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    since ill be ordering all the stuff for the lift soon i figured its time to upgrade exhaust as well..ive been looking around and i think im gonna go with pacesetter long tube headers, off road y-pipe, 3" dual pipes and 4" angled tips..any thoughts on this set up?any other ideas are welcome!
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    2004 Silverado 4x4
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    1986 K5 Blazer
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    1992 GMC Jimmy "Blue Bomber"
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    It would be hard to have a better exhaust set-up. I love pacesetter headers. Let me know how it sounds.
    1995 Silverado,Z71, 3-inch lift,2-inch leveling kit, SkyJacker Suspension, short ram-air intake, throttle body spacer, MSD ignition coil, straight pipes

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    i put a flowmaster 40 series on mine with a factory 4'' side exit off an HD and ive got tons of compliments on how deep it sounds. and set off a few car alarms
    04 silverado z71
    2'' rough country full lift, add a leaf in rear
    blacked out grill
    home made pre runner bar w/ 2 100w KC lights
    fierce attitude m/t tires
    K&N intake
    flowmaster with 4'' all the way back

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    look into Doug Thorley headers, i bought their tri y's and it came with the crossover pipe for a lifted truck. Also the tri y design will work in a lower RPM range and may perform better in a 4x4. I would be carefull running dual 3" exhaust. the set up may not provide enough back pressure and actually cut your overall horsepower. i am planning on redoing the crossover to tuck it up between the frame rails, but no time soon.


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    post some pic of your install i would like to see.


    Good luck



    91 Suburban

    D44/14BFF w/Disc conv - Yukon 4:88's - Yukon Grizzly Lockers F/R -13" lift - DIY4x Shackle Flip - 37 ATZ on 18 MT Classics - Doug Thorley headers - Magnaflow - Holley Pro Jection Intake - Ultimate TBI mods - Hydroboost Brake Conversion - Hysteer-X Over Conversion.

    (Coming up - Fuel Injected 383 Stroker - Divorced NP205 - D60 - 40" tires)

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    Do em out the side of the truck, right behind the cab...make it look more custom and cleans up the look of the truck quite a bit in my opinion. I will get some pics up of my side exhaust (one side, passenger, only though) after I get a legitimate tip put on it.

    2003 Silverado, SOLD 1/11/11 for my... 2001 Ford Mustang Bullit, #1787

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