Get Exhausted!
Street Trucks|November 2020
A DIY TRUCK PROJECT YOU CAN DO AT HOME
CHRIS HAMILTON

RECENTLY WE HAVE ALL FOUND OURSELVES STUCK AND BORED AT HOME MORE OFTEN THAN WE’RE USED TO. The pandemic has forced us to find new ways to pass the time and keep our hands busy. Most major project trucks are in a holding pattern due to expensive parts or valuable shop time, but that daily driver you have sitting out front could be a good place to focus some time and attention without massive expenses or days of downtime. The most common trucks on the road have tame and tone factory exhaust systems that can be easily unbolted and replaced in a few hours. Sure, it’s nice to have a lift on hand to speed the process up, but a few jack stands and some proper tools will get the job done in a single afternoon.

PPE Diesel is known worldwide for its high-quality diesel exhaust products, so when the company released a line of fully polished Cat-Back exhaust systems for Chevy and Ford gas trucks, we had to bolt one on to see how it sounded. The pipes came fully polished, which is impressive to say the least, and the packaging was designed very well to prevent damage during travel. We decided to bolt this kit to our ’17 Ford F-150, and we are very pleased with the results. The flashy finish is nice to show off, and the sound is deep and solid like most truck owners like. Check out PPE’s full line of exhaust systems online and be sure to head over to our YouTube page to hear the before and after. Now let’s get to the install!

SOURCE

• PPE Diesel www.ppediesel.com 714-985-4825

01 The subject for today’s learning lesson is this ’17 quad-cab Ford F-150. The truck currently uses the factory exhaust system to send the 5.0-liter fumes out of the back of the truck. It’s boring, quiet and stock. We don’t like stock.

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