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Flowmaster dual exhaust chop?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Hiatt1991, May 29, 2011.

  1. May 29, 2011 at 9:10 AM
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    Hiatt1991

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    Hey guys. I have a flowmaster dual exhaust with a super 44 mufler. I recently started haveing a problem with the exhaust rubbing on the frame near the end. I thought this might be a good excuse to chop the exhaust just before the rear axle as I've wanted an exhaust like that for a while. Do you guys think that would work out ok or woul it have problems? I would try moving the pipes to fix the problem, but they are rusted together.
     
  2. May 30, 2011 at 11:11 AM
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    Anybody?
     
  3. May 30, 2011 at 11:15 AM
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    Go for it. My exhaust is chopped and I've had no problems.
     
  4. May 30, 2011 at 11:17 AM
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    Is he done yet? lol :D
     
  5. May 30, 2011 at 11:23 AM
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    I had the Flowmaster 50 series dual out. After rubbing issues, I chopped it right after the muffler and just put on two downspouts. Sounded very nice and actually looked cleaner than having the dual tail pipes.
     
  6. May 30, 2011 at 11:23 AM
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    If you hear the chopping stop suddenly and very loud screaming, yelling, and swearing starts, something may have gone wrong.
     
  7. May 30, 2011 at 11:40 AM
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    hahaha. Anybody near Walnut/Diamond Bar/Covina have to tools to help this memorial day?
     
  8. May 30, 2011 at 11:47 AM
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    Thread comes to a SCREEECHING hault! lol
     
  9. May 30, 2011 at 12:37 PM
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    :rofl:
     
  10. May 30, 2011 at 12:39 PM
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    A sawzall or an angle grinder with a cutoff wheel should do the trick.
     
  11. May 30, 2011 at 12:40 PM
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    i used a hack saw and did mine the old fashoned way
     
  12. May 30, 2011 at 12:47 PM
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    That sounds like a fun way to do it :cool:
     
  13. May 30, 2011 at 1:55 PM
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    Where exactly did you cut it?
     
  14. May 30, 2011 at 1:56 PM
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    thats how i did it when i had my super 44 haha
     
  15. May 30, 2011 at 6:27 PM
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    Heres a pic of where I cut my exhaust.

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