[Healeys] Stainless exhaust again

Bob Spidell bspidell at comcast.net
Thu Jun 16 10:29:37 MDT 2022

Side topic: Anyone know, for sure, what type the OEM mufflers were; i.e. 
'glasspack,' 'turbo' (baffles) or a third type I recall someone 
explaining but I can't recall what they're called?

The OEM mufflers (I think) I've heard had a mild, apologetic sound; i.e. 
'Sorry, old chap, but I must make some sound to get these obnoxious 
gases out of my system.'

On 6/16/2022 9:09 AM, Alan Seigrist wrote:
> When you park the car after a long drive, water will collect in a mild 
> steel exhaust system and relatively quickly the welds in the internal 
> baffles on the silencer will corrode and break away. So whether you 
> drive the car or not the silencers corrode internally.  having SS 
> silencers is a good idea.  pipes can be mild steel and they will last 
> forever.
> On Mon, 13 Jun 2022 at 2:56 PM, Jean Caron 
> <vintage_roadster_restoration at hotmail.com> wrote:
>     With the few miles we put on our cars each year  I simply cannot
>     see the need for stainless steel exhaust when a MD steel one will
>     last 20 + years anyway.
>     Jean
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