1981 Ford F-150 Performance Exhaust Systems

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    • Hooker® Dual Competition™ Header-Back Exhaust System Kit
      (0 reviews)
      # 64168103
      Ford F-150 5.0L 1981, Dual Competition™ Header-Back Exhaust System Kit by Hooker®. Runs Down Right Hand Side Between Frame And Drive Shaft. Full stainless steel exhaust system comes complete with stamped crossover for a broad...
      This part is legal for use on Uncontrolled (Non-Emissions Controlled) Vehicles or Racing VehiclesEach system is supplied with a high-efficiency stamped crossover & high-flow TIG-welded 304 SS absorption mufflers
      $198.95
    • Flowtech® Long Tube Headers
      (0 reviews)
      # 64824773
      Ford F-150 Automatic Transmission 2BBL 1981, by Flowtech®, 1.5" Diameter / 2.5" Collector Diameter. Include all mounting hardware. This product is made of high-quality materials to serve you for years to come. Designed using...
      Expertly crafted from premium materialsDesigned to match rigorous quality standards
      $175.95 - $415.95
    • Hooker® Competition™ Full Length Header
      (0 reviews)
      # 64181222
      Ford F-150 1981, Competition™ Full Length Header by Hooker®. This product is made of high-quality materials to serve you for years to come. Designed using state-of-the-art technology and with customers in mind, this product by...
      Expertly crafted from premium materialsDesigned to match rigorous quality standards
      $219.95 - $571.95
    • Hooker® Super Competition™ Black Painted Full Length Header
      (0 reviews)
      # 64168098
      Ford F-150 4.9L 1981, Super Competition™ Full Length Header by Hooker®. 1.625" Diameter / 2.5" Collector Diameter, Full Length. All necessary hardware included for a complete installation. This product is made of high-quality...
      Expertly crafted from premium materialsDesigned to match rigorous quality standards
      $496.95
    • Schoenfeld Headers® IMCA Modified Headers
      (0 reviews)
      # 87327814
      Ford F-150 With Ford Small Block Block Engine 1981, IMCA Modified Headers by Schoenfeld Headers®. Comes in a set. Includes Bolts/Studs, Gaskets. Header made from Steel.
      $263.20 - $272.95
    • Schoenfeld Headers® IMCA Modified Long-Tube Design Headers, Tubes 1 3/4", Collector ID 3 1/2", Collector Length 8"
      (0 reviews)
      # 56801728
      Ford F-150 With Ford Small Block Block Engine Windsor Engine 1981, IMCA Modified Long-Tube Design Headers, Tubes 1 3/4", Collector ID 3 1/2", Collector Length 8" by Schoenfeld Headers®, 1 Pair. Painted. Includes Bolts/Studs,...
      $253.45
    • Schoenfeld Headers® Sprint Car Headers, Tubes 1 3/4", Collector ID 3 1/2", Collector Length 13"
      (0 reviews)
      # 56801715
      Ford F-150 With Ford Small Block Block Engine 4.9L / 5.0L 1981, Sprint Car Headers, Tubes 1 3/4", Collector ID 3 1/2", Collector Length 13" by Schoenfeld Headers®, 1 Pair. Header made from Steel. Painted.
      $263.20
    • Schoenfeld Headers® Stock Clip Crossover Headers
      (0 reviews)
      # 87327821
      Ford F-150 With Ford Small Block Block Engine 1981, Stock Clip Crossover Headers by Schoenfeld Headers®.
      $292.45 - $302.20
    • Schoenfeld Headers® Stock Clip Headers, Tubes 1 3/4"-1 7/8", Collector ID 3 1/2", Collector Length 9"
      (0 reviews)
      # 56801743
      Ford F-150 With Ford Small Block Block Engine 5.0L 1981, Stock Clip Headers, Tubes 1 3/4"-1 7/8", Collector ID 3 1/2", Collector Length 9" by Schoenfeld Headers®. Comes in a set. Fenderwell, Painted. Includes Bolts/Studs, Gaskets....
