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exhaust and horsepower

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by fireturk41, Jan 19, 2010.

  1. Jan 19, 2010 at 7:47 PM
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    fireturk41

    fireturk41 [OP] I like to break shit!

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    right now im running a super 44 muffler, but im fixing to sell it to my jeeper friend and buy a flowmaster 40

    my question is would getting dual outlet reduse my hp rather than a single outlet? would it make a differance in sound? i have my exhaust dumped right after the rear axle

    also are there any other decently loud mufflers that wont cause a HP drop?
     
  2. Jan 19, 2010 at 7:50 PM
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    Going with a Flowmaster will drop your HP either way...Number of exhaust outlets won't matter. Flowmaster is not made to be power/performance making....It makes sound.
     
  3. Jan 19, 2010 at 7:51 PM
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    fireturk41

    fireturk41 [OP] I like to break shit!

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    any other brands that sound good but dont drop hp?
     
  4. Jan 19, 2010 at 7:54 PM
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    Sounds thing is subjective....Magnaflow and Dynomax mufflers have shown to hold constant or improve power a bit and I think they sounds just fine.
    You aren't going to get 6L V8 sound outta your engine- Just doesn't work like that. So you gotta take what you can get.
     
  5. Jan 19, 2010 at 8:12 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    X2. And stick with a single out pipe. By splitting the flow into 2 pipes, you are screwing up the scavenging of the engine, and this causes a power loss.
     
  6. Jan 19, 2010 at 8:19 PM
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    fireturk41

    fireturk41 [OP] I like to break shit!

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    looking at flea bay i see some that are 3 baffle and some that are essentially a tube with baffling, what would be the best?


    and would 3 baffle be quiet like stock or troaty?
     
  7. Jan 19, 2010 at 8:20 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Im not sure how they compare to stock as for sound. I know the 40 series is pretty loud.
     
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