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Old 04-03-2012, 05:19 PM
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4.7 V8 Gibson Cat Back

Hey guys, i just ordered a Gibson Cat Back for my 4.7... just wondering if any of you installed that system by yourselves or got it done by a muffler shop?

it looks like its a bolt on application so i should be able to do it at my buddy's house but if anyone had minor complications along the way with installing this same application a little heads up would be nice...

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Old 04-04-2012, 01:13 PM
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Re: 4.7 V8 Gibson Cat Back

i might be powder coating my exhaust tip black...


i'll post pics once everything is in.
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Re: 4.7 V8 Gibson Cat Back

I'm curious how you'll like the gibson on the 4.7, give us a full report when it's all wrapped up!
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Re: 4.7 V8 Gibson Cat Back

I installed my magnaflow in my driveway with the help of my brother. I only needed ramps and a socket set to do it
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Re: 4.7 V8 Gibson Cat Back

is it too late to cancel another member has one on sale here http://jeepgarage.org/showthread.php?t=40183
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is it too late to cancel another member has one on sale here http://jeepgarage.org/showthread.php?t=40183
i paid less for a brand new setup with all parts included lol
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I'm curious how you'll like the gibson on the 4.7, give us a full report when it's all wrapped up!
yep, will do!
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Re: 4.7 V8 Gibson Cat Back

I had a Magnaflow originally and switched to a Flowmaster 50. Too much drone on the Magnaflow. Curious how the Gibson sounds.
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Re: 4.7 V8 Gibson Cat Back

yeah, ive heard nothing other than good things about the Gibson system. I'm not looking for a loud exhaust but more of a tuned sound...

for those of you who dont know, this exhuast will be complimenting my AFE state 2 CAI, Super Chip power programmer set to Performance Tune and a ported Throttle Body.
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Re: 4.7 V8 Gibson Cat Back

I installed mine in my garage at 2am. No ramps, no jacks. Took a little over an hour. Hardest part is removing the old exhaust. Very simple and sounds great.

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I installed mine in my garage at 2am. No ramps, no jacks. Took a little over an hour. Hardest part is removing the old exhaust. Very simple and sounds great.

Happy Easter!

thats good to know!! ... i cant wait to get this thing done
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Hardest part is removing the old exhaust. Very simple and sounds great.
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I used ramps just to give myself more room to work with. I had to cut the old one out as it was rusted on pretty good.

I basically have the same set up as you but with the Hemi. You will love the Gibson, sounds great and Zero drone. Although I will say I wish it were a little louder.
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