10251Re: [classicrv] Re: RED HOT EXAUST MANIFOLD
- Nov 2, 2002If an exhaust system is plugged or severely restricted, I doubt that the manifolds or headers would ever turn red. If the fire can't burn, it won't do much heating. I know when my manifolds are burning red ! It's when I'm wound tight in 2nd gear trying to hold 55 mph pulling 14000 lbs up an 8 mile 6% grade !! :)))))
"Time to go fishing"
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Sent: Friday, November 01, 2002 9:58 PM
Subject: [classicrv] Re: RED HOT EXAUST MANIFOLD
If the exhaust was plugged, most likely the engine won't rev up. I
had a converter break apart on a truck and as a result, I could only
drive very gently in low RPM. Flooring it would only make it jerk and
--- In classicrv@y..., "bobalou1@p..." <bobalou1@p...> wrote:
> BAFFLED DAN,
> A blocked up catalitic convertor or exhaust system will cause this
> condition. But when this is the case performance is poor due to the
> engine not being able to breath.
> I have seen catalitic convertors come apart and the pieces get
> trapped in the muffler causing the same condition. Kinked pipes
> also create back preassure and heat things up.
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