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well im getting a super 40 for 20 bucks to my door.

I have heard something and wondered if anyone else had heard this. i have heard that if you mount the muffler as far forward as possible it will be deeper. so i was thinking if cutting of my second cat and mounting it as close to the first cat as possible. also the cross member will protect it too.


what are your thoughts?
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I've never heard this but my flow is mounted where the stock muffler was and is plenty deep.
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back on topic please

I've never heard such, removing a cat will make an audible difference, but not good for the environment.

you'll like the Super 40
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i currently dont have cats im running straight pipes
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your killing the environment man, tisk tisk.

Should be plenty loud for ya then.
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yea im hoping it will take out some rasp.
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In all seriousness exhaust leaks can cause a rasp too. Check your pipes for pin holes and stuff and get it replaced if you find a bad piece.
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^^ yea my pipe from the cats back is all pieced together **** and its going to get lighting style till i can afford to get it bent up like shanes. i also need to do manifold gaskets i have a small leak on the drivers side. but im so scared to take the manifolds off lol
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I used to help out at a speed shop. Deeper maybe... But really what happens is the more pipe you have after the muffler the more "smoothed" out it will be. Less raspy. You know why rice burners sound bad? Its not cause they have 4 bangers, its cause the muffler is mounted at the back. Stick the muffler as far forward as you can and you get a better sound.

Example A...



That was my Hyundai and its got a Flowmaster stuck way at the back with really nothing else in the exhaust system. Intake sounds wicked, but the exhaust leaves something to be desired...

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Same story, this time on the track *****. Muffler at the back, lots and lots of "tin" or "rasp". Farther you stick that puppy forward the less you have of that.

Really its up to you. It might be interesting to see what it will sound like stuffed all the way up there. Unfortunately I had a very nice sounding exhaust on my Hyundai that way but it never made it to the interwebs. Just sounded very deep and smooth.
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so i was thinking if cutting of my second cat and mounting it as close to the first cat as possible. also the cross member will protect it too.


what are your thoughts?
there simply isn't the room. to do that, you'd need a small "bullet" type muffler. Flowmasters are not small mufflers by any means, especially the Super 40 with their 5x10x13" case.
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if you move it too far forward, it will overheat the cab's sheet metal and cause a fire, at least it did on my buddy's 94 splash
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as scott said and i told you before you posted, you could start a fire...just put it under the bed, this way you will not have as much in-cab resonance and you wont start a fire.

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you know my exhaust is the sexiest ever LOL
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yea probably just put it after the second cat and go from there.


yes justin thats how i want mine done. no tips to screw up or anything like that
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Any particular reason why you want to use/buy cats. instead of say a resonator? Most resonators are the size of the average "glasspack", and some are specifically designed to reduce in-cab resonance/drone.

Just puttin' it out there.
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^^ im not buying cats or anything like that. my current set up has punched cats and a y pipe for dual exhaust so it basically pipe. im getting a super 40 so i can have a muffler and loss some rasp.
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Muffler will help with rasp, but won't eliminate it. You need tail pipes to lose rasp and shrink down the exhaust pipe diameter.
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ok hows this sound im going to run the flow 40 single in dual out with dual 2.25 exhaust like shanes and justins. should knock down the rasp pretty good?
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Place the muffler under the bed, at the start of the back of the bed, then run the pipes back. That should cut down the rasp quite a bit.
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