Tag: exhaust

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 »

  Comments | By - September 23, 2009

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 »

  Comments | By - September 23, 2009

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 »

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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 »

  Comments | By - September 3, 2009

Chevrolet Corvette Catback Exhaust System Guide

Cat back, or catback, exhaust systems are increasingly popular aftermarket additions for Chevrolet Corvette. With the proper selection and design, cat back systems often help enhance performance, as well as your Vette’s all-important sound characteristics and powerful look and appeal.The cat back exhaust system comprises a number of components. It includes the exhaust parts starting […] More »

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