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Old 06-17-2006
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flowmaster....borla....BLAH

OK i was DEAD set on getting BORLA....i know they are a little bit more pricy but i heard that the performance was greater....wasn't as loud...but still could rumble.....well i work fast food and in drive thru today there was this ranger....i handed him his food(whataburger...amazing food lol) and it was a niiiiiice rumble...and i asked him what kind he had and he said ...just a normal flowmaster...and we talked and i had to go back to work...but when he drove away.....sounded SWWEEETT!!!!! soo yea...idk now
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yup, my buddy has a flowmaster on his ranger, and it just the muffler and tail pipe...but it sounds so sweet!
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Yeah flowmasters sound great at drive thru's..niiiice and rumbly.. im gonna keep lovin my flowmaster till i hear something better sounding (performance muffler- not a vortex or w/e), i have yet to hear a borla on a 3.0L, and i heard a magnaflow on a 4.0L and thought it sounded like crap IMO but i guess the 3.0L and 4.0L have different tones.
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I'm going to get a Flomaster 40 dumped.
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ive got a flowmaster 40 as well. keep in mind, the size of the tips will also affect the sound.

i love mine. I just had it re bent so I could stick a hitch on it.
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crawly1025 can you show the underside of the exhaust?
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I have the Flowmaster 40 series dual exhaust and love its sound here what my set up looks like:

How are you gonna have your pipes come out?
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sure Sicko...hang on a sec and I'll get some pics for ya from the underside.
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Cool thanks..
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Here's some shots from the underside. He custom bent it from the cat back. He does alot of work on race cars too. Everyone told me he was the guy to see...I'm not dissapointed. He even hung it right, it doesnt bounce around at all.
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You can see the pipes are fairly close to the hitch....they were vibrating off of it when I got it home.....nothing to cause a big stink over. I removed a little material from the corner of the hitch and that solved the vibration. That little gap between the hitch and the pipe is pleanty of room now. It just proves how much it doesnt move around to only need that much room between the pipe and the hitch and it still doesnt vibrate.
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If you need anymore, shoot me a PM.
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like crawlys 45 out the back....umm question....im not big on exhaust... soo forgive me...buutt u said to keep in mind the size of the pipe...i really want a low rumble...soo would i shoot for a smaller pipe? o btw....crawly....the xhaust looks great dude
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Man thats sweet thanks for the pics. I plan on doing that to my truck soon.
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ive had magnaflow, flowmaster, and borla. and i stick to what i like.

btw i still have the borla.

i think i had the flowmaster for 3 months.
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like crawlys 45 out the back....umm question....im not big on exhaust... soo forgive me...buutt u said to keep in mind the size of the pipe...i really want a low rumble...soo would i shoot for a smaller pipe? o btw....crawly....the xhaust looks great dude
as far as pipes and tips go you want 2 1/4 inch pipes with 3 inch stainless tips if you go with the 40 series single in dual out since you have a 3.0... it is very loud and has a good deep rumble
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I've honestly never heard a Borla on a Ranger...just a vette...and it might sound slightly different lol. The only ones I personally have heard on the 4.0's are the Gibson and the Flowmaster 40. I know Borla makes an awesome exhaust so I don't think you could go wrong with them either.

As far as the tips changing the sound, I believe the larger tips give you a deeper sound....more of a low rumble. I'm sure someone can explain that better then me. lol

Thanks for the comments BTW. It wasn't really cheap, but I knew it'd be done right and that was what I was worried about. I see alot of trucks in town with duals, one without a tip, one lower then the other one, one completely crooked...drives me nuts lol
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what i would REALLY REALLY LIKE is to have two 3.0 in my driveway...one with a borla...one with a flowmaster....one rev...then the other...soo how about some of yall take one for the team and drive out here!!!!! lol
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i can think of several members in your area.
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I have a Borla Pro XS on my 3.0L and I like it better than the flowmasters around town. I have Dual 3 inch rolled tips and it has a nice rumble to it. By the way I bought the muffler off ebay for cheap and had a local shop put it on.
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is one more choppy than another? Cuz what i would really LOVE is a smooooth muscular sound
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Josh, If you wanna hear mine, I can get you a soundclip when I get home from work and email it to you this evening. I'll try to figure out how to post it on here, never posted a sound clip, but if I can't, I'll just email it to you. Shoot me a PM.
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ya the 40 series is great!
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I have a Borla Pro XS on my 3.0L and I like it better than the flowmasters around town. I have Dual 3 inch rolled tips and it has a nice rumble to it. By the way I bought the muffler off ebay for cheap and had a local shop put it on.
dude get a sound clip, particular one driving 0-60 too i wanna hear how the borla on the 3.0L sounds..
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Josh, If you wanna hear mine, I can get you a soundclip when I get home from work and email it to you this evening. I'll try to figure out how to post it on here, never posted a sound clip, but if I can't, I'll just email it to you. Shoot me a PM.

if you get it i can host it for you, but it wont do him much good. he has 3.0 you have the 4.0
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he could check here too.

There's some pretty decent clips on this site.

http://exhaustsoundclips.com/phpbb2/...c2d77912d157d1
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hey, thats where i submitted mine! when i had my old flow 40 si/so, its the one that says 2000 ranger. It has a deeper sound now that i have the si/do, but its not as mellow up in the RPMs as that muffler was
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