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Maybe a magnaflow?

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by sir1123, Dec 9, 2011.

  1. Dec 9, 2011 at 7:37 PM
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    sir1123

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    finished my custom exhaust today and was wanting to accompany it with a magnaflow muffler. i will be getting 33s soon so i thought straight pipe with no muffler wasn't going to cut it for power. What do yall think? PS already had flowmaster and that pos's internals fell apart in 6 months. Looking in the $90 range and want to know what yall thought of the sound. Just not to ricey please. oh and if you have a magnaflow are you happy with it.
     
  2. Dec 9, 2011 at 7:50 PM
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    but really hoping for at least back to stock power. is the magnaflow a straigh through design and if so how is that diff. than straight pipe....would there be any backpressure diff. between straight pipe and if the magnaflow is a straight through design?
     
  3. Dec 9, 2011 at 7:53 PM
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    Yes Magnaflow uses a straight flow design. A straight pipe is just a pipe. Straight flow mufflers have a pipe with holes in it. Some of the exhaust goes through the holes and is absorbed by the muffler material.
     
  4. Dec 9, 2011 at 8:08 PM
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    will this get backpressure back up. like will it have more bp than straight pipe?
     
  5. Dec 9, 2011 at 8:12 PM
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    Yes the muffler will increase BP a bit.
     
  6. Dec 9, 2011 at 8:25 PM
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    does it have an actual hp gain? and if not does it drop hp?
     
  7. Dec 9, 2011 at 8:26 PM
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    yes my truck sounded like it had marbles in the exhaust with my flowmaster at highway speeds....and that was when it was still intact
     
  8. Dec 9, 2011 at 8:27 PM
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    That really depends on the rest of the system as well.
     
  9. Dec 9, 2011 at 8:31 PM
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    well i have 2.25" pipe all the way to the front of the bed....i plan to put the 18" mag on it then after it have my 3" pipe out of it to a rear side exit like it is stock. oh and it has stock cat.....so about 5' of 2.25" pipe to 18" muffler to about 4' of 3" pipe.

    the 3" is already one there and isn't going unless it is some super power sucker
     
  10. Dec 9, 2011 at 8:33 PM
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    Sounds good man. So you noticed a loss in power?

    There are other muffler choices too. Aero Turbine is popular around here.
     
  11. Dec 9, 2011 at 8:43 PM
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    no not from my new 3" i have noticed it ever since i havnt had a muffler...i also dont think that ther is enough 3" to affect it anyways....and ya i have heard of those but also trying to tune the noise level down a bit....not to much just a hair and i think the aero is to loud.
     
  12. Dec 9, 2011 at 10:06 PM
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    so do you lose power with no muffler of pipe diameter?
     
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