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6" exaust tip. Guages?

I`m doing a 3" dp w/4" straight pipe w/cat/muff delete. Several posters say go with a 5" tip, some say 6". Whats the difference? maybe a more mellow sound? lower sound. Also, since I don`t plan any other mods, (It`s a road driver), Are my stock injectors OK with this setup? Do I need exaust guages? Sorry about all the questions, I`m kinda new. Thank goodness I found this site as it has really helped.

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The tip is going to be strictly looks. Its allways good to have a set of guages. weather its stock or not. EGT,BOOST, and Trans Temp are the 3 you would want. Doing a Turbo back Exhaust will not harm any one the other parts on your motor.

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go 7 inch
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Gauges should have come from the factory... Tip wise, like the other poster said, just for looks... If your at stock height stick with a 5" if your lifted then 6" looks good.

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Thanks to all. That is exactly the info I was looking for. Thanks again. Great site.

97 F-350, 7.3 psd, xlt, limited edition, obs, dually, E40d at, 410 r axle, reg. cab, 8ft bed, 145000 miles, DIY Tymar intake (napa filter) CCV mod. fpr bb mod, HPX crossover pipe, SS Bully steps, Reese Fifth wheel hitch, CB Radio, 3" DP /4" back w/cat delete and 4" flow-thru muffler w/5" tip.
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