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post #1 of 18 Old 09-19-2009, 05:03 AM Thread Starter
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Stacks vs Dual out the back

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Single stack will w/o a doubt be your loudest option. If you want people to hear your truck from 4-5 miles away, and you want to cause car accidents when going under a bridge, get a 7-8 inch single stack.

Duals cut the pressure coming out of the exhaust in half at the tips, thus, not as loud.

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Personally im not a fan of 2 anything, i like single exhaust and single stacks.

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If I was going to do anything again it would be duals out the back. I like to try things, I did the stacks and they are fun and all but I would change it up again. I love the mbrp cool duals with 6 inch tips!

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IMHO, duals out the back are for gassers and stacks are for diesel's.

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I know stacks are they are nice but I would try a different route next time. I would do the stacks again but if I had two diesel trucks I would do one with duals and one with dual stacks like I have now.

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Its all personal preference. What year truck do you have? That will make a difference in my decision. I have stacks and love them

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Not yet, but hopefully somewhere in the near future I will have a 2002 F250/350. I like the look of the dual stacks, but does the single stack have better advantages over the dual?

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I love my stacks, I think it was one of the best things I have ever done. My mom thinks I am a true redneck now but thats the fun of it. She said I cant come over during school nights because i will wake the kids up in the neighborhood.

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