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Old 03-29-2013, 11:13 PM
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What is the best and cheapest cutout system for a 2012 ram 1500?
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Cheapest is a plate that you manually unscrew when you want cutouts.

Best is an electric cutout so you don't have to crawl under your truck. Look for ones from DMH or QTP.
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I believe dmh isn't responding to orders right now or for almost a year now. raceland is cheaper than qtp. I'd stay away from the kits on ebay. they probably wouldn't last very long. Raceland e cutout will run you about 180 shipped. QTP will probably run about 250 shipped. That model isn't wireless. It is a switched control.
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Thanks i will check those out. Do you guys have any thoughts on cutouts? Like are they good? Any downsides to them?
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Good:

Sounds bad ass when they're open.
In high rpm range will allow for much shorter exhaust track, reducing back pressure caused by the narrow exhaust pipes.

Bad:

After a while, or if poorly used, they can begin to loosen up and rattle.
They can easily put you over local dB levels if your city/county has noise level laws
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be careful with raceland...I read these are considered the cheap-o's and seen guys have to swapem out... too bad you can't get dmh's because i consider them the best ones (Doug's maybe even better)... I've had mine for over 6 years and 150k+ miles with no issues whatsoever..you just have to make sure and check whichever you have from time to time and make sure all the bolts are tight..


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I just put my QTP in and I love it.
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I just put my QTP in and I love it.
glad you like it...just check it from time to time to clean and retighten bolts and stuff..my first cutout was a qtp and it fell apart after a year..
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Well I'm glad I read this thread, I was planning on ordering a dmh in about 2 weeks.....if that is out of the question which should I go with. I don't want a raceland. I had one on my last ram and it didn't last very long.
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Ignore this one I accidently double posted, and do not know how to delete it.
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