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post #1 of 17 Old 12-26-2010, 05:59 PM Thread Starter
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just got my first jeep.... wanna upgrade

trying to get a better exhaust on mine, its a 05 GC 5.7 L hemi. any ideas on a affordable exhaust system for a 16 y.o , no cats please thanks everybody

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post #2 of 17 Old 12-26-2010, 06:01 PM
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look at flowmaster. i wanna get a super 44 on my 4.7...the engines sound like they have balls. not sure about the HEMI's, but im sure they are in the same boat sound wise.

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look at flowmaster. i wanna get a super 44 on my 4.7...the engines sound like they have balls. not sure about the HEMI's, but im sure they are in the same boat sound wise.
yeah stock is good for the hemi but not where i want it to be, how much do you think that flowmaster super 44 would set me back? im pretty new at this
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Check out a Magnaflow muffler. I've got one on my 4.7L and I love the sound.

YouTube - Jeep WK Magnaflow Muffler

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Check out a Magnaflow muffler. I've got one on my 4.7L and I love the sound.

YouTube - Jeep WK Magnaflow Muffler


sounds great man,how much did it cost for the muffler itself and for it to be put on thanks again
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sounds great man,how much did it cost for the muffler itself and for it to be put on thanks again
Here's a link to the thread I made on it: http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f67/n...naflow-954954/

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I bought a magnaflow large case from Kolak total i think was 100 shipped plus 140 for install i love the sound and theres no drone on the highway.
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fix your thing... you had me a bit confused for a sec about what a 05 xj is lol
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post #9 of 17 Old 12-26-2010, 06:37 PM
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Everyone is giving you good advice - swap out the stock muffler for the stainless steel large case Magnaflow. PM me if you'd like one - I have very good pricing.

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I bought a magnaflow large case from Kolak total i think was 100 shipped plus 140 for install i love the sound and theres no drone on the highway.
appreciate it, thats pretty reasonable price too
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yeah stock is good for the hemi but not where i want it to be, how much do you think that flowmaster super 44 would set me back? im pretty new at this
about 90-100 for the muffler, depending where you go. if you have buddies, or you can put it in, then you save money putting it in. thats what im going to do.

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Everyone is giving you good advice - swap out the stock muffler for the stainless steel large case Magnaflow. PM me if you'd like one - I have very good pricing.
Absolutely. I did this with my 5.7. The muffler is way shorter than the stock one so it requires a little extra pipe but it sounds great. Muffler shop charged me $38 total to cut that big stupid thing down and weld the magnaflow in place. Kolak will hook you up.
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about 90-100 for the muffler, depending where you go. if you have buddies, or you can put it in, then you save money putting it in. thats what im going to do.
thanks, i think im going with the flowmaster it sounds a bit more agreesive, i cant find any real good videos to hear the sound of magnaflow, i appreciate the help guys
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thanks, i think im going with the flowmaster it sounds a bit more agreesive, i cant find any real good videos to hear the sound of magnaflow, i appreciate the help guys
YouTube - 2007 4.7 Jeep Grand Cherokee Engine, Exhaust, Driveby

Does that help ya any?

All the Flowmasters I've heard on trucks are loud and obnoxious, and the drone was terrible. I drove in my friends truck with flowmasters and it was so bad that I had no trouble paying the extra $40 for a Magnaflow.

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YouTube - 2007 4.7 Jeep Grand Cherokee Engine, Exhaust, Driveby

Does that help ya any?

All the Flowmasters I've heard on trucks are loud and obnoxious, and the drone was terrible. I drove in my friends truck with flowmasters and it was so bad that I had no trouble paying the extra $40 for a Magnaflow.


it really does im rethinking my choice. havent made up my mind yet, i appreciate all the help guys ill be sure to put more questions out when i have them
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