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Old June 2nd, 2011, 09:25 AM
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Mmh, sounds like you need to keep that Jeff guy away from your truck. Nothing but trouble!
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Old June 2nd, 2011, 09:33 AM
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Out of fairness, we diagnosed the muffler hanger without actually looking under the truck!
That was very impressive!! I also noticed that british folk don't use flexpipe on their exhausts. That will have to change in the USA

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Mmh, sounds like you need to keep that Jeff guy away from your truck. Nothing but trouble!
Obviously he thought my life was too easy after making the incredibly annoying grinding/rattling while coasting go away.
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Old June 2nd, 2011, 09:37 AM
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@Ed and @Tony, I'm thinking something like that too. Maybe I'll try to find a cheap small glasspack that I can put in place of some of the what will be excess tubing (or nothing at all).
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go to this place:

http://tinyurl.com/3p36vy9

everyone says they do great work, and cheap. Have them put a straight through muffler on it, and get rid of the twin cans if you have that setup.
They will probably want to do a welded system, I would go ahead with it and just take it back there when it is time to do it again. From what I have seen, they are cheaper than any other custom exhaust shop in the area. Wish I knew about them when I did mine. or, just buy the part and change it yourself.
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Old June 2nd, 2011, 12:19 PM
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thanks Dave, just gave them a call. They told me $80 to cut out my existing muffler and replace with a glasspack. I might give them a try.
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fyi...
After getting a quote of 750 for a muffler and tailpipe from a local shop, I headed to this place... tonys custom exhaust. If you arent anal about your welding beads being perfect...this place will do quality work at a really good price. I doubt anywhere will beat their pricing.

I wanted a standard muffler (no loud sound), but they didnt have anything in stock that fit my setup so I got a magnaflow. Its bigger and longer and hangs half an inch lower than I would like, but it sounds perfect (very light sound).

They said I could order a muffler on my own and bring it in. I was already there, and didnt want to fight traffic again. I just wanted to get it done. If you ordered stuff off summit racing, etc., and had them install....you would save your self a lot of money.

Generally, it sounded like their standard pricing is $225 for muffler and tailpipe bent and installed. $180 for a cat installed. Im sure everything is negotiable to a point.

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go to this place:

http://tinyurl.com/3p36vy9

everyone says they do great work, and cheap. Have them put a straight through muffler on it, and get rid of the twin cans if you have that setup.
They will probably want to do a welded system, I would go ahead with it and just take it back there when it is time to do it again. From what I have seen, they are cheaper than any other custom exhaust shop in the area. Wish I knew about them when I did mine. or, just buy the part and change it yourself.
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