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Just my luck!

I've been waiting for my exhaust to start to go so I could replace it with a nice cat back system. Well instead of slowly failing so I could order the exhaust and still drive the truck the whole thing just decided to fall off. So I had to spend the money on a normal exhaust since I couldn't wait 4 days for the new exhaust. I'm really ticked at the moment. $600 and I don't have what I want. The wife specifically stated when the original exhaust went I can get the cat-back.

On the the plus side my exhaust was original from 97 and the new one has a lifetime warranty.

But it's not cat-back!!
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so you spent 600 bucks on a stock exahast.
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Why can't you wait four days and drive it as-is?
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If you spent $600 for a stock exhaust you got the worst deal in all of history.

x2 on what Trigger said.
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Why can't you wait four days and drive it as-is?
My exhaust now ends directly after the cats and it way too loud. Sounds like a coffee can exhaust.
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My exhaust now ends directly after the cats and it way too loud. Sounds like a coffee can exhaust.
That doesnt warrant spending $600 on an exhaust set up to fix that problem.

You could of had a $20 piece of pipe welded inplace and used that for the time being.
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No way I'd spend 600 like that. Put up with it for a few days and just think of the great reward.
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Holy [email protected]!
I'd cut off my custom dual exhaust for $600.

When my old exhaust rusted through, I drove around with nothing behind the catalytic converter for a couple of months.
It sounded like a swarm of bees on crack, but it got me around.
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damn you shoulda just hit up a local exhaust shop, buy a muffler there, and have them do some custom piping for ya. almost always ends up cheaper then buying an overpriced catback.
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damn dude you got ripped off bad
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$600? want some band aids for your raped a$$?
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That sucks. I had my local muffler shop fabricate a side exhaust kit on my Mustang for less than $400 with stainless tips. As for my Ranger, I went to Autozone and bought a $20 muffler and some clamps after the old duals fell off, until I have time to fab up a custom setup myself.
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I couldn't drive around without any exhaust for the weekend. I had to get to work and i lug my kids around in it. The final total was $510 for the lifetime warranty. None of the local shops could squeeze me i so i had to go to a chain. Yeah, it was a little bit pricier and I couldn't get what i wanted, but it's gaurenteed for life and it got done when I wanted it done.
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Wow.

You got utterly pwned on that. No way in hell would I hand over $600 to fix something with stock parts when I was going to replace it with something else.

Sounds like you were in too much of a rush and not thinking right.
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i paid 158 for a new muffler and cat installed out the door at a local muffler shop.
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WTF were you thinking.. You could have just went and picked up a shi y muffler and bolted it one for 30 bucks. That is insane that you did that. I dont even bill gates would have spent 600 bucks on a stock muffler for 3 days
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exhaust is a rip off. a guy near me does it for $100 plus the mufflers. the 100 includes pipes and the tips he already has. and he does better work that anyone i ever seen. anyone near GA i can for sure hook you up
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WTF were you thinking.. You could have just went and picked up a shi y muffler and bolted it one for 30 bucks. That is insane that you did that. I dont even bill gates would have spent 600 bucks on a stock muffler for 3 days
I needed everything from the cat back not just a muffler.
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that sucks you got riped off i spent only 125 for muffler and custom pipes after i wanted to get it fixed after my body lift
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I paid less for my Magnaflow catback.
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300 and you can get dual flowmasters from the cat back here.
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Baked much?^^
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