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which exhaust to choose!?

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by obsurfer1990, Jan 6, 2009.

  1. Jan 6, 2009 at 8:59 AM
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    obsurfer1990

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    which muffler do i choose out of flowmaster or magnaflow? i cant choose out of the 2 ....pleaseeee help
     
  2. Jan 6, 2009 at 9:01 AM
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    tarheelfan_08

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  3. Jan 6, 2009 at 9:30 AM
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    flowmaster 40...it just gets better with time!
     
  4. Jan 6, 2009 at 9:33 AM
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    tacoskim

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    depends on the sound u want, u want baffled go with flow, u want throaty go with magna
     
  5. Jan 6, 2009 at 9:40 AM
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    I like the flow 50 personally.
     
  6. Jan 6, 2009 at 9:52 AM
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    SilverSeven

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    what is baffled??

    I want throaty, but I hear magnaflow is cheap or something..

    what would you consider the sound of the TRD exhaust?
     
  7. Jan 6, 2009 at 7:33 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    you want performance with your sound...go magnaflow......you want sound(awesome sound:D) more than anything.....go with flowmaster.
     
  8. Jan 7, 2009 at 4:17 AM
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    Same here....

    I'm old and I like the quieter sound.
     
  9. Jan 10, 2009 at 10:31 AM
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    bradu81

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    I thought that the magnaflow was quieter than the flowmaster...
     
  10. Jan 10, 2009 at 11:48 AM
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    I got a magnaflow muffler installed on my truck thrusday and i love the sound the guy said it would have been louder if i got the Flowmaster 40 series but its alumnized so for $17 dollars more I got the SS straight flow magnaflow.
     
  11. Jan 10, 2009 at 12:21 PM
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    Must consider future exh mods, ie Headers, Y-pipe, etc. The more free flowing you might want to make your exhaust in order to increase scavenging performance, will require a good freeflow muffler if you want to maintain a nice throaty growl...

    Check out this page. His truck had the Flowmaster and second clips got the Magnaflow:

    Flow master:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pqYo...main.com/ride/2527224&feature=player_embedded

    Magnaflow:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NmN8-LBFWKw

    Neither sounds like a V8, but I love that agrressive sound the magnaflow makes. Flowmaster sounds like a can. Plus there aluminized. Im more of an SS fanatic, Hope My Borla w/DTLT's will sound like that, just preference.
     
  12. Jan 12, 2009 at 7:26 AM
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    5vzrider00

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    Replace stock muffler with y-pipe and 2 SLP loudmouth resonators!! It is the deepest, best sounding exhaust on a tacoma. I have personally had the flow 40 and it sounded great but this setup is much better!!!
     
  13. Jan 12, 2009 at 7:59 AM
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    Depends on what you get.

    The Flowmaster 40 series is louder than the 50 series which is louder than the 70, etc.
     
  14. Jan 12, 2009 at 8:12 AM
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    Dang I could have sworn there was a thread on taking off your stock exhaust and putting on an aftermarket one on here somewhere with pictures and directions! Anyone know where? :confused:
     
  16. Jan 26, 2009 at 7:05 PM
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    Pretty much

    I got the Magnaflow...No complaints here...love it.
     
  17. Jan 31, 2009 at 3:18 PM
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    I was planning on putting a flowmaster on my 2008 taco.The muffler installer talked me into a Thrush muffler. They said it had the same baffle design as the flowmaster. I had so much noise and resonance inside the cab I couldn't hear the stereo, or anything else for that matter ! The hum was terrible. I took it back. They installed a turbo muffler instead. It's much quieter in the cab,but I lost that deep throaty sound I was looking for.They said the flowmasters would do the same thing. They said it would be loud in the cab on Toyota pickups. I have owned several other trucks(other than a Taco) and never had this problem.Has anyone else had this issue? any suggestions?
     
  18. Jan 31, 2009 at 3:57 PM
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    I just installed the Flowmaster 50 series on my truck and there is a little bit of noise in the cab but it's not bad at all. Has that nice deep sound to it as well!! ;)
     
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    Loudmouth, or loudmouth 2???
     
  20. Apr 9, 2010 at 5:22 PM
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    I had a flowmaster and hated it. I had a magnaflow and wasn't too impressed.

    I'm partial for the AeroTurbine 2525XL muffler myself.
     
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