC TRD O/R PreRunner SexyAss Barcelona Red
    TRD Drop-In, TRD Exhaust, OEM Roof Rack, N-Fabs, WeatherTech Liners, LED Interior Lights, Devil Horns Emblem, 2011 Painted Grill, Debadged with Sockmonkey TRD Badging only, Katzkins Leather Int; Next: 5100s/Eibachs
    there are different styles depending on what you want.
    the best for performance gains being single exit 2.5" like the TRD, Magnaflow, etc. the Banks is a 3" pipe and loses a tad of low end power/ torque, nothing noticeable.
    the Flowmaster duals are badass lookin but loose a tad of low end power also.
    any power lose shouldn't be noticeable, especially if its countered with the gains of a good CAI

    I just put a TRD on my truck because it gets the best power gains for this engine and its a 1 piece unlike the Magnaflow.
  3. Jun 6, 2009 at 3:46 AM

    Janster Old & Forgetful

    Mar 25, 2007
    First Name:
    Lancaster, PA
    2007 4.0L 4x4 TRD Sport Access Cab A
    Husky floor mats, RuffTuff seat covers, C2C hood struts, Homelink mirror, USA Spec PA15-Toy (120gig Classic & 8gig nano, iPhone6), Garmin Nuvi 660, Protecta Bed mat, Pop-n-lock, New Frame & Leaf springs, Scangauge II, Heated drivers seat, Fumoto drain valve, Hood scoop graphics, Husky rear floor liner (ontop of folded down seats). Console Vault.
    Use the search button at the top blue bar.

    Lots of threads about this already.
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