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Ok. So I have been battling myself on what I want to do for exhaust. I had just recently rebuilt the engine as well as boring it thirty thousandths over and threw some shorty headers on it. I took a gander underneath my truck and it looks like it would be easy to turn into a dual exhaust. What it is it comes down from the header and its dual all the way until the muffler in the back. Goes into Muffler dual inlet then single outlet. I thought just cutting the muffler off and putting two glass packs underneath. Considering it's winter where I am I was going to wait and buy a bent exhaust that arches over the driver side and make it connect to the glass pack on the driver side. Then reuse or even buy a new exhaust pipe that goes over the passenger side and connect it to the exhaust that is on the passenger side. I guess what I am trying to ask is how do you guys think I should go about this. I want pretty cheap but also not cheap to where it will only last me one or two years. I would also like feedback on what you guys think of my idea and if you did the same thing how it sounds. Also throw other suggestions out there if there is a better way to do it. Thank you.

Edit: It is a 1997 k1500 extended cab and short bed. 5.7l (Tech. 5.8l now bored over.) with shorty headers on.

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I run true duals on my 05 F150 and I like it. I went with simple flowmaster junk just to get the job done. Been 3 years and everything is still solid.


Your rig will sound burly with the duals on headers.


I've never done exhaust, I have it done for me. I have a friend working on his own, and it's been days because of the welding. I don't know, $200-ish to have it done by someone else seems like a deal. Unless you have good welding skills..

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Yeah. I ran by the muffler shop to see how much that would cost and they said they would do it for 450 excluding mufflers. So I think it would be better if I did myself. I have a welder and decent experience with vehicles so I think it will do fine.

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