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Old 01-23-2013, 03:14 PM   #1151
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I call it "stealthbox" hahaha I could not stand this shiny aluminum muffler anymore haha
I've had a can of paint in my garage for two months now to do this. Just no time. Looks great though. So much better than stock.
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I call it "stealthbox" hahaha I could not stand this shiny aluminum muffler anymore haha
It's better when it's just gone and replaced by better sounding, better performing pieces
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+1 on this... toooo true
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Old 01-23-2013, 04:32 PM   #1154
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good job on the blacked out exhaust. i like it!
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Old 01-23-2013, 04:36 PM   #1155
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BLarson, how is the ride since lowering. Is it rough now?
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Old 01-23-2013, 05:49 PM   #1156
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No doubt. But this is a great poor-mans mod.

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BLarson, how is the ride since lowering. Is it rough now?
No. Definitely not rough. I would say that the right quality is great and it is wife approved. But it is definitely not as smooth as stock. As far as my daily driver it is awesome. But you definitely have to go slower over speedbumps.
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Old 01-23-2013, 06:05 PM   #1157
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I like the idea. Better sounding to me is no sound since I drive it every day. Not sure how much of a performance gain your actually gaining really anyways by cutting it off.
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I like the idea. Better sounding to me is no sound since I drive it every day. Not sure how much of a performance gain your actually gaining really anyways by cutting it off.
Average gain has been around 10hp +/- 2 hp
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Little to nothing gained by just removing it... But... Putting in a 2.25" or 2.5" set up, like Mike said 8-12hp
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Old 01-23-2013, 06:11 PM   #1160
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Somone has actually dynoed this?
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