Gibson Exhaust?

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  1. 1979TA

    1979TA OT Supporter

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    How loud is this exhaust? I want a new exhaust for my 2004 Silverado 1500 4x4 with the 5.3L engine. I am thinking about this one " GIB-5518" on www.summitracing.com (I can't get a direct link to work.) Someone let me know
     
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    not very loud. I have mixed feeling about gibson. I don't really like em, but I don't really hate em. Borla is nice... Mangaflow is crap.
     
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    i have a gibson exhaust on my blazer; it sounds good; no fart can and its not too loud
     
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    I really just want something that will give me a tiny bit more power, a nice sound, but not very much louder than stock
     
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    exhaust simply doesn't give extra power on stock vehicles. Just doesn't do it. If anything, you lose a little bit of low-end grunt... Manufacturers are not dumb, and they do a good job balancing out the power with the sound. Personally, I like the sound of a Flowmaster 50. And you can get those done for about $100.
     
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    I know that gibsons CAN be bad about in cab drone.

    I'd also go with a flowmaster 50 series.
     
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    For a Silverado, your best bet is to go with a Corsa exhaust. It is more expensive, but it will last alot longer and sounds great. Mix that with a K&N FIPK, and your truck will breath alot better.
     
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    You aren't going to gain much, if any power.

    Just go to a shop, have them cut out the trashcan sized stock piece of shit and weld in a Spin-Tech muffler.

    You could replace the cat with something that flows a little better, but it isn't gonna help much.

    Spintech Sportsman for the win.
     
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    propaganda much?

    I've got some prime Kansas beach-front property... interested?
     
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    Please, your truck will pick up a couple ponies in the upper RPM range with a steup like that.

    Without actual motor work, all an exhaust does is sound good.

    You can also get a decent muffler shop to build you a catback that will last just as long as any high-dollar system from Corsa.
     

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