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Old 04-08-2004, 10:05 AM
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Muffler and fan opinions needed

Well, im getting down to the last few things on my truck.

I'd like to get rid of my 7 blade OEM killer fan and fan clutch and go with a dual electric to try to free up some hp and save some fuel. I'm looking at the Flex-0-lite 210 dual setup. Its rated at 2500 CFM but the web site says its recommended for engines up to 200hp with AC. I'm in the 300hp area with AC but my engine never runs hot or over heats. Has anyone run this setup on their engine and if so, how is it working out? Its hot here in Phx in the summer too.


Second. I know this has been beat to death, but i'm at a loss on mufflers. I currently have cheapo turbos and one has broken. This is my second set in 3 years! My son as Flowmasters and they are WAY to loud for me. I'm leaning towards the Magnaflow 22" 5"X11" oval mufflers. Anyone running those?

I don't mind some sound, but I like to be able to hear the radio too. My turbos are pretty mild, so a tad more sound is ok. I don't like the hollow, resonance sound of the chambered mufflers and round glass packs are too loud too and burn out too fast.

Don't know anyone here running Magnaflows so its kinda a crap shoot. They are pretty pricey at the muffler shops, ($300 a pair installed) but I found them online for $75 each and free shipping.

thanks for any opinions.
Mark

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Old 04-08-2004, 10:52 AM
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I have used these for years - not real sexy but good sound, durable, easy to fit in tight spots, and dirt cheap!

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Old 04-08-2004, 03:15 PM
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Thanks Willys. I used to run glaspacks on my '72 Bronco. They sounded good on my Hooker fenderwell headers, but i'm old now and like a mellower sound! LOL

Are yours pretty loud and have the usual glaspak "rap and pop" when you get into it?

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They aren't bad - I'm old too and don't like the really radical sound. Great thing about these is they are so cheap you can try them and if you don't like them you haven't blown the national debt. One thing you can do is run two in series to further mute the sound. Did this on my son's '36 Pontiac.
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I sure like my Dynomax super turbos
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