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post #1 of 14 Old 07-19-2008, 04:29 PM Thread Starter
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Stacks?

So I'm in a bit of a personal struggle here guys and i was wondering if i could get some help. I'm am dying to get a set of stacks for my truck with a cat delete and the whole nine yards however, with my career choice its not practical. My biggest concern is that when winter rolls around people aren't going to be happy when i go roaring up there driveway at 3 in the morning plowing with my exhaust screaming. Anyways, I figured I'd see if anyone had a similar problem or solution. Also, I know they make a dump gate for gassers that dumps the exhaust b4 the muff. and cat when u want and through the whole system when u want but i don't know if theres a similar product for us strokers. Thanks in advance.

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do what i did.. install an exhaust cut outs... check out the pics in my garage.... you can then attach a muffler to that end so its quite when you do your plowing...

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So how does that work? Is it electronically activated, so I would just switch back and forth between the stacks and the muffled exhaust at liesure?

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Or, install the stacks and run them with a high flow muffler. That way when you get into it, you can make some noise, but you wont be too too loud while plowing...Another option is to simply install the stacks, and use a some flex pipe on the bottom, and when winter comes around, slide the flex pipe back and throw the muffler on...It literally takes me about 10 minutes to completely remove my stacks all the way to the downpipe...It would maybe take 3 to installed or remove the muffler.
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So how does that work? Is it electronically activated, so I would just switch back and forth between the stacks and the muffled exhaust at liesure?
yup... i have a lil switch on my dash... when i want to run the stacks i just open up the electronic valve... i installed it because my daughter thinks the stacks are too loud so it was either this or they had to go

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Wow, thats awesome just what I was looking for. Is there anyway you might have a link to a site that sells these cut-off valves, also what size is yours, 5"?

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Wow, thats awesome just what I was looking for. Is there anyway you might have a link to a site that sells these cut-off valves, also what size is yours, 5"?
they only make them as big as 4" price on the kit is $350.00+ship

im gonna do a group buy on them next month... see if we cant drop the price a bit on them

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I meant to say 4" lol sorry about that. Well that would be perfect let me know if you do a group buy cause I will def. be interested, otherwise let me know who to contact. Thanks a ton.

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do what i did.. install an exhaust cut outs... check out the pics in my garage.... you can then attach a muffler to that end so its quite when you do your plowing...

-Raul

raul could a guy take that and reroute a DPF to it? reason I ask and I know most of you would never do it is because if the time evercame where they really cracked down on DPF's a guy could just have that installed and in competition use have stacks.

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they only make them as big as 4" price on the kit is $350.00+ship

im gonna do a group buy on them next month... see if we cant drop the price a bit on them

-Raul
Hey Raul also keep me in the loop I've been thinkin about doing this also. Sometimes my 8" stacks rattle my brain and I just want some quiet when my wife is with me.

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