Auto Truck Blog - We Talk Cars and Trucks!

Car and Truck Accessories Blog
Don Don Don....Dont Believe the Hype!!!!
[ Posted By: Gerwin on 12/8/2009 10:27:03 AM ]

Installing the new Magnaflow Exhaust system may possibly have been the best investment I have made for my truck yet. I'm so pleased with the purchase on both an Aesthetic and Functional level, it truly begs the question as to why I didn't buy one sooner. Its almost as if I've transformed the rather ordinary, stock F-One-Fiddy into a unique, head turning street machine. But allow me to digress; I'm by no means bragging on it. Rather, I'm just pleased with what a simple, 30 minute upgrade can do for my truck- and yours too.

For one thing, the sound is incredible. It simply purrs at a perfect decibel level during idle, and is by no means loud during casual driving. In fact, I can still speak and listen freely while talking on my cell phone, whether traveling at highway Speeds or during monotonous stop and go traffic. The rumble never becomes overpowering, and travels just enough to make people turn around and give you a glance.

Secondly, the look is killer. Just barely edging out of the truck's side, it gives one just enough view to see the steel, while not sticking out and looking gaudy. Even better is Magnaflow doesn't just throw some chrome plating on some weak carbon steel; We are talking about Polished Stainless Steel backed by a lifetime warranty. Its simply a deal you can't beat, and one you can't get with other aftermarket exhaust companies.

Although not profound, a power increase has been noticed- particularly in the midrange. Not a bad thing to have during passing traffic or lane merging on Interstates. Particularly I see a little extra pull some where in the 2,500~3,500 RPM range. An increase in low-range torque has not been seen, but with a 373 rear end, that's not surprising.

Finally, a gas mileage increase has been seen! Per an experiment conducted last week, I've seen an increase of about 1.8 mpg under light highway driving. Thus resulting in a maximum of 18.6 miles per gallon with the new exhaust installed. Not bad considering the size of the truck. I would wager that longer interstate-style travel might result in breaking the 19 mpg mark, but with no trips planned in the near future, that will have to wait.

<<<   Back to Auto Truck Blog HOME

Recent Posts:

* Part 4: Project Reezy's Dream Truck comes to an end!

* Hybrid Atima? It's about time

* Maybe Dodge's New Body Design?......I Hope Not!

* Lets ask Flash: Form or Function?

* Let's ask Flash Part 2: The Sound and the Fury

* Mobile TV Grows To $1.1 Billion. Just What Already Distracted Drivers Need Now.

* Pontiac And Holden, Can't These Guys Just Get a Room?

* DeeZee, 29 Years and Still Kicking

* What is on the horzion for Team VMS? Will that childhood dream ever become a reality? Part 2

* Gobble, Gobble, Baby. Turkeys Could Help Fill Your Stomach AND Your Gas Tank!

* Large Car Company Seeking Mindless Drones...

* Gerwins Wheels: Now and then...

* Vrrrooommm!!!!....BlubBlubBlub....

* Dodge Ram Tuner!! Whoo Hoo!!

* What is a Dynaride?

* Whoa Dudes! This Mini Is Sweet! 80mpg? 150 mph? British Innovation.

* The history of the Green Beast by the Captain of the Green Beast

* Well its been a fun ride!

* What size wheels do you have on your vehicle?

* The Off-Road King Gets An Overhaul.

* Don Don Don....Dont Believe the Hype!!!!

* A Special Commitment!

* I Remember When Gas Was a Dollar a Gallon!

* Simple Addition and Subtraction?

* Choosing the Vehicle for Your Personality.

* Flash's Big Adventure Pt. 1

* Project Reezys dream truck is in sight.

* Not Sure If Rugged Is A Strong Enough Word...

* OEM vs Aftermarket

* Part 2 of Project Reezys dream truck

* Will I Ever Get a Chevy?

* Aguygen - The Gas Generator? Gas On Demand?

* Part 3 of Reezys dream truck

* Flash's Big Adventure Pt. 2

* The Bugatti Veyron, Stunning The Supercar World.

* Putco part #2, Chromed Door Handle Covers

* Better Cars on the PIR!!

* Need Stopping Power? PowerSlot is the answer!

* Put Your Silverado On The Road To Refinement and Elegance Today

* Cold Air Intake Installation- Round Three

Car and Truck Accessories Blog