HOW TO DO AN ADVANCED SEARCH.

Mon Jul 08, 2013 3:56 pm by Admin


For the benefit of 944Hybrids users there are two search functions available for you to use.
The purpose of this sticky is to explain the "Advanced Search" function because it is much more powerful and is the best choice when researching information.

When you log on to the site a list of options is shown in a line at the top of the page. One option is labelled "Search", use this option (NOT the search box lower down on the right).

After you click on the upper search option, a drop down box appears. At the bottom of this box is a radio button marked "Advanced …

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Post  tkrame944 on Wed Aug 22, 2012 11:19 am

ok so i have been reading around and i have an exhaust design in my head, i wanna run it by you guys before i go and start bending pipe. im thinking i will run dual 2.5in pipes with an X pipe no cats and no flex pipes, to what is a reconmended muffler. my headers that i custom built from hooker block hugger shorty headers have 2.5 in colectors. my engine is a stock 2000 corvette 5.7l

what do you guys think?


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Re: opinion on my exhaust?

Post  xschop on Wed Aug 22, 2012 11:30 am

Yep, 2.5 single after Y, non-flex connections and without cat(s) and Magnaflow with those Hookers and a Z06 cam. Easy breathing
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Post  tkrame944 on Sun Aug 26, 2012 12:34 am

with my dual exhaust is it reconmended to run dual mufflers, or is it fine with one? also o2 sensor are out of the picture with no cats right?

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Post  tkrame944 on Sun Aug 26, 2012 1:13 am

also how do i know where to place my x pipe to get the greatest performance?

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Re: opinion on my exhaust?

Post  Arthropraxis on Sun Aug 26, 2012 8:45 am

Run the pipes without an X-pipe, paint them with black spray paint. Drive the car for a while until the paint shows discoloration in a specific area. This is where there is the most cavitation and the best place to put the X-pipe, if there is room.
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Post  tkrame944 on Sun Aug 26, 2012 10:17 am

I have heard of tricks like that before, and if there is no space is it better to place the x before or after the discoloration? And that will be nice to see the difference betwwen the two

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Re: opinion on my exhaust?

Post  Arthropraxis on Sun Aug 26, 2012 12:04 pm

Can't help you with the in front or behind the burn area. You are limited with options and keep the exhaust tucked up tight. Look through the exhaust pics Admin has taken of the X-pipes on his conversions, they are probably in a good spot.
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Post  tkrame944 on Sun Aug 26, 2012 12:24 pm

Ok that sounds good thanks for the help

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Re: opinion on my exhaust?

Post  Geoff Daniels on Sun Aug 26, 2012 4:39 pm

Hello all,

I am inching along on my conversion and am quite a ways from worrying about exhaust but I figured this was a good post to ask a question. I am using Eric's long tube headers and will use 3" collecters that will go into a 3"x3"X3" Y pipe (I will use flex pipes after the collectors). I am going to use a single 3" exhaust as I already have a stainless 3" system from my original 951. My question is whether there is any need or gain by having an X pipe prior to the Y. There will not be any cats as I do not need to worry about emissions.

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Re: opinion on my exhaust?

Post  Admin on Sun Aug 26, 2012 4:59 pm

You only need the X pipe if your running duals.

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Post  Geoff Daniels on Sun Aug 26, 2012 5:23 pm

Thanks, that's what I thought. I figured the Y pipe achieved the same mixing of pulses but thought I would take advantage of the post and ask. Smile

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Post  tkrame944 on Tue Aug 28, 2012 10:38 am

so i have been searching around for x pipes to buy, and they all seem to be a standard 8in wide for my 2.5in pipe. will that fit? i measured and it seemed like it wouldnt realy fit into the body well. what do most people use for x pipes? are they custom?

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