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Old 08-31-2008, 10:11 AM   #31
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can i just cut it off and leave it for now to test it or will the sound change with the pipe on (planning on a solid pipe bent at a shop)
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Old 08-31-2008, 10:14 AM   #32
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can i just cut it off and leave it for now to test it or will the sound change with the pipe on (planning on a solid pipe bent at a shop)
It will still sound the same only that the smoke will be under the car, rather than being deposited behind it. it will only change the sound if you add a muffler. Adding a straight pipe just carrys the exhaust out.
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thanks. i herd of other people just leaving it off and having no probs with smoke. i guess it cant be any worse than my old f 150 with just the down pipe lol
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can i just cut it off and leave it for now to test it or will the sound change with the pipe on (planning on a solid pipe bent at a shop)
I'd be very concerned about where the exhaust gasses are going. I'd recommend cutting it off and just throwing on some cheap flex pipe until you get the new pipe bent.
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It should cut the noise down a little when you add the straight pipe, but it will be close to the same.
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thanks. i herd of other people just leaving it off and having no probs with smoke. i guess it cant be any worse than my old f 150 with just the down pipe lol
It's not the smoke you need to worry about, it's that nasty carbon monoxide stuff that you can't see or smell that will kill you. Personally I just wouldn't chance leaving the exhaust short and spilling out anywhere under the car.

That's just my humble opinion.
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Old 09-07-2008, 02:31 PM   #37
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I did that too... they charged 99.99 for the job. I've got actual straight pipe running all the way from the muffler to the tip
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Awesome write up, Brad.
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Thanks, it is a fun little mod to do while you're trying to decide on, or save for, a new exhaust system.
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I just had my resonator cut out on friday =D I love the new sound it gives and it even has a slight little rumble.... Only paid the guys $50 too /flex
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