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Old 12-31-2010
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New exhaust?

Im strongly considering upgrading my ranger's exhaust system. I have a 2008 xlt 2wd with a 3.slow liter engine.

My main concern is how a new exhaust sounds on a 3.0 ltr. My greatest fear is going through all the trouble only to find the truck sounds like a ricers fart can.

Gibson I hear is one of the easiest to install, and has a mellower rumble at low speeds and nearly none at high.

Flowmaster ive been told produces a very loud throaty rumble, even audible from within the cabin.

What do you guys recommend, if anything?

Thanks :)
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i have a flowmaster 50 series on my 3.0 and i like the sound of it.

this video is almost 4 years old but you'll get the idea lol....my truck has changed quite a bit since then haha
http://s221.photobucket.com/albums/d...xhaustmov3.mp4
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there was a flowmaster on mine when we bought it then immediately had a magnaflow put on it....sounds good but you dont have that annoying resonance inside the cab like you get with a flowmaster.
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Magnaflow ftw.
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there was a flowmaster on mine when we bought it then immediately had a magnaflow put on it....sounds good but you dont have that annoying resonance inside the cab like you get with a flowmaster.
yes on the highway it drives me nuts but thats why i have a nice stereo system to drown it out haha
I need to get it re-run out the back of the truck because its dumped above the rear axle right now and its way louder inside
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yes on the highway it drives me nuts but thats why i have a nice stereo system to drown it out haha
I need to get it re-run out the back of the truck because its dumped above the rear axle right now and its way louder inside
mines louder i think....

straights FTW
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mines louder i think....

straights FTW
haha yeah i gotta update my PCM so i can run straight pipes with no cats and no CEL
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I have magnaflow and it sounds great. Does not sound rice at all. Doesn't sound like a big block either though.
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I have magnaflow and it sounds great. Does not sound rice at all. Doesn't sound like a big block either though.
Do you have a 3.0 ltr?
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Do you have a 3.0 ltr?
Yes I do.
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One of my chick friends said it sounded like a mustang HAHAHAH.

At a red light, a guy next to me asked if it was only a V6 HAHAHAHA.
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My main concern is how a new exhaust sounds on a 3.0 ltr. My greatest fear is going through all the trouble only to find the truck sounds like a ricers fart can.

Gibson I hear is one of the easiest to install, and has a mellower rumble at low speeds and nearly none at high.

What do you guys recommend, if anything?
Gibson is a good system, sounds decent, affordable (if you get the aluminized system) and easy to install in your driveway. The stainless system is the same, costs a little more, but will last until you get rid of the truck.
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i have the 3.slow also, i got a flopro super V single chamber....it sounds badass...if you imagine like what a prerunner should sound like, this is it
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