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Old 10-10-2009, 09:15 PM
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I just want a different sound, couldn't I just cut the exhaust a bit, or even disconnect at the cat? Would it sound like crap?
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Old 10-10-2009, 09:20 PM
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get u a grinder or receprecating saw and cut it off about 8 to 10 inches from the converter.... gives it a deep mellow tone.. also cackles at times
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Old 10-11-2009, 07:06 PM
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Anyone else done this?
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Old 10-12-2009, 06:01 PM
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It will sound terrible. I ran around with it off right after the Y-pipe for about 2 hrs. It sounded like a bag of crushed *******s.

Please dont do it lol. If you want a different sound why not buy a different muffler for like 80 bucks?
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Old 10-12-2009, 06:26 PM
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and it'll suck the fuel and rob any power you had. don't do it.


do it right...replace the muffler.
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Old 10-12-2009, 06:41 PM
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It sounded like a bag of crushed *******s.
HAHAHAHAHAHAHA

Seriously, just get a different muffler. I have a Borla and highly recommend it to anybody who doesn't want a really loud muffler. It's nice and mellow with a good sound.
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Old 10-12-2009, 07:42 PM
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I upped the sizing and took the cat off and made it side exit with a diesel tip on the end. It looks sick and sounds nice and deep, not ricey or anything like that.
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Old 10-12-2009, 07:50 PM
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It sounded like a bag of crushed *******s.
and just how do you know what that sounds like? on second thought never mind i dont want to know! lol
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Old 10-12-2009, 07:59 PM
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and it'll suck the fuel and rob any power you had. don't do it.


do it right...replace the muffler.
I have my muffler removed (no muffler in its place) and it sounds great and I get awsome gas mileage for a Ranger. I average 17.5 with 70% city and 30% highway. The best I have gotten is just a tad over 20 mpg and thats with 33.4 in tire.


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It will sound terrible. I ran around with it off right after the Y-pipe for about 2 hrs. It sounded like a bag of crushed *******s.

Please dont do it lol. If you want a different sound why not buy a different muffler for like 80 bucks?
It sounds great. Dont listen to him.

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Old 10-12-2009, 10:39 PM
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I know theres tons of mufflers out there but I want to spend no more then $100, but I want a deep, low tone.. Is there anything out there for that price?

Also, if I just disconnected the stock exhaust, you guys did it at the cat?
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Old 10-12-2009, 10:44 PM
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Jake, I was commenting on the OP wanting to just either unbolt behind the cat or cut a foot behind the cat then nothing else. Doing that, will sound like ass, will rob power, and suck the fuel. Ask me how I know....I ran that setup between exhaust setups...shoot...even a striaght pipe with 4' of tailpipe and a turndown...still sounded like complete garbage.

With full tailpipes, I don't doubt that no muffler does sound good on a 4.0...I've heard many reports of this, just havn't heard in person yet.
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Old 10-12-2009, 10:46 PM
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I have a 3.0L, also, the video posted sounded real good. If I take out the cat and put a straight pipe and run just that i'll get bad MPG and loose power?
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Old 10-13-2009, 07:03 PM
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I took everything out. Straight piped from exhaust manifold to tip.
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Old 10-13-2009, 08:35 PM
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Where can you purchase straight pipes? what would you hook up to the straight pipes?
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Old 10-13-2009, 08:55 PM
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Where can you purchase straight pipes? what would you hook up to the straight pipes?
I went down to NAPA and bought 4ft of 2 1/4 tubing. Cut my cat off with a sawzall, welded the pipe to the exhaust manifold down pipe, and then welded my muffler on.
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