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Old 07-08-2012, 03:06 PM
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Default Help with simple mods to make my truck louder

I've had my Ranger for a few years to date and recently I have decided to make it louder and meaner. I have little mechanical experience and I need simple modifications that would make my truck sound louder and throatier. Any suggestions?
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Old 07-08-2012, 03:27 PM
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Something other than a v6
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Old 07-08-2012, 09:49 PM
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Step #1. Remove the exhaust up to the headers.
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Old 07-09-2012, 08:55 AM
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take a saw to the exhaust pipe right before the muffler. Bolt up a turn down. Boom. Loud. you will lose some backpressure and therefore some torque, but nothing crazy.
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Old 07-09-2012, 09:32 AM
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You can always trashcan everything up to the y pipe and run a straight pipe all the way out back, if you live where there are emmisions checks then you will have to keep the cat but other wise you can trash that as well. I run a high flow muffler and no cat and I like it.
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Old 07-10-2012, 08:17 AM
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You can always trashcan everything up to the y pipe and run a straight pipe all the way out back, if you live where there are emmisions checks then you will have to keep the cat but other wise you can trash that as well. I run a high flow muffler and no cat and I like it.
How did taking the cat out do as far as power, any change?
Also I have a flowmaster muffler and still have the cat. Iv been wanting to to away with the cat but didn't know what it would as far as power. I wondered it I would loose power.
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Old 07-10-2012, 08:50 AM
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Yeah if you want loud, just leave the headers.

It'll sound like ass, but it'll be loud, and apparently that's all you wish for.
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Old 07-13-2012, 09:06 PM
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You could always be respectful of other people and not trash your exhaust shoving more fumes in the air and causing it to rot off sooner.
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Old 07-13-2012, 10:35 PM
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I've seen this done before many times, hey and its for free!

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GO GO POWER RANGER!!!
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Old 07-14-2012, 01:11 PM
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I've seen this done before many times, hey and its for free!

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Kind of hard to see on my phone, can you explain?
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Old 07-14-2012, 01:26 PM
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Get some preformance headers, flowmaster 40, a k&n drop in filter, take off the cats, and have duals out the back.

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Old 07-14-2012, 01:26 PM
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MBRP exhaust.
louder, but not bad sounding.
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Old 07-14-2012, 02:01 PM
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Kind of hard to see on my phone, can you explain?
Its the exhaust tip and its like bent so it does like a "puff puff puff". Depending on the engine it can sound really loud.

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