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post #1 of 6 Old 11-13-2007, 04:56 PM Thread Starter
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Turbo down tube?

I was wondering if it would be a problem if I just took the cat off and let the exhaust exit right there under the truck or will it get too hot right next to the tranny. I have a 04 6.0 thanks
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if you put a pipe pointing it downwards you should be good... only thing that would concern me is soot all over the underside of your truck
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i agree with raul..i have soot all underneith my truck...at least dump it downwards


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Remember the soot can mix with water and form a mild acid, you don't want that on the underside of your truck. At least dump it down, or add an elbow to shoot it out the side. If anything I would periodically pressure wash the underside of the truck to remove soot buildup every so often.

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