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Dumb Question about exhaust.

Discussion in 'Early CJ5 and CJ6 Tech' started by CJ-515438, Mar 9, 2008.

  1. Mar 9, 2008
    CJ-515438

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    On my ol 55 CJ-5 i have no muffler or any kind of exhaust execpt on the exhaust manifold is that robbing me of power and its loud Heck. View attachment 21594 were you see the exhast manifold the pipe is about 10 inches long. one time the clutch pedal got so hot it metal part of my boot when i would shift {or stop cause of no brakes] p.s the question is havein no "exhaust" robbing me of power or hurting my engine
     
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    Patrick

    Patrick Super Moderator Staff Member

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    If it backfires and sucks in cold air it "could" burn a valve. And yes, it needs some backpressure.
     
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    tommy b

    tommy b Member

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    Question?

    tommy b
     
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    timgr

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    Yep, what's your question? :?
     
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    CJ-515438

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    exhaust probelm/question

    On my jeep the exhaust is gone the only thing it has is a the origanal pipe from the exhaust manifold its right by the steering box. THE MAIN QUESTION IS, is this lack of a exhaust makeing my engine lose power!!!!http://www.earlycj5.com/forums/images/smilies/icon_sad.gif
    :(
     
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    sammy

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    CJ-515438

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    Sorry guys heres the question go to [exhaust probelm/question] on page 1 thanks
     
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    CJ-515438

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    It has burnt a valve also will havin a burnt valve robb my of power
     
  9. Mar 11, 2008
    mb82

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    Yes.
     
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    blevisay

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    CJ-515438

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    Dang it !!!! but thanks any way mb82
     
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