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Feb 23, 6:29pm - #110295 
straight pipe exhaust

i was thinking about removing the stock muffler then just puting a straight pipe axle back. but still having the capabilty of switching them back and forth. with an hours amount of work. do you think there would b any kind of gain? and what do you think it sound like? open to all suggestions and comment


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Feb 23, 10:49pm - #110296 
i figured it would only be like 100 compared to the TRD for 450, and even get a lil more performance


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Feb 23, 10:56pm - #110297 
It's going to sound horrible. I once had an exhaust leak on my other car, so air was coming straight off the catylic converter, I thought it sounded horrible. You could try it and see if you like it, but i didn't.


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Feb 23, 11:53pm - #110298 
It won't sound too bad if it's done right. done right meaning quality TIG welds with no exhaust pipe rattling. However, a leak in the system does sound like crap, I had one. Getting a straight pipe is not for the show car. It is strictly for performance and only a select few appreicate it's functionality. Also, few actually spend the money to do it right.

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It's going to sound horrible. I once had an exhaust leak on my other car, so air was coming straight off the catylic converter, I thought it sounded horrible. You could try it and see if you like it, but i didn't.

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Feb 23, 11:55pm - #110299 
take your axle back off, and rev. thats about how it will sound


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Feb 23, 11:57pm - #110300 
except it will be more raspy since you'd still have your cat and resonator. take your midpipe off and rev then that will let youknow how it'll sound.

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