Straight Pipe or Muffler? - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
Powerstroke.org is the premier Diesel Truck Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 10-03-2012, 12:20 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 

Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Miami
Posts: 264
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Straight Pipe or Muffler?

What is the benefit of one over the other. Will be doing a delete in the next couple of weeks and wanted to know the benefits of one over the other.

Thanks
Alonzo
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2  
Old 10-03-2012, 12:28 PM
Premium Member



 

Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Spokane, WA
Posts: 18,094
Thanks: 74
Thanked 121 Times in 112 Posts
Feedback Score: 5 reviews
The sequential turboes are very quiet on the 6.4s so I will say go straight piped

It will allow better flow, but will not be too noisy!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #3  
Old 10-03-2012, 12:41 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 

Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 202
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
I agree, the 6.4's a pretty quite compared to other diesels. I have a 5" exhaust with no muffler and it's not loud at all
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #4  
Old 10-03-2012, 01:24 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 

Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Miami
Posts: 264
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
sweet. Besides sounds is there any other benefit of having/not having a muffler?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #5  
Old 10-03-2012, 01:26 PM
Premium Member



 

Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Spokane, WA
Posts: 18,094
Thanks: 74
Thanked 121 Times in 112 Posts
Feedback Score: 5 reviews
Less exhaust restrictions allowing the engine to breathe more... = more power, Lower EGT's. So, yes it is better without anything restricting flow
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #6  
Old 10-03-2012, 01:39 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 

Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Miami
Posts: 264
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
exactly what i was looking for. thanks
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #7  
Old 10-03-2012, 09:03 PM
Premium Member
 

Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Alabama
Posts: 5,646
Thanks: 1
Thanked 11 Times in 11 Posts
Feedback Score: 9 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by Six0~Stroker View Post
Less exhaust restrictions allowing the engine to breathe more... = more power, Lower EGT's. So, yes it is better without anything restricting flow
This is not true when using an aftermarket exhaust system. Most systems use a "free flowing" or "flow through" muffler which do not hinder performance whatsoever.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #8  
Old 10-03-2012, 10:04 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 

Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Covina, Ca.
Posts: 2,709
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by SickStroke6.0 View Post
This is not true when using an aftermarket exhaust system. Most systems use a "free flowing" or "flow through" muffler which do not hinder performance whatsoever.
Exactly. And besides, nothing added will have anywhere near the restriction the stock system had.

Sent from my LTEVO using AutoGuide App.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #9  
Old 10-04-2012, 06:53 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 

Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Cincinnati
Posts: 4,240
Thanks: 6
Thanked 39 Times in 38 Posts
Feedback Score: 13 reviews
Ya the flow through mufflers don't do to much, but like everyone else said, it's a quiet truck.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
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:

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
Display Modes

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



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 08:02 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1
Garage Plus, Vendor Tools vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.

vB.Sponsors