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Ordered a Dynomax cat-back

Got tired of looking at my surface rusted factory exhaust on my '03 so decided to get myself an early Bday present and order a Dynomax cat-back from Jegs. They have a $50 rebate/visa gift card too if you buy one. My Ranger doesn't get driven much (64k miles currently) and never sees salt so I'm sure the aluminized piping/SS muffler will last a long time. I'll take some pics/video and do a DIY contribution when I go to put it on. I ordered some new exhaust bolts and a new donut gasket from RockAuto too. I'm sure I'll end up having to cut the bolts off at the cat converter to exhaust flange, they look pretty corroded. Should sound pretty good too and I've read some posts on here that said others were pretty happy with theirs. Trying to decide if I want to take it up to the muffler shop and have them weld it all up nice or just use the band clamps that come with the kit....we'll see.

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I'm sure you'll like it, I had a Dynomax system on my '07 and I did! I'd stick with the clamps though... it'll make it easier down the road if you do decide to change out the muffler or anything later.
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I used dynomax steel turbos on my '88 STX w/5.0L, sound was great.
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Good...glad to hear you all liked it. Should get here Tuesday or so but I'll wait until next weekend and hope I have an hour or two free to put it on.
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It doesn't take long at all to install... the worst part is getting the old one off! The hardware at the flange was pretty rusty on my '07 when I put mine on and the truck was only 2 years old!
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Took the factory exhaust off last night (pain in the butt) and had to start it up...lol. New stuff will go on today. Wife came out of the house all mad because she had just put the baby to sleep and it was loud even inside the house...haha.

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One of the things that has to be done during every exhaust change! lol
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One of the things that has to be done during every exhaust change! lol
Yes sir. lol!

I got the new one on after battling with the old flange bolts/my weak air compressor/and a harbor freight cutoff wheel but I won. Sounds really good! I don't really care for the exhaust tip they give you with the ugly clamp on it. I'll probably get a weld on tip at some point. I'll put up a video later or this week sometime. While I was dirty I figured I'd go ahead and clean the K&N, change the oil, and put a new fuel filter in it too. Never did get around to the fuel filter after I changed my fuel pump a few months back so I figured it needed done.

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Here ya go...


I also made a 5 minute video of driving around the neighborhood and was able to get on it some on the main street. Kinda boring really but if anyone wants to see it to get an idea of the sound inside the truck while driving I'll upload it.
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Here it is anyway...just some driving around....

2003 Ranger 4.0 Dynomax Exhaust around the neighborhood drive - YouTube
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That sounds good. I want a magnaflow but its just too much money. I was thinking MBRP or this kit, I like it.
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I have a dynomax superturbo muffler on my ranger. It sounded awesome. I personally haven't heard a ranger that sounds better then this one.

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