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which exhaust should i order?

I plan on ordering a full turbo back kit this evening. My truck is bone stock except for the ts chip and intake I am putting on tomorrow. should I go for the 4 inch or 5 inch? I really want a five but is that too large for back pressure reasons or is that just someone who doesn't know what they are saying?
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Some who don't know what they are saying, order the 5" kit, only issue I've heard with those kits is the spare tire being to close

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the least amount of back pressure the better. The downpipe is only 3" so whatever you put on there is mostly for sound only but there are a lot of bends so who knows maybe bigger is better.. I think others had a 5" and could still have their spare mounted. Might want confirmation on that though. Some run it in front of the rear tire to avoid the spare tire issue but then they have a chronic dirty rear wheel.

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The turbo creates all the back pressure u need

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Just ordered the 5 inch. Thanks guys glad I found this forum! very helpful and informative.
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I wanna do a 5" on mine, but the stack kit I have was so much cheaper lol

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Where did you order from? I want to do a 4 inch straight pipe on mine but have not done any looking for best prices yet. I have an xlt long box.
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ordered it from a local shop that a family friend owns. it was priced at 350 with a tip but I paid 300
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Do they ship?
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You will like the five inch. It sounds awesome!

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