Thank you all for your input. Most people recommended an adapter pipe of
Unfortunately, my Meineke is not that swift and REALLY LIKES to weld. I
took the cheap way out and had them weld it, after their assurances that
they could cut and splice to a larger exhaust at a later date. I hope so.
So how does it work? Jes' fine, thanks.
I lost most of my remaining torque between 1500 and 2000 RPM. But after
that it builds and builds and builds... very nice up to 4000 (where I
stopped testing between the shop and work <grin>). I'll find out the
high RPM abilities after work.
The car does seem quicker even though I am carrying around the manifold,
old downpipe, my tools, the spare, and two of my racing wheels (mit tires,
natch). I think it will be interesting in racing configuration.
And boy is it quiet!
Just kidding. I think I'm deaf in my left ear from driving it 5 miles
across town with the leak.
John M. Trindle | email@example.com | Tidewater Sports Car Club
'73 MGB DSP | '69 Spitfire E Stock | '88 RX-7 C Stock
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