      $311.95
    • PaceSetter® Mild Steel Exhaust Header
      (0 reviews)
      # 81960009
      Ford F-150 1981, Long Tube by PaceSetter®. Mild Steel. Quality manufactured and affordably priced, PaceSetter Long Tube Headers will wake up your late model muscle car without damaging your wallet. Manufactured using mandrel-bent,...
      $319.16 - $588.02
    • Hedman Hedders® Elite Ultra-Duty Street Headers
      (0 reviews)
      # 79419118
      Ford F-150 5.8L 1981, Elite Ultra-Duty Street Headers by Hedman Hedders®, 1 Pair. Includes Bolts/Studs, Gaskets, Reducers. Header made from Steel. Hedman's Elite Hedders are the best you can buy. They have thicker flanges. stronger...
      $436.79
    • Hedman Hedders® Standard Duty Black MAXX Coated Headers
      (0 reviews)
      # 79428928
      Ford F-150 1981, Standard Duty Black MAXX Coated Headers by Hedman Hedders®, 1 Pair. Includes Bolts/Studs, Gaskets, Reducers. Header made from Steel. The standard-duty Hedman Hedders in this section come from the factory with an...
      $464.79 - $503.99
    • Hedman Hedders® Standard Duty Uncoated Headers
      (0 reviews)
      # 79428923
      Ford F-150 1981, Standard Duty Uncoated Headers by Hedman Hedders®. Hedman's Standard-duty, Uncoated Headers are manufactured using 18 gauge, mandrel bent primary tubes (some models built using thicker 16 or 14 gauge tubing), and...
      $216.72 - $247.24
    • Flowtech® Reducer with O2 Sensor Fitting
      (0 reviews)
      # 83582132
      Ford F-150 2BBL 1981, 3" Reducer with O2 Sensor Fitting by Flowtech®, 3-Bolt, 3" Diameter Reducer. This product is made of high-quality materials to serve you for years to come. Designed using state-of-the-art technology and with...
      Expertly crafted from premium materialsDesigned to match rigorous quality standards
      $37.50
    • Flowtech® Reducer with O2 Sensor Fitting
      (0 reviews)
      # 83582130
      Ford F-150 2BBL 1981, 2.5" Reducer with O2 Sensor Fitting by Flowtech®, 3-Bolt, 2.5" Diameter Reducer. This product is made of high-quality materials to serve you for years to come. Designed using state-of-the-art technology and...
      Expertly crafted from premium materialsDesigned to match rigorous quality standards
      $37.50
    • BBK® Premium™ Header Gasket Set
      (0 reviews)
      # 79635734
      Ford F-150 1981, Premium™ Header Gasket Set by BBK®. These premium steel core graphite gaskets are flexible for a long lasting leak-proof seal even when cylinder head and header flange surfaces aren’t perfectly flat. They can...
      Provides a long lasting, leak-proof sealFlexible graphite will conform to surface irregularities and won’t stick to headers or cylinder head
      $14.99 - $39.99
    • Flowtech® Real-Seal™ Aluminum Header Gaskets
      (0 reviews)
      # 64824756
      Ford F-150 2BBL 1981, Real-Seal™ Aluminum Header Gaskets by Flowtech®, Square Port. This product is made of high-quality materials to serve you for years to come. Designed using state-of-the-art technology and with customers in...
      Expertly crafted from premium materialsDesigned to match rigorous quality standards
      $45.62
    • Hooker® Super Competition™ Fiber Header Gasket
      (0 reviews)
      # 64181244
      Ford F-150 1981, Super Competition™ Fiber Header Gasket by Hooker®. This product is made of high-quality materials to serve you for years to come. Designed using state-of-the-art technology and with customers in mind, this...
      Expertly crafted from premium materialsDesigned to match rigorous quality standards
      $12.89 - $13.97
    • Earl's Performance® Pressure Master™ Header Seal
      (0 reviews)
      # 73935320
      Ford F-150 5.0L 1981, Pressure Master™ Header Seal by Earl's Performance®. Pressure Master™ Seals, designed and manufactured for Earl’s by Parker Hannifin Corporation, were the first high performance seals developed to solve...
