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Straight Duals? To be or not to be

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by Rhino, Sep 1, 2011.

  1. Sep 1, 2011 at 9:51 PM
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    Rhino

    Rhino [OP] Well-Known Member

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    so i'm kinda thinkin about runnin straight duals for my exhaust, no muffler, no cats just pipes, but what would i do about the o2 sensors? would the lack of cats mess my engine up? and Do yall think it would sound good?
     
  2. Sep 1, 2011 at 9:52 PM
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    rcfreak201

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    no straight pipe sounds terrible, please dont do it
     
  3. Sep 1, 2011 at 9:53 PM
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    jgwheeler17 I'm a zit. Get it?

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    i think it would sound poopy. let's face it, we're only working with v6's and/or 4 cylinders. you would just get shit about whatever sound you get if you straight pipped it. nothing wrong with an aftermarket muffler, but straight pipes on these trucks would sound like a bee in a beer can. just my 2 cents. :cool:
     
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    It will sound like junk and you will lose low end power but it is your truck.
     
  5. Sep 1, 2011 at 9:54 PM
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    jgwheeler17

    jgwheeler17 I'm a zit. Get it?

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    and back pressure more than likely.
     
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    Unless your going boost I wouldn't do it.
     
  7. Sep 1, 2011 at 10:08 PM
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    Rhino

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    thanks guys i guess i'll just go with a flowmaster 40 series then later throw on some doug thorley headers
     
  8. Sep 1, 2011 at 10:12 PM
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    jgwheeler17

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    meh, save you money and time and skip the headers. you still get my vote on the flowmaster 40 though. my brother had one on his 4.0 inline 6 jeep and it sounded pretty good.
     
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