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Flowmaster 40 or Magnaflow exhaust for 09 Prerunner 4cyl?

Discussion in '4 Cylinder' started by Frostoy, Nov 17, 2010.

  1. Nov 17, 2010 at 6:25 PM
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    Hey All,

    Just wanted to get some opinions on which exhaust I should get. I have a 2009 Prerunner 4cyl, with 5 speed manual. Right now i've only done a drop in K&N. A shop near my work said they would do either one, Flowmaster 40 series or a Magnaflow for $140 installed. I'd like to stay away from my truck sounding like a rice-rocket exhaust, would prefer something throaty (as much as a 4 banger can be) and louder but not obnoxiously annoying.

    Any suggestions? or should I look into another exhaust other than flowmaster or magnaflow?

    Thanks for any advice / suggestions!
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    BTW, Here's a pic of my baby: "Big Red"
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  2. Nov 18, 2010 at 12:06 AM
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    ive got a 2000 tacoma 4cyl with a cherry bomb extreme muffler and turndowns. best sounding four banger ive heard yet. really loud with the turndowns and a good throaty sound.
     
  3. Nov 21, 2010 at 5:56 PM
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    do you have any sound clips or videos?
     
  4. Nov 21, 2010 at 5:59 PM
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    ill try and put up a video in a couple days
     
  5. Nov 21, 2010 at 6:18 PM
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  6. Nov 26, 2010 at 12:11 AM
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    iv got an 04, with a 40series flow sound, gives a throaty sound and also keeps it sound while staying at a steady speed. was only 100 bucks and adds alot of sound. i wanted the same thing as you, its not to loud not to quiet. very happy with it
     
  7. Nov 26, 2010 at 6:19 AM
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    Don't buy Flowmaster anything, they failed to renew there patent a few years back. If you want a Flowmaster for about $40 less and the exact same performance and sound,,,buy a Flowtech;);).
     
  8. Dec 1, 2010 at 2:16 PM
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  9. Dec 4, 2010 at 1:53 PM
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    dang man that sounds good. i may look into doing a setup like that. i may add a little pipe on the end of it though so it isn't too loud.
     
  10. Dec 4, 2010 at 1:59 PM
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    ive got a 2007 5speed 2.7L with a magnaflow muffler, not gonna lie, but yeah it sounds ricey at times. 2300rpm and lower it sounds ok ... but once im at 2500rpm+ it starts to sound like a little civic
     
  11. Dec 5, 2010 at 12:26 AM
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    ya the turndowns make it echo like a mother. if you did a dual or single tip coming out behind the rear tires it wouldnt be so loud
     
  12. Dec 5, 2010 at 3:00 PM
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    Im looking for an aftermarket exhaust on my 2009 4cylinder 5sp too. Questions, what'sgoing on between the headers and mufflers? 2 cats? or is on a pre-muffler? Is it worth removing one and then adding a performace muffler or would a "cat-back" system solve this problem?
     
  13. Dec 5, 2010 at 4:10 PM
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    i dont think you will lose performance with the cherry bomb extreme. its a single chamber muffler. i havent noticed any performance losses
     
  14. Dec 19, 2010 at 6:23 PM
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    so i bit the bullet and i'm getting a guy to put a cherry bomb extreme on after seeing your video.

    i'm going to run a single out and run some pipe straight back with a turndown.
     
  15. Dec 19, 2010 at 7:00 PM
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    you wont be disappointed. everyone that i get compliments from is surprised that my truck is a 4banger cus it sounds so throaty
     
  16. Dec 20, 2010 at 3:46 PM
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    yeah hopefully it'll turn out well. i'm really looking forward to getting it done.
     
  17. Jan 3, 2011 at 8:32 AM
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    So the guy had literally just finished working on my truck when a guy and his son came in to the shop and when he turned my truck on the guy asked if it was a V6 and then he didn't believe me when I told him it was a 4-banger.

    It's definitely throaty and loud though lol
     
  18. Jan 3, 2011 at 8:54 AM
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    Does anyone notice any better Fuel Milage after installing the Exhaust Mad?????
     
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