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Review of Gibson Stainless Super Truck exhaust (65662) - 4 stars


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Least week I found a smoking deal on Amazon, $386 to my door for the stainless exhaust for the crewcab standard bed part no.65662. I own a double cab standard bed so I knew it would not be a direct fit.

After looking at the parts list, the only difference was the 3" inch head pipe. I assumed it would just be a little longer and fortunately I was right. The hanger positions are the same, the only modification required was cutting off 10" of the head pipe length.

 

Now for the exhaust review.

Install was easy with basic hand tools. I would recommend a sawzall for cutting. The stock exhaust has to be cut once for removal and the tailpipes of this Gibson exhaust have to be cut to the desired length. Otherwise they stick out of the tips when installed.

 

The sound from the exhaust is very good, nice deep rumble, it sounds like a V8 now. It is noticeable in the cab but not excessive, there is minimal drone.

I previously owned a Ram with the hemi, and had the magna flow on it. I know its not apples to apples but I think I like this sound better.

 

The only complaint I have, and the reason for the 4 star rating, is the clamps that are included. They are cheap, zinc plated, u-bolt style clamps that do a poor job of securing the lap joints. They work, but not as secure as Id like to prevent those little annoying leaks that might develope. I broke one of them and will be replacing them with the correct band style lap joint clamps.

 

Overall, looks good,sounds great and the price was even better.

 

Its still listed but the price has changed to a little over $400. Still a good deal on a stainless exhaust. The description says aluminized but the part number is for stainless and

That is what was shipped to me. So I'm including the link for anyone else that might be looking for a quality catback for a good price.

 

 

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00H8JM5FY/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

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Im glad your's made it in 1 piece. I sent mine back and the new 1 should be here Wednesday.

Question: How did it bolt up to the ball joint? Did the Gibson exhaust Intermediate pipe have a ball joint end on it? The only reason I asked is because the 1st one that was sent to me was not a ball joint end, a regular straight pipe.

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wow great find can you post a vid? im curious how it sounds

 

Sounds just like this one. No it's not mine, I just don't have the time to make my own sound clip any time soon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Im glad your's made it in 1 piece. I sent mine back and the new 1 should be here Wednesday.

Question: How did it bolt up to the ball joint? Did the Gibson exhaust Intermediate pipe have a ball joint end on it? The only reason I asked is because the 1st one that was sent to me was not a ball joint end, a regular straight pipe.

 

Look closely at the head pipe, the end that connects to the factory flange is flared. Reuse the factory clamp and it matches right up.

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Hey MTpockets429,

 

I appreciate the responce to my question. I went and looked at the system again and sure enough the flange was there. I didn't see it at first. I will install it nott his weekend, but teh following weekend... pending the weather.

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