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post #1 of 19 Old 01-27-2011, 03:14 PM Thread Starter
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Smile FTE 8" MITRE STACK INSTALL

As promised here is my basic write up of my FTE Diesel 8” Single Stack Kit

I placed the order VIA FTE Diesel - Home of Diesel Truck Parts on Tuesday and received the kit on Thursday. Extreamly fast processing and shipping.

The components box was packaged very well with everything included for the install. The 8” Mitre stack was packaged even better with no way of damage during shipping.

As far as the install went, I had an existing 4” exhaust from farmboys which I only had to cut a small section off for the flex pipe to fit. The clamps included are the non-damaging kind so you can play with it a little even after tightening the hardware. So I basically had to cut the hole where I wanted it so I used a air saw which made quick work of it, but a jigsaw will suffice, best would be a hole saw. The large plate covers the hole entirely so I didn’t mind a non-perfect cut. Dropped the reducer/plate in place and fasten with your choice of hardware.


Connect the clamps and hit all the bolts with the 3/8 gun and the job is done. It took me 43min with a beer break. It sounds great with a nice deep tone , cant wait to haul my trailer tomorrow and really hear a loaded turbo through the stack.


Thanks... Corey

03 7.3, 4" exhaust w/FTE Stack, DPTUNER, AFEII, Roll of Duct Tape, and a few other goodies

It sounds like bigfoot farting in a large trash can for a very long time!

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I know my 4" into 6" stack sounds friggin insane, although I've not been able to put a load against it yet. I'll bet yours will really scream bein an 8"

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IDK about using the flex-pipe, but it looks good!

I like the stacks look, and if I didn't have the dog in the back so much, I would do duel stacks. But... He's kinda a numbskull, and I don't want to burn him.

Nice write-up!
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I want one. Looks good
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The flex-pipe is an absolute necessity!!! You have flexible engine mounts and a frame that will flex within reason (I'm not saying our frames a closet case pretzels but it will twist if forced). So if your stack is fixed, stationary or rigidly mounted in your bed you will need something to absorb any deflection so you do not break any of your exhaust connections loose or put any stress on the turbo.

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Btw cbubac, very clean lookin exhaust. Also whats up with the ammo box under there?

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The flex-pipe is an absolute necessity!!! You have flexible engine mounts and a frame that will flex within reason (I'm not saying our frames a closet case pretzels but it will twist if forced). So if your stack is fixed, stationary or rigidly mounted in your bed you will need something to absorb any deflection so you do not break any of your exhaust connections loose or put any stress on the turbo.
Ironmover is on top of his game, the flexpipe is intentionally used to save the turbo housing abuse.

Ironmover, you are a needed commodity in today's quick post world... rock on!

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Ironmover is on top of his game, the flexpipe is intentionally used to save the turbo housing abuse.

Ironmover, you are a needed commodity in today's quick post world... rock on!
That makes sense now, like I said, I don't have stacks, lol!
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Btw cbubac, very clean lookin exhaust. Also whats up with the ammo box under there?
I knew when I posts that pic someone would ask. I have a hornblasters train horn set and I mounted the compressor on the lid of the ammo can. It keeps it out of the direct elements, and can breath through the drilled holes. Thanks for the compliments.

Thanks... Corey

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Ironmover is on top of his game, the flexpipe is intentionally used to save the turbo housing abuse.

Ironmover, you are a needed commodity in today's quick post world... rock on!
Thanks for the compliment. I try to be helpful and I will only shoot straight from the hip with no BS.

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That makes sense now, like I said, I don't have stacks, lol!
No worries

Come on though, you know want some stacks

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