How to Insert an Exhaust Silencer?

Answer The exhaust on a vehicle is a means for the engine system to release and expel the resultant gasses from the combustion within in a safe and unobtrusive way. While this is an integral task in the p... Read More »

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Difference between Baffle type silencer and packed silencer for 2 stroke engine/engines in general?

The difference is just what it says. Baffle silencers use baffles to re-direct sound waves to cancel each other out and reduce noise. A packed silencer uses material such as fiberglass mat or steel... Read More »

How do I Remove an Akrapovic Exhaust Insert?

Akrapovic sells aftermarket exhaust systems for motorcyles and cars. Their motorcycle exhausts contain an insert in the middle of the pipe that acts as a sound deadener for the exhaust. Some people... Read More »

What is a silencer made of?

A silencer has three different sections. The first section consists of materials that absorb and dissipate heat quickly. The second section consists of rubber, plastic washers, or plastic discs. Th... Read More »

What is the intake silencer on a BMW 5?

With BMW's emphasis on understated performance, it should come as small surprise that the company went out of its way to install a component few others would bother to think about. While not necess... Read More »