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having some exhaust work done, few questions

will it make any difference to go to a larger diameter pipe after the cats?
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Not really, I wouldn't go over 2.5" personally just for back pressure reasons.
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well i went to a 2.5" i think i felt a difference. i would say do just to do it.... you will lose a little back presser which helps on the down shift slowqing but not that much. it could have been in my head but it seems like it was a lil quicker and ran much smoother
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I think for rangers 2.5" is as big as you want to go for optium performance
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Yeah 2.5 is the biggest I'd go.
We'll see. I'm at the place right now talkin to then.
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well the one shop i talked to had an awesome plan, but i just can't pay that much right now. it would have been a stellar setup though. but i dont have the cash to dish out right now.
so going to a different shop thats going to reposition the muffler and whatnot. and improve the welds. lol
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so tomorrow i will be getting the exhaust redone, and i'm thinking about getting a different muffler

i want something loud.
my flowmaster 40 hasn't held up too well.

someone was telling me one of the round magnaflows with the straight through design were pretty good..
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Super 44, offroad version. The kind thats made out of diamond plate
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sorry i didnt specify, something other then a flowmaster. i've got flows on my car and my truck, and just want something different..
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i forgot to take pics, but i ended up having the flowmaster moved up a bit, and then ran some pipe and dumped it right behind the axle.
but now its wayyy too quiet again so i'll probably hack it off after the muff again and put a turn down on it.
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I heard the Flowtech Terminator is really loud, I haven't heard it in person though.
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that looks cool
my flowmaster 40 is all good though
it had a couple holes in it and the guy was able to weld em shut
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Bassani is loud.
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I have a thrush 2.5 glasspack, it cost $20 and doesnt sound half bad.

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built with off the shelf parts, it was the cheep option.
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sound clip?
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it sounds much better in person.
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thats not bad.
yeah i need to do something though.
its so quiet i can't stand it.
i'm used to being able to feel the rumble, and hear my exhaust over my tires, not anymore lol
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I have a glass pack on my 4.0, and I personally love the sound. I would take it over the magnaflow I had before any day.
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do you have a sound clip of that?
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i have straight pipes on my 4.0 and i love it
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