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post #1 of 7 Old 09-12-2007, 11:54 AM Thread Starter
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I am new to this forum, but have had many diesel trucks, however all i have ever done to them is lifts and tires. I currently have a 05 crew cab long bed with a 6.0 and want to do either a cat back or turbo back system and want to keep it as quiet as possible, which system have people had the best luck with. thanks
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The exhaust systems out there are pretty close when it comes to sound I would say. The big difference comes with quality and fittment issues. If you want quiet just do a cat back exhaust and it won't really be any louder then stock.

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i guess get a good muffler if you want to keep it quiet. Muffler with Cat delete?
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you can go turbo back and just keep the factory cat in the line and use the aftermarket muffler that will come with the kit. When I originally hooked up my MBRP I kept the cat on and it had a nice throaty rumble, but not offensively loud.

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my exhaust is a 4" turbo back w/o a cat and with a high flow muffler -- its no louder than normal inside the cab while driving around town..

on the highway it has a slight rumble tone... barely anything more than stock if you ask me..

heck, with the radio up a tad or a windy day, you can't hear a difference!
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Check this out

I have a turbo back and its hardly louder then stock, best part is there is no drone in the cab at any speed. If your looking for a performance increase but dont want an overly loud exhaust I highly recomend this one
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I run a 4" cat back system on mine and am very happy with since the dealership has not said a word about it it was in the for 30000 mile check up. It depends on what you want hear on the other end and how much you want to pay.

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