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Ifandi S.

Muffler

Do Mufflers Increase Horsepower: An Expert Weighs In

Aftermarket mufflers / muffler delete do not increase horsepower by much. Muffler is too far back in the exhaust system and the reduction in backpressure is insignificant. You can only gain minor horsepower if your stock muffler is extremely restrictive. I personally tried using a muffler on my 2006 Honda…
Ifandi S.
September 1, 2021
Exhaust

Exhaust Whistle Tip 101: Sound, Legality & Installation

An exhaust whistle tip is an aftermarket attachment to the tip of your exhaust. This device makes a whistling sound when exhaust gases pass through it as you accelerate. An Exhaust Whistle tip is a small metal plate with a hole at the center. The hole is welded into the…
Ifandi S.
August 15, 2021
Turbocharger

Turbo Without Intercooler: Is It Required? Expert Weighs In

Yes, an intercooler is required to install a turbocharged engine because an intercooler cools down compressed air coming from the turbo significantly - preventing them from prematurely detonating at an incorrect time. In this article, I will go into everything you want to know about the impact on turbocharged cars…
Ifandi S.
August 14, 2021
ExhaustMuffler

Exhaust Vs Muffler In Detail: Horsepower, Sound & Cost

Aftermarket mufflers work by providing lesser sound suppression - this makes your car sound louder and more aggressive but don’t expect any horsepower gain.  On the other hand, aftermarket exhausts are significantly less restrictive and also come with an aftermarket muffler -  which means they improve both horsepower and sound. …
Ifandi S.
August 10, 2021

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