Does a dual exhaust system improve your car's performance?


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Author's Note: Does a dual exhaust system improve your car's performance?

I had an inkling that dual exhaust systems did some good, given that I know how engines work in a basic way. It seemed like clearing out the exhaust as fast as possible would give you a bit of an edge. But often when I research questions like this, I turn out to be dead wrong. But not this time! For once, I knew what I was talking about. True dual exhaust works, and fake systems are no better than good luck charms. They might even be more useless. Pardon me while I go perform my "I was right for once" dance.

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  • Eklund, Paul. Driver and team owner of Primitive Racing. Personal interview conducted on April 18, 2013.
  • Magliozzi, Tom and Ray. "Tom and Ray explain dual exhaust." CarTalk.com. April 3, 2012. (April 17, 2013) http://www.cartalk.com/content/tom-and-ray-explain-dual-exhaust

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