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Old 09-16-2013, 11:05 AM
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So I jumped under my truck yesterday and was checking out the exhaust system and noticed that right before the 3" pipe and after the cats the bends they have on the exhaust make the pipe almost flat. It looks incredibly restrictive, has anyone addressed this without out a complete exhaust swap? I haven't yet decided or saved up my money for the exhaust I want but definitely know I don't want that restrictive turn/bend on my truck for one second longer. Thanks in advance for the input! Ill grab a photo later and post it.
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would that be the restrictive y-pipe everyone talks about? I think it's magnaflow y-pipes people get to replace the OEM one
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Yup, that's the Y-pipe. If you're going to do an aftermarket exhaust it's definitely worth swapping out the Y-pipe with a Magnaflow one.
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Y-pipes and X-pipes are used in two different situations. A Y-pipe is to bring two separate pipes into one. An X-pipe is to equalize (and help with scavenging) a true dual exhaust system. So that depends on what kind of set up you want to go with....
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There are pictures of it all over the place. The stock pipes are basically smashed down to about half of their original size to fit into that single pipe.
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are the y-pipes generic or is there a certain one to look for? also, does the piping coming off the headers have to be modified or does it just tie in?? thanx

does this one look right? dual 2 / single 2.5
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I think you want dual 2.5" in / single 3" out...that's the closest to stock dimensions. Yes, slight modification to stock exhaust is needed.
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