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Dynomax Help. Flowmaster=loss!

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by Garrettg36, May 16, 2010.

  1. May 16, 2010 at 3:04 PM
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    Garrettg36

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    Hey about a month or two ago I installed a Flowmaster 40 on my truck, got an 04 prerunner V6 and it sounds awesome but I thought I noticed a slight bit of power loss and lost a bit of mpg. so I did some searching on this site and it confirmed what I thought the flowmaster decreased performance! so that was pretty lame. And so I looked up some more on here and found everyone say good things about the Dynomax superturbo for the best performance gains. but I tried looking to buy it online and It seems different everywhere I look. I found this at Autozone, http://www.autozone.com/autozone/ca...goryDisplayName=Performance&_requestid=253790
    is this what everyone is talking about and is it right for my truck?
    for the flowmaster I got some extra pieces of pipe and welded it to my stock pipes and Ill weld this one myself also.
    Thanks!
     
  2. May 16, 2010 at 3:08 PM
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    check out the build thread
    I live in arizona too and I got my muffler from this shop called "Performance muffler"
    www.performancemuffler.net and the cost of my flowmaster muffler + the welding install was only 130 dollars so it was a great deal. You should check it out and see if they carry dynomax
     
  3. May 20, 2010 at 4:18 PM
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    Hmm thanks for the tip but I would prefer to have it shipped than take a 40 minute drive to Pheonix.. Just Google mapped it but thanks. :)
     
  4. May 20, 2010 at 7:32 PM
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    The link you posted is for the Dynomax Thrush. I believe it's their loudest muffler.

    This page has all of the part numbers for the different sizes of the Dynomax Super Turbo. Once you figure out what size you want, you can do type the part number into google shopping and find the best price.
     
  5. May 22, 2010 at 12:33 PM
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    Thanks! will that still give me a gain over my flowmaster? The one from autozone that is.
     
  6. May 24, 2010 at 7:07 PM
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    I'm not sure. Chris4x4 dyno'd several mufflers and the largest loss was the flowmaster, largest gain was the dynomax super turbo.
     
  7. May 25, 2010 at 12:00 PM
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    Yeah thats what Ive been reading on some of the other posts which is whats got me interested in the super turbo :)
     
  8. May 25, 2010 at 12:10 PM
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    would you happen to have a link to the dyno testing?

    my super 44 is getting delivered today....
     
  9. May 25, 2010 at 12:13 PM
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    A full cat back will get your HP back and then some. That is why I refuse to just simply weld on a dumped chokemaster or replace the muffler and keep the stock piping.
     
  11. May 25, 2010 at 12:35 PM
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    Well maybe Chris will post something about the Dyno's he has done with those mufflers.

    Isn't the piping the same size? :confused:
     
  12. May 25, 2010 at 12:36 PM
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    It was on my magnaflow.
     
  13. May 25, 2010 at 12:45 PM
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    Ok thats what I thought. thats why I just put on a new muffler... just the wrong one lol
     
  14. May 25, 2010 at 12:47 PM
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    Not always also most factory exhausts are not madrel bent. I did notice that my Tacoma had decent piping from the factory but I'd still rather just get rid of it all.
     
  15. May 25, 2010 at 12:57 PM
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    Gotcha :cool:
    Personally couldn't afford to do whole catback lol
    and for me it gets the same result ;)
     
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