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Old 03-27-2012, 02:30 PM   #1
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I recently purchased a 2002 TJ 6cyl, manual. I noticed the muffler is in bad shape. I don't want it to be loud, maybe juast a little more throaty than stock. Can anyone suggest one?

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Magnaflow, it'll be a bit deeper but thats about it. Actually if you have a stock exhaust system all the performance mufflers will be about the same. If you want it louder your going to have to upgrade the entire system. I've got Banks Headers, a Magnaflow designed for a V8, a 4" racing Cat, stainless flex pipe (to help stop the headers from cracking) and a CAI, with all that she sure sounds unique but it wasn't cheap. The cat alone was $200, got a deal on the muffler $50, the headers where $475, stainless flex pipe $80 plus the cost of getting it all welded up.
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Old 03-27-2012, 03:03 PM   #4
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Check out the links below. Dynomax has a $75.00 rebate going on. Comes out to about $80.00 shipped to your door.

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Make certain you check your State regulations on exhaust. Some are more restrictive than others. What may be advertised as a "muffler" by a manufacturer may not meet the legal definition of a "muffler" in your State. Many of the mufflers are packed with steel wool type material which burns out over time and becomes louder. The typical "stock" muffler will have a series of chambers and baffles to reduce the noise.
Hate to see you waste your money on a muffler to be told later you need to replace it.
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Banks Monster Exhaust...ftw.
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Make certain you check your State regulations on exhaust. Some are more restrictive than others. What may be advertised as a "muffler" by a manufacturer may not meet the legal definition of a "muffler" in your State. Many of the mufflers are packed with steel wool type material which burns out over time and becomes louder. The typical "stock" muffler will have a series of chambers and baffles to reduce the noise.
Hate to see you waste your money on a muffler to be told later you need to replace it.
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Thanks for the heads up. I am going to order the dynomax with the rebate.
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I got my cherry bomb turbo for about $30 from jegs. Not to loud, can still have a conversation at highway speeds with the top up/doors on.
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Flowmaster 40 series. Throaty but won't rattle your fillings like a glass pack.
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Your thread is how I found out about it.. I ordered one last Friday..
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Old 03-28-2012, 01:10 PM   #14
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If you don't mind buying used parts... the PO of my Jeep had Nissan mufflers installed and it gives the Jeep a nice low throaty sound.
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Old 03-28-2012, 01:35 PM   #15
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Thread jack just for info.
I have cali emissions and 3 cat's I guess with 4 o2's If I change out my muffler will I get and CEL's or Problems?
Along with this thread though I do like how the Banks sounds.
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Thrush turdo on my 98 tj 2.5 It sounds pretty cool and it was only 30 bucks
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