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12-12-2011, 12:19 AM #1
Getting a new exhaust put on for Christmas! Any tips/suggestions?
So I have decided my next mod for the truck will be a new exhaust! I have watched dozens of Youtube exhaust videos searching for the perfect sound and I feel like I know what I want to get put on. My Silverado has the 4.3 and I am thinking of getting a single in dual out (2.5" both ways) muffler with dual straight pipes coming out the back. (With 3.5" chrome tips). I am debating between going with a Cherry Bomb Extreme or Flowmaster Super 44 series muffler, can't make up my mind as they both sound awesome. Also, would adding a high-flow cat sound/perform any better? Any tips or suggestion regarding my soon exhaust job would be much appreciated guys. Thanks!09 Sierra SLT
- Denali grille, black HALO headlights, smoked tails & brake light, 20% tint, Carbon fiber interior
- Top Gun Customz 2.5" leveling kit, 305/55/20 Toyo Open Country AT's on GMC 20's
- K&N 77 series cold air intake, Flowmaster super 10 series exhaust
Next up: Smoked fog lights
2000 Silverado Z71
- 4" body lift, 315/65/16 Mastercraft Courser AT2 tires
- Stainless steel Excalibur catback exhaust
- Lots more to come!
12-12-2011, 10:54 AM #2
some say high flo cats help, some say they dont make a difference. i have a super 40 on mine, liek how it sounds... cant say as ive ever listened to a cherry bomb.
go with what you like the best.
2011 GMC Sierra SLE 5.3 Z71 4X4 Stealth Gray Metallic / 2004 Chevy Impala LS 3.8 Cappuccino
Tow mirrors - Diablew Tuned - Flowmaster Regular 40 - Ready Lift 2.5' lift - BFG LT A/T K/Os - Carr Light Wing - TruckLite LED lights - Optima Red Top - 50% Front Window Tint - Line-X bedliner - Airaid MIT - Tekonsha P2 - ARS Billet Grill - Fia custom fit seat covers
12-12-2011, 12:01 PM #3
Corsa Performance http://www.corsaperf.com/ is the best. They make the exhaust for the high end Vette's for Chevy factory. I had on my 1996 Vette...quiet while cruising or idle===can still here stereo or passengers. But nice and nasty when you punch it or revvvvvvvv it. Close second and cheaper would be Magnaflow http://www.magnaflow.com/ Due to finances I will probably look to Magnaflow after Christmas. Need to check into seeing if adding a bolt on cat-back exhaust system will affect/void my factory Chevy warranty?? Anyone know??
Just my $0.02
2011 1500 Silverado LT, 4x4/Z71
K&N, Chrome Nerfs, Run Lucas Oil fuel treatment,
DB-CORSA cat-back system (received). :great:
12-12-2011, 02:42 PM #4
Your stock cat flows plenty for your 4.3 engine. Flowmaster has a muffler made for the 6-cylinder trucks. I can't remember the model number but I saw it on there website a few years back. It makes a V-6 sound like a V-8. Becareful some V-8 mufflers installed on a V-6 sound like a big fart!!:cool:
2005 Chevy Silverado Z71 Crew Cab
6" Skyjacker lift w/Edlebrock dual front remote resoviour shocks, single rear remote. Rancho skid-plate.
17" x 9" M/T Classic Lock Wheels, 35" BFG A/T or M/T tires
4.10 PercisionGears w/factory locker, T/A Performance rear-end cover
Banks CAI intake, ported throttlebody, JBA coated headers, over-sized Magnaflow cats, Magnaflow cat back exhaust, Diablo tuned
B&M aluminum deep transmission pan
Warn brush guard w/Warn 9.5 XP winch, PIAA bulbs, Line-X bedliner, AWS Black tool chest, Extang tonneau cover
Weather Tech floor mats
Cover-Craft seat covers
Dash mat cover
Formula One window tint
One black Lab in rear seat.
12-12-2011, 03:10 PM #52002 Chevy Silverado & 1995 Ford Bronco
02 Silverado: 50K miles, 20" Motto Rims, Flowmaster 50 Series
95 Bronco: 160K miles, 4" Superlift, 33/12.5/15 Mickey Thompson
01 Civic: 75K miles, DD
12-13-2011, 02:33 PM #6
So I think I'm gonna go with a Flowmaster Super 44 single in dual out muffler, with dual 3 inch tips out the back. Does anyone have a guess about how much this is gonna cost by the time its all said and done? I don't know much about exhaust so I don't know if they are gonna have to bend the pipes or weld a lot of stuff, etc.
12-13-2011, 02:46 PM #7
01-11-2012, 04:26 PM #8
The Rumble in the Jungle.
I finally pulled the trigger. After much research and debate I ordered a "DB Exhaust System", made by CORSA. A rather new subsidiary of CORSA for trucks and Jeep applications. Best part=== NO DRONE, like all CORSA systems. I should receive around the 24th. I'll post pics then. Here is their website and the part# I ordered for $485.00.
Pic of the tip
01-11-2012, 04:32 PM #9
01-11-2012, 05:16 PM #10
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$280 is not abad price at all for a full system. I paid $400 for mine from the cat back. I wouldn't waste your money on high flow cats either in the future. Unless of course you go all out and get headers too, which I still wouldn't waste money on.2005 Chevy Silverado W/T
4X4|4.8 with some mods (has only slightly more pull than a 5.3)|Auto|4 door ex cab|Cooper Discoverer AT/3's in 285-75/17's on Helo 842's|Cooper Discover M+S 265-75/17's on Devino DV349's|Flowmaster 40 Single in Dual out with custom bent pipe from the end of the cats back|2" Procomp leveling kit|Custom made center console|Custom dyno tunes|Air Raid CAI|Air Raid Throttle Body Spacer|Apex brand topper|Kenwood Head Unit with Kenwood speakers|Painted mirrors/grille|Debadged except front emblem|Bilsteins front and rear
Planned mods not in order
2 inch lift|Custom front/rear bumper|hitch tire carrier|roof basket on topper, bars on cab|finish center console build|install Midland CB|Power options|Tint|Custom made raised bed in the bed of the truck|Lund LunarVisor
Also have a 1992 Ford Ranger with a lot of stuff done to it. Currently waiting for a bit of a rebuild.
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