Date: Thu, 05 Oct 2000 09:41:40 -0500 From: Kai-ming Mei <kai-mingnopsamlear.com> Subject: Re: driving without muffler bad for engine?
Your car will be louder than ANYTHING on the street. At the very least leave your windows down so you can experience a little bit of the major irritation that other people sharing the streets will feel. > > > BTW - in my experience, car's without muffler are not loud for the > > driver unless the throttle/air flow is closed, so as long as you keep > > accelerating, it shouldn't be too loud :-) > > It's not bad at around 2500 rpm or higher on the highway, but below > that it sure does turn heads! > > My only other minor concerns are asphixiation from the exhaust fumes > and permanent hearing damage... > > -jw