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open downpipe?

is it bad for my truck if i run it with an open downpipe for a few weeks? i am waiting on parts i need to finish up the straight pipe kit. i know it will be slower but is there anything mechanically that would be affected?

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I dont think so. Why would it be slower? The undercarriage of your truck wont rust with all the soot on it.

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is it bad for my truck if i run it with an open downpipe for a few weeks? i am waiting on parts i need to finish up the straight pipe kit. i know it will be slower but is there anything mechanically that would be affected?
I would just wait until you have all your parts before you take the stock exhaust off....

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I would just wait until you have all your parts before you take the stock exhaust off....
I aggree with this, besides covering the underneath of your truck with soot. Having exhaust fumes leaking into the cab is not cool either and cause health problems for you and anyone else in the truck.


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I would just wait until you have all your parts before you take the stock exhaust off....
its a little late... right now its a mbrp downpipe haha. im just waiting for a muffler delete and a tip

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its a little late... right now its a mbrp downpipe haha. im just waiting for a muffler delete and a tip
jumped the gun a bit huh...

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jumped the gun a bit huh...
hahaha yeah. it sounds absolutely sick though. the fumes dont bother me im used to driving a built fox body every day

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It will prob sound a bit obnoxous

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its a little late... right now its a mbrp downpipe haha. im just waiting for a muffler delete and a tip
Then install the rest of the pipe so at least it goes past the cab. The way it sounds you have everything but the delete pipe and the exhaust tip. Why not install the whole thing with muffler just don't clamp the muffler down real tight so it does not pinch the exhaust pipe. That way you can slide off the muffler and slide in the delete pipe.

Then when the delete pipe and tip show up all you do is replace the muffler and clamp on the tip and your done.


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I aggree with this, besides covering the underneath of your truck with soot. Having exhaust fumes leaking into the cab is not cool either and cause health problems for you and anyone else in the truck.
i have an exhaust leak and i dont like it

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I dont think so. Why would it be slower? The undercarriage of your truck wont rust with all the soot on it.
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