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Old 04-15-2005, 01:34 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys, a couple of things...
Just out of curiosity, I tried to take off my stock exhaust today-it seemed relatively simple-but theres a mechanism attached to the right exhaust tip that manipulates a valve that opens and shuts depending on how open the throttle is (I'm sure most of you know what I'm talking about), and I couldn't seperate it from the muffler. I couldn't see a way to remove it from the rear bumper without taking it off permanently.
Has anyone here removed their exhaust before and driven on just straight pipes? What's it sound like? Also, what does that little valve do....save gas?
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The little valve increases back pressure when your in the lower RPM's, so you get more power. Once at a certain RPM the valve opens to allow more exhaust to flow out.. As far a straight pipes I would like to know myself.
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The little valve increases back pressure when your in the lower RPM's, so you get more power. Once at a certain RPM the valve opens to allow more exhaust to flow out.. As far a straight pipes I would like to know myself.
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