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What cat back do you recommend?

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by tacomarich, Jun 6, 2011.

  1. Jun 6, 2011 at 6:47 PM
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    tacomarich

    tacomarich [OP] luvsoffroading

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    What cat back do you recommend? K&N, flowmaster other? Anyone have any luck over others?
     
  2. Jun 6, 2011 at 6:47 PM
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    magnaflow sounds nice for what u got
     
  3. Jun 7, 2011 at 2:54 AM
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    i was thinking of magnaflow. any better series than the other, or depends on the application?
     
  4. Jun 7, 2011 at 3:11 AM
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    crf69

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    ummm yeah
    jba is cheap....and good.
     
  5. Jun 7, 2011 at 5:53 AM
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    for starters, i would recommend going on youtube and searching for videos to get an idea of the different sounds.
     
  6. Jun 7, 2011 at 6:01 AM
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    However, they do not make a Catback System...

    If you were looking for a Catback and not just a muffler you will have to look at the following:

    AFE, BANKS, URD, RBP, BORLA, TRD,

    I might have missed one.

    For just a muffler here are your options:

    Magnaflow, AERO, Dynomax, Flow master, and basically any muffler you can find a good shop to weld up for you pending inlet/oulet diameter and fit.

    Now my reccomendations are:

    For Catback, and you are going to stay NA = Borla or TRD
    " " , and you plan on FI= Banks or URD (3" Diameter piping)

    For Mufflers: Magnaflow or Aero. Dynomax is proven to gain HP, Im not into the chambered exh. I hate the quality and sound of flowmaster, but to each his own. If you want to mod stay away from shit that rust.:cool:

    Oh, and FYI K&N does not make exhaust systems for our truck, nor any vehicle if my memory serves me right.

    Enjoy, :D
     
  7. Jun 7, 2011 at 6:03 AM
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    I vote not a catback at all. A weld in muffler will be cheaper and gain you just much unless you are doing some heavy engine modifications...
     
  8. Jun 8, 2011 at 9:40 PM
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    Banks, sounds like a tank :)
     
  9. Jun 8, 2011 at 9:54 PM
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    Ill vouch for that....$1500 later...sounds fuckin sweet though!
     
  10. Jun 9, 2011 at 12:25 AM
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    right on. thank you everyone for the great information. gives me a few ideas on what to do now.
     
  11. Jun 9, 2011 at 6:02 AM
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    TRD S/C, TRD quick shifter, AFE CAI, Magnaflow cat back exhaust, Fox racing shocks, TC UCA, All-pro expo leafs, Bestop soft top, Wet Okole black seat covers, Scan gauge II.
    UM, this statement is wrong. I have a Magnaflow cat back exhaust system, ordered and installed at my dealership due to a backorder of the TRD system at the time of my truck purchase.

    I really like my Magnaflow and am impressed with the sound. It burbles and pops and has a decent deep throaty growl for a V6. Granted, the supercharger helps with that but it is still a good exhaust choice.
     
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    Hmm, Thats new I Guess, but hey... Awesome. I like magnaflow, and if they make a CBE, more options for us Taco owners...

    Enjoy:D
     
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    K&N makes air filters, not exhausts.
     
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    Thats why I said; that would be the only Exh I would trade out for. Pending my cash situation. I have a link to all the details. Top quality stuff with true effective research behind the design...

    I am however, upgrading to an APR Y-pipe here shortly:cool:
     
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    Just finished install of Flowmaster American Thunder CAT back system. Has Series 50 Delta Flow muffler. Quieter than I thought it would be, seems about the same as TRD Sport stock exhaust with a little more rumble at low end and during acceleration.:( I believe a series 40 would sound good.:D Kit required a little bending of clamping brackets to adjust for similar positions of tips, other than that easy install.
     
  19. Jun 10, 2011 at 1:42 PM
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    Why do people post videos of their exhaust or sound system? Videos do no justice of the actual sound in person..
     
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    in my experience, the only time to ever buy a full exhaust system is if its going on a high output motor. you're probably better off going to a good muffler shop and having them fabricate one. i have a 3 inch mandrel bent exhaust kit on my car, but its because its turbocharged and needs all the flow it can get. i plan on taking the tacoma to a muffler shop and letting them take care of it for much less because its not going to make a big difference.
     
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