      Uses Aerospace TechnologyReusable/Adaptable
      $19.07 - $37.10
    • Edelbrock® Exhaust Gasket
      (0 reviews)
      # 17594771
      Ford F-150 1981, Exhaust Gasket by Edelbrock®. Any gasket can create a seal, but a good gasket can do it with less clamping force, and for a longer period of time. Edelbrock's gaskets are not only manufactured from extremely high...
      Fast shipping; 1-2 day delivery time regardless of where you’re locatedThe finest quality at a great price
      $19.67 - $19.70
    • Proform® Header Gasket Set
      (0 reviews)
      # 84370994
      Ford F-150 5.0L 1981, Header Gasket Set by Proform®. If you are looking to enhance your vehicle's performance, then this top-notch product is definitely what you need. Manufactured from premium quality materials this Proform...
      Carefully designed to improve the performance of your vehicleCrafted from first-rate materials
      $28.48
    • Schoenfeld Headers® Exhaust Gasket
      (0 reviews)
      # 87327801
      Ford F-150 With Ford Small Block Block Engine 1981, Exhaust Gasket by Schoenfeld Headers®, 1 Piece.
      $13.34
    • Schoenfeld Headers® Header Flanges
      (0 reviews)
      # 87327807
      Ford F-150 With Ford Small Block Block Engine Windsor Engine 1981, Header Flanges by Schoenfeld Headers®, 1 Piece. Header Flange made from Steel.
      $36.21
    • BTP® Manifold Heat Spacer
      (0 reviews)
      # 69339802
      Ford F-150 V8 Engine 5.0L Truck 1981, Manifold Heat Spacer by BTP®. This premium quality part by BTP helps your exhaust system to perform at its full efficiency as well as provide your vehicle with a more aggressive and powerful...
      Engineered to make your exhaust system perform at its peakProvides a powerful and aggressive sound
      $22.95
    • Hedman Hedders® Header Flanges
      (0 reviews)
      # 79428932
      Ford F-150 5.0L / 5.8L 1981, Header Flanges by Hedman Hedders®. Comes in a kit. Includes Gaskets, Mounting Hardware. Header Flange made from Steel.
      $120.35 - $200.59
    • Magnum Gasket® Exhaust Manifold Gasket Set
      (0 reviews)
      # 82704353
      Ford F-150 5.0L 1981, Exhaust Manifold Gasket Set by Magnum Gasket®. Standard. Magnum's Gasket engineers have utilized their many years of engine sealing experience to select the right technology choice for each of the Intake...
      $11.93
    • Mr. Gasket® Exhaust Gasket Set
      (0 reviews)
      # 12329148
      Ford F-150 1981, Exhaust Gasket Set by Mr. Gasket®. Whatever exhaust system you install on your engine, whether it’s a set of chromed headers or simply a set of cleaned up flat black rams horn manifolds, you’ll need gaskets and...
      Gaskets for every application, from mild to wildAluminum, copper or steel gaskets
      $17.31 - $30.74
    • Mr. Gasket® Exhaust Gasket Set
      (0 reviews)
      # 12326997
      Ford F-150 1981, Exhaust Gasket Set by Mr. Gasket®. Whatever exhaust system you install on your engine, whether it’s a set of chromed headers or simply a set of cleaned up flat black rams horn manifolds, you’ll need gaskets and...
      Gaskets for every application, from mild to wildAluminum, copper or steel gaskets
      $24.95 - $42.99
    • Mr. Gasket® Header Install Kit
      (0 reviews)
      # 12330546
      Ford F-150 5.0L 1981, Header Install Kit by Mr. Gasket®, Includes Header Exhaust/Collector Flange Gasket/Header and Collector Flange Bolts. Whatever exhaust system you install on your engine, whether it’s a set of chromed headers...
