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Old 08-20-2012, 12:34 PM
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H&S and 5" FLOPRO on Truck

Installed the H&S "no power" tune on my truck and 5" FLOPRO a couple of weeks ago and here are my thoughts...

> The truck runs great. I took a 400+ mile trip to the beach this weekend and averaged 16.9mpg (On the lie-o-meter). Keep in mind that I am running 37" tires and DID NOT reset the speedo so that throws things off. My driving consisted of highway, backroads, and beach stop and go traffic.

> I was able to recalibrate my tire pressures and I love that. No more tire light!

> The exhaust is loud. A little too loud for me and I like loud. It just sounds a little bit too much like a V8 instead of a diesel. There is no drone and at highway speeds -- the truck is REALLY quiet.

> Very smokey. If I lay on the gas hard at a red light I'm going to bury the person behind me. I mean they are left in a big thick black cloud.

> The turbo sound is amazing. You can barely hear it with the windows up, but when they are down it sounds incredible.

> The DPF weighs a TON! I thought the one on my 6.4 was heavy. The one for the 6.7 is WAY heavier!

> My truck was regenning 3 - 5 times a week before the deletion. No more urea for me!

> Call me crazy, but I love the diesel fuel smell when I'm outside the truck!
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Old 08-20-2012, 04:49 PM
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I like your setup; getting ready to order my H&S Mini, DPF DELETE PIPE, S&B, and EGR block off plates... what is the No power Tune?
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sounds awesome. my best friend has h&S with 4" exhaust and I agree. i love the smells and sounds
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I like your setup; getting ready to order my H&S Mini, DPF DELETE PIPE, S&B, and EGR block off plates... what is the No power Tune?
Thanks! The no power tune is the lowest level on the H&S.
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So your truck is straight piped without a muffler?
If you had it to do over would you get the muffler?
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Old 08-21-2012, 05:06 AM
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So your truck is straight piped without a muffler?
If you had it to do over would you get the muffler?
That's the question I keep asking myself. It's only loud in second and third gear - and I don't mean loud inside the cab. It just has that throaty V8 sound. I'd like to try a muffler and just see if I like it better. I do like the idea of the totally free-flow 5" with no muffler. I probably will just leave it like it is.

On a side note - my neighbor did come out of his house yesterday and ask me if I enjoyed terrorizing the neighborhood.
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I am enjoying mine too. My lie o meter read 19.2 but I got a hand calculated 18 MPG mixed driving. Actually pretty heavy traffic in the afternoons. I easily picked up 2.5 to 3 MPG getting rid of the regen. So far very happy. Only wish is was as quick as my 6.4, but my 6.4 never got this kind of MPG.
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I tried the DPF-on stuff, really thought it was going to be a great solution, but it just isn't.

So I just ordered the 5" aFe w/ muffler & the EGR deletes.

I'm no longer a big fan of LOUD so I hope the muffler really quiets it down.
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Old 08-21-2012, 09:43 AM
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I tried the DPF-on stuff, really thought it was going to be a great solution, but it just isn't.

So I just ordered the 5" aFe w/ muffler & the EGR deletes.

I'm no longer a big fan of LOUD so I hope the muffler really quiets it down.
I'll be curious to find out how the muffler makes the exhaust note sound. Shoot me a PM when you get it installed if you remember! Thanks!
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I am enjoying mine too. My lie o meter read 19.2 but I got a hand calculated 18 MPG mixed driving. Actually pretty heavy traffic in the afternoons. I easily picked up 2.5 to 3 MPG getting rid of the regen. So far very happy. Only wish is was as quick as my 6.4, but my 6.4 never got this kind of MPG.
Yeah - my dpf-less 6.4 would blow this truck away. But, I like this truck WAY more.
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