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questions on borla exhaust? which model? cost?

so i'm finally gonna get an exhaust... i'm considering a borla pro xs but i'm not sure which model to get... for a 3.0 ranger i should get a 2.5 in/out, right? they have center in/out, offset in/out, etc etc and i'm not sure which one is right for my truck. also, i'm considering buying the exhaust and tip on ebay, then paying a local shop to bend some generic tubing and do the install... how much would i expect to pay for install/tubing only? (exclude muffler and tip)

here's the pro xs site:
http://www.borla.com/proxs/pages/mufflers.php

Ive heard that these perform a bit better than magnaflows, any opinions on that? Finally, i'm thinking of getting a dual tip and having it come out in front of the rear passenger-side tire, 'prerunner' style, i guess. are there any advantages/disadvantages to having it there instead of dumping at an angle behind the rear passenger-side tire (basically like the stock exhaust)? How about exhaust fumes and such... would they be more apt to corrode or dirty the chrome wheel if i dump it before the tire?

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i would get the center in offset out. it give the shop putting it on some more options.

i dont like infront of the wheel because it gets the wheel all dirty and colored.

it cost me 150 for SI/SO cat-back that is without the muffler and without the tip.

btw i have a 2.25in and 2.25 out on my truck and its a 4.0, i like it but everyone else thinks its too small. lol but everyone hase there opinions. ive had both 2.25 and 2.5 tubing, and i like the 2.25
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did you notice a performance difference with the 2.25 vs 2.5? why do you prefer the 2.25?
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i think the low-end is alot better with 2.25, once u go to 2.5 i think some is lost untill u get the flow(rpms) up the 2.25 maybe a little restrictive up around 5 grand and more but i dont get up that high but maybe once a day. lol
i dont have any numbers to prove what i just said but that is what it feels/seems like.

btw i would get model number
40351
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40357

but u really just want a model that helps make the least amount of bends. like if you get offset in and offset out...

turn the muffler on its side then when it comes out the cat it is pretty much strait, then use the bend to your advantage because the pipe will need bent up to got over the axle.

see what i mean buy using the type of muffler that u need to you advantage by keeping the pipe bends to a minimum?
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anyone have a borla soundclip?
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i have one but its not a 3.0 and the muffler isnt broke in yet.

http://www.zabeard.com/gallery/d/530-2/markborla.wmv
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what size tips do you have zack and what type?....i know hella old thread
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I dont know whyy it's called "Pre-Runner" style. It's just a style. Had it on ALL my trucks, and not a-one of them was a Pre-Runner.

I've never had discoloration of the wheel, either. But I keep my truck stupid clean, so maybe that's why.
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what size tips do you have zack and what type?....i know hella old thread

i have no tips. its dumped right before the rear bumper, that is soon to change tho, i have some 2.25 in, 3.5 out, 22 inches long, exhaust tips sitting in my room waiting to go on, someday they will, ill post pics too.
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heres 3.5 tips...
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Im still debating wether the center/offset OR the center/center is a quietor muffler....

BTW, that sound clip is OLD.....I need to make a new one, thats when it was brand new/not brokenen in yet.....Sounds ALOT better/throatier now.
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where can i buy the center/dual pro XS?
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