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#1 2020-02-06 10:43:21

From: North Bergen, NJ
Registered: 2020-02-06
User Number: 46781
Posts: 2

Turbo-Back vs. Cat-Back

I still am not sure what the difference is between a Turbo-Back and Cat-Back exhaust. I found this article but I have any idea, but not sure if it's correct. Also, I want to upgrade to a new 5in system on my 05 Dodge, so which is the best to get? Thanks!

Last edited by Ristalis (2020-03-10 11:53:27)



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#2 2020-02-06 11:56:15

From: Central CT
Registered: 2005-11-09
User Number: 890
Posts: 594

Re: Turbo-Back vs. Cat-Back

You had me until 5" system for a Dodge.



#3 2020-02-06 12:22:38

From: NW Indiana
Registered: 2014-01-10
User Number: 13600
Posts: 1726

Re: Turbo-Back vs. Cat-Back

5" will be too small. You will want at least 10" for a Dodge. Dodge's use a special motor that integrates the turbos and cats into one another, dual mounted in the rear of the car. With that, the exhaust is very important for the car to breathe properly and have a proper resting heart rate. 10" will allow for 80 bpm, thus allowing your Dodge to get max torque when in idle. Typically if you just put a turbo-back on (which is just another name for a new radiator), then you will get low electrical output and not get any traction in the snow.

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