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TRD Exhaust?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by gizzygone, Feb 3, 2010.

  1. Feb 3, 2010 at 6:55 PM
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    gizzygone

    gizzygone [OP] Hi. My name is Gizzy.

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    Does the TRD exhaust really increase the sound level?

    I'm debating on getting one when/if I order my Taco. I had a borla exhaust on my explorer before, and the interior drone was horrible, although the sound overall was nice.


    So I'm trying to get an idea of how the TRD exhaust compares to the factory. I'm not interested in aftermarket options, so it'd be TRD or stock.
     
  2. Feb 3, 2010 at 7:02 PM
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    HondaGM

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    fletch aka

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    I have the TRD exhaust and it is quite a bit louder than stock. I just added a 18" resanator to tone it down a bit. Outside it sounds really good, inside was a little loud for me. Near perfect with the resanator, still sounds the same on the outside, just quieter on the inside. Nice tradeoff.
     
  4. Feb 3, 2010 at 7:06 PM
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    chris4x4

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    I dont find the TRD exhaust too loud. Maybe a little louder than stock, but silent when cruising.
     
  5. Feb 3, 2010 at 7:56 PM
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    powerban

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    I agree with Chris. The TRD is just SLIGHTLY deeper than stock. No where close to annoying. There's a lot of people on this forum that dont like the TRD cause its not loud enough. The muffler is a few inches shorter than stock so its pretty muffled. Enough to pass California's sound laws. -=o)
     
  6. Feb 3, 2010 at 8:00 PM
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    Put some long tubes on and it's a little deeper tone.
     
  7. Feb 3, 2010 at 8:20 PM
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    tcbe6472

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    Just installed mine last week and I would say it is a little throaty at take off, loud at wide open throttle and barely hear when cruising the highway. I love the new sound and have had several compliments about the sound. Go for it and you won't be dissapointed.
     
  8. Feb 3, 2010 at 8:33 PM
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    seksilumpia

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    i love my TRD exhaust..its perfect..not too loud and not too soft..i get compliments everywhere i go
     
  9. Feb 3, 2010 at 8:38 PM
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    Snipe

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    Mine came with the TRD exhaust, didn't order it, didn't pay for it, which makes me like it :D
     
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