so i finally got the new exhaust i wanted *cheers all around
and needless to say i am happy with it. this new exhaust (though not very new) was used by a friend of mine that he gave to me for 50 bucks after getting a new exhaust on his 2005 WJ. this exhaust he gave me was a Flowmaster 50 series and was only used for one year. this exhaust offers a good amount of grunt and in the cab with the windows up it is nice and quiet and only a nice little throaty hum is present. i can now mark one of my to do's off the list and get started on the next which will be getting a paint job due to the huge amount of clear coat pealing off the surface. i certainly recommend this exhaust for anyone seeking to improve the sound of the ZJ v8
if you wish to view the exhaust for yourself here is a video i made after the installment.