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No Cats Exhaust!

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by prerunner24, Apr 11, 2012.

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  1. Apr 11, 2012 at 9:42 AM
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    prerunner24

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    Anyone else on here running loud exhaust on a 2nd gen? Ive got a single in dual out cherry bomb extreme muffler, dual 5" tips and no catalytic converters. Ive never heard another v6 tacoma sound like it or any v6 for that matter. Not annoying and raspy, just loud and deep kinda like a straight piped cummins imo.
     
  2. Apr 11, 2012 at 9:52 AM
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    BAMFTACO

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    When I had a flow master 40 series with 3 in inlet and outlet with stock piping it rumbled really nice and gave it aggressive soud instead of a rice
     
  3. Apr 11, 2012 at 9:55 AM
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    ThePoogna

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    Post a vid? Im curious to hear what it sounds like.
     
  4. Apr 11, 2012 at 9:55 AM
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    Remember that in cab and exterior sound is different. Honestly too loud is dumb. Also removing the cats will cause some low end power loss.
     
  5. Apr 11, 2012 at 9:57 AM
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    I like my cats. They like to play fetch and curl up next to me when they sleep!
     
  6. Apr 11, 2012 at 9:59 AM
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    DEEVON911

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    X2, and do they not have emissions testing in Texas?
     
  7. Apr 11, 2012 at 10:09 AM
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    Me I don't have vid I put my stocker back on cuz I wanted the back pressure back and quit is a lot nicer
     
  8. Apr 11, 2012 at 10:12 AM
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    I would like to hear the op exhaust
    To see how it sounds like
     
  9. Apr 11, 2012 at 11:43 AM
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    3inch toytec coils 5100's, aal(soon to be replaced), 33/12.5 km2s, + a money hole...
    I don't think so, they honestly don't even check if vehicles have cats or not, I just got my inspection done last week and was out like in ten minutes I didn't even seetp them do any testing at all
     
  10. Apr 11, 2012 at 11:47 AM
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    I've never can cats in my entire life till this truck.. If you OBD2, you can pass emissions without them and here in AZ they don't check for cats at all.

    If you are OBD1, just put a hallow pipe on there, and swap the cats back on for emissions. Take off cats once you pass and buy the 2 year so you don't have to mess with it again.
     
  11. Apr 11, 2012 at 11:50 AM
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    so whats up with removing the cats? is it any louder? raspy at all?
     
  12. Apr 11, 2012 at 12:03 PM
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    3inch toytec coils 5100's, aal(soon to be replaced), 33/12.5 km2s, + a money hole...
    Wayyyy louder and not raspy depending on pipe size and muffler... I have headers and and a flow master 40 I hate it ... But at idle it sounds like a v8 rumblish
     
  13. Apr 11, 2012 at 12:07 PM
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    what pipe size do you have? im running stock headers and stock piping(2.5")
    i already have a flowmaster super 10 race series muffler. my truck is loud as shit right now! haha i just dont want the raspyness if i remove the cats. how is it at high rpms?
     
  14. Apr 11, 2012 at 12:14 PM
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    Basic safety check; does it stop, do all the lights work, etc., then they plug into the OBDII port and if your code free, you're good to go. If you are not OBDII, there may be a sniff test, but there is no visual check done.
     
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    Well my check engine light is always on they didn't say nothing
     
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    3inch toytec coils 5100's, aal(soon to be replaced), 33/12.5 km2s, + a money hole...
    I har 2.5 inc piping 1/4 inch bigger than stock(first gen 2.7)
     
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    have you tried to give your truck a smoke tune too?
     
  18. Apr 11, 2012 at 2:27 PM
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    Modern catalytic converters offer no restriction to teh engine. Removing them is pointless.
     
  19. Apr 11, 2012 at 3:23 PM
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    No there is a point. You cool bro sick bro factor goes up by doing so.
     
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