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Girl needs help choosing exhaust for 7.3!!!

Hey guys, so I have a 1997 7.3 Powerstroke, and I need help choosing an exhaust system. The truck belonged to my fiance', who joined the USMC and is at training right now. He gave it to me, and I'd like to surprise him with a new exhaust system when he gets back. I know it has a "chip" (that's what he calls it), that I can flip on and smoke people out haha, and it *might* have an air intake, but I'm not sure. I'd like to keep the exhaust tip on the right side...I know he mentioned an exhaust system that might improve MPGs, and increase power. I've read up on downpipe back, turbo-back, straight pipe, etc and I'm lost as to what would be the best. I want it loud, lots of black smoke if needed, and somewhat increase the power/efficiency if possible. He loves to hear the turbo spooling too...I am planning on having a local shop do all the work-should I order the parts myself or let them handle it? I have 3 weeks to get it done...let me know what you think, and how much it might cost. Thank you!!!!
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3" down pipe and full 4 or 5 inch exhaust, I'd say 5", btw exhaust will not add smoke

Tell your fiancé semper fi, and it may be easy to order a kit from Amazon or eBay ($3-500) and just drop the truck and box of goodies off, btw usmc boot camp is 3 months if that's where he is

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if your in a non emissions regulated state do 3-3.5 down pipe to 5 inch exhaust straight pipe. ( no mufflers no cat converter )

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Hey girl just looked up mbrp exhaust and 4wheelparts has it for 375. Those guys do installs I think also so if u have one close look them up. I get parts from them and they have great prices

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3" down pipe and full 4 or 5 inch exhaust, I'd say 5", btw exhaust will not add smoke

Tell your fiancé semper fi, and it may be easy to order a kit from Amazon or eBay ($3-500) and just drop the truck and box of goodies off, btw usmc boot camp is 3 months if that's where he is
Yes, basic is 13 weeks. He is in his tenth week at PI. Thanks fo the info, I'm going to call a loal shop and get a quote to compare to online prices.


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What they said. Not that I'm tryin to up in ur business n all, but do us a big favor here on the ORG and not roll coal, unless its on the drag/pulling track. Thats a stereotype we'd like to stay with the Cummins owners.

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I live in a small town-I can't go around blowing smoke at people, because I WILL run into them again black smoke is just a product of pulling into traffic or passing somebody. Maybe you could tell your Powerstroke buddies to back off tho-had to get limo tint to cut down on the stalkers...haven't had any problems with cummins owners, they are a bit more respectful around here.


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I haven't been to PI in about 9 years now lol, but go with a 3" down pipe and no bigger for now, not like your running big hybrids and a huge hair dryer on that rig, and the 3" will already require some "modifying" to fit as is, but I bought my exhaust in sections anyway, Amazon has down pipe back 4" kits for $300 plus shipping, exhaust shop may want to tach some on top if they order it, and good luck with the shop, should take a pro no more than 3-4 hours to have it in there

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Actually, it's the byproduct of having an inefficient engine.

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