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post #1 of 16 Old 01-02-2012, 08:56 PM Thread Starter
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I have always wanted to get a set of dual stacks, today I found a guy that just took a set of 5" dual straight cut stacks off his truck and had them offered to me at $150 with all hardware. Is there any way I can make these a mitre cut? if so how do I got about doing it and also what degree do I need?


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If they are stainless, cut em in a chop saw, I don't think it would discolor them. Not sure about chrome stacks though?

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I used a chop saw on my chrome stack to make it from flat to mitre.. Can't even tell. And even if you could the soot would cover it up. And as far as a degree most are 45. I did mine to my liking though.

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They r black co I should be good


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Hypertech maxenergy stage 1
dyi tymar intake
S.S downpipe to 5" stacks
glow shift gauges
pro comp xtreme alloy rims
Nitto Terra Grapplers 285/75/16
fpr mod
kcm s.s. hpx line
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What is the length of the stack to top of cab


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dyi tymar intake
S.S downpipe to 5" stacks
glow shift gauges
pro comp xtreme alloy rims
Nitto Terra Grapplers 285/75/16
fpr mod
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Depends on how u mount and elbows and such. You'd have to measure and see with all the pipe in and then cut the stack to adjust.

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i had black chrome miteres, hell i will give you $200 for them lol, but yeah use a chop saw or a jog saw or a band saw to cut them, but dont go to fast, may flake off the finish

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just wondering. I know I have to make a hole in the bed, but how do they mount inside the bed. ive never seen a dual set up close, just curious on how they stay in place. dont have any clamps but regular exhaust clamps holding it together


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190k
Hypertech maxenergy stage 1
dyi tymar intake
S.S downpipe to 5" stacks
glow shift gauges
pro comp xtreme alloy rims
Nitto Terra Grapplers 285/75/16
fpr mod
kcm s.s. hpx line
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they sell clamps that mount to your bed and hold the stacks upright,
you can see the clamp around the stack rite at the bed height it goes around and i have it mounted to the top of the bed there

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well finally got the stacks put on today. so i figured i would post some pictures of them up.stacks-truck-001.jpg

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1997 F250 7.3L XLT Auto 4x4 std. cab
190k
Hypertech maxenergy stage 1
dyi tymar intake
S.S downpipe to 5" stacks
glow shift gauges
pro comp xtreme alloy rims
Nitto Terra Grapplers 285/75/16
fpr mod
kcm s.s. hpx line
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