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    straight pipes with no muffler?

    I have had this set up for a long time,
    and I was wondering if that little bit of back pressure
    by having a muffler
    might make my car run better?

    2000 z m6

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    It will increase your low End torque a bit, Straight pipes are good only if your running big cubes, but a little back pressure helps on the low end...
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    Quote Originally Posted by sunsetorangess View Post
    It will increase your low End torque a bit, Straight pipes are good only if your running big cubes, but a little back pressure helps on the low end...
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    Thanks Orange

    I do remember that car having a little more off the line when it had a muffler.
    I will have to take car of that.

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    I run the same setup.
    Here is a good writeup about exhaust and "backpressure":

    http://www.superchevy.com/technical/...xh/index1.html

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    Nice article..........Thanks Bryceslu!

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    I do remember that car having a little more off the line when it had a muffler.
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    +1 That is good reading! Thank you.

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