Car Forums  

Go Back   Car Forums > Vehicle Specific > Domestic Cars
FAQ Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 04-11-2005, 11:40 AM   #1
79olds
CF Newbie
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Posts: 1
no pipe from converter will it hurt my car?

the exhaust pipe leading from my catalytic converter to muffer had been unhooked and i drove a few days like that... it was real loud i ended up hookin it back up. But was there a chance of doing any damage.
my car has a 5.7 350
79olds is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-11-2005, 01:59 PM   #2
ChrisV
The Big Meaney
 
ChrisV's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: People's Republic of Maryland
Posts: 3,714
No, it wouldn't have hurt anything but your eardrums.
__________________
I'm not mean. You're just a wuss.



www.midatlantic7s.com
ChrisV is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-26-2005, 10:08 AM   #3
76MonteMan
CF Newbie
 
76MonteMan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Portland, Oregon, USA
Posts: 51
I seriously doubt it hurt the motor.

I know how loud it can be. I have a Chevy 350 in my Monte Carlo and drove it to the exhaust shop with open headers. Wow was it loud, but it sounded so cool, lol. I bet my neighbors didn't like it a whole lot.
__________________

Dustin Denner
Owner: 1976 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Landau
1/4 mile ET: 14.45 seconds @ 94.37 MPH
0-60 MPH: 5.71 seconds
76MonteMan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-27-2005, 09:06 PM   #4
Flame Roller
CF Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 183
Lol...

a four cylinder will be loud with open headers. My friend had his whole exhaust fall off, it didn't exactly purr, but you certainly also didn't expect that from an old school 4 bang domestic. People would actually ask him what he has in it at stop lights and stuff. When he told me that I just laughed. But per the question... only damage you could do would be smoke coming into the lower part of the interior, might smell a little, but this is only if the bottom of your body isn't doing so well.
Flame Roller is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Forum Jump



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 11:24 PM.

Powered by vBulletin Version 3.5.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2002 - 2011 Car Forums. All rights reserved.