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Cut off after the muffler

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by Tacorider, May 11, 2009.

  1. May 11, 2009 at 12:28 PM
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    Tacorider

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    Has anyone cut off their pipes a few inches after the muffler?

    id like to do it but first i need to know if anyone has done it and does it sound good? does it even sound any different?


    thanks:D
     
  2. May 11, 2009 at 12:32 PM
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    Fluffymonkey

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    I've seen it done a few times, though i couldnt tell u anything about it. Some guys will chime in shortly :)
     
  3. May 11, 2009 at 12:35 PM
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    straycat241

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    i cut mine off after it comes up and over the axel by the spare tire underneath when i was on a trail it got hung up bad when i was reversing and wrapped around the axel there is a lil but of a sound diffrence,sounds more raspy but less big but really i like the way it was before i cutt it off due to clearance issues
     
  4. May 11, 2009 at 12:41 PM
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    tacoskim

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    i had mine cut down where the muffler is on my 98'... lost LOTS of back pressure. only did it cuz i was young and had a 4 banger but didnt want it to sound like a 4 banger :confused:
     
  5. May 11, 2009 at 5:21 PM
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    I don't know if cutting it off after the muffler will make much change. I think someone mentioned along the line that they overheated/damaged the diff oil in a lesser vehicle.

    Just something to think about...
     
  6. May 11, 2009 at 5:38 PM
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    higherlux

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    i cut mine on my 98 3rz and noticed little diffrence if any
     
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