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Old 05-31-2020, 11:24 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by ssullivan View Post
I went to measure for a muffler and before I knew it the sawzall was out and the 19lb behemoth was on the ground My hypothesis was: based on its excessive size, it was designed to cancel out low frequency more than make it quieter. It now spools even quicker and has the exact sound I was going for.
It's usually pointed out that turbocharged engines don't really require further restrictions after the turbine outlet, so a shorter path for the exhaust might be quite desirable. Plus the turbocharger already provides some reasonable levels of noise suppression too.
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