      Gaskets for every application, from mild to wildAluminum, copper or steel gaskets
      $30.57 - $37.55
    • Mr. Gasket® Ultra-Seal™ Exhaust Gasket Set
      (0 reviews)
      # 12367127
      Ford F-150 1981, Ultra-Seal™ Exhaust Gasket Set by Mr. Gasket®. Whatever exhaust system you install on your engine, whether it’s a set of chromed headers or simply a set of cleaned up flat black rams horn manifolds, you’ll...
      Gaskets for every application, from mild to wildAluminum, copper or steel gaskets
      $22.41 - $30.70
    • Spectre Performance® Exhaust Header Gaskets
      (0 reviews)
      # 12054339
      Ford F-150 1981, Exhaust Header Gaskets by Spectre Performance®. Rooted in racing, Spectre Performance designs and builds every product with the same goal in mind - the best performance in the market proven on the racetrack! All...
      High-tech engine parts for the most power and best performanceThe finest exterior and interior parts for superior appearance and functionality
      $8.52 - $17.03
    • Taylor Cable® Seal-4-Good™ Exhaust Header Gaskets
      (0 reviews)
      # 9384172
      Ford F-150 V8 1981, Seal-4-Good™ Exhaust Header Gaskets by Taylor Cable®. Don’t put up with that ominous, unmistakable “tick, tick, tick” sound of an exhaust manifold leak. If it isn’t leaking air into the manifold and...
      $29.58 - $33.74
    • Taylor Cable® XX Carbon™ Exhaust Header Gaskets
      (0 reviews)
      # 9386972
      Ford F-150 V8 1981, XX Carbon™ Exhaust Header Gaskets by Taylor Cable®. These extreme high-temperature gaskets are well-suited for highly-modified engines: turbocharged, supercharged, nitrous or fuel. This is a premium,...
      $18.79 - $20.92
    • Dorman® Exhaust Manifold
      (0 reviews)
      # 16498179
      Ford F-150 1981, Exhaust Manifold by Dorman®. Package Quantity: 1. More like a complete kit than a single part, many of the Exhaust Manifolds include gaskets and hardware for a complete installation. Since this part is a direct...
      Cast iron or stainless tubular construction protects against warping and/or crackingLeak-resistant for long-lasting performance
      $72.72 - $166.50
    • Walker® CalCat™ Universal Fit Catalytic Converter
      (0 reviews)
      # 87066627
      Ford F-150 1981, CalCat™ Universal Fit Catalytic Converter by Walker®. Inlet / Outlet Quantity: 1 Inlet / 1 Outlet. Connection Type: Pipe Inlet and Outlet Connection. Oxygen Sensor Location: without O2 Sensor Port. Body Material:...
      EPA & CARB Emissions Products Available for Most Vehicles5 Year / 50,000 Miles Warranty on Structural Components
      $66.74 - $122.25
    • Walker® Small Oval Universal Fit Catalytic Converter
      (0 reviews)
      # 87066626
      Ford F-150 1981, Small Oval Universal Fit Catalytic Converter by Walker®. Inlet Diameter 1: 2.25". Outlet Diameter: 2.25". Overall Length: 13.25". Body Dimensions: 10" Length x 6.125" Width x 4.25" Height. Inlet / Outlet Quantity:...
      Constructed to meet your vehicle’s specific emissions requirementsFeatures stainless steel body with aluminized steel pipe and heat shields
      $67.00 - $67.50
    • Eastern® Standard Universal Fit Catalytic Converter
      (0 reviews)
      # 17568616
      Ford F-150 Federal Emission 1981, Standard Universal Fit Undercar Catalytic Converter by Eastern®. 14" Overall Length. Inlet Type 1: 2.5" ID. Outlet Type 1: 2.5" OD. Whether your catalytic converter is damaged by road debris or...
      Universal fitConverts harmful engine emissions to less dangerous gases and water vapor
      $46.70
    • Walker® Quiet-Flow™ Stainless Steel Round Muffler
      (0 reviews)
      # 35463865
      Ford F-150 1981, Quiet-Flow™ Stainless Steel Aluminized Round Muffler by Walker®. Inlet Diameter 1: 2.25". Inlet Configuration: Offset. Outlet Configuration: Offset. Overall Length: 31". Inlet / Outlet Quantity: 1 Inlet / 1...
