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Running straight pipe...good...bad...?

Discussion in 'Product Reviews' started by DirtyTacos, Apr 1, 2011.

  1. Apr 1, 2011 at 11:10 PM
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    DirtyTacos

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    I was thinking of running a straight pipe due to my low budget. Is it a bad idea? I know i would get a cool sound but tech wise does is screw with the computers???
     
  2. Apr 1, 2011 at 11:16 PM
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    It sounds like crap. You lose back pressure, which means horrible milage and no power.
     
  3. Apr 1, 2011 at 11:21 PM
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    Alright, thanks...i wont be doing that
     
  4. Apr 1, 2011 at 11:22 PM
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    lose torque but gains horses or visa versa i forgot
     
  5. Apr 1, 2011 at 11:26 PM
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    I know when my cats took a shit, I always had to down shift to maintain speed on the slightest incline and I got 15mpg instead of 20mpg. Which to test for bad cats is a back pressure test.

    Straight pipe is just that, loss of back pressure.
     
  6. Apr 1, 2011 at 11:29 PM
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    if you want a louder sounding truck just go with a flowmaster super 44 series or 40 series muffler, many guys also run aero turbine mufflers, all three sound awesome, i wouldnt go with anything else, i had a borla and just didnt like it, very quiet
     
  7. Apr 1, 2011 at 11:31 PM
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  8. Apr 1, 2011 at 11:31 PM
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    Magna flow muffler is like 80 bucks that's what I run and people always ask what I have sounds great IMO not rice at all
     
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