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Custom Exhaust Chicago

What is a custom exhaust system

Typical exhaust systems have the purpose of reducing noise and expelling gases that your engine burns. They also serve as a way to reduce harmful emissions. An auto enthusiast may need or want more from the vehicles.

One of the main benefits is to boost horsepower and torque and maximize an engine’s exhaust flow. In many cases it is designed for better fuel efficiency, for enhancing the appearance of an automobile and or for maximizing engine sound. And let’s be honest, sometimes you want your car to purr like a kitten.

The 3 types

1. Cat-back

The Cat-back system starts from the catalytic converter outlet and end at the open-air vent. Basically, it’s the pipe from the catalytic converter to the muffler and from the muffler to the air vent.

Quality cat-back design has a mandrel-bent turn that allows for gases to be released substantially less backpressure. Typical kits include a glasspack muffler to help eliminate backpressure.

This is designed to magnify lower frequency sounds from the engine.

This is also helpful if you are looking to have more control of the vehicle’s emissions.

2. Header-back

The header-back consists of everything from the exhaust header on back. This includes the header outlet to the final vent and on to open air. Drivers who get a header-back typically want a custom job that doubles as an aftermarket performance for cars without a turbocharger.

A header-back includes the entire line from the exhaust header to the back end. Enthusiasts who get a header-back are looking for and exhaust that works as a performance enhancer for cars without a turbocharger.

Inquire about this with your exhaust specialist, if your vehicle does not have a turbocharger and to increase efficiency and power.

3. Turbo-back

A turbo-back exhaust contains everything from the header outlet down to the final vent and open air. As opposed to the header-back which are designed to increase performance in cars without turbochargers, the turbo-back is primarily used as an aftermarket performance kit for vehicles with a turbocharger.

Opposite to the header-back is the turbo-back, this is for vehicles that do have a turbocharger. It’s similar and runs from the header outlet all the way to the final vent. Some turbo-back systems are substitutes to regular catalytic converters

A handful of turbo-back systems take the place of stock catalytic converters. Other have less flow restriction.

This type is for cars that already have a turbocharger.

How we can help

Teloloapan Muffler’s technicians are experts turning your car, or SUV or light trucks, and van’s into the street machine you can be proud of

We do custom bends to fit any make or model, we also make custom mufflers, pipes, resonators and other components. We install or modify Header-back, Turbo-back or Cat-back systems.

Our satisfied customers have installed chrome tips, custom mufflers or resonators to reduce noise, or turbochargers to increase power.

Give us a call or stop by the shop, we will help you create the custom exhaust and guide you with options that can help highlight your vehicle’s power.