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i need ADVICE from experienced exhaust system buyers!!?

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by Frankoo1234, Oct 21, 2010.

  1. Oct 21, 2010 at 8:44 PM
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    Frankoo1234

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    Hey guys iam planning on getting an exhaust system. decided iam ether getting a magnaflow or flowmaster 40 or 50... i dont wanna get ripped off and i wanna get my moneys worth.. anyway a guy told me some shops install something similar and call it a flowmaster or whatever but its not.. so how can i tell that it is? when i say i want an exhaust system what does it intail me getting? prices so far are 180 175 130 three diff shops.. and iam assuming the tip (most say get a 2-3 inch tip) comes sepporate from the price..

    iam sorry iam kind of a newbe iam learning as i go. i dont have my dad or mechanically inhanced friends near by haha so iam relaing on what i learn on my own..

    any other advice on that subject is also welcome! thanks everyone
     
  2. Oct 21, 2010 at 8:55 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

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    id just get a muffler welded on. Years back, I bought a cat back borla exhaust for $600ish(i forget the exact amount) and it didnt do anything preformance wise. Save the money and have just a muffler installed. Ive heard the flowmaster 50 series sounds good, but its all personal preferences. If I could do it all over again, I'd of just gone with the spintech that I wanted to do in the first place.
     
  3. Oct 21, 2010 at 9:46 PM
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    Yeah i agree with him, if i were you i'd get just a muffler. I would suggest the Aero Turbine 2525. This is what i have and i love it, though i put all custom piping in with it, but you can just cut out your current one and wield that in. It all depends on what kind of sound or looking for
     
  4. Oct 21, 2010 at 9:47 PM
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    whippersnapper02

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    Those 130 and up prices are just for the muffler and rear section install.
     
  5. Oct 21, 2010 at 10:00 PM
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    First piece of advice... Do not get a Flowmaster or a Magnaflow! Especially Flow, useless on our trucks. And IMO they don't sound good either. I would suggest something with a straight through design that will give you a better rumble and even a little more power.
     
  6. Oct 21, 2010 at 10:04 PM
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    from my understanding, i thought the magnaflow does have a straight through design vs flowmasters double baffles?
     
  7. Oct 21, 2010 at 10:11 PM
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    Good call, I had the Magnaflow XL series on the mind when I wrote that... The majority of their mufflers are straight through design actually. Either way, I am still not a huge Magnaflow fan. If I were you, the ones I would consider would be Aero Turbine 2525, Wicked Flows, or a Dynomax Super Turbo. And I guess TRD if high volume isn't big on your list.
     
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