      $59.83 - $60.40
    • Walker® SoundFX™ Stainless Steel Round Direct Fit Muffler
      (0 reviews)
      # 18168528
      Ford F-150 1981, SoundFX™ Stainless Steel Aluminized Round Direct Fit Muffler by Walker®. Inlet Diameter 1: 2.25". Inlet Configuration: Offset. Outlet Configuration: Offset. Inlet / Outlet Quantity: 1 Inlet / 1 Outlet. Inlet...
      $43.12 - $44.56
    • Walker® SoundFX™ Stainless Steel Round Muffler
      (0 reviews)
      # 18173246
      Ford F-150 1981, SoundFX™ Stainless Steel Aluminized Round Muffler by Walker®. Inlet Diameter 1: 2.25". Inlet Configuration: Offset. Outlet Configuration: Offset. Inlet / Outlet Quantity: 1 Inlet / 1 Outlet. Inlet Connection...
      $31.11 - $32.12
    • Walker® Stainless Steel Round Muffler
      (0 reviews)
      # 18181324
      Ford F-150 1981, Stainless Steel Aluminized Round Muffler by Walker®. Inlet Diameter 1: 2.25". Inlet Configuration: Offset. Outlet Configuration: Offset. Overall Length: 31". Inlet / Outlet Quantity: 1 Inlet / 1 Outlet. Dimensions:...
      $32.39
    • Walker® Stainless Steel Round Muffler
      (0 reviews)
      # 35463845
      Ford F-150 V8 1981, Stainless Steel Aluminized Round Muffler by Walker®. Inlet Diameter 1: 2.25". Inlet Configuration: Offset. Outlet Diameter: 2.25". Outlet Configuration: Offset. Overall Length: 30". Inlet / Outlet Quantity: 1...
      $78.33
    • Walker® Front Pipe
      (0 reviews)
      # 35463843
      Ford F-150 4.9L without California Emission with Single Catalytic Converter 1981, Stainless Steel Aluminized Front Pipe by Walker®. Outlet Diameter: 2.5". Overall Length: 23.25". Inlet / Outlet Quantity: 1 Inlet / 1 Outlet. Inlet...
      $60.34
    • Walker® Intermediate Pipe
      (1 reviews)
      # 18155274
      Ford F-150 1981, Stainless Steel Aluminized Intermediate Pipe by Walker®. Inlet Diameter 1: 2.25". Outlet Diameter: 2.25". Overall Length: 20.05". Inlet / Outlet Quantity: 1 Inlet / 1 Outlet. Inlet Connection Type: Pipe Connection....
      Made of High Quality Aluminized SteelCorrosion Resistant
      $8.48
    • Walker® Tail Pipe
      (0 reviews)
      # 18177828
      Ford F-150 1981, Stainless Steel Aluminized Tail Pipe by Walker®. Inlet / Outlet Quantity: 1 Inlet / 1 Outlet. Inlet Connection Type: Pipe Connection.
      $61.70 - $71.22
    • Walker® Y-Pipe
      (0 reviews)
      # 18183045
      Ford F-150 1981, Stainless Steel Aluminized Y-Pipe by Walker®. Inlet / Outlet Quantity: 2 Inlets / 1 Outlet. Inlet Connection Type: 2 Bolt Loose Flange with Spherical Flare. Outlet Connection Type: Pipe Connection. If you want...
      Designed to directly replace the factory partMade with precision benders and fixture checked
      $61.52 - $120.49
    • Dorman® Driver Side Exhaust Manifold Hardware Kit
      (0 reviews)
      # 62476006
      Ford F-150 1981, Driver Side Exhaust Manifold Hardware Kit by Dorman®. Size: 3/8"-16 x 1-3/8"; Package Quantity: 1; Package Type: Box. More like a complete kit than a single part, many of the Exhaust Manifolds include gaskets and...
