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PcBuilder's 2003 Tacoma Build

Discussion in '1st Gen. Builds' started by PcBuilder14, Dec 21, 2012.

  1. Apr 6, 2013 at 1:35 PM
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    PcBuilder14

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    I wouldn't think it'd make a difference. :notsure:

    Yeah, I'm thinking that maybe I should have gone with an 18" dumped. But I figure I'd rather have a loud muffler that I can add piping to. I haven't heard the 3.5k rpm sound yet. I really want to do an deck plate, I keep forgetting about that mod! Haha
     
  2. Apr 6, 2013 at 1:42 PM
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    Hell yea on the Magnaflow bro! Mines also got a turn down right after the muffler. And m3bassman is right about it sounding super nice and deep once the exhaust warms up! I love it :D

    I did the deckplate over a month ago, but not that it's starting to warm up and I've got a full tank of gas I'm keeping track to see if it did my mpg any good. I think it has, but in terms of people saying it makes your exhaust louder, I can't really tell a difference at all IDK.
     
  3. Apr 6, 2013 at 2:05 PM
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    So the difference between the 14 and 18 is...? Other than length of course :rolleyes:
     
  4. Apr 6, 2013 at 2:06 PM
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    PcBuilder14

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    Length is pretty much it. An 18" will be slightly quieter than a 14".
     
  5. Apr 6, 2013 at 2:31 PM
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    tacomakid96 Can you skin Grizz, pilgram?

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    You guys are making my wallet itch...
     
  6. Apr 6, 2013 at 2:37 PM
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    I have a 18" magnaflow dumped after the muffler, before the axle. :cool:
     
  7. Apr 6, 2013 at 2:54 PM
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    tacomakid96

    tacomakid96 Can you skin Grizz, pilgram?

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    Ok that sounds good, found my next mod!
     
  8. Apr 6, 2013 at 3:15 PM
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    tacomakid96 Can you skin Grizz, pilgram?

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    Sweet man will do!
     
  9. Apr 6, 2013 at 3:26 PM
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    Cost me a total of $88... :cool:


    Also, I got tired of sitting in my room after an hour and went and extended my keyless entry antenna. Gave me some extra distance, not as much as I'd like but still better.
     
  10. Apr 6, 2013 at 3:31 PM
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    Now I want a magnflow. Heard a first gen last night idk what it had but it sounded good...my headunit might have to wait...
     
  11. Apr 6, 2013 at 3:40 PM
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    Can't go wrong with Magnaflow. A lot of guys are glad they got it or made the switch from Flowmaster :cool:
     
  12. Apr 6, 2013 at 4:38 PM
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    I definitely recommend Magnaflow over Flowmaster! Flowmaster is just too much for Tacomas. Some larger V6's and most V8's sound good with them. Our Tacomas do well with Magnaflows when it comes to sound.

    Couldn't think of anything to do, so I sprayed the dust off the truck, clay-barred it and waxed it.
     
  13. Apr 6, 2013 at 7:14 PM
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    I tested out my new reverse bulbs, holy crap they're bright!
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  14. Apr 7, 2013 at 11:17 AM
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    So I'm really thinking about getting tube doors now... It'd be awesome in the Summer!
     
  15. Apr 7, 2013 at 11:47 AM
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    ahhh starfruit. Classic video.


    I like my 18" as well. but sometimes i wish i had the 14
     
  16. Apr 7, 2013 at 3:15 PM
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    Yeah, it'll be interesting to see how much it annoys me next time I make a long trip... Haha
     
  17. Apr 7, 2013 at 3:36 PM
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    Haha yeah, I loved my Flowmaster on my 96 until I started dating my gf and had to almost yell just to hold a conversation while driving haha
     
  18. Apr 7, 2013 at 3:44 PM
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    tacomakid96 Can you skin Grizz, pilgram?

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    I had the flowmaster 50 on my last truck and honestly I really liked it, rumble on acceleration but silent at highway speeds.
     
  19. Apr 7, 2013 at 3:49 PM
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    Hmm, my Flowmaster super 40 dumped on my 2.7 was obnoxious!
     
  20. Apr 7, 2013 at 4:22 PM
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    tacomakid96 Can you skin Grizz, pilgram?

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    I had the 40 also and it was miserable thats why I switched to the 50.
     
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