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Old 06-28-2015
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Need input on routing my exhaust from other V8 guys

So I've had my swap for a while now and have been holding off on getting my custom headers made. I have a VERY good fabricator that builds amazing headers that will do it for around $700. This beats waiting months for Torque Monsters if I could ever get ahold of the guy anyway. While I was in the guys shop, he asked why I don't just go over the frame. I told him my LT suspension, clearance, etc... Looking at it, I'm now wondering if I should really consider this.. It is just my play truck and I don't have much of a reason not to. I do drive it on the road, but it's already loud now as it is. Not concerned about noise anyhow. He wouldn't have any trouble making it work and I've seen a FEW setups like this done on drag Rangers. Just not a lot of offroad trucks where you have a lot more going on with suspension.

Anyone have any other reasons why this might not be very good? I mean, running the headers inside the frame is already a super tight squeeze and isn't ideal either. Sucks I just did my exhaust, but it was only $220 for all the routing and flanges. I currently run 2.5" dual with Flowmaster hi-flow cats (super small) to Super 10's dumped at the back of the cab. I would do this, but just down the outside of the frame rails tucked up nicely.

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I'd have to keep some stuff away from the exhaust and get them ceramic dipped, but there is room for it currently...
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Losing the A/C box soon here as well.
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Old 10-02-2015
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I've thought about flipping a set of shorty headers driver side on pasanger side, and pasanger on the driver side like a turbo header setup rerouting the exhaust I think there is plenty of room on the passenger side for this and would be tight on the drivers side.
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The headers look sweet, thought about putting a set on my 98 but we just bought a 2015 focus so that idea went out the
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