If you are like many Ford F-150 owners, you love your truck and want to make it the best possible version of itself. Changing your exhaust can improve the sound your truck makes while also boosting performance. These benefits make it one of the best modifications for both beginners and experts. For an F-150, a new cat back exhaust system is a particularly beneficial upgrade.
Benefits of a Cat Back Exhaust
A cat back exhaust system changes the piping of the exhaust system from the catalytic converter all the way back to the exhaust tip. That is where it gets its name from: it goes back from the cat. This modification is relatively easy even for beginners, especially with a bolt-on solution that requires no welding. These are some of the most notable benefits:
- Louder, more refined exhaust note
- Improved horsepower and torque
- Superior efficiency
- More stylish appearance
Most OEM exhausts, including the ones produced by Ford, are relatively unassuming. They don’t represent the power potential and captivating fun of your truck. Swapping to an aftermarket cat back exhaust could help you get more from your F-150.
MagnaFlow Ford F-150 Street Series Cat-Back Performance Exhaust
This high-performance exhaust system is an excellent way to get the most horsepower boost possible from your exhaust. It features a relatively refined exhaust note. You’ll be able to hear all the pops and crackles of your truck’s engine as you move through the gears.
There are a variety of exhaust tip options available. Choose from single- and dual-side exists. Also, choose whether you want a single or double tipped exhaust. These can offer you’re the styling you want for your truck while also modifying the tone and quality of the exhaust note.
MagnaFlow Ford F-150 Off Road Pro Series Cat-Back Performance Exhaust
For a more aggressive sound, this off-road exhaust system may be the choice for you. It features one of the loudest mufflers for Ford F-150. Like the above system, it features three-inch tubing for maximum exhaust flow. However, it is designed for work on off-road vehicles specifically. It can fit onto your truck even if you have lifted, lowered or any other suspension configuration.
Both exhaust systems are made from high-quality stainless steel that is resistant to corrosion and highly durable. They are easy to install even for beginners. Professional installation is also available for people who prefer to have an experienced technician do the work.
Start Wrenching Today
Modifying your exhaust system can help you extract more performance and enjoyment out of your Ford F-150. Whether you want to use a complete exhaust system like the ones mentioned above or build your own using performance catalytic converters, headers, mufflers, piping and other parts, wrenching on your truck can be a very rewarding experience.
There is nothing quite like riding around in a vehicle that you have worked on yourself. Since exhaust systems are relatively easy to upgrade, they are often recommended starting points for people new to modifying their vehicles. Don’t wait to get the best possible driving experience from your truck, start wrenching today.