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Old 05-31-2010
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3in exhaust?

well i'm tired of my stock exhaust and got a flowmaster given to me and have a bunch of 3in stainless that id like to use with the flowmaster, so what i was thinkin was to unbolt the exhaust from the cat back (already have the muffler and tubing that goes over the axel out) and cut the stock pipe just a little bit back from the stock flange so i can weld the 3in to that to bolt it back up and then put my flowmaster in the place that the stock one was and then go 3in all the way out, will it hit anything goin over the axel or should i clear it? has anyone done this before? if so could i see some pics please and possibly a clip of how it sounds
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there was a guy on here who had done exactly that, and it was hands down the best sounding exhaust I have heard on a ranger, there is a video of it kicking around here somewhere. Closest to a V8 I have heard. Ill have a look for it.
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3" would be too large a diameter for a motor like the 4.0 imo... you will probably lose some grunt down low.
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Very true, but it did sound awsome!
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3" - thats a bad idea.
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im runnin it with that chunk of exhaust off right now so its comin out right behind the cats and it seems to have more ***** than with the full exhaust on there
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no back pressure = bad stuff
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3" - thats a bad idea.
x2, i would not do it if i were you.
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2.5 would be the largest you should go on a 4.0 that isn't making any extra power. I have 2.5" piping and it made it a good bit deeper. and i didn't notice any power loss (at least not in the seat of my pants)
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but wouldnt i still have some back pressure cause im leavin my cats alone and puttin a flowmaster on there
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no back pressure = bad stuff
Wrong.

Slow moving exhaust = bad stuff.
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Found the clip, can't figure out how to post it here, so heres the link to the site. http://www.therangerstation.com/foru...t=80790&page=3 . ** this is not my truck, but a member of that forums.
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oooo i like that lol i cant wait, i hope mine turns out like that
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so if im not mistaken wont the cats hold the back pressure?
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so if im not mistaken wont the cats hold the back pressure?
thats the same thing i was thinkin
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