Do true duals add horsepower?
Having a dual tailpipe will not increase horsepower, since it doesn’t do anything to move more air through the combustion cycle. What we call a True Dual is two tailpipes, but also two exhaust pipes and two mufflers; two complete exhaust systems.
Is true dual exhaust louder?
The simple answer is yes, any true dual system is louder than the same system that has a crossover pipe. A crossover pipe does two things, it increases torque & it changes the frequency of the sound. There are twice as many exhaust pulses in both pipes with a crossover.
Do cherry bomb mufflers increase horsepower?
cherry bombs, do not increase engine performance, they are more of an inexpensive way to bring out a throaty and healthy exhaust note from an engine, right from low RPM’s. (Several glasspack brands and information could be found here). Glass packed mufflers were popular on old muscle cars starting out back in the 50’s.
Are Glasspacks bad for your engine?
The loud sound of the engine is negated by the same loud sound produced by an ordinary muffler. But this creates negative pressure on the engine. The glasspack muffler reduces the pressure on the engine by dissipating the pressure of the loud sound waves out through a sleeve of glass particles.
When did the Chevy Caprice go out of production?
The downsized 1977 and restyled 1991 models were awarded Motor Trend Car of the Year. Production ended in 1996.
When did the Caprice Classic come out in Australia?
From late 1975 to 1978 the Australian developed Statesman Caprice was marketed in South Africa as the Chevrolet Caprice Classic. The V8-engined Caprice Classic received full equipment, with reading lights, air conditioning, and imported leather upholstery.
What kind of air conditioning does a Caprice have?
Caprices had unique standard wheel covers, although some of the optional wheels and wheel covers on full-sized models were optional. New options included the “Comfortron” air conditioning system where the driver could set a constant year-round temperature.
What was the wheelbase of a 1977 Chevrolet Caprice?
The 1977 Caprice coupe and sedan were over 10 inches (250 mm) shorter while the wagon was 14 inches (360 mm) shorter. Wheelbases were reduced to 116 inches (2,900 mm) from 121.5 inches (3,090 mm) for coupes and sedans and 125 inches (3,200 mm) for wagons.