Can I use flex pipe for exhaust?
Aside from connecting the engine and exhaust system and transporting exhaust gases, the flex pipe absorbs the vibrations produced by your vehicle when you’re driving. By keeping the exhaust system from shaking too much, the pipe helps other exhaust parts last longer.
What sizes does exhaust flex pipe come in?
Determine your usage needs. Flex pipe is sold in a variety of lengths including precut lengths. All lengths range from 2.5″ to 10″ in diameter.
Does flex pipe affect sound?
If there’s a crack in your flex pipe, it will cause an excessively noisy engine. Your pipe might be producing a hissing or tapping sound that can get louder when the generator speed is increased.
How long does flexible exhaust pipe last?
A good flex pipe should last you the life of your vehicle, or at least, the life of your exhaust. This is largely dependent on if you live in the rust belt. If you’re in non-rusty areas like the West: Washington, Montana, Wyoming… Your flex pipe should last 200,000 miles.
Can flex pipe be cut?
Measure distance needed from the far right side inward. Wrap area to be cut with duct tape. Use a marker to draw a cut guide on the tape. Flex Pipe is now ready to be cut.
What is the purpose of a exhaust flex pipe?
The exhaust flexi pipe is a flexible tube usually made of stainless steel, which is giving the exhaust line enough flexibility during the movement of the vehicle. This helps to limit the cracks that could appear in the exhaust system if the pipe was rigid, or avoid damaging other parts to which it is attached.
What size exhaust pipes work best?
– Supercharging. – Fuel System. – Turbocharging. – Engine High-Boost Upgrade. – Turbocharger Temperature Management. – Headers versus Cast-Iron Manifolds. – Exhaust Pipe Diameters. – Turbocharger Location. – Intercoolers.
How to repair a flex pipe exhaust?
– Exhaust heat shield – Tail pipe bandage – Tail pipe sealer – Two exhaust clamps – Axle stands
What is the purpose of the exhaust flex pipe?
– ASTM : A-178, A-214, A-333, A-334 – BS : 3059 (P-I & P-II), 6323 (Pt-V) – IS : 1914 (Pt-IV), 2416 (Pt-IV), 11714 (Pt-III)
How much to replace exhaaust flex pipe?
swat518. Hi,I was told by a walmart guy I had flex pipe leak.