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 Post subject: Re: NEED A MUFFLER
Unread postPosted: Thu Aug 10, 2017 5:46 am 
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Yet another pyrOman creation! Having found THE perfect muffler, as mentioned, went and got another one for the Bug. Here's what I had found previously when I asked for the smallest possible they could have:

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That dent ^^^ is where it hit the apron. :sad:

So here is the more compact one which sound wise isn't much different but the fit just can't be beat! :-P

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Notice how it is about as low as the oil sump. :cool:

What a difference!!! :-o

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 Post subject: Re: NEED A MUFFLER
Unread postPosted: Thu Aug 10, 2017 6:57 am 
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What diameter inlet/outlet? It looks like you put a sleeve in the header side to downsize?
Are you going to use the old one for something else? I'd like to try that on my Ghia.

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 Post subject: Re: NEED A MUFFLER
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If you are going to just "try" it, okay. Otherwise I'd like to get at least $40 for it. However, I much rather keep it for it fits a collector I still have. I've gotten them from peep boys for as cheap as $22.50 and then weld the end pieces to them. This Cherry Bomb was $30 at Advance Auto right there in Chula Juana next to you and it was right on the shelf!!! :shock:

I sliced an inch and a half out of each port to shorten it even more, but here's the specs:

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