Installation of the Blackheart exhaust systems is very straightforward. Here’s how it goes together on a first generation Camaro or 1968-74 Nova.
Over the last couple of issues, we took a close, hard look at high tech mufflers and exhaust system components.
In the high performance world, it has been pointed out that balance pipes have two possible attributes: increased power and reduced noise. We’ve had personal experience with some of the x-style crossovers, and they definitely improve performance.
It wasn’t that long ago that exhaust systems in general and mufflers in particular were considered a necessary evil with the performance crowd. Noise meant power. Or at least, that was the consensus.