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Originally Posted by RarlyL8 View Post
Stock J-pipe and exchangers weigh 36 pounds. My headers/exchangers weigh 15 pounds.
Stock Catalytic converter with muffler weigh 42 pounds. My single out muffler weighs 12 pounds.
Total for the OEM basic exhaust is 78 pounds; my system 27 pounds, a 51 pound or 65% weight reduction for the rear of the car.
Most if not all aftermarket systems weigh a bit more than this but still a substantial savings in weight right where it is needed most. Free power through weight reduction, you don't see that on a dyno, ha!
That is a huge amount of weight to take off the extreme rear of the car. Not only will this shave weight off the car, but seeing as the muffler is so far outside the wheelbase, you will see your averages balance out on the scales.
Old 11-01-2010, 07:04 PM
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