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post #1 of 14 Old 11-16-2016, 05:46 AM Thread Starter
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Inconel in its best form

Here is a sneak peak at our inconel craftsmanship. This is what should be expected of a proper exhaust system for a super/hypercar...

Pay attention to the radical weights of the system that we build!











































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What is the black box in the middle of the engine for?
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What is the black box in the middle of the engine for?
These are reservoirs for our HCAS cooling system
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I never thought I would say this but I want my exhaust to crack
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Please comment on heat dissipation. Thank you, Allan
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Looks awesome! How's it sound?
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This looks great. what is the total weight saving when switching from stock sport exhaust to this? Would the swap only cause any CEL? oh yeah....and how about a sound clip?
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Please comment on heat dissipation. Thank you, Allan
Allan - not sure what you are asking. Are you looking for elaboration on the cooling system or on the exhaust? A large majority of the exhaust temps are encapsulated by the lava blankets that we make along with the ceramic coating. This exhaust was mounted for testing but coming back off for coating.


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Looks awesome! How's it sound?
Thanks Ron - Sound clips below ***this is of it without any cats! Will upload the clip with cats for comparison****


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This looks great. what is the total weight saving when switching from stock sport exhaust to this? Would the swap only cause any CEL? oh yeah....and how about a sound clip?
No worries of a CEL. Each car is tuned for the exhaust upgrade with or without cats. Our Hyper800 (in the video revving) no longer has cats since we are testing some new high boost tunes and turbo efficiency/stress/ etc. As for weight, well its a significant reduction in weight. I haven't weighed the OE parts but they are extremely heavy compared to our full inconel system.








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Looking awesome!
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perhaps it is my imagination but it sounds exactly like the sport exhaust in my MP4 (which I love and have found to actually sound better over time), is it because they are both Inconel?
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What alloy Inconel do you use? 718?

We use inconel at my workplace but we can't go hollow, need the strength! Our parts see ~160 ksi
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Sorry guys I thought I loaded the correct youtube links for the acceleration clips for our Hyper800 (loaded the wrong links - they were for the Hyper1200 tests)


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perhaps it is my imagination but it sounds exactly like the sport exhaust in my MP4 (which I love and have found to actually sound better over time), is it because they are both Inconel?
Jessica - the note is a lot more aggressive under throttle. At idle its very similar but a tad louder than the sport exhaust



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What alloy Inconel do you use? 718?

We use inconel at my workplace but we can't go hollow, need the strength! Our parts see ~160 ksi
HOLY SH*T 160ksi!


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