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 Post Posted: Fri Jun 08, 2007 9:03 am 
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Just throwing this question out there -

Since putting my long-arm kit on, I believe I mayyyyyyy need a new muffler. We cut the tail pipe off during installation, so all that's left is the stock muffler right now. The rear upper control arm is barely touching the muffler while it's sitting. I'm going to Kentucky on a wheeling trip at the end of this month, and I'm wondering if it's really necessary to get a smaller muffler before then. I'm just thinking about when the rear is flexed out...what's the worst that could happen if the muffler busted off? Will the exhaust get hot enough and melt something through the floorboard?
Let me know your thoughts....thanks!

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 Post Posted: Fri Jun 08, 2007 9:07 am 
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it would be loud.......


i've heard lots of guys relocating their mufflers so that they're under (or above) the tranny skid plate...out of harms way....

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 Post Posted: Fri Jun 08, 2007 10:29 am 
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What Chuck said, it will just be loud.
The only other issue with not having a muffler/tailpipe is that if you are sitting at idle, and have a top on, there is a potential for deadly exhaust gasses to build up inside the vehichle.

If you want an indistructable muffler then look into a FlowMaster

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 Post Posted: Fri Jun 08, 2007 5:25 pm 
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my muffler has been busted out for a while now. ya its loud but to tell you the truth, i love it too much. i guess its the cheap/froogle way to having an aftermarket system

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