I starting to want a Muffler - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
User Tag List

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 15 Old 07-29-2010, 12:11 PM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
350dieselsmk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Castine Maine
Posts: 223
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via AIM to 350dieselsmk
I starting to want a Muffler

So my truck has a 4 inch down pipe to a 5inch straight pipe and it sounds awesome. but i'm really starting to get sick of how loud it is. the neighbors hate me cause i come home late and wake the entire neighborhood up at night. so i want to quiet it down a little bit but not restrict it too much. I have a TS chip and intake. My main question is. will soot clog the muffler up when i wanna go fast or will it blow right thru? anyone have suggestions on mufflers?
Thanks
Will
350dieselsmk is offline  
post #2 of 15 Old 07-29-2010, 12:35 PM
Super Moderator


 
SuperCrutyPS's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Orangevale, CA
Posts: 14,903
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 203 Post(s)
Thanks: 74
Thanked 444 Times in 428 Posts
Garage
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
You should be able to get a pass-thru muffler. That's what came with my MBRP 4". You look in one end, can see right through it. It does have a metal tube inside wrapped with fiberglass or something. It has holes with one side bumped out. The instructions said if the open side of the bumps face the cab, the exhaust will be quieter than if they are pointing toward the exhaust tip. I put mine toward the exhaust tip. Not overly loud, but I didn't run it without it to see what the difference would be.


Owner | Operator: Darryl
My Truck: Ol' Guy Garage
Tow Toy: Pilgrim International 31RE3SLF5
United States Navy - IC2 - '76-'80
SuperCrutyPS is offline  
post #3 of 15 Old 07-29-2010, 12:45 PM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
350dieselsmk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Castine Maine
Posts: 223
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via AIM to 350dieselsmk
hmm ill look into that. i was looking at aero turbines too. do those have a whistle type sound to them with the turbine? i love the scream my truck makes when i stomp on it but, driving it regularly is soo loud and i get alot of complaints
350dieselsmk is offline  
post #4 of 15 Old 07-29-2010, 12:58 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: hudson, fl
Posts: 3,172
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2 Post(s)
Thanks: 10
Thanked 17 Times in 14 Posts
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
could just get one of those whisper mode tunes and coast her in when comin home late..


2000 DRW CC 7.3
Exterior: 08 Exterior Clone, 22.5's
Engine Mods: GTP38R WW2, 5 inch exhaust,T500, 6637, TW tunes,DI Up pipes, 6.7 fuel pump fuel system.
Trans Mods: 6.0 trans cooler, JW Valve body,Billet triple disc converter.
Sound Mods: 7" flip out tv, 3-way speakers all around, 12" sub, 500 watt amp.
Misc:dieselsite coolant filter, max ac assist, BRV, IHD,gauges, CCV

Next up power rear window
campbellflage is offline  
post #5 of 15 Old 07-29-2010, 12:59 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
05_PSD_Erik's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Mercer County WV
Posts: 2,988
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 2
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by 350dieselsmk View Post
So my truck has a 4 inch down pipe to a 5inch straight pipe and it sounds awesome. but i'm really starting to get sick of how loud it is. the neighbors hate me cause i come home late and wake the entire neighborhood up at night. I deal with that a little too, I just come in easy without laying into it late in the evenings but remember, you can;t please everyone (they REALLY love me when I ride my dad's Harley...

so i want to quiet it down a little bit but not restrict it too much. I have a TS chip and intake. My main question is. will soot clog the muffler up when i wanna go fast or will it blow right thru? anyone have suggestions on mufflers? A pass-through muffler is your best bet but even a stock style (baffled) muffler should not clog up. You may even be able to contact the manufacturer of your existing exhaust and they may offer a muffler for your system.
Thanks
Will

Also, a lot of guys here speak highly of the Walker BTM (big truck muffler) and they say it doesn't destroy the sound but quiets them down around idle

2009 Subaru WRX Premium
Type RS BOV
CAI
Muffler Delete



Had to park it with some real diesel muscle....
05_PSD_Erik is offline  
post #6 of 15 Old 07-29-2010, 02:29 PM
Member
 
350DingBat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 35
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Just put one of these on it....

350DingBat is offline  
post #7 of 15 Old 07-29-2010, 02:44 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: hudson, fl
Posts: 3,172
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2 Post(s)
Thanks: 10
Thanked 17 Times in 14 Posts
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
off topic but i just watched that youtube video, and how did those people not get arrested as they drove away "showing off" thier new dumb A55 whistle muffler. Talk about wreckless driving, wrong lane, almost head on collision, and running a stop sign.


2000 DRW CC 7.3
Exterior: 08 Exterior Clone, 22.5's
Engine Mods: GTP38R WW2, 5 inch exhaust,T500, 6637, TW tunes,DI Up pipes, 6.7 fuel pump fuel system.
Trans Mods: 6.0 trans cooler, JW Valve body,Billet triple disc converter.
Sound Mods: 7" flip out tv, 3-way speakers all around, 12" sub, 500 watt amp.
Misc:dieselsite coolant filter, max ac assist, BRV, IHD,gauges, CCV

Next up power rear window
campbellflage is offline  
post #8 of 15 Old 07-29-2010, 03:49 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: earth
Posts: 286
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
i notice that to right thur that stop sign.. wrong side of the road.. wow..
powerstrokemike is offline  
post #9 of 15 Old 07-30-2010, 05:44 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
dannanw's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Colorado
Posts: 5,293
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 23 Post(s)
Thanks: 7
Thanked 72 Times in 65 Posts
Garage
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
. I dont have a muffler but then again I live in the getto so my loud truck real early makes me feel better about the loud base all dang night! I say piss them off as long as you can lol, thats just me.

What this nation needs is cleaner thoughts and dirtier fingernails...
dannanw is offline  
post #10 of 15 Old 07-30-2010, 06:00 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Billings, MT
Posts: 466
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
This reminds me of when I lived in WA I had a 40 Series Flowmaster on my '92 Dakota with a 318 in it - the "manager" of our neghborhood (HOA) told me he was going to start fining me for my truck being too loud (It was a 50 state legal muffler, and I still had a Cat on the truck). I did frequently come home late, and there was a speed bump right next to his house, so conveniently I would go slow enough to not make it over the bump the first time and have to throttle it to get over. I suppose if the guy wasn't a dick all the time to everyone, I would have probably been nicer about it.

Apparently your neighbors aren't blatant ******s like mine was or you probably wouldn't want to quiet it down. I'd suggest a flow through muffler with the baffles "cupping" the exhaust flow - really any "performance" you lose isn't going to be noticable.
ProOnThaSnow is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome