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Old 01-15-2013, 06:57 PM
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Has anyone had any experience with these Headers and Y pipe?
I found them on Hennessey Performance site. They look like a good alternative to the restrictive stock Y pipe.
Also, Anyone know of a Cat-Back system that is not too loud? I know that is subjective but I want something that sounds good but doesn't have the drone in the cabin. Thanks All
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I have the ARH headers and they are high quality parts. Select your primary pipes based on how you actually plan to use the truck, no need for 1 7/8" primaries if you're not a large displacement or F/I.

The best thing you can do for exhausts is check out youtube and search for video clips of Ram exhausts, that will give you a ball park on exhaust tone and volume levels.
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Thanks, Do you also use the Y pipe or cat backs?
If so, can you tell me how loud and if you like them?
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The ARH headers come as a complete set with optional cats, and a y-pipe; you can't buy just the LT headers like from other companies, these are a 100% head-muffler system.

My system was ARH 1 3/4" primaries w/cats (y-pipe included), e-cutout, to a Borla dual rear exit. The Borla was nice, but stupidly overpriced, I removed their resonator when I did the cutout. After having a cutout I found that any muffler is 'quiet'. I now prefer the shock value of having a stock muffler/exhaust with the e-cutout because you go from being a quiet truck to a snuffling demonic ricer-eater in 5 seconds.
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E-Cutouts sound like a great choice. Any input or suggestions on Brand ect. Also where did you purchase the ARH products?
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No worries, it's what we're all here for. I purchased mine through a local dealer but you can check out their website and either find someone close by or just an online retailer. For the e-cutout I ran QTPs, and DMH are another popular brand with raceland getting mentioned regularly as well.
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