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Um guys? they don't blow flameballs all the time, but they do emit a continuous stream of hot gas whilst on boost that borders on a flame - it will certainly burn a epoxy-treated floor in the dyno room. (which makes a fair amount of stinky smoke BTW, hard to miss when you think it's your car burning up).

My $15 Ebay SS dump pipe goes straight from the flange and then angles down at about 45 degrees - we slash cut it level with the bottom of the H/Es. The circled mark by the rollers wasn't left by that rather nice longhood:

On a long-ish power run, the headers glowed orange-yellow all the way up to the turbo and the wastegate, and the far end of the factory muffler can melted license plate wires 6-8" away inside the bumper cap. And that was when it was a little rich.

I forget who the 965 pilot was who posted his track flyby video here a while ago, but he certainly demonstrated that they do puff flameballs from the wastegate on a shift if they're hot enough..
'77 S with '78 930 power and a few other things.
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