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Old 02-08-2006, 06:34 PM   #1
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Magnaflow review

I just got through installing a new muffler on my S10 with a 4.3. I bought a Magnaflow 11226 off of ebay from zapperformanceexhaust for $65. It's a flow through design and is stainless with all welded seams. The whole job took about 2hrs, and that is including going to Lowe's to get more wire for the .

It has a nice low rumble at lower rpms; at higher rpms it's not too loud and has a nice even tone. There's a little resonance in the cab, but not too bad. Loud enough to be heard but not obnoxious. I'm sure it will cut down on the in cab noise quite a bit once I get a turn down installed. I didnt reinstall the tail pipe.

I picked up a little power over the stock system, mainly in the upper rpm range.

I'm happy so far. I'm considering getting a couple more to put on the K10 later on.
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So how do they compare to the "master-of-tone".

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How do you think 2 would sound on a BBC?

Im going to need something a little more than my old dual cherry bombs.
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In general I dont like the way flowmasters sound. I think the one I got sounds better than they do.

I think they would be pretty good with a BB.

They are basically a straight through design like a glasspack, but there is more packing and it's supposedly some other material besides fiberglass. Magnaflow has some sound clips on their site. I think they are probably all single cat back systems and they are all newer model trucks, but it should give you an idea. www.magnaflow.com
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Still the same as the day I put it on.
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