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The Benefits of Upgrading to Racing Downpipes for Your Vehicle

If you are looking to maximise performance of your vehicle, one effective modification you can consider is upgrading to racing downpipes. These will replace the factory downpipes which can be quite restrictive and offer an enhanced driving experience.

Racing downpipes are a component of

The exhaust system and this will connect the turbocharger or exhaust manifold to the exhaust system. Factory downpipes are designed with an eye on cost and emissions compliance but the main goal of AMG downpipes is performance. Racing downpipes will have a larger diameter and smoother bends so that a more efficient flow of exhaust gases can be facilitated. When you upgrade to racing downpipes, you will have a potential for increased torque and power. The factory downpipes tend to be quite restrictive and this will create backpressure that will impede flow of exhaust gases. And this backpressure will cause the engine to work harder to remove the exhaust gases. This will result in a decreased ability to take in fresh air and fuel. Backpressure is reduced by racing downpipes and they provide a more direct path that is less restrictive so that exhaust gases can easily escape. The engine will be able to breathe more freely which will lead to more efficient combustion. This will increase torque and power so that your vehicle will be given a significant performance boost.

Racing downpipes can enhance turbocharger performance

If your vehicle is equipped with a turbocharger. These rely on exhaust gases to spool up and generate boost. But when the flow of exhaust gases is restricted by the design of factory downpipes, the turbocharger will take a longer time to spool up. This will lead to delayed delivery of power. These restrictions are minimised by racing downpipes and the exhaust gases will freely flow so that the turbocharger is able to quickly spool up. And this will lead to a faster boost response and you will have more power available at lower RPMs. When improved efficiency of the turbocharger, a smoother acceleration can be achieved. This can be beneficial for high performance racing. Throttle response is how quickly your engine is able to react to your input on the accelerator pedal. And when you upgrade to racing downpipes, the throttle response is improved as the engine will put less effort into expelling exhaust gases. With the reduction of backpressure, the engine is able to respond quickly to throttle inputs. You will have a more immediate driving experience as a result.

Many drivers love the enhanced exhaust sound

That results from racing downpipes. There are resonators and components to dampen sound in factory downpipes. These features are great at reducing noise but it will also dampen the natural sound of the engine. But these sound dampening components are eliminated in racing downpipes so that you will fear a more aggressive exhaust note. This will add to the driving experience and it will also indicate the increased performance capabilities of the vehicle.

the authorAlmetaStanek