      Cast iron or stainless tubular construction protects against warping and/or crackingLeak-resistant for long-lasting performance
      $14.41
    • Fel-Pro® Exhaust Manifold Gasket Set
      (0 reviews)
      # 18925073
      Ford F-150 1981, Exhaust Manifold Gasket Set by Fel-Pro®. If you need durable gaskets to prevent leaks on your vehicle, Fel-Pro is the way to go. Engineered using the latest technologies and global engineering resources, the...
      Direct OEM replacement for a proper fitEnsure reliable sealing performance
      $11.59 - $15.10
    • Walker® Donut Exhaust Gasket
      (0 reviews)
      # 35463844
      Ford F-150 4.9L with Single Catalytic Converter 1981, Sintered Iron Donut Exhaust Gasket by Walker®. Inlet / Outlet Quantity: 1 Inlet / 1 Outlet. Thickness: 0.51". Port Dimensions: 2" Length x 2" Width.
      $5.96
    • Fel-Pro® Exhaust Pipe Flange Gasket
      (0 reviews)
      # 18900112
      Ford F-150 1981, Exhaust Pipe Flange Gasket by Fel-Pro®. 2-1/32" Inner Diameter. With Separate Head Intake Manifold. If you need durable gaskets to prevent leaks on your vehicle, Fel-Pro is the way to go. Engineered using the...
      Direct OEM replacement for a proper fitEnsure reliable sealing performance
      $3.30 - $3.34
    • Victor Reinz® Exhaust Manifold Gasket
      (0 reviews)
      # 24118717
      Ford F-150 1981, Exhaust Manifold Gasket by Victor Reinz®, Use 1 per Car. When you’re low on oil, coolant or some other fluid, you may be tempted to just run down to the local auto parts chain store. But before you waste your...
      $12.65 - $26.53
    • Victor Reinz® Exhaust Pipe Flange Gasket
      (0 reviews)
      # 24042459
      Ford F-150 4.9L / 5.0L 1981, Exhaust Pipe Flange Gasket by Victor Reinz®, Use 1 per Car. Exhaust Pipe to Catalytic Converter. Flange Gasket. / Water Pump Mounting Gasket. OEM Standard. Material: Composite. When you’re low on oil,...
      $8.56
    • Victor Reinz® Exhaust Seal Ring
      (0 reviews)
      # 24118726
      Ford F-150 4.9L 1981, Exhaust Seal Ring by Victor Reinz®, Use 1 per Car. Dimension: 2 Pipe. OEM Standard. ID: 2.018". OD: 2.510". Thickness: 0.63". When you’re low on oil, coolant or some other fluid, you may be tempted to just...
      $3.22 - $3.76
    • Victor Reinz® Intake and Exhaust Manifolds Combination Gasket
      (0 reviews)
      # 24046095
      Ford F-150 4.9L 1981, Intake and Exhaust Manifolds Combination Gasket by Victor Reinz®, Use 1 per Car. Water Pump Mounting Gasket. OEM Standard. Material: Perforated Steel. Included: Heat Exchanger Gasket. When you’re low on oil,...
      $10.34
    • COMP Cams® Exhaust Header Gasket
      (0 reviews)
      # 14312179
      Ford F-150 1981, Exhaust Header Gasket by COMP Cams®. Header Gasket; Small Block Ford; 1.30in.x 1.60in.
      $35.80
    • DNJ Engine Components® Exhaust Manifold Gasket Set
      (0 reviews)
      # 81853426
      Ford F-150 5.0L / 5.8L 1981 Exhaust Manifold Gasket Set by DNJ Engine Components®. Get this top-grade quality replacement for your worn out part from DNJ. Expertly crafted from premium materials, this product is of the finest...
      Designed to restore your vehicle's original performanceProvides superior sealing performance
      $14.26
    • Magnum Gasket® Intake and Exhaust Manifolds Combination Gasket
      (0 reviews)
      # 82704373
      Ford F-150 4.9L 1981, Intake and Exhaust Manifolds Combination Gasket by Magnum Gasket®. Standard. Magnum's Gasket engineers have utilized their many years of engine sealing experience to