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4 or 5" exhaust?

I want a new exhaust for my stroker... Do I want a 4" or a 5" exhaust and will a 5" downpipe fit?
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You do not want a 5" downpipe... lucky for you they dont sell them.

4" and 5" have no difference in performance, only sound. 5" will have a deeper sound to it.

I really wanted a 5" because i'm one of those people that the LOUDER the better, BUT, we just had a baby and I decided to get a 4" so it wouldn't be too loud for him...


If you don't have anything like that to worry about then go ahead with a 5"...
I have read somewhere about this topic and someone said, "most people that get a 4" later wish they would have gotten a 5"...



Me included

It's your choice though. My 4" still sounds awesome though!!!

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get the 5 inch. go big or go home haha

2008 f250 ccsb 4x4 lariat.. 8 inch lift, 24in fuel hostage, 40in ss m16, Arp studs, egr delete, street diesel performance down pipe, intake elbow and cac pipe, Diesel site boots, xrt pro with kem tunes, s&b intake, 5 inch exhaust, edge cts, tinted mirror lights, pioneer 8400 double din, hid headlights and fogs, two jl audio 13tw5 with rockford 1500 watt amp, jl audio door speakers and tweeters, prestige 2 way alarm and remote start.

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thats my truck with 5 inch exhaust

2008 f250 ccsb 4x4 lariat.. 8 inch lift, 24in fuel hostage, 40in ss m16, Arp studs, egr delete, street diesel performance down pipe, intake elbow and cac pipe, Diesel site boots, xrt pro with kem tunes, s&b intake, 5 inch exhaust, edge cts, tinted mirror lights, pioneer 8400 double din, hid headlights and fogs, two jl audio 13tw5 with rockford 1500 watt amp, jl audio door speakers and tweeters, prestige 2 way alarm and remote start.

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That really does sound absolutely badazz!!!! I've been contemplating 4 or 5 as well and I think you may have just sold me on the 5!


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yea man, it sounds sick. i get people all the time asking why it sounds so good and they have never heard a diesel sound like that before

2008 f250 ccsb 4x4 lariat.. 8 inch lift, 24in fuel hostage, 40in ss m16, Arp studs, egr delete, street diesel performance down pipe, intake elbow and cac pipe, Diesel site boots, xrt pro with kem tunes, s&b intake, 5 inch exhaust, edge cts, tinted mirror lights, pioneer 8400 double din, hid headlights and fogs, two jl audio 13tw5 with rockford 1500 watt amp, jl audio door speakers and tweeters, prestige 2 way alarm and remote start.

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Stroker, what year turbo is that?

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that would be a 03 turbo haha there crazy loud

2008 f250 ccsb 4x4 lariat.. 8 inch lift, 24in fuel hostage, 40in ss m16, Arp studs, egr delete, street diesel performance down pipe, intake elbow and cac pipe, Diesel site boots, xrt pro with kem tunes, s&b intake, 5 inch exhaust, edge cts, tinted mirror lights, pioneer 8400 double din, hid headlights and fogs, two jl audio 13tw5 with rockford 1500 watt amp, jl audio door speakers and tweeters, prestige 2 way alarm and remote start.

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Thought so. Sounds great!!

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thanks man.

2008 f250 ccsb 4x4 lariat.. 8 inch lift, 24in fuel hostage, 40in ss m16, Arp studs, egr delete, street diesel performance down pipe, intake elbow and cac pipe, Diesel site boots, xrt pro with kem tunes, s&b intake, 5 inch exhaust, edge cts, tinted mirror lights, pioneer 8400 double din, hid headlights and fogs, two jl audio 13tw5 with rockford 1500 watt amp, jl audio door speakers and tweeters, prestige 2 way alarm and remote start.

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