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Re: The Rapp on exhaust
On Fri, 10 Nov 1995, Richard Funnell wrote:
> Once again, thanks to those who offered recommendations on what books are
> useful and where to buy them. I have read Tune to Win from cover to cover,
> and have read Prepare to Win partway through after scanning all of it.
> Both seem like excellent books. Unfortunately, neither even begins to
> discuss the theoretical aspects of exhaust systems.
> I'm almost afraid to say this, but are there other recommendations on books
> that get into this sort of thing? I don't want pages of formulas, but I
> would like to read about tradeoffs, what is being tried, and what sort of
> gains are expected in this area.
> Richard Funnell,
> San Jose, California
> '83 urQ
> '87 560 SL
Richard, I'm in Colorado and my 83' TQC has a small two chamber
Flowmaster where the cat. converter used to be. Then it goes straight
down the tunnel to a 90 degree bend and out the side. It's real loud and
I wouldn't ever think of taking it to a emissions station, but it sing's
at high RPM's. I have experienced some loss of low end grunt, but the
whole car was built for high RPM operation. In case you wondering I live
in a part of Colorado that doesn't require emissions.
Happy motoring, Ben