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post #1 of 11 Old 07-03-2011, 06:27 PM Thread Starter
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??exhaust help??

Just wanted to get some input on a setup. Its gonna be all 2 1/2in mandrel bent pipe, flowmaster 10 or Flowmaster original 40 (havent decided). Now, im trying to decide on whether i want to dump the exhaust after the muffler or just have a mandrel bent tail pipe. I will be sticking with a flowmaster but not sure which one. So dont try to encourage me to get something else. I just need the input on getting either a Flowmaster 10 or original 40 and either mandrel bent tailpipe or dump. What do you guys think is louder/sounds better?
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I forgot to put in here that it is a 4.0l


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post #2 of 11 Old 07-04-2011, 07:00 AM
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You just can't beat that Flowmaster sound, I would go with the 40 series just to keep it to a nice rumble, no need to have a stupid loud 6 cylinder. Do you have a lift? when I put mine on I went with a 44 series off road 2.5" output then got a piece of 2.5" pipe bent up to match the stock ultra restrictive pos and had to cut and bend it to clear the rear swaybar due to the drop brackets, it was kind of a pain but the end result was a good flowing exhaust that comes out in the stock location. I was debating having it dump out the side but I didn't want the exhaust coming out right under the door where my kids sit, and also I was worried about it getting crushed between the sub frame and a rock.

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post #3 of 11 Old 07-04-2011, 08:25 AM
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Go with a 40/44 and dump it after the muff.

Side note: I've seen the diamond-plate "off road" version but can't find any info on it, thickness or weight or anything to show that it is in fact any beefier than the standard version.
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post #4 of 11 Old 07-04-2011, 08:57 AM
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Just wanted to get some input on a setup. Its gonna be all 2 1/2in mandrel bent pipe, flowmaster 10 or Flowmaster original 40 (havent decided). Now, im trying to decide on whether i want to dump the exhaust after the muffler or just have a mandrel bent tail pipe. I will be sticking with a flowmaster but not sure which one. So dont try to encourage me to get something else. I just need the input on getting either a Flowmaster 10 or original 40 and either mandrel bent tailpipe or dump. What do you guys think is louder/sounds better?
Thanks guys.
I forgot to put in here that it is a 4.0l
I had an exhaust put on after my pipe rusted off on mine. local shop installed it for me, had 2 1/4 inch pipe bent up following the stock location along with a Flowmaster 40 Series. I really like the sound. its not to loud at all highway and in town driving it is surprisingly quiet and it also has a decent sound when you get on it a bit. hope this helps you

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post #5 of 11 Old 07-04-2011, 12:22 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks guys. Ya i agree mudruna about the stupid loud thing. I think i will just gow with the original 40 then 2 1/2in mandrel bent tailpipe exiting out the stock location. I have no lift so theres nothing to worry about there.
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post #6 of 11 Old 07-04-2011, 12:26 PM
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i have a original 40 on my dub its a 4.0 too and it aint to loud and its got that deep tone. i like it alot
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post #7 of 11 Old 07-04-2011, 12:28 PM
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I sure like running the exhaust all the way back. Keeps the exhaust gases out of the cab.

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post #8 of 11 Old 07-05-2011, 03:18 AM
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Side note: I've seen the diamond-plate "off road" version but can't find any info on it, thickness or weight or anything to show that it is in fact any beefier than the standard version.
it is a bit beefier than a regular flowmaster, not that a flowmaster is a weak muffler to begin with, haven't bashed it off any rocks yet but I am sure it will hold up fine. And it isn't much heavier than a regular 44 series.

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post #9 of 11 Old 07-06-2011, 11:36 AM
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I got a Thrush glass pack on a 6 and it sounds pretty mean. The only downfall is its pretty loud when i start it up. Which i dont mind, but my neighborer's do lol.
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post #10 of 11 Old 07-06-2011, 02:13 PM
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i have the flowmaster 40 on my ZJ and i have dual exhaust...now since my jeep is not lifted quite yet i have the tips coming out on both sides of the Jeep juss before the rear tires. I love the sound of it, its got a nice lil tone to it when i idle at a light and sounds great altogether. if you want i can get some pics up of it if i dont have any already in my profile

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post #11 of 11 Old 07-11-2011, 09:36 PM
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hey not to change the thread or anything but how would you go about converting it to duals?
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