Archive for Category: "Exhaust Tech Articles"

What’s an exhaust or muffler drone?

What’s an exhaust or muffler drone?

Exhaust Drone, eahhh… There are many exhaust systems out there that claim an increase in performance, decrease in back pressure, and weight benefits over stock exhaust systems. But one thing they tend to overlook is exhaust drone. Aftermarket performance race exhaust systems usually drones at the lower RPM range in cruising gears. As you’re driving […]

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What does Catalytic Converter CPSI stand for?

What does Catalytic Converter CPSI stand for?

Catalytic converters are a reality that our cars have to live with as long as internal combustion engines continue to dominate our roads. For decades car manufacturers adhered to emission standards that were mandated in developed countries. In the US, emission standards continue at the Federal and/or State government level. Now, more than ever, especially […]

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The Truth about Cherry Bomb Exhaust

The Truth about Cherry Bomb Exhaust

So what’s the deal with cherry bomb exhaust? Cherry Bomb Exhaust is simply a brand name for a glass packed exhaust muffler. This glass packed straight through tube, which is usually a little larger in diameter than your stock exhaust pipes, replaces the stock muffler. Glass is packed around the whole diameter of this tubular […]

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Exhaust System Parts Explained

Exhaust System Parts Explained

We’ve compiled quick answers to common exhaust system questions. The goal is to help new enthusiasts develop a basic understanding of exhaust system components. What are Exhaust Headers? Stock exhaust manifolds are designed by car manufacturers with 4 things in mind. Provide adequate exhaust flow and optimum backpressure, keeping cost down as much as possible […]

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