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Louder Exhaust?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by Asta, May 18, 2012.

  1. May 18, 2012 at 3:14 PM
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    Asta

    Asta [OP] The Mountains are Calling and I Must Go

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    I have stock exhaust but want it to be louder. I dont wanna put alot of money into it right now. Thanks for any suggestions
     
  2. May 18, 2012 at 3:20 PM
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  3. May 18, 2012 at 5:46 PM
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    I just don't get it.
    A lot of members on this forum seem to want a
    a loud, obnoxious, annoying exhaust. WHY? :confused:

    For me, the quieter the better, so I can converse with my
    passenger, or listen to music.
    And if something goes wrong with the truck (creating a slight noise),
    a loud exhaust would mask it.
     
  4. May 18, 2012 at 6:26 PM
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    I agree. I can't stand noisy exhaust especially from medium or low powered vehicles. The worst is the fart pipes i see / hear people put on their Honda Civics, etc. What a joke! On the other hand, a 500+ hp Mustang Cobra plays a pretty sweet tune. In the meantime, i do love the quiet of my Tacoma and that'll never change.
     
  5. May 18, 2012 at 6:33 PM
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    Magnaflows have nice sound while being conservative in the volume department
     
  6. May 18, 2012 at 6:52 PM
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    BassMaster06

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    Yes to each their own. I have the aero turbine 2525xl which has a built in resonator, and i dont think it sounds too loud or obnoxious at all. Don't get me wrong, its not gonna sound like a v8...no matter what you do. I just like the deeper rumble, and it sounds awesome at start up and when rolling thru town or down the back road, and I have no trouble conversing with passengers goin down the highway, windows up or down. Search here or on YouTube, you can find a ton of different sound clips of various types of exhausts on our trucks. Good luck with your decision!
     
  7. May 18, 2012 at 7:31 PM
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    apierce7565

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    i have the loudest you can pretty much get (flowmaster 10 series with stock headers and cats) and its not that loud at all its gets a litttle loud taking off but once you get up to speed you can hear it but its not annoying
     
  8. May 18, 2012 at 7:33 PM
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    DanglingFury

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    Cheapest and loudest (Therefore, most efficient) would be to take off everything except your exhaust manifolds. This will make your truck louder, AND lighter!
     
  9. May 18, 2012 at 7:55 PM
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    I know people shit on Flow Master a lot but I love my Super 44.

    I got mine for 70 shipped and had a local muffler shop install it for 30. Had the pipe cut at the axle
     
  10. May 18, 2012 at 8:28 PM
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    x2 ive got the flowmaster super44 with gutted cats and i love it.
     
  11. May 18, 2012 at 9:47 PM
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    My flowmaster sounds pretty good. But the drone at highway speeds is unbearable at times.

    Plus the muffler case is ballooned out and the baffles are coming loose :eek:

    I will be going with a 14'' magnaflow to replace it.
     
  12. May 18, 2012 at 9:49 PM
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    remove the exhaust and headers.:D
     
  13. May 18, 2012 at 9:52 PM
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    I just bought a flowmaster 40 series off of amazon for $54 and had a buddy weld it on for me. Sounds good but does get annoying after awhile. I kinda wish i still had stock but the truck does sound bad ass.
     
  14. May 18, 2012 at 9:53 PM
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    My TRD catback sounds really nice. It drones a bit around 2.5k rpms, but personally I like that low rumble. Gets loud at higher RPMs
     
  16. May 18, 2012 at 10:07 PM
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    flow master 40 seriese, heard a 1st gen drive by with one today and it sounded bad ass!
    im assuming it was a FM since he had the sticker on his truck
     
  17. May 18, 2012 at 10:20 PM
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    i hear if they point the end straight to the ground its really loud in the cab but if its more leaned to the side then it sounds better in the cab?
    how was yours?
     
  18. May 18, 2012 at 10:53 PM
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    adding my 2 cents.... i went shopping for some super 44's for my 07 taco this past week @ a local exhaust shop. the sales guy there highly discouraged getting them. he said if i was okay with the loss of HP and gas mileage, and only cared for the sound... go for it! he suggested going with the 40 or 50 series if i had my heart set on FM. if i wanted more HP (10-14 increase) and better mileage i should take a look at borla (which also makes the trd exhaust).
     
  19. May 18, 2012 at 10:55 PM
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    im pretty sure hes asking about mufflers? a muffler cant get you 10-14hp, i dont even think an exaust system can?
     
  20. May 18, 2012 at 10:56 PM
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    Any muffler like borla, magnaflow, etc..will flow better because they are a straight-through type of muffler vs. the chambered type like FM
     
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