Tag: exhaust

Chevrolet Corvette Exhaust Pipe Size

Many Chevrolet Corvette owners express this philosophy on exhaust piping size: the bigger, the better. As you will see, this is not necessarily so.

  Comments | By - September 23, 2009

Chevrolet Corvette Exhaust Comparison: Single vs Dual Pipe

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 […] More »

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Chevrolet Corvette Exhaust Guide: Understanding Manifolds and Headers

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, […] More »

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Chevrolet Corvette Aftermarket Exhaust Manufacturers

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 […] More »

  Comments | By - September 23, 2009

Chevrolet Corvette Catalytic Converter Guide and History

The catalytic converter in your Chevrolet Corvette has an important purpose: to reduce the toxicity of your engine emissions. In 1950, the first studies about smog in Los Angeles, California were published, indicating what everyone knew already: auto exhaust was a major component of the problem. That year, French-born mechanical engineer Eugene Houdry founded his […] More »

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