View Full Version : running new exhaust on 83 2.8
07-28-2008, 11:28 PM
so it needs a new exhaust and i am going to be welding one on here maybe this weekend...so i really need to know if anyone has annexed the cat on one of these 2.8's yet? I plan on putting on a flowmaster 40 series single in dual out unless someone has heard it and it sucks or knows a better sounding muffler for it.
07-29-2008, 11:57 PM
i guess everyone still has a catalytic converter huh?
07-30-2008, 12:06 AM
Leave the cat on and go for a flow 40. I think it was hahns2b had a flow on his 2.9 without a cat and had friends act like it made their ears bleed cuz it was so loud. I could be wrong though
07-30-2008, 12:41 AM
hm i do like loud though, but it is an 83 2wd pickup not a 4x4...im running the exhaust myself so i guess i will have to leave a spot for it then or get one of random technologies
07-30-2008, 01:06 AM
whoops forgot to mention that.. I would go SI/SO
just my .02
07-30-2008, 01:29 AM
It will be very loud without a cat, louder than you think, although IMHO a cat really isn't needed on a carbed engine.
Here's my 2.9 with a 40 series and no cat, fast forward to the 4 minute mark, when the camera gets held outside the window you get a good idea how loud it really is.
07-30-2008, 10:45 AM
thanks alot guys...does anyone have a clip of their truck with cts and 40's? And i already out the si/do so im gonna have to use it haha
07-30-2008, 12:20 PM
Here's mine with a single cat.
07-30-2008, 11:27 PM
damn its still pretty loud...i just dont want to be the dork in the old ass ranger 2wd with loud pipes and factory steel wheels haha. I guess i just hate to polish a turd...
08-01-2008, 02:13 AM
change of plans anyone know where i can get a stock ranger exhaust??? Bolt on if available...i want it to be quite enough to take coon hunting and not draw much attention...and better yet can i get pipes from advance auto that are bent right so i can weld them???
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