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Old 08-11-2017, 10:00:56 PM
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Jim yes, I suspect that is true. I am only trying to relate my experiences and investigation into a good JB muffler that met my requirements. Yes, it has been many years ago, that I studied this area because I wanted a relatively quiet sounding muffler and one that would allow my JB to breath without impacting its operation. I am very pleased with how this aspect turned out. There are a few factors which I felt were important and Maxim addressed my concerns. That is all I can say.
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This thread has my curiosity up. I do not know but need to ask, is there a difference between a generator muffler and a car or truck muffler? I understand that the engine speed will play a part in how restrictive it can be. I would think that a 4 cylinder car muffler that works on a higher displacement engine that has a higher rpm would be no problem on a lower rpm smaller displacement engine.
What I don't know is if the baffel design would be the same.
Any ideas or experience?
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Muffler design explained?
http://www.dragzine.com/tech-stories...on-strategies/
Keith

---------- Post added at 07:42:08 AM ---------- Previous post was at 07:38:04 AM ----------

For those who dont want a lot of reading.
http://www.exhaustvideos.com/faq/how...pipe-diameter/
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Re the comment: thinwall material it had a tinny pingy sound---". I have been using a Maxim muffler on my JB now going on some 46 + years. I never heard of such a complaint.
They make several grades. This one despite it's size only weighed maybe 15 pounds. Very thin shell that you can deflect with a thumb push against it.
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Build your own, some fittings, some metal and a mig welder.........
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Yes say what? "Very thin shell that you can deflect with a thumb push against it." That's not my Maxim! Sure you can build your own, why you can merely bury a can in the ground. However, for me I like the technical information Maxim supplied and I am confident I have a good match for my JB and it sounds so mellow, the sign of a powerful machine.
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If you hate your neighbor then a muffler is optional . My sausage mufflers on my 4.0 BFA are so offensive I hate myself for installing them .

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