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URD Y-Pipe vs DT "Pipe Bomb" Y-pipe.

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by extremachn1, Jun 19, 2011.

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Which Y-pipe is the best for my truck....

Poll closed Jul 19, 2011.
  1. URD Y-pipe @ $489

    16 vote(s)
    64.0%
  2. DT "Pipe Bomb" Y-pipe @ $300

    6 vote(s)
    24.0%
  3. My cousins, nephews, grandma has (insert Y-pipe name here) on her tacoma and loves it!!!

    3 vote(s)
    12.0%
  4. US THE D%!M SEARCH YOU B@ST3RD!!!

    4 vote(s)
    16.0%
  1. Jul 11, 2011 at 12:33 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Install a resonator before the muffler.
     
  2. Jul 11, 2011 at 12:35 PM
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    A V6 that gets raspy with the cats removed????? Noooooooo!:rolleyes:
     
  3. Jul 11, 2011 at 12:51 PM
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    ^^^This
    You need a resonator welded on after the flange of your cat-back exhaust. There is a company that makes a short style resonator. I'm on my phone or I would help find you the link.
     
  4. Jul 11, 2011 at 1:07 PM
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    Sweet... and yes, any help to a link for recommended resonators would be greatly appreciated. Can't thank all the guys at TW enough!
     
  5. Jul 14, 2011 at 5:57 AM
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    I've been researching and I think to get some back pressure back and quite down the rasp I'm gonna install both a cat and resonator in front of the muffler... what do you guys think??

    I've found the vibrant ultra quiet resonator (bit expensive) but haven't determined which cat to get yet.
     
  6. Jul 14, 2011 at 10:35 AM
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    TacoSupreem

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    I don't think you need a cat. From what i've heard and read. You need a resonator or a chambered muffler. So that you can tune the exhaust pulses. A straight threw type muffler with long tubes and no cat's will make it extremely loud and raspy/buzzy. So maybe a resonator or get 2 muffler's if thats cheaper. Lots of guys are running 2 muffler's. One chambered and one straight threw. Make sense?
     
  7. Jul 14, 2011 at 10:51 AM
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    Yeah... so a muffler like a Magnaflow? This Wicked Flow is nice but very open/aggresive and I don't think will work with what I got going on and am expecting.
     
  8. Jul 14, 2011 at 11:10 AM
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    Maybe like a dynomax super turbo(this is the muffler used in the URD exhaust for long tube headers) and a 18" magnaflow behind that.
     
  9. Jul 14, 2011 at 11:16 AM
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    Here is member SuperWerty's truck. He has 2 mufler's. Basically he has the long tube headers, URD y-pipe and the URD exhaust with the turbo muffler and another magnaflow welded in there too. Then he dumped it after the axle.
    http://youtu.be/ubSy9Nykoso
     
  10. Jul 14, 2011 at 1:28 PM
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    Wow... that did sound much better! I PM'd him and he said the same thing. I already pulled the trigger and am getting a Vibrant resonator and Magnaflow muffler. I don't mind the exhaust being a little loud but the rasp has got to go, it's driving me insane!
     
  11. Jul 14, 2011 at 4:21 PM
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    Now this sounds more like what i want. That dosent sound bad at all.
     
  12. Jul 15, 2011 at 10:05 PM
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    heres long tubes, urd y pipe, and the new urd mk2 catback. i have a nasty leak at the y pipe/cat back flange but have v-bands waiting to get welded in. This setup sounds incredible even with the hissing from the leak.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d5UNYo89dMA
     
  13. Jul 15, 2011 at 11:58 PM
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    Ok, I just snagged a used Urd y pipe. I will try and post some impressions and audio clips once installed.

    Basically S/C, DTLT, and 2 magnaflow mufflers will be in the mix. I was even thinking of thermal wrapping the Y pipe to insulate some sound. I remember feeling some resonance through the floor boards with the thorley y pipe
     
  14. Sep 28, 2012 at 1:07 PM
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    I know this is an old thread, but thought this would be the right place for my question:

    Has anyone tried to take a URD Y Pipe for the 4x4 and weld in the stock cats? Here in CA I'm trying to see my options for some exhaust upgrades while remaining CARB Legal.
     
  15. Mar 19, 2013 at 3:05 PM
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    Problem is that even if you weld cats into place you still won't be CARB legal unless URD, or someone, certifies the mod with CARB.
     
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    1) put in OE Y pipe for inspection.

    2) install URD after.

    3) redo steps 1 and 2 as necessary

    :D

    My DT has resonators so I'm not worried about some cop spot checking my exhaust. First off he will never have a reason to. I'm going to try and pass emissions with my resonators and see what happens. The exhaust dump after the axle will cause some issues I expect though.
     
  19. May 21, 2014 at 12:03 PM
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    I just read through the this whole thread and I'm on the same boat. I'm planning on getting the DT Y pipe bomb, but don't want it to be too loud. I have long tubes and a catback but was thinking of welding in another resonator or a powerstick. Any thoughts?
     
  20. May 22, 2014 at 6:35 AM
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    I have the same setup + the TRD SC and had a problem with the exhaust being very loud so i've installed a Vibrant Ultra Quiet resonator. I'm very hapy with the result. The DT Y pipe bomb is not perfect. I've changed the clamp (u-bolt style) supplied with it for one like a band cause i hade a leak. The Y-pipe is running very close to the transfer case actuator possibly generating heat. I don't like the wrapping but find a very interesting product that keep an air gap between the blanket and the pipe. Very, very nice product.

    http://store.sdhqoffroad.com/titaniumpipeshield-heatshield.aspx

    Nice store and perfect service.
     
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