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TRD dual exhaust with X pipe

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by Medic, Sep 20, 2015.

  1. Sep 20, 2015 at 5:00 PM
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    I have got a line on a TRD dual exhaust for my 2011 CM platinum and I am wondering if it would be wise to install an x-pipe and if so, what's the best location. Thx
     
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    Good question... One I'm not sure you will get an answer to though. My exhaust was built to replace the cat back trd exhaust and was built with an x pipe. They are supposed to keep low end tq and will also make your exhaust more quiet. I don't think I've ever heard of anyone adding one to the trd catback.
     
  3. Sep 20, 2015 at 5:56 PM
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    @LOTSOFTOYS installed my exhaust. Maybe he can chime in.
     
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    Why would u modify an already properly R&D'd product?
     
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    Pretty sure a X pipe is not needed with TRD exhaust. Why??? Because it's already tuned. When you drop that much scratch, it better be good to go.
     
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    I spoke with Keith at Dirty Deeds awhile ago, and it was agreed that an X pipe would eliminate any low end torque loss. Anyone have the TRD exhaust that wants to weight in?
     
  7. Sep 20, 2015 at 9:47 PM
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    Two totally different setups. Apples and oranges.
     
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    Not really.. Its almost identical. He makes it to fit in place of the cat back and tie into the TRD pipes. Same diameter pipes.
     
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    Doesn't the TRD come with Borla's? I know Bam's come with straight, straight w/X pipe, and/or optional mufflers depending on what sound you want.
     
  11. Sep 21, 2015 at 12:00 PM
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    yep bank account is running low from it..
    If you are not losing any bottom end torque on take off dont worry about it.
     

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