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02-08-2011, 10:35 PM #1
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Well i just recently had a straight pipe exhaust put on my 5.3l silverado. I still have the cats on there but i have no mufflers and it isnt as loud as i think it should be. Even the guy who put it on said "wow this isn't that loud". Im pissed cause i blew $250 on this exhaust to be loud and well its not. What am i missing?
02-08-2011, 10:48 PM #2
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It may not be loud enough for you, but it's probably loud enough for the cops to give you a few tickets #$@^&*1988 Chevy C-3500 2wd (no pic)
350 c.i. 5.7 L Stock Block, 4 Bolt Mains
L-31 Vortec Heads, Edelbrock Cam & Intake,
Holley 650, Flowtech Headers, Magnaflow exh.
Jet Trans 700R4, B&M Ratchet, 4:10 gears,
3" susp. lift kit "shadetree"
No rev limiter, No speed limiter lol
02-08-2011, 10:50 PM #3
get some performance cats and you will be fine... but loud is not always better power wise !
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02-08-2011, 10:55 PM #4
unbolt the y-pipe and run..well...open exhaust manifolds? Why?
2006 1500 4x4 extended cab short bed
SAS 12" suspension lift
38x15.50 Mickey Thompson ATZ
20x10 Mickey Thompson Classic II
FOA custom shocks
Dana 44HD front axle
14 Bolt SF w/ detroit locker
yukon 5.13 gears
Dynatech Long tube headers
Dynatech y pipe w/ high flow cats
Tom woods custom dual cv rear driveshaft
K&N AIRAID system
Hypertech power programmer
And much more...........
02-09-2011, 09:00 AM #5
I have the high flow cats with straight pipes and it's pretty loud even for me.
What size pipe did you use and did you run duals?2002 Chevy 1500 Ex-cab Z71: 5.3L, auto 4, shorties, hi-flow cats, true dual 2.5" straight pipes, AirAid intake, TBS, Platinum plugs, 8.5mm wires, programmer, 3in w/ 33s, also has the composite bed
2010 GMC 1500 Crew Cab Z71 w/ All Terrain package: 5.3L, auto 6, 2" Zone leveling kit, AirAid Jr. Intake Kit
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