Your Chevrolet Corvette uses a muffler to reduce noise emitted by the engine; exhaust passes through it before exiting out the tailpipe. Mufflers are installed along the exhaust pipe, which is part of the exhaust system. The resonating chamber inside the muffler is the main component that reduces the noise, specifically tuned to cause “destructive […]
Many Chevrolet Corvette owners express this philosophy on exhaust piping size: the bigger, the better. As you will see, this is not necessarily so.
Exhaust gas leaves either side of the engine and enters into an exhaust manifold (or a header) in all V8 engines, including the Chevrolet Corvette. In a single exhaust system the exhaust flows into a single pipe from the exhaust manifold or header, then through the catalytic converter, into the muffler, through the tailpipe, and […]
The exhaust system of your Chevrolet Corvette may not seem very glamorous when compared to eye-catching interiors or high-tech body styles. However, it is an essential system for safety, performance, and, yes, even looks. Basically, the exhaust system on any vehicle has one purpose: to move potentially harmful gases away from you and your vehicle, […]
The exhaust system on your classic Chevrolet Corvette is rusted and worn – you’re ready for a replacement. Or maybe you’ve made the decision to upgrade to a performance system on your newer Chevy Vette. Either way, there are a plethora of great systems and manufacturers from which to choose. And you’ll find that researching […]