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5.4 Exhaust

What kind of exhaust are you guys running? Anyone just swap out the stock muffler for something else? Hows it sound?

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I baught a Magnaflow XL fully welded turbo muffler to replace a rust stock one. Should sound good and not be very loud.

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i would check into the mac exhaust. they are about the cheapest and best quality imo. A bunch of guys I know run them and they sound really good. I was going to get one for my expedition but ended up selling it before I got a chance to buy it.
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Thanks! I have ran Mac on other cars before. Great product for the price. I just baught a magnaflow muffer, its a work truck, just need to get it going right.

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i have gibson headers ebay y-pipe high flow magnaflow cat and a straight through pro chamber muffler and it was LOUD, but after four years i had enough and bought a borla single exit exhaust for it and instaled it yesterday and its louder than stock about 4 on a 1 to 10 scale. best part is no more cab noise or high pitch exhaust screaming in my ears! i can drive down the road with the windows down and the volume at a normal setting instead of all the way up. i do miss the loudness but its fading fast.

2004 F-350 4x4, 5.4, 4R100 w/ TransGo kit, ext cab, short bed, 4.30 gears, zoodad mod, 1714 Superchip, Gibson headers, SPD y-pipe, magnaflow cat, Borla exhaust, Pro Comp 22210 front springs, tweaked rear springs, more....
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MBRP baby! 3.5" catback, sounds killer! Quite a bit louder than stock in the cab but definitely not way overpowering. Just loud enough on outside while being quite enough in cab for a DD.

Here are some vids of the MBRP on a F-150 5.4 3v but itll sound the same on a super duty



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That sounds good!

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Because this is a work truck with a lot of miles, I was looking for an affordable way to fix the exhuast. I ended up just cutting out the bad rusty muffler and I welded a Magnflow XL turbo muffler in. Sounds great!

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