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post #1 of 10 Old 11-22-2013, 05:54 PM Thread Starter
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What is a cheap way to make my jeep sound nice without doing any other major upgrades.

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post #2 of 10 Old 11-22-2013, 09:14 PM
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What is a cheap way to make my jeep sound nice without doing any other major upgrades.
The 5.2L already sounds good.

Get a new muffler. Magnaflow, Flowmaster, Borla, Thrush, etc.

Get a new high flow catalytic converter to help even more.

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post #3 of 10 Old 11-23-2013, 01:50 AM
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Get yourself one of those electric exhaust cut outs, louder only when you need it :-)

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A woman will pay $1 for a $2 item that she doesn't need but it's on sale.
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post #4 of 10 Old 11-23-2013, 05:59 AM
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I went with a flowmaster 40 series and deleted my cat completely on mine, I love the hollow tone the 5.2 has. It sounds really similar to my friends 04 cobra mustang with headers and an x pipe, you can't beat it and since I did the work myself I only have about $100 into it. My .02
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post #5 of 10 Old 11-23-2013, 07:07 AM
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I went with a flowmaster 40 series and deleted my cat completely on mine, I love the hollow tone the 5.2 has. It sounds really similar to my friends 04 cobra mustang with headers and an x pipe, you can't beat it and since I did the work myself I only have about $100 into it. My .02
You also broke a US federal law . Illegal activities , or suggesting them is really frowned upon on this forum . Cat removal is something the mods will be all over given your location . Only Canadians can discuss cat removal

Your new , but , now you know .
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post #6 of 10 Old 11-23-2013, 11:44 AM
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What is a cheap way to make my jeep sound nice without doing any other major upgrades.
Contact Kolak he can get you what ever you need for your exhaust.

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post #7 of 10 Old 11-23-2013, 12:45 PM
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You also broke a US federal law . Illegal activities , or suggesting them is really frowned upon on this forum . Cat removal is something the mods will be all over given your location . Only Canadians can discuss cat removal

Your new , but , now you know .
yea... I tried that lol.
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post #8 of 10 Old 11-23-2013, 02:15 PM
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You could do what the PO of mine did and just cut the exhaust off right behind the cat...
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post #9 of 10 Old 11-23-2013, 02:56 PM
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You also broke a US federal law . Illegal activities , or suggesting them is really frowned upon on this forum . Cat removal is something the mods will be all over given your location . Only Canadians can discuss cat removal

Your new , but , now you know .
Hey, we can in the UK too, I dont run one

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post #10 of 10 Old 11-23-2013, 03:20 PM
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You also broke a US federal law . Illegal activities , or suggesting them is really frowned upon on this forum . Cat removal is something the mods will be all over given your location . Only Canadians can discuss cat removal Your new , but , now you know .
Figured I'd get a few of those comments. What I meant to say was I bought an overpriced high flow cat and a 40 series flowmaster and you would like the sound if you did this upgrade this will cost closer to $200 if you can do the clamping or welding yourself
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