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My exhaust is not loud enough

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by Redtaco77, Feb 10, 2010.

  1. Feb 10, 2010 at 1:20 PM
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    Redtaco77

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    I have a flowmast 40 series dumped under my truck. It sounds alright when I get on it, but is quiet most of the time. Unless you listened close, you could'nt tell I have aftermarket exhaust. The pipe after the muffler is very short and after reading the flowmaster book I noticed it did not meet the minimum length suggested. Would getting a longer turndown pipe help?

    I was also wondering if I should get tips and run duals. It cost a great deal more and if I did that, I would want to be able to tell a pretty good difference. I have seen some people say they have URD Y pipes, but those seem kinda expensive. I was debating if I should try a magnaflow or a new muffler, but I just do not know. My previous trucks had V8s so all they needed was a simple flowmaster. I am just trying to find a way to make my truck have a better, deeper sound than it does now. Thanks for your help.
     
  2. Feb 10, 2010 at 1:23 PM
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    TacoSupreem

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    Get some headers!
     
  3. Feb 10, 2010 at 1:25 PM
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    What kind? How much would they cost?
     
  4. Feb 10, 2010 at 1:32 PM
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    Try searching Doug thorley and jba
     
  5. Feb 10, 2010 at 1:32 PM
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  6. Feb 10, 2010 at 1:32 PM
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    The Doug thorley long tubes will make your truck sound nasty!!!
     
  7. Feb 10, 2010 at 1:34 PM
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    The headers would make it louder and a bit raspy as well.
     
  8. Feb 10, 2010 at 1:36 PM
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    Ok are the headers worth the money?
     
  9. Feb 10, 2010 at 3:02 PM
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    Hell yeah! Like 18hp and what like 27 ft. Pounds of torque for around $500!
     
  10. Feb 10, 2010 at 3:08 PM
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    tacobell007

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  11. Feb 10, 2010 at 3:12 PM
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    blackwatertaco

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    Just strait pipe it...You'll get that thing very loud...LOL
     
  12. Feb 10, 2010 at 3:15 PM
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    yea straight pipe true duals will do the trick.. with 5 inch tips. that should get it loud.. and extremely slow.
     
  13. Feb 10, 2010 at 4:42 PM
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    Im surprised your exhuast isnt loud enough. I dont know if you like it raspy or ricey. But I just got a flowmaster 40series. with 2.25 from the cata to the muffler and then 2.5 back to a 3inch stainless tip.

    It isnt like really LOUD like a straightpiped civic or anything. But it is deep, clean and sounds good. High rev'd it doesnt rasp at all. its deep and pure. Honestly i love it.

    Like i said, it isnt super loud, but it is just right for me. Once i get K&N intake and then some headers, it'll rip real good.
     
  14. Feb 10, 2010 at 4:56 PM
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    Just run nothing on the head. It will be super loud and you will be super cool. LOL
     
  15. Feb 10, 2010 at 4:57 PM
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    Urd y pipe!!!
     
  16. Feb 10, 2010 at 7:07 PM
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    How much would straight pipes slow my truck down?

    Would headers or a Y pipe give me more hp gains and sound?
     
  17. Feb 10, 2010 at 7:19 PM
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    Doesn't reducing back pressure = more performance?
     
  18. Feb 10, 2010 at 7:19 PM
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    Put dual zoomies on it.
     
  19. Feb 10, 2010 at 7:20 PM
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    Yes and no. If you reduce it too much you will lose low end power because you lose the exhaust scavenging effect at low end
     
  20. Feb 10, 2010 at 7:21 PM
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    Get the headers! It's a no brainer!
     
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