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Old 01-22-2008, 04:18 PM
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Exhaust Recommendation

What brand exhaust have people been using on their 07-08 Expys?

Has anyone tried the Gibson? I'm looking to get an exhaust system, but i'm trying to find one that's not too loud.

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Old 01-22-2008, 04:25 PM
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I have a Gibson stainless on my '93 Club Wagon. It is a 3" single outlet. Even with all the space under there, it was hard to fit over the axle. It is loud and causes resonance at freeway speeds. It is tolerable, but the new Expy is a quiet delight that I would never want to make louder.
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Old 01-22-2008, 04:47 PM
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Drone! Make sure you ask around when you decide on a setup. Droning will annoy you especially if you drive any distance. They make mild setups that limit this. Me personally would just like a hair more throat over stock and a nice quality chrome tip.
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Old 01-22-2008, 04:57 PM
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i wouldnt go with gibson. I purchased the side swept for my 05 explorer, granted it was a V6, but it was so loud. It wasnt too bad when cruising, but anytime you hit the accelerator it was ridiculously loud. My wife was pissed...and refused to drive it anywhere, it made getting an 07 expedition alot easier.
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I guess the Gibson is out. I just want a little deeper sound. Any experiences with Magnaflow or Flowmaster?
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Old 01-22-2008, 05:09 PM
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Post this Q in the F-150 forum as well. More of them mod the exhaust.
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Looks like Magnaflow makes a cat-back system for our trucks, but it's kinda pricey ($780.00). Might be cheaper to just buy a Magnaflow muffler and get a custom job done for about half.

http://www.magnaflow.com/02product/s...Trucks&id=1313
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Borla always seem to be low in resonance and in general noise. But Gibson does not have a good rep. Magnaflow has always been good.
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Magnaflow has some nice choices. I would check out their site, see if they have a message board.
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Zommies had something for the Titan that was quite nice. I have no idea if they have an application for the 07-08 Expys. Bosani(sp) has a rep of some quality work and numbers but I have never experienced one in person.
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I ended up ordering the Magnaflow 16607 Cat-Back. I'll you guys posted once it's installed.

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Looking forward to your review. That system looks really nice.
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So I got the Magnaflow exhaust in the other day. Quality looks good, but for $780 retail, it should have had flanges instead of $2 U-Bolts to connect it together. The exhaust tip is large and looks really nice.

Anyone thinking of doing this install themselves.....FORGET ABOUT IT. First, you cant remove the stock exhaust without cutting it because of the funky bend over the rear suspension components. Second, you cant get the new piece with the funky bend over the suspension components. I tried for almost 3 hours and ended up taking it to Meineke. Even Meineke said they had a hard time with the bent piece, they had to drop the sway bar and shock to get enough clearance. I also had them weld it up instead of using the U-Bolts.

Once installed, it looks really nice and sounds great. It's very quiet at idle and low speeds, but has a nice deep sound when you get on it. It's not too loud however where your wife might not like it.

Overall, I very pleased with it. I just wish I hadn't wasted 3 hours trying to do it myself and just paid a pro to do it from the beginning.
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Nice. How is it on the freeway? Can you hear it at cruising speeds?
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