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4.0 exhaust upgrade


Briebennett17

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After yesterday's fiasco we have learned we need new cats . So a upgrade is in our feature.
What's the best performance/ sound for a 95 with a 4.0 and keeping the oe manifold
 


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If you have the budget go Borla. Otherwise Gibson makes a bolt on kit....Cant go wrong w/ Flowmaster. How you plumb it after the muffler will affect sound. Piping up and over the rear axle stock style will make it much quieter vs. a turndown will be loudest inside the cab. Mine exits out the passenger side in front of the rear tire (nascar style lol).
I made my own cat back w/ a cheap single chamber muffler and some pre bent and straight pipe. Cost me about $100 bucks and a few hours because I took my time enjoying the project. I before pics, will post an after if I can dig one up.
 

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Pretty sure the stock cats are already high flow and there are also aftermarket high flow cats as well.
 

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Briebennett17:

Since you asked the magic words, "which exhaust has the best performance SOUND"; Borla, nothing sounds better.
 

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Briebennett17:

Since you asked the magic words, "which exhaust has the best performance SOUND"; Borla, nothing sounds better.
+1
 


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