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post #1 of 52 Old 01-26-2010, 02:42 PM Thread Starter
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stacks round or square box?

Ok guys i know there is alot of threads about stacks here but got a few questions for you all. I am thinking of going with a square crossover instead of the round pipe. What are your thoughts on this? If anyone has done this could i see some pics and info???Thanks in advance

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anyone???have any input

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go with 5 inch round tube. so much better! 4 inch round tube tends to smoke un even from side to side

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no i was wondering how an exhaust box would work instead of using round pipe to get to the stacks themselves

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hmm interesting i have never thought about that or even seen it done. if you have the capabilities to make one or have one i say go for it

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your talking about the bed piping right? it would work just fine, but IMO it doesnt look good. i believe round tube looks nicer. if you are going to run a tool box and hide it then its ok

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it works just fine. there are quite a few people here who run square, some swear they sound better square! thats my plan when i get stacks

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I have a square box..i like it because I can have more stack length..Heres some unfinished pics. I plan to cover mine with stainless steal this summer.


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i think the reason they say they sound better is because the exhaust bounces around in a square box and makes in echo more where as round tube is just a smooth flow

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It was made out of 4x8 tubing and with a straight pipe it was not loud at all. That big box acted like a muffler.

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