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post #1 of 5 Old 06-04-2006, 08:26 AM Thread Starter
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Exhaust placement?

Anyone ever set up there exhaust in front of their rear tires... kind of like on Lightnings and side exhaust on cars. I think it would look pretty good with a 6" tip on each side of my rig, anyone have any experience with this or even better, some pictures!
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the biggest issue with it on both sides is designing your system to get to the other side. its easy on a gas motor cause there is exhaust leaving the motor on both sides. with your truck, you have a great big pipe you need to make clear the trans, tcase, and driveline without heating anything up. be very carefull on the driveline as exhaust can casue u joint and slip yokes to fail prematurely. these are little things you dont normally think about. also, you dont want to heat up the t case or any seals in that are either.....just thought i would throw some things to think about out there for ya, but i do think it would look cool........Marc
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I just installed 4 inch on mine but could only put it out the passenger side because of the fuel tank the pipe would have been too close to the tank for a safe setup. had to get it done at the local muff shop though dont know of any manufactured kits

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black cloud has side pipe kit's. they look like the old vete's.

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I wouldn't recomend putting it in front of the tires as the black soot would discolor your rims. If you look in my garage you can see what 6 inch tips look like behind each tire though. You gotta remember that it was my first exhaust that I ever put on, so it looks a little tilted which it is. But you get the picture.

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