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Offline Mike81K10

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Exhaust System for New Engine
« on: April 09, 2024, 02:46:41 PM »
I am going to have a new engine and will install headers. I will need a new exhaust system and was wonder what you all thought of the forums store exhaust system; 75 - 87 X-Pipe Stainless Exhaust it is a 2.5" that runs under the transmission cross member instead of through. Would a 3" system be better or needed?
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Re: Exhaust System for New Engine
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2024, 03:25:19 PM »
The Pypes Exhaust we offer won't work on a 4x4 it is 4x2 ONLY.

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Re: Exhaust System for New Engine
« Reply #2 on: April 09, 2024, 04:34:13 PM »
I keep hoping a 4x4 will materialize as well...
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Re: Exhaust System for New Engine
« Reply #3 on: April 09, 2024, 05:22:24 PM »
Not from Pypes, to many trans configurations changes with the crossmember.

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Re: Exhaust System for New Engine
« Reply #4 on: April 09, 2024, 07:21:38 PM »
Thanks for the info. I will have to cut my exhaust, install the headers I am getting, and put on new exhaust pipes or have an exhaust place do it. I would be very loud driving my truck with just headers.
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Re: Exhaust System for New Engine
« Reply #5 on: April 10, 2024, 09:04:27 AM »
But o so cool.... ;)
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Re: Exhaust System for New Engine
« Reply #6 on: April 10, 2024, 10:14:48 AM »
Thanks for the info. I will have to cut my exhaust, install the headers I am getting, and put on new exhaust pipes or have an exhaust place do it. I would be very loud driving my truck with just headers.



I have a kit here at my house if you want to look at it, but it looks like this laid out (minus the J pipe):

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Re: Exhaust System for New Engine
« Reply #7 on: April 10, 2024, 02:33:08 PM »
What is the purpose of that J pipe?
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Re: Exhaust System for New Engine
« Reply #8 on: April 10, 2024, 03:50:17 PM »
That pictured kit was hacked to go on my twin Turbo truck and I ordered some extra piping for it
 http://forum.73-87chevytrucks.com/smforum/index.php?topic=12120.0