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Old 08-10-2007, 09:03 PM   #1
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best sounding muffler on a 4.3?

which sounds the best?
Old 08-10-2007, 10:10 PM   #2
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Re: best sounding muffler on a 4.3?

I'm looking for a noticible tone, but nothing real loud
Old 08-11-2007, 12:45 AM   #3
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Re: best sounding muffler on a 4.3?

Quote: Originally Posted by way2hi
which sounds the best?
I don't normaly rake someone azz over the coals but.....there must be 100 threads abiut this...try the search button...


BTW...they all make your truck sound just like a V8...right up to the time you start them.
Old 08-11-2007, 12:58 AM   #4
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Re: best sounding muffler on a 4.3?

get this for your 4.3 http://www.aeroexhaust.com/suv_muffler_3030xl.html

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Re: best sounding muffler on a 4.3?

just drop your pipe from the headers
Old 08-11-2007, 11:16 PM   #6
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headers? **** headers lol
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Re: best sounding muffler on a 4.3?

flowmasterrrrr! f magnaflow
Old 08-11-2007, 11:55 PM   #8
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Re: best sounding muffler on a 4.3?

flowmaster lol

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Old 08-12-2007, 11:54 AM   #9
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Re: best sounding muffler on a 4.3?

I love flowmasters. On V8's anyway, I've got a 40 series on my 94 with a 350. It sounds mean
Old 08-12-2007, 12:08 PM   #10
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Re: best sounding muffler on a 4.3?

Dumped
Old 08-13-2007, 09:56 PM   #11
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Re: best sounding muffler on a 4.3?

Certainly NOT dumped, but if you want something different than Flowmaster look into Spintech, they only sound about 275-400% better than just about any muffler out there, actually
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Re: best sounding muffler on a 4.3?

This, ftw. Currently my favorite sound coming out of a 4.3


http://s43.photobucket.com/albums/e3...ntechDuals.flv
Old 08-13-2007, 11:04 PM   #13
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Re: best sounding muffler on a 4.3?

Quote: Originally Posted by 97NAS10SS
This, ftw. Currently my favorite sound coming out of a 4.3


http://s43.photobucket.com/albums/e3...ntechDuals.flv
DAMN who's truck was that?!?!
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Re: best sounding muffler on a 4.3?

where can you get spintech mufflers at?... cause i was thinking of getting on on my 99 s10... and which would be the best one to get?
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Re: best sounding muffler on a 4.3?

Quote: Originally Posted by 99_s10_Scott
where can you get spintech mufflers at?... cause i was thinking of getting on on my 99 s10... and which would be the best one to get?
i got mine online at www.spintechmufflers.com. i got the sportsmen street by MINTSICKS reccomendation.
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Re: best sounding muffler on a 4.3?

how long does it usually take to get?
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Re: best sounding muffler on a 4.3?

i think i waited a couple weeks.
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Re: best sounding muffler on a 4.3?

alright.. thanks man.
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Re: best sounding muffler on a 4.3?

np dude.
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Re: best sounding muffler on a 4.3?

no way in hell could that be the stock cam in that beast and lemme just say wow that sounded 10x's better than my magnaflow exhaust......sweet who's truck is that???any clue on the cam?
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Re: best sounding muffler on a 4.3?

Quote: Originally Posted by jcline2007
no way in hell could that be the stock cam in that beast and lemme just say wow that sounded 10x's better than my magnaflow exhaust......sweet who's truck is that???any clue on the cam?
IIRC it's a 270 comp cam. that truck belonged to MINTSICK.
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Re: best sounding muffler on a 4.3?

Quote: Originally Posted by blazed00
flowmasterrrrr! f magnaflow
Silly boy.



Magnaflows > Flowmasters
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Re: best sounding muffler on a 4.3?

So which spintech shouldgo with? I was thinking the sport truck/suv.

BTW I found them cheaper on ebay:
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/SPINT...spagenameZWDVW
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Re: best sounding muffler on a 4.3?

Quote: Originally Posted by jcline2007
no way in hell could that be the stock cam in that beast and lemme just say wow that sounded 10x's better than my magnaflow exhaust......sweet who's truck is that???any clue on the cam?
Haha it was mine, I recently traded it in but it was a custom grind comp cam 270ahr.
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Re: best sounding muffler on a 4.3?

magnaflow
Old 08-14-2007, 10:39 PM   #26
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Re: best sounding muffler on a 4.3?

Quote: Originally Posted by HofinaterSS
magnaflow
soundclip?
Old 08-15-2007, 09:37 AM   #27
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Re: best sounding muffler on a 4.3?

it says on the spintech website that the sportsmen street series is a quiet muffler...which one is the most aggresive/loudest one they offer...that would fit on an s10
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Re: best sounding muffler on a 4.3?

