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TRD Exhaust

Discussion in '5th Gen 4Runners (2010+)' started by siblue, Aug 21, 2019.

  1. Sep 4, 2019 at 10:03 PM
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    My friend paid $750
     
  2. Sep 5, 2019 at 11:59 AM
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    So on the other forum, there were a few people talking about this design and how the additional pipe is there to reduce drone in the cruising range of 1,500-2,000 rpms. Pretty interesting.
     
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  3. Sep 5, 2019 at 4:29 PM
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    Would be cool to retrofit a 350z stock exhaust. Would sound REALLY GOOD!
     
  4. Sep 6, 2019 at 8:18 AM
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    On my 2015 Tacoma the side exhaust destroys the white 4X4 on the mud flap. Take notice to the TRD's in your area. On the 4Runner no worries because it doesn't have that painted on them.
     
  5. Sep 6, 2019 at 8:21 AM
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    Wait, we have a TRD OR package BUT that doesn't include TRD exhaust, what jip:censored:
     
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  6. Sep 6, 2019 at 8:54 AM
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    On the new tacomas they have the stock exhaust set up just like this. People who wheel hard end up smashing up the piping going up to the exhaust tip.

    Just something to think about.
     
  7. Sep 6, 2019 at 10:42 AM
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    side exhaust was one of my main reasons for buying. I can punch it now with back window down and not worry about exhaust in the cabin. Back window weather permitting is down 100%
     
  8. Sep 6, 2019 at 11:14 AM
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    Makes sense, doesn't "spoiler" create down draft to port exhaust away?
     
  9. Sep 6, 2019 at 12:24 PM
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    Dunno but the 1st day of driving it smelled from burning out the oil or whatever from manufacturing. Next day, window down, punch it and no fumes
     
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  10. Sep 6, 2019 at 1:53 PM
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    can you post a sound clip please thanks
     
  11. Sep 6, 2019 at 4:05 PM
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    I don't have video cameras except home security and its sound is washed out
     
  12. Sep 6, 2019 at 6:15 PM
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    Listen to the video at 5m 30s
    https://youtu.be/B7aZ3a84ENs
    So I just got back from an hour cruise. We all know the runner is not a race car.
    Driving (my) normal conservative throttle, this TRD exhaust gives a good mellow sound, without drone, without the obnoxious raspy sounds that others have.
    When I punch it, not over bearing or obnoxious. I have the sprint booster set at red 5 and have not tried it at the stock setting yet so not sure if that makes a difference.
     
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  13. Sep 11, 2019 at 12:02 AM
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    That is exactly what I thought when I was reading this thread..
     
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  14. Sep 20, 2019 at 6:11 PM
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    Prices are dropping

    Screen Shot 2019-09-20 at 8.10.04 PM.jpg
     
  15. Oct 18, 2019 at 4:41 PM
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    So it's been over a month, any feedback on the trd intake/exhaust ?
    I've had exhaust about a week after yours and intake for a week now. Really liking the outcome so far
     
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  16. Oct 18, 2019 at 5:11 PM
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    how do you like yours? Im installing the intake tomorrow. Prob wait until spring for exhaust
     
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  17. Oct 18, 2019 at 5:55 PM
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    I like it. Not loud unless you want it to be. Floor it and it's like a beast comes alive.
    I drive conservatively so for me it's the little rumble I'm liking. I came from 150s and they pipe fake engine noise through the stereo to make you think the v6 sounds good. Nothing that I've seen or heard to date makes any 6 cylinder sound good. The trd is a compromise as imo, does not sound like total crap as others I've heard. Gibson and magnaflow on a runner.
    I was curious how the op liked it
     
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  18. Oct 18, 2019 at 8:22 PM
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    My friend really likes the setup. I do, too, I think it sounds pretty nice, and I notice a lot less drone in his cab compared to the URD exhaust on mine. I think you described it pretty well when you say the TRD intake\exhaust setup isn't loud unless you want it to be, and it's a smooth tuned sound
     
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  19. Oct 19, 2019 at 10:41 AM
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    Skipped the Trd and got a borla touring from Wheelwell got a great deal 418. Shipped
    Very quiet but nice tone on the gas no drone at all
    But I wish I got the s type
    J
     
  20. Oct 19, 2019 at 10:43 AM
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    Nice
    i am still waiting to see and hear one in person for my self to see witch one to get in SoCali. went to the dealer even and they did not have 2020 Trd one on the lot :pray:
     
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  21. Oct 19, 2019 at 12:04 PM
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    It's about back pressure.

    Backpressure refers to pressure opposed to the desired flow of gases in confined places such as a pipe. It is caused by the resistance provided by obstructions or tight bends in a confined space such as an exhaust system.

    Reducing exhaust backpressure can improve fuel economy and performance. Reducing restrictions in the exhaust system allows the exhaust to flow more easily so the engine can breathe more efficiently. The most common modification is to replace the stock muffler with a low restriction aftermarket performance muffler, or to replace the entire stock exhaust system from the catalytic converter back with a free-flowing aftermarket performance exhaust.

    That said, back pressure is also important. When the engine is engineered, a certain level of back pressure is calculated, and the engine is designed accordingly. Back pressure allows heat retention, and to remove it completely would result in a change to the engine thermodynamics that could result in warping, cracking, and other nasty things over time.

    So, reducing back pressure a little helps performance, but you don't want to reduce it too much.
     
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  23. Oct 19, 2019 at 1:28 PM
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    Good video, yes, he is right, but the title is misleading. Back pressure is bad yes, but the exhaust system, which is the main cause of the backpressure is very necessary for the proper evacuation of exhaust gases at the proper velocity, and the healthy operation of the ICE.
     
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    He states multiple times in the video that low back pressure is better, just as the title states. He also explains why
     
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  25. Oct 25, 2019 at 1:48 PM
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    Just wondering what people are doing with their old exhaust ?
     
  26. Oct 31, 2019 at 6:07 PM
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    I see this part as low as 615.00 New on line, It’s Tempting.
     
  27. Dec 9, 2019 at 11:14 AM
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    Hey Guys- Just getting into the Toyota world with a 2019 TRD Off Road. Confused why I can't buy this exhaust from a dealer. Have others installed this on other years? Thanks for any tips.
     
  28. Dec 9, 2019 at 11:42 AM
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    Since its Trd Pro exhaust some of the dealer do not wanted to sell it to none Trd Pro from what I have gathered only west coast is like that.
    but lucky for us there are people that don't like it and will sell it so look on the market place
     
  29. Dec 9, 2019 at 3:17 PM
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    Our dealership would not sell pro parts if you don't own a pro.
    The answer: get a vin number off of one for sale online. Then order the parts with that vin number online.
    Beat them @ their own game!
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  30. Dec 9, 2019 at 4:34 PM
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    On my 19 I ordered online at parts.toyota.com. they had a sale at the time and I picked it up local at my dealer...not all dealers participate
     

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