Exhaust modification.

Discuss modifications on your new shape Hilux here. 2005 till current. Also called the Vigo in other countries.
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Low Range 4WD
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Vehicle: Toyota Hilux
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Hello all.
Recently I’ve heard a lot of the 3.0 D4D guys are removing all the boxes and putting a straight pipe to the back.

What’s the best mod for the exhaust on the D4D?

I’d love more grunt and better fuel economy but don’t think I can handle that free flow noise all day every day.

Thought and comments appreciated.
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I have had the DPF (Diesel Particulate Filter) cut out and replaced by a straight pipe. Then I had the huge silencer cut out and replaced by a small freeflow box. The pipe still goes out the back as per normal.

I have noticed a definite improvement in performance. Cannot say the fuel consumption is much better but it drives much better. And best part is the noise levels are more or less the same as before.
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have a look at this post before modifying exhaust.

2007 d4d 3.0 D/C 4x4 (Mar 2016 - current) (Buraaq V)
2003 Isuzu KB300 tdi LX D/C 4x4 (May 2015 - Feb 2016) aka Buraaq IV
2000 hilux DC 2.7 4x4 (Jul 2011 - Sep 2012) aka Buraaq III
1999 RXI 20v (Nov 2009 - Jul 2011) aka Quicksilver
1990 hilux DC 2.2 4x4 (Jun 2008 - Jul 2011) aka Buraaq II
1997 corolla 160i GLE (Feb 2007 - Sep 2009) aka Green Goblin
1990 GLI twincam (still my fav rolla) (Oct 2005 - Mar 2007) aka Wit Blitz
Golf GTI 2.0 (temp insanity for 2months) (Jun 2005 - Aug 2005) aka A mistake
1993 hilux SC 2.2 4x4 (April 2003 - Sept 2005) aka Buraaq

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Low Range 4WD
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I got my exhaust from Noise Boys. It has only the box at the back. I asked for one that makes the same sound as orginal. Slightly noisier but not much. Most certainly not like a free low.
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Vehicle: Hilux 3.0 D4d D/C 4x4 A/T
Real Name: Mohamed

I have 76mm exhaust from noise boys. One small box at back. Makes a nice noise. No errors also. But I also have a uniq chip in.

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