Choosing a Stylish Exhaust

Pretty much ever single aspect of a car can be customised and the exhaust is no exception. Depending on the look you want to go for, a sparkly new exhaust can give your car a nice touch, while many modified car enthusiast replace their exhausts with ‘performance exhausts’. These do tend to be a bit shinier but of course that’s not the reason they’ve become so popular. They’re noisy, masculine and quite huge in size. If you have a standard exhaust and you’re looking to go for a bit of an upgrade then you should know that there are plenty of options out there, whether you have a hatchback, a saloon car or an SUV. A new exhaust can transform the look and feel of your car, and it can...
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What’s inside a Catalytic Converter

The catalytic converter is an important part of a car’s exhaust and it basically ensures that harmful gases are not released out of a vehicle, and legal requirements are in place to reduce the amount of harmful emissions from exhaust so it really is a vital component of a vehicle. Inside a catalytic converter you can find a honeycomb monolith which is coated with platinum, palladium and rhodium metals. A mat provides a proper level of insulation and it’s placed over the monolith. This basically means that the harmful gases that pass through the catalytic converter are transformed into water, carbon dioxide and nitrogen, which is a great deal less harmful than carbon monoxide and nitrogen oxide. Your catalytic converter is a lot more important than you may think, and...
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