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Strait pipe question

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by 1WhiteTaco, Apr 29, 2010.

  1. Apr 29, 2010 at 10:06 PM
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    1WhiteTaco

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    I was wondering if anyone on here has just a strait pipe exhaust and how does it sound. Anyone have any videos? I'm thinking about doing it but I wanna know if it sounds good or not before I do it.
     
  2. Apr 29, 2010 at 10:11 PM
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    snowgod06

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    theres a video on youtube of a tacoma with open headers. Sounds like ass so baddd.. I imagine if you throw cats on it may cut a bit down, but this is the most ive found for ya..

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8unIWA4PYOQ
     
  3. Apr 29, 2010 at 10:13 PM
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    Yeahh that doesnt sound that good... So a strait pipe would be just like that? I might just have it catted.
     
  4. Apr 29, 2010 at 10:13 PM
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    ktmrider

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  5. Apr 29, 2010 at 10:13 PM
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    is that legal to take the cats off?
     
  6. Apr 29, 2010 at 10:14 PM
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    01tacoprerunner

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    In that video thats probably not good for a truck, it sounds like its underwater when he gets on it, it needs some back pressure.
     
  7. Apr 29, 2010 at 10:14 PM
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    No its illegal.
     
  8. Apr 29, 2010 at 10:14 PM
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    memario1214

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    When I was in the process of putting my new exhaust on, all my stuff was cut out and I ran it that day. This is a v6 in these trucks and its obvious. It is essentially the same noise as a pissed off lawnmower. Not to my taste, definitely loud.
     
  9. Apr 29, 2010 at 10:21 PM
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    steve o 77

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    ^same here, only mines a 3.4 It did sound kinda cool just reving it in the driveway lol.
     
  10. Apr 30, 2010 at 7:48 AM
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    There was a thread on here a month ago or so where a guy replaced his straight pipes with a flowmaster muffler and couldn't believe the power GAIN.
     
  11. Apr 30, 2010 at 7:52 AM
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    :confused: All I said was he had a gain vs. straight pipes.

    So you are actually agreeing with me.
     
  12. Apr 30, 2010 at 7:55 AM
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    No problem, I am on my 5th cup of coffee already.
     
  13. Apr 30, 2010 at 12:12 PM
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    <-- hacked off right before muffler. stock exhaust w/ no muffler sounds meaty. I love it with the slide window open. Sounds like a class 10!
     
  14. Apr 30, 2010 at 12:17 PM
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    Doesnt sound good to me. The actual exhaust kits sound way better!
     
  15. Apr 30, 2010 at 12:24 PM
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    Had a flowmaster and TRD cat back on the truck. Both sounded awful to me, typical v6 weedwacker buzzing, unfortunately 6 cyls never sound really good unless its a straight like a 2JZ or IS motor.

    O.P.- Exhaust note is something you really can't have other people tell you if it sounds good or not, just have to research your options and see which one you can handle hearing everytime you drive :)
     
  16. Apr 30, 2010 at 12:39 PM
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    I have an older toy with the high flow cat and with a cherry bomb type muffler. Just feeds straight though. It has that old school toy sound. I love it. Running straight pipe sucks because I tried it before. Way too loud!
     
  17. Apr 30, 2010 at 1:14 PM
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    I would not recommend this. It is too loud, and if you're going to be on public streets you will be hounded by the people you piss off.
     
  18. Apr 30, 2010 at 2:20 PM
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    Haha :laugh: Call me old... Ill confess that If I hear straight pipes in my hood, on my street I just call the cops on 'em. Peace and quiet is more important that being cool at this point in my life. ;)
     
  19. Apr 30, 2010 at 2:39 PM
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    I would say if it was a v8 go for it they will sound nasty but on a v6 your going to sound ricey and horrible especially if it's an auto.
     
  20. May 11, 2010 at 7:25 PM
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    I cut my rear cats just leaving my cats on my header and dropped a flomaster 50 on there and sounds great.
    Next plan is to get new headers and make it a full dual exhaust from the headers back.
     
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