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deck plate mod question

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by dustinclm, Jul 1, 2010.

  1. dustinclm

    dustinclm [OP] Well-Known Member

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    i have a 2.7l and was thinking of doing the deck plate modification...when researching it some people say it make their truck exhaust louder. Is this true? i dont really want my truck any louder, i have a flowmaster muffler already and i am happy with it, now i would mind if it made it sound a little deeper...
     
  2. 98tacoma27

    98tacoma27 :POOPCORN: Thor

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    Misconception. It will give the intake a bit of a louder sound on the intake, kind of like a deep whoosh sound.
     
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    98tacoma27 :POOPCORN: Thor

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    The nice thing about the deck plate mod is you can return it to stock just by placing the plate back in if you don't like the sound.
     
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    Cmack has this done to his truck and it does make it a lil louder in the cab...not so much on the outside...
     
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    u still have a enclosed box unlike the opens witch are louder
     
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    I didn't notice too much more noise until I took the silencer out. I like it though, when you mash it at about 3000 RPMS it sounds mean.
     
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    What's the silencer? Do u still notice a sound difference with the silencer in?
     
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    Some mods. Check build.
    A intake silencer is to quite down the intake sound. Thats it. You can tape them off and it will make the intake alot louder (it did on my 3.4l) and you can also do the deckplate with the silencers taped off and it sounds mean! And my butt dyno noticed a good gain! Suppose to be around 5-7 hp gain. :D
     
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    Where are the silencers?
     
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    would it still sound mean with the silencer in
     
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    Blue You're my boy blue

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    i think Chris said somewhere that if you cover the silencers with the deck plate mod you will see a 2-3 hp gain
     
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    cmack Impeach Chris4x4!

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    I thought he said you would lose 2-3 hP if you covered the silencers...could be wrong though. Either way, I left my silencers as is.
     
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    Where are the silencers located?
     
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    dose yours still sound good with them still in
     
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    hmm idk but i left mine in as well
     
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    dose iy sound differnt than the stock box
     
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    with just the deck plate there is a deeper and louder intake sound
     
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    when i was at advanced i priced a K&N filter to go with my deckplate mod and it was $67.99 i was like damn i will be back on pay day lol
     
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    i have decided not to use the screws just the sealant how long do i need to let the sealant set up before i put it back in the truck
     
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    are you using sensor safe sealant? 24 hours just to be safe
     
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