Wanting to redo the exhaust system on my truck. Any
suggestions? Headers, mufflers, ceramic or stainless?
Wanting to go loud. (496 cuin, 8.1L vortec)
Aftermarket exhaust systems are expensive like Flowmaster, Borla, etc. I had a custom single 3" pipe made at a local muffler shop with a hyd. tubing bender, for my Chevy truck. Much cheaper too. Tube headers into a "Y" pipe & 3" inlet & outlet cat converter & perf muffler. I like Raven Products. A single 3" system will be loud, its all about resonance. But if you must 2, 2 & 1/2" duals would work too with 496? cubic inches. Choose some good tube headers from like "Summit" or "Jeg's" catalogs. No need to go stainless unless you have a Ferarri. Aluminized over steel pipes will do. High temp paint the headers or have a Jet Hot Coating done.
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