Quote: Originally Posted by toolow67
it says on the spintech website that the sportsmen street series is a quiet muffler...which one is the most aggresive/loudest one they offer...that would fit on an s10
For a single in/out go with the pro street series, but I assure you the sportsman street is far from quiet.
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Re: best sounding muffler on a 4.3?

i don't have a sound clip or anything yet, but i must say that my borla system is kick ass.
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Re: best sounding muffler on a 4.3?

Quote: Originally Posted by MINTSICK
Haha it was mine, I recently traded it in but it was a custom grind comp cam 270ahr.
He's lying. He just pulled off a plug wire to make it idle that way.
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Re: best sounding muffler on a 4.3?

Flow, 50 series, single in dual out. Everyday I get the "what's in that" and "it sounds like you have a smallblock".

Nope. Not yet.
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Re: best sounding muffler on a 4.3?

Quote: Originally Posted by 97NAS10SS
He's lying. He just pulled off a plug wire to make it idle that way.
Haha I pulled 3 actually, you got me!
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Re: best sounding muffler on a 4.3?

Quote: Originally Posted by NTI94S10
i don't have a sound clip or anything yet, but i must say that my borla system is kick ass.
Yea I like Borla muffs as well.
By the way, welcome to the site

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it says on the spintech website that the sportsmen street series is a quiet muffler...which one is the most aggresive/loudest one they offer...that would fit on an s10
MInt has it right. However if you want the most obnoxious Spintech
go for the Pro Shoot Out..


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Old 08-19-2007, 02:36 AM   #34
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Re: best sounding muffler on a 4.3?

Quote: Originally Posted by bg's
Yea I like Borla muffs as well.
By the way, welcome to the site
i got mine for $400. 2 borla mufflers, new pipes from the manifolds back, tips, and installation/hardware.

not a bad deal imho, it was $390 for the same deal for flows.


and thanks. i've been around for a while, but i'm generally quiet. just reading up and making plans.
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Re: best sounding muffler on a 4.3?

Spintech for best sound and very good flow.

Hooker Maximum Flow for best flow with nearly as good sounding as Spintech.

Flowmaster for pretty decent sound and OK flow.

Borla for good sound and great flow.

Stay away from the RICEY Magnaflow's.

Stay away from the RICEY Dynomax's.

Stay away from the CRAPPY Gibson's.
Old 08-20-2007, 12:10 PM   #36
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Re: best sounding muffler on a 4.3?

My brother had an 14" case magnaflow on his bravada and it sounded far from ricey. I may be trying out a Hooker Max Flow on my 3.5 Nissan in the next week or so.
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Re: best sounding muffler on a 4.3?

Funny story: I was at a pull-a-part junk yard that I go to regularly when I looked in the bed of a truck and found and Borla muffler with dual intercooled tips and the thing looked brand new and had nothing wrong with it. I paid $2.50 for it and put it on my wifes car, sounded badass
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Re: best sounding muffler on a 4.3?

Quote: Originally Posted by way2hi
Funny story: I was at a pull-a-part junk yard that I go to regularly when I looked in the bed of a truck and found and Borla muffler with dual intercooled tips and the thing looked brand new and had nothing wrong with it. I paid $2.50 for it and put it on my wifes car, sounded badass
i have a dynomax on my blazer and you can tell it's not a flpw but is far from ricey.i just wish it was a little louder/deeper.is there anyway to make it that way ? i guess when the glass burn out it will get louder and louder ?

and i always bring my sawzall with when going to u-pull-it yards.got a cherry bomb turbo for $2.00. it's always good to have something to make $$ and put on someone else's .

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Re: best sounding muffler on a 4.3?

Quote: Originally Posted by WittyManOfStyle
Spintech for best sound and very good flow.

Hooker Maximum Flow for best flow with nearly as good sounding as Spintech.

Flowmaster for pretty decent sound and OK flow.

Borla for good sound and great flow.

Stay away from the RICEY Magnaflow's.

Stay away from the RICEY Dynomax's.

Stay away from the CRAPPY Gibson's.
So the spintech doesnt sound ricey at all? I want one but do not want the ricey sound at any rpm.
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Re: best sounding muffler on a 4.3?

Quote: Originally Posted by dim_drvr
So the spintech doesnt sound ricey at all? I want one but do not want the ricey sound at any rpm.

http://www.zippyvideos.com/227493807...hflowmaster43/

First truck has the spintech pro street, second a flowmaster, likely a 40 series. I detect no rice.

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Re: best sounding muffler on a 4.3?

Quote: Originally Posted by WittyManOfStyle
Spintech for best sound and very good flow.

Hooker Maximum Flow for best flow with nearly as good sounding as Spintech.

Flowmaster for pretty decent sound and OK flow.

Borla for good sound and great flow.

Stay away from the RICEY Magnaflow's.

Stay away from the RICEY Dynomax's.

Stay away from the CRAPPY Gibson's.
dynomax ultraflows were great on my blazer. had it dumping before the axle.
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