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Exhaustive Series #3: Exhaust Configuration & Materials

You know the parts; you've seen the systems. Let's put 'em all together.

The final leg of the journey: now that you're educated about exhaust systems, you need to know how you want to configure your new system and what materials are best for your truck. We'll put it all together in this final article.

We cover additional considerations such as materials and dual exhaust options plus headers and even X-Pipes vs H-pipes. But likely the most important part of this particular option is the True Max Pipe Diameter Chart. If you want to really get the most power out of your engine, this might be the most important part of the read. Check it out before you get an exhaust pipe that is just too big (or too small).

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Exhaustive Series #2: Performance Exhaust Systems

Already know all the parts in your exhaust? Looking to pick a complete exhaust system, but you want to understand which one is right for you? We break down all the different exhaust systems typically for sale for trucks and Jeeps in this blog post. Do you need a complete Header Back system? What about an Axle Back? What's the difference really between Cat-Back Systems and Turbo Back Systems? Let us simplify the jargon in this 2nd part of our Exhaustive Series on Exhausts!
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Exhaustive Series #1: Exhaust 101--Da Parts

A Beginner's Guide to Everything Exhaust

Considering upgrading your Exhaust? A number of truck enthusiasts choose to start here and for good reason. You can improve everything from your horsepower to your fuel economy (well, sorta) by upgrading your Exhaust system. But first, it may be important to know what all these parts even do. In this piece, we break down the individual parts you may already be looking to upgrade in your exhaust system, talking a little about what each part does and why it is important and why it might need replaced or upgraded. Already know that stuff? Check out Part 2 in the Series: Performance Exhaust Systems.

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Edge Stage 1 Kit Review

A great place to start your aftermarket journey, the Edge Stage 1 Kit includes a Jammer Cold Air Intake with a Dry or Pre-Oiled Air Filter and an Evolution Tuner, the CTS2 or CS2 Programmer. This start kit helps to unlock the maximum amount of horsepower and torque from your engine via one easy to install and use kit that has some of the most popular items to upgrade your vehicle. Right out the gate, our number one upgrade recommendations are get a tuner and get a cold air intake. Edge has made the process simple, and included a great tuner / intake combo designed to work in tandem. But that's not enough. Let us show you just why we highly recommend the Stage 1 Kit from Edge as your first upgrade to your new truck in this full, in-depth Midwest Aftermarket review.
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Auto Tuning: Beginner's Guide to Performance Programmers for your Truck

Always wanted to try out programming or tuning your vehicle, but never really knew where to start? We've got you covered in this blog post all about Auto Tuning... er, we mean Tuning your Automobile, just to avoid any confusion there. We walk you through what tuning is, how it works, and the various different kinds of devices out on the market designed to unlock your engine's power and even just make minor adjustments here and there to change how your truck handles or accelerates. A must read article if you're interested in tuning but a little intimidated about all the jargon. Deactivate your AFM today via an OBD2 port installed Tuner and add tons of HP and TQ while you're at it. Okay, we see how the jargon can be confusing. Let's demystify these acronyms stat!
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Diode Dynamics SL1 LED Headlights

Looking to upgrade your Headlights? You've gotta check out these sweet LED Headlights from Diode Dynamics. Not only are they super bright, but they are designed to last the life of your vehicle. And did we mention they are mad right here in the US? Yes. Yes, they are. Let's give you a full review of these sweet new LED headlights that are easy to install bulb replacements. In other words, no cutting at all.
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NextBase 422GW Dash Cam Review

All the Features of the Number One Selling Dash Cam in America and then Some Alexa thrown in as a Bonus As Dash Cams go there are a few aspects that are worthy of direct comparison. For instance, you could...

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Truck Cab and Bed Length Size Comparison

And Pickup Truck Buyers Guide covering Cab Size I'm not even going to try to cover every single thing that you should consider when buying a truck, cause that'd be a novel. So instead, let's focus on one element at...

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N-FAB Growler Running Board Review

A 7 inch Wide Running Board that’s Built to Last

If you’re looking for a lightweight, durable running board that will hold traction even in the harshest of environments, the N-Fab Growler is for you. This all aluminum nerf step bar offers a 7” wide step that provides the ultimate traction while giving your truck the aggressive look you crave. It’s unique style and open-tread design makes it easy to clean and use. Tack on a bolt on easy install and a textured finish via a matte black powder coat, and the Growler might just be the best all weather running board on the market. Let’s dive into our review of these sweet new step boards from N-Fab.

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Access Cover - Increased Capacity Covers Reviewed

Looking for a tonneau from Access that is elevated an inch to an inch and a half above your truck bed box? You've got three great options from Access depending on what features you want and how much you are looking to spend. We'll inform you of all the great options for Increased Capacity Covers from Access.

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