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Exhaust

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by DanGer, Apr 7, 2009.

  1. Apr 7, 2009 at 3:46 PM
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    DanGer

    DanGer [OP] Avatar approved by 98tacomav6

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    I know a welder here at school that is itchin to mod. I'm in no rush even care if I do anything but for shits and giggles is there anything I can do with the stock exhaust that will improve it?

    On a similar note, how many catalytic converters are in the 2nd gen tacos?
     
  2. Apr 7, 2009 at 5:31 PM
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    While I am not sure how to improve the stock exhaust I can answer your other question, there are a total of four cats on our trucks.
     
  3. Apr 7, 2009 at 5:40 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    remove the 2 rear cats and straight pipe....it sounds awesome man, and it wont hurt anything!. and find you a decent muffler to put on there.....you'll love the change.
     
  4. Apr 7, 2009 at 5:55 PM
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    Thats what I suspected and thought i heard to do but I didnt want to sound like a dumbass. Does the straight pipe and removed cats add anything in terms of performance?
     
  5. Apr 7, 2009 at 6:09 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Hes got the 4 banger, Folks! Only 2 cats. :)
     
  6. Apr 7, 2009 at 6:10 PM
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    Ah should have mentioned that in the OP. Straight pipe still do anything for me?
     
  7. Apr 7, 2009 at 6:16 PM
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    ah....just caught that.

    not sure exactly how your setup is then.
     
  8. Apr 7, 2009 at 6:18 PM
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    Woops! I should have looked at what he had before I commented! Thanks Chris :thumbsup:
     
  9. Apr 7, 2009 at 6:35 PM
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    Not really. Best thing would be a better flowing muffler. On my 2.7 I went with 2.5" pipes, but I was SC'd. :)
     
  10. Apr 7, 2009 at 6:50 PM
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    don't i have 2.5? or is it the 2 1/4. Btw headers and Y pipe are two different things right
     
  11. Apr 7, 2009 at 7:00 PM
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    I havent measured the secon gen 2.7 pipes. They look like 2.25". Yes, headers are much different than a "Y" pipe.
     
  12. Apr 7, 2009 at 7:02 PM
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    thought so I have no idea what either are really
     
  13. Apr 7, 2009 at 7:10 PM
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    we'll show ya some things at the meet bro...get you more familiar with tech stuff!:D
     
  14. Apr 7, 2009 at 7:11 PM
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    good cuz im studying mechanical engineering but havnt done many real life applications yet! hopefully I will make it down
     
  15. Apr 7, 2009 at 7:13 PM
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