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  1. Question about trim levels and mods

    Dodge Dakota General Discussion
    I bought a 2009 Dakota quad cab 4.7 v8 magnum SXT (flex fuel too if it makes a difference) last year and i am now looking to do some work on it but upon browsing i am asked to enter the trim level, there is rarely an option for SXT. ST, Larmine, Lonestar are the choices usually given but they...
  2. 2004 dodg dakota 4.7 slt EXHAUST/MUFFLER

    New Member Introductions
    Hey whats up guys i have a stock 4.7 liter dodge dakota slt club cab. It has the stock exhaust. But i want to make it loud and for it to sound mean and menacing , any suggestion on what should i do. Perhaps put a flowmaster? But i heard there not that loud. Some people say straight pipe 3...
  3. Thrush Welded Muffler 17650

    Intake & Exhaust
    Thrush Welded Muffler 17650 Put this muffler on in May and has so far been pretty decent. It's a bit 'dry' sounding, not as throaty as a Magnaflow or Flowmaster, but for the price it's a good muffler. Gives a nice sound when getting on it and letting off the throttle at higher RPM gives a...
  4. Best sounding exhaust

    Intake & Exhaust
    I have a 2004 Dakota with a 3.7 v6 and I'm wondering which flowmaster series I should get. I'm wanting something with a deeper sound not something that sounds like a Honda Civic
  5. Dakota exhaust sensor issues

    3.7L V6 Specific Topics
    Hey everyone. My name's Katie and I was wondering if you guys could help me with some issues Ive been having with my dodge dakota. Its a 2004 with a 3.7 L v6 engine with 4x4. I bought it off Craigslist and loved it. It has a dual exhaust and a custom air intake. A week or so after I bought it...
  6. New 2008 Dodge Dakota owner

    New Member Introductions
    My wife just got me 2008 Dodge Dakota Sxt 4x4 Crew Cab with a 3.7 v6 and I love it. The only thing I am looking to get out of it is a bit better gas mileage. I plan on getting a forced air intake, a new exhaust, and a performance chip. I was just wondering if there were any brand suggestions...
  7. Muffler Delete Question

    Intake & Exhaust
    Hi All! I plan on removing my muffler on my 04 dodge dakota and I wasint sure what to put on the end of the pipe since there will be no muffer? 1. Should I just leave it exiting right under the truck? I have heard its unsafe 2.OR Should I do a side exit and put a 45 degree tail pipe on the...
  8. Torsion bars

    Suspension - Lifting
    I am planning on lifting my Dakota and I would like to upgrade my t bars. I don't want to add stress to my stock ones. Which are cranked all the way up and have 220k miles on them. Does anyone know where I can find off road or more heavy duty torsion bars? Thanks much appreciated.
  9. Catalytic Converter removal

    3.9L V6 Specific Topics
    Hey guys(and gals) I have a 1991 Dakota 3.9L NONMAGNUM V6, Auto, 4x4. My question is: If I cut the catalytic converter off and gut it and put it back on empty will the truck run or will it throw codes and not run at all or run poorly. I know some cars wont even run without them on. Has anyone...
  10. Performance exhaust for 1996 Dakota 5.2L

    Intake & Exhaust
    Just inherited my grandpa's 1996 Dakota, in perfect condition and just under 98,000 miles. I love the sound of my dad's Flowmaster on his 2001 Silverado, and wanted to see about getting one for my truck. Any opinions/advice? (not a whole lot on YouTube/Google for my exact model) Also, I'm new...
  11. 1987... Can you identify this???

    3.9L V6 Specific Topics
    Can anyone identify the missing item that would be on the 1987 exhaust manifold? My truck runs rough when warmed up, I wonder if whatever is missing here would have anything to do with it. 2nd picture shows closer view of item I would like to identify.
  12. Exhaust Tip Options?

    Intake & Exhaust
    My grandpa just paid to put a new exhaust on my truck and i was wondering if there were any good exhaust tips out there that would amplify the throaty sound of my exhaust. I have a 99' Dak 4x4 with a 3.9. I don't want coffee can tip that just makes it loud and annoying and i would like to stay...
  13. Thrush Muff with or without cat???

    Intake & Exhaust
    Just got a 2001 4x4 slt 4.7 and I want to change my exhaust I found a "thrush welded" that's a knock off flowmaster I want it to sound deep and louder then stock but not insane and annoying from inside the cab with the windows up!! Should I keep my Cat on? I do have to go through Washington...
  14. best exhaust?

    Intake & Exhaust
    can anyone give me some advice on the best exhaust system and muffler for my v6 magnum? want the deepest rumble as possible
  15. Performance intake and exhaust help.

    Intake & Exhaust
    Ok. my first questions are pretty simple. Will the K&N 57 Series fit onto 1994 3.9L Dakota? Will it require any major modifications to either the truck or kit? And is it an actual intake kit or just the K&N filter? The last question is bothering me the most, I can't find any pictures or...
  16. Single to Dual Exhaust

    Intake & Exhaust
    I am Wanting to change the single exhaust on my 2002 dakota 4x4 4.7, to the dual exhaust system, but I want to do it so that my check engine light is not always on. Can I take the dual exhaust system off another dakota, or am I gonna have problems with my o2 sensor? I want to do it with the...
  17. Help Please: 2001 Dakota

    Intake & Exhaust
    Hello All, I own a 2001 dakota quad cab sport w/ 5.9L V8. The exhaust was originally a california emissions exhaust with one large CAT back and two smaller forward CATs on the y-pipe. The two front CATs each had one O2 sensor front and one behind. Fronts are for fuel/air mix. The rears are...