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listen to this crap!

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by 04trd, Aug 20, 2010.

  1. Aug 20, 2010 at 8:14 PM
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    04trd

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    ok so i was looking on here and some guys posted video clips of their exhaust, sounded pretty bad ass with a flowmaster super 40.so today i get off of work early and i go to the muffler shop to have them weld on in, they said they dont have the name brand one but they have one thats the exact same shape size and sound, so i said sure why not throw it on there. when its all said and done it cost me 150 to get it put it. So! after waiting an hour and a half i get in and start it and it sounds the fucking same!? not any louder not any deeper tone nothing! but.... when i punch it the truck sounds like a fucking broken air hose! it litterly sounds like a vaccume, i am wondering wtf happened, cause in the videos they sounded sweet but mine sounds so freckin stupid! sorry guys just had to vent and any way i can fix my vaccume sounding exhaust?
     
  2. Aug 20, 2010 at 8:23 PM
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    wtbthree

    wtbthree Give 'er

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    K, well I don't know if you can get any sort of refund. But, I'd advise you to get a Wickedflow muffler from Bear River Converters and throw that on there. I think they're around $90 plus install would put you under $150, no more, depending on the shop you have do it.
    OR...(sorry, I can't help but laugh at this whole situation)....

    OR! I have the muffler from my TRD exhaust ( I swapped it for a Wickedflow right after I got my truck) it has no more than 300 miles on it. I'll sell it to you for $70 plus shipping. It's 2.5"
     
  3. Aug 20, 2010 at 8:24 PM
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    go back get your money back and then go to a shop that will give you want you want
     
  4. Aug 20, 2010 at 8:25 PM
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    .....$50 plus shipping
     
  5. Aug 20, 2010 at 8:30 PM
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    this whole situation is a cluster fuck! i am so mad its not even funny! i dont even want to drive my truck now, i just listened to a video clip of a jb or some sort a guy just posted and it sounds sweet as hell! nothing even close to my vaccume of an exhaust!
     
  6. Aug 20, 2010 at 8:31 PM
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    chris4x4

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    If it sounds like Air passing thru the muffler, its more restrictive than the OEM one....
     
  7. Aug 20, 2010 at 8:31 PM
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    steve o 77

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    jeez dude, calm down. Just go back and get it swapped out for what you want. Its not that big of a deal
     
  8. Aug 20, 2010 at 8:33 PM
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    sorry calm now, but i will call the place tommrow to see what they can do for me
     
  9. Aug 20, 2010 at 8:34 PM
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    Pope953 That's a fact Jack!

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    That sucks man, yeah like everyone else said go back explain and be like sorry take that shit off and go elsewhere or buy a new one and take it with you when you go.
     
  10. Aug 20, 2010 at 8:35 PM
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    haha, just messin. Definitely get it taken care of. They shouldn't have sold you that one knowing what you wanted.
     
  11. Aug 20, 2010 at 8:40 PM
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    I dont know if mine sounded like crap i would be pissed too.:goingcrazy:
     
  12. Aug 20, 2010 at 8:45 PM
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    yea the funny thing is i told the guy, listen i dont want a fart can on a civic i want something deep and throaty, grant it nothing will sound like a v8 but still a vaccume? haha come on muffler shop!
     
  13. Aug 20, 2010 at 8:58 PM
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    Yea I like deep and throaty too...vacuum sucks. I would've took that shit right back to them after drivin it off their lot.
     
  14. Aug 20, 2010 at 9:05 PM
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    yea i know i should have but i had a bunch of crap to take care after they did it, tommrrow its going back, i am actually embarrassed to drive it now :(
     
  15. Aug 20, 2010 at 9:07 PM
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    I am curious why you even left the shop without letting them know that this wasn't what you wanted. Rather than call them now, go to the shop and let them know you are not happy. Over the phone it is way too easy for them to weasel out.
     
  16. Aug 20, 2010 at 9:13 PM
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    cause i had an hour and a half to kill for work then had to go back and finish up a bunch of stuff, by the time i got off of work they were closed
     
  17. Aug 20, 2010 at 9:16 PM
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    Over the phone it is way too easy for them to weasel out.
     
  18. Aug 20, 2010 at 9:18 PM
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    yea i will just run up there. have them hear it, i will try to get my money back or at least change it to something that sounds a lot better
     
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    The only thing you have left is to let them know you are not happy. Don't hesitate to ask for what you want. You have nothing to lose by doing it and maybe a whole lot to gain.
     
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