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Muffler length and performance?

Discussion in 'Performance' started by ashod.papazian, Dec 9, 2016.

  1. Dec 9, 2016 at 9:21 AM
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    ashod.papazian

    ashod.papazian [OP] New Member

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    Hi guys
    Any ideas when replacing the original muffler with another different make, which is slightly smaller in length, if it would make any difference in performance?!!
     
  2. Dec 9, 2016 at 1:09 PM
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    Stuck CAPS

    Stuck CAPS Truck killer

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    The stock Muffler is HUGE, most aftermarkets will be smaller, lol. I had a 10" borla muffler on my old truck, it SEEMED a bit more responsive after the swap, but probably sound placebo. More likely than not, it did nothing but sound, same with the Magnaflow on the current truck (which is a bit longer, but still shorter than stock). The shortness will really just make it even louder.
     
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  3. Dec 11, 2016 at 5:26 AM
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    wnelax04sr5

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    The biggest performance boost youre going to get from swapping mufflers is weight savings lol
     

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