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Best Muffler for exhaust...POST UP!

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alright well i hacked my old exhaust off since it was fallin apart anyway (ive got a 4.0 ohv) two questions first i want it to sound mean, obnoxious, and like a v8 if possible. and im not too sure wat muffler to run since ill be makin my own..ive listened to alot of clips on here but i want somethin loud...any ideas? second question i had im gonna prolly run headers and since ive got 4 cats if i just run two high flows wud that be enough or am i still gonna have to run 4? i thought mayb of running a race muffler on it but i figured it wouldnt pass inspection im think either 2.5 or 3in dumped just past the cab
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ive got a mangaflow..love it..and heard you cant go wrong with them
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Borla Pro XS SI/DO.

http://s153.photobucket.com/albums/s...=markborla.flv

Not to loud, but it can still be heard. I love it.
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Flowmaster Original 40!!! Part #42541.

Here's a clip of mine.....(ps...lots of tire noise.)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obB2fcJMDXo

My set up is 2.5" cat to muff, then dump. 3" is way too big any of our trucks. I even think 2.5 is too big...i should've gone 2.25.

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Or straight pipe it...no muffler, and only 2 cats. I've been told that straight pipe w/o the rear 2 cats sound best.
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I have mine straight piped and it sounds pretty good. Just take off your muffler and give that a try. Its free.
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i have a 12" glasspack and people have told me that they love the sound of my truck
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ive got a mangaflow..love it..and heard you cant go wrong with them
I agree mines not too loud but it has a nice low tone for a V6. Mines a 4.0 also. Lifetime warranty doesnt hurt either
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MAC flowpaths, one of the better 2-chamber mufflers you can buy.

A chambered muffler is going to get you the closest thing to a v8ish sound.
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iv got flowmaster 40 too...

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Tomorrow morning if I can get up nice and early.. i will take another video of my exhaust setup.. I have one recorded about a day after it was put on. now its been a few thousand miles, and I've got a CAI installed.. sounds nice and purty.. and mean when its revved up on the move. Best sound by far you can get is on the downshift slowing down at a light or stop sign.. everyone stops to listen to the nice engine braking and that awesome sounding burble exhaust brake type sound.
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my exhaust is hacked off and it def sounds like a v6 but i want it to sound louder...my old s10 i hacked the exhaust off and it had a 2.5 and sounded like a v8...im tryin not to go to flowmaster everyone has em haha...
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my exhaust is hacked off and it def sounds like a v6 but i want it to sound louder...my old s10 i hacked the exhaust off and it had a 2.5 and sounded like a v8...im tryin not to go to flowmaster everyone has em haha...
haha.. maybe we have em for a reason Same reason almost everyone gets a CAI and/or headers too
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your NEVER gonna get the v8 sound out of a v6. period. yea, you can make a v6 sound MEAN as hell, but never like a v8.
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Closest you can get with a 3.0, is to buy some new rockers.. some headers.. cut some out-pipes with a hydraulic switch to let you switch from the exhaust to the rear, to some cutouts on the side of the engine bay to exhaust right outside the front sides of the engine bay. Thats about the best sound you can get out of a V6 minus boring and changing all the insides of the engine.

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i love my flowmaster 40 series



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your NEVER gonna get the v8 sound out of a v6. period. yea, you can make a v6 sound MEAN as hell, but never like a v8.

Never say never...

http://youtube.com/watch?v=t45WWwCvjMY
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lol, from all the noise it makes.. it sure didnt go very fast
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lol, from all the noise it makes.. it sure didnt go very fast
How do you know, you weren't in the car?
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