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03-20-2014 07:34 PM
ET550 Does anyone know whether there are any fitment issues for the Magnaflow 15160 on a JKUR 10A/X due to the different rear bumper?
03-03-2014 04:15 PM
14Sport Sounds like it. Gonna be close but I think you will be good. I don't know how much it bounces around when running as the isolators are rubber for a reason. Good luck.
03-03-2014 02:35 PM
kappaknight
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Originally Posted by 14Sport View Post
Mine is 31-1/4". But I wouldn't be surprised if they vary by just a little.
Thank you so much! My hitch brake light is about 30.5" so I think this could work.
03-03-2014 10:50 AM
14Sport There is another thread on this already located here.


http://www.wranglerforum.com/f202/wh...-a-557217.html
Post #15 is a pic of mine with the PSC bumper.
03-03-2014 10:37 AM
14Sport
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Originally Posted by kappaknight View Post
Can one of you please measure the distance between the two tips? I'm interested in getting this, but I have a third break light in my hitch that sits in the same area. I just want to make sure it can clear it.


Mine is 31-1/4". But I wouldn't be surprised if they vary by just a little.
03-03-2014 10:31 AM
kappaknight Can one of you please measure the distance between the two tips? I'm interested in getting this, but I have a third break light in my hitch that sits in the same area. I just want to make sure it can clear it.


11-19-2013 11:15 AM
cigcaferacer
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Originally Posted by OrangeJeepGuy View Post
Would my stock hitch be ok with this installed?

I installed the Magnaflow 15160 on my '13 JK and it's awesome. I like the sound and the look. It certainly doesnt sound like a big block chevy and I had no illusions that it would, but it gives the jeep a nice exhaust note - especially when accelerating at highway speeds - I'm sure it's my imagination, but it certainly feels like it has better acceleration too. Installation was simple. Less than 30 minutes.

I also installed the Quadratec reciever and there are no clearance issues at all. And yeah...cheaped out and didn't buy the 5th wheel/tire - kept the original spare... hahah
10-11-2013 08:33 AM
shin0bi1 I love the sound, the looks, and no drone! However if you are serious with rock climbing them get something that doesn't stick out as much. I scuffed mines up when I go crawl inclines
10-11-2013 08:21 AM
budwizer
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Originally Posted by NoMoreYotas View Post
For those who have had this for a while...would you buy it again?
I've had mine for almost two months now and would absolutely buy it again. No regrets at all. But I've always had some form of aftermarket exhaust on my vehicles.
10-11-2013 06:47 AM
magman117
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Originally Posted by NoMoreYotas View Post
For those who have had this for a while...would you buy it again?
Three months now and I love it every day. My favorite modification.
10-10-2013 10:14 PM
NoMoreYotas For those who have had this for a while...would you buy it again?
07-19-2013 12:17 PM
magman117
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Originally Posted by Espada View Post
Meh, the Wrangler sounds just like any other modern DOHC V6 out there. It also means that it sounds lazy when using a "performance muffler" just like any modern DOHC V6 as well. It's like an angry yawn: yeeeAAAAWWWNNNnnn.

Unless there are some dyno proven power/torque gains, they just don't seem worth the expense. If, on the other hand we are talking a bit of extra clearance... Then that makes a little more sense.

Of course above all: to each their own.
It's not going to be the best application for everyone. Like you said to each their own. All depends on what you are planning to do with your Jeep. Personally the system is exactly what I thought it would be and I love it. Gives my ride just enough attitude.
07-19-2013 10:01 AM
Mr Breeze Magnaflow usually makes claims as to HP and Torque improvements over stock systems. They have some in house testing dyno charts you can pull up here:
MagnaFlow Dyno Results

They don't have this particular axle-back system as one they have tested, so until someone actually does a dyno test, it's no doubt a matter of opinion if there are any performance gains.

This particular one might be more about appearance and sound than performance (particularly, since you are still left with the "kink" in the pipe just behind the axle, which remains with this axle-back muffler) But I like the look, and a bit more rumble when getting on it, without added droning at highway speeds (the wind noise and tire hum is enough). My concern is if it lessens the departure angle since the tips hang below the bumper. I have a receiver hitch on mine, which would be about the same as these tips, but I'm not worried when I scrape the receiver, but might be worried about damaging the cool black exhaust tips.
It will be interesting to hear real-world experiences.
07-19-2013 09:12 AM
Espada Meh, the Wrangler sounds just like any other modern DOHC V6 out there. It also means that it sounds lazy when using a "performance muffler" just like any modern DOHC V6 as well. It's like an angry yawn: yeeeAAAAWWWNNNnnn.

