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Old 04-15-2009, 07:37 PM
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stainless vs alum. exhaust

stainless vs alum. exhaust

Would you pay the extra money for SS??? I'm ordering MBRP exhaust 2morrow and i think I'm going to get alum. I cant see spending all that extra money for SS.
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i would go with aluminium
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ok its like this. 308SS will last till the end of time and aluminum coated will not. if you plan to keep ur truck forever then i would go SS. and dont get 400series SS it rusts
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ive got the ss, i love it.
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Old 04-17-2009, 08:09 AM
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If it matters, the SS will put a little extra noise in the exhaust, kind of a "ringing" sound that aluminum clad steel dampens out...Also, if you get the SS, be sure you get the extra duty or heavy duty clamps and clamp them tight. SS doesn't "crush" like the alum/steel.
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I went with alum. and saved myself alot of $$$$$$$
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thats what i went with ... alum ... wasn't spending the extra for the ss
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Old 04-17-2009, 05:39 PM
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lets look at it this way. my dads old 1995 chrysler labaron came from the factory with stainless steel exhaust. it has 190K miles on it, and it still has the stock exhaust. not one leak. its the only part of the car that doesn't have problems haha

oh and this is in good old ohio, where they love to solve every road problem with salt...........
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Old 04-17-2009, 05:49 PM
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well my dad got 100k on his 96 P-stroke with out any problems with the alum exh. In PA we get alot of salt too. O well too each his own.
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Old 04-17-2009, 06:19 PM
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oh i know i'm just giving an idea of what stainless will be like. with stainless the exhaust will outlive you and the truck. with the right aluminum you'll be bored with and have sold the truck before it starts falling apart.
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