Re: [DML] Advantages of Spec .01 Exhaust
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Re: [DML] Advantages of Spec .01 Exhaust



The stock muffler must be attached after the engine is installed in the 
chassis.

Is it a "serious design flaw" that the crankshaft nut is obscured? 
Hardly, there are few requirements to get at it. For setting tappets you 
can either put the car in 5th and roll it, or simply crank the starter 
in short bursts.

I think you'll struggle to find any non-turbo *production* vee engined 
car that doesn't combine exhaust from the two banks, even if it then 
splits off to twin pipes. Otherwise you just get the sound of two three 
cylinder engines. I offer Josh's site as evidence to this practice.

https://www.deloreanindustries.com/shop/stainlessworks.html

Martin

On 25/02/2012 16:56, content22207 wrote:
> The original muffler location makes perfect sense from an assembly line standpoint -- bolt the entire engine together, including exhaust, then drop it into the car as a unit.
>
> When upgrading exhaust in your own driveway, there are no assembly line limitations.
>
> Heat and access are the two biggest liabilities I see in the original design. I suppose aesthetics could be argued. And as you pointed out, concours competitors have no choice.
>
> Bill Robertson
> #5939
>



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