Unless there are some dyno proven power/torque gains, they just don't seem worth the expense. If, on the other hand we are talking a bit of extra clearance... Then that makes a little more sense.

Of course above all: to each their own.
07-19-2013 07:20 AM
jwilson2598
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Originally Posted by magman117 View Post
Honestly at highway speed cruising the tire and wind noise is worse. The harder you step on it the louder it gets.
Excellent, that's exactly what I hoped to hear.
07-19-2013 04:48 AM
magman117
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Originally Posted by NoMoreYotas View Post
Looks good. How long will it stay black?
I hope forever. It's meant to be black. I think I remember reading that its a ceramic powder coating.
07-19-2013 04:46 AM
magman117
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Originally Posted by jwilson2598 View Post

Sounds good. How is the noise level on the highway? Any drone from it. You might have sold me on it to go with my Mopar CAI.
Honestly at highway speed cruising the tire and wind noise is worse. The harder you step on it the louder it gets.
07-18-2013 10:21 PM
jwilson2598
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Originally Posted by magman117 View Post
http://youtu.be/4Wg2Je3kGcw try this I hope it works.
Sounds good. How is the noise level on the highway? Any drone from it. You might have sold me on it to go with my Mopar CAI.
07-18-2013 08:54 PM
NoMoreYotas Looks good. How long will it stay black?
07-18-2013 08:19 PM
magman117
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Originally Posted by magman117 View Post

http://youtu.be/4Wg2Je3kGcw try this I hope it works.
First time I posted on YouTube . For anyone interested it is the MagnaFlow exhaust installed on my 2013 Unlimited .
07-18-2013 05:18 PM
magman117
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Originally Posted by jwilson2598 View Post
Looks good, can't wait to hear a sound clip from it.
http://youtu.be/4Wg2Je3kGcw try this I hope it works.
07-18-2013 02:35 PM
Mr Breeze Love the look, have been considering the same, but just not sure if the tips will be smashed when rock crawling. I've also considered a pre-axle dump system, but a few more concerns with that set up: 1) more droning sound as it's under the body and the sound bouncing off the pavement. 2) the exhaust being under the passenger compartment and potentially affecting the driver/passengers when crawling or idle. 3) The additional dust that would be kicked up when trail crawling here in Arizona.
07-17-2013 09:10 PM
jwilson2598 Looks good, can't wait to hear a sound clip from it.
07-17-2013 04:51 PM
magman117
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Originally Posted by LaurEatsBrains View Post

Nice! Post a video and pictures after it's installed!
Here is a quick picture. Had it installed today.

Attachment 274128
07-16-2013 04:17 PM
Espada If y'all think $500.00 is too rich for an exhaust muffler, try owning a Ducati
07-16-2013 03:07 PM
magman117
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Originally Posted by firehawk View Post
HI, Pull out the 3.6 and drop a HEMI in then you will have the sound u r looking for..
I was just looking to blacken out the Jeep and I thought the dual exhaust would give it a little attitude. A Jeep really wouldn't be my first choice for speed. Would buy an SRT.
07-16-2013 02:42 PM
LaurEatsBrains
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Originally Posted by magman117

Just found a video of the system on YouTube. I looked up magnaflow 15160 look for a picture of a guy holding the exhaust system in his hands. He does a before and after segment.
Thanks, I'll check it out.
07-16-2013 02:27 PM
firehawk
Hemi

HI, Pull out the 3.6 and drop a HEMI in then you will have the sound u r looking for..
07-16-2013 02:07 PM
magman117
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Originally Posted by LaurEatsBrains View Post

Nice! Post a video and pictures after it's installed!
Just found a video of the system on YouTube. I looked up magnaflow 15160 look for a picture of a guy holding the exhaust system in his hands. He does a before and after segment.
07-14-2013 11:11 PM
Mr Breeze
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Originally Posted by LameStory View Post
Wow! I'm glad you just posted these pics. I was about to order one of these but you just made me realize they might interfere with the D-rings I have hanging off my AEV rear bumper. And way I could beg you to measure how far the tailpipes sit from center when you get a chance?
+1
Good question - I need to know as well as I the same AEV bumper. While I don't run with the D rings mounted all the time, would like to know where the exhaust tips are in relation to the D-ring holes.
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