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I've built one for my steet car before and combined both stainless and insulation bat packing. Lasted great behind a turbo rotor. For the stainless packing I bought a shitload of stainless kitchen scourers. The tight flat round ones were perfect as they are like a donut and you just stretch them open and slide them over the perf tube. Mine was 3 inch perf though so was stretched pretty tight. This sounds dodgey but was easy to install and had no problems. The trick is the glass batting to stop the stainless around the perf contacting the muffler barrel. With this, there is not really any resonating. Like others suggested I made one end cap removeable to be able to repack but never had too after years of use. Great in design too as it is easy to install when packing and you're not burning the bat material inside when welding it shut. Also, just like lots are saying, pack it really, really tight and then some. Oh, and incase you missed my last point, pack it really, really, really, really tight!

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Well ive received my piece of perforated tube, its 500mm long but wondering if its long enough.

Exactly how much will the volume of the muffler affect the sound? im trying to keep it as quiet as possible as i hate nothing more than a V6 thats sounds like it has open headers.

Obviously if its the size of a "hotdog" it wont do bugger all but would it get to a point where the size of a "straight thru" designed muffler wont be effective if that makes sense? not going to do much the size of a 44 gallon drum, right?


Stressball, thanks for the tip on the scourers, i know the ones you mean and how you've used them.


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Made a start on the muffler, I've got one end welded in and almost got the other end which is removable welded up

Just got to cut the tube in, pack it and make the rest of the exhaust to suit

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