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Exhaust Piping Help

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by Scosh, Dec 6, 2009.

  1. Dec 6, 2009 at 10:57 AM
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    Scosh

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    Ok so I am about to install an exhaust and have a straight pipe out the back. I was wondering what size piping do I need. Any suggestions?
     
  2. Dec 6, 2009 at 2:10 PM
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    Colton

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    I'm thinking 2.25'' piping; that's the piping on the 2nd gens. but not sure about the 1st. gens.
     
  3. Dec 6, 2009 at 3:04 PM
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    ok thanks
     
  4. Dec 6, 2009 at 3:05 PM
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    beastlytaco

    beastlytaco This is TW. One never knows what is a joke anymore

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    i also believe its 2.25 inch diameter
     
  5. Dec 6, 2009 at 3:08 PM
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    Ok Ill go buy the 2.25 inch tomorrow. What is the worst that will happen is the piping is too big/small?
     
  6. Dec 7, 2009 at 2:35 PM
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    beastlytaco

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    to small...but i dont think it should be
     
  7. Dec 7, 2009 at 2:54 PM
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    wilsonpj

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    Too small would limit the flow of the exhaust, that would be the worse that going too big, error on the big side. 2.25 or 2.5, either should be fine.
     
  8. Dec 7, 2009 at 3:58 PM
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    yeah bc i was looking at the 2 1/4 piping and it looked liked a pretty good size. so after buying the pipes all i have to do is weld them together right?
     
  9. Dec 7, 2009 at 4:06 PM
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    dually

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    Weld the piping and hangers.
     
  10. Dec 7, 2009 at 4:07 PM
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    oh, you're probably need some bends for over the axle. like 2 45deg
     
  11. Dec 7, 2009 at 4:08 PM
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    yeah it's 2.25 i just did mine
     
  12. Dec 7, 2009 at 4:10 PM
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    alright, thanks guys.
     
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