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Old 04-17-2011, 10:01 AM   #1 (permalink)
nemo
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Plastic Muffler, underbody panels possible!

Plastic Muffler

Benefits:

* Cost Savings
* Lower CO2 Emissions
* Package Optimization
* Noise Emission Attenuation
* Increased Fuel Economy
* Elimination of Heat Shields
* Reduced weight
* Reduced restriction
* Plastic design allows more possible shapes & sizes
* Different vehicles can use a common design
* No heat shields required
* Fewer exhaust hangers required (doable in plastic)
* Due itís cool outside surface, underbody panels possible
* Added value through lower overall system costs


Will we be seeing theses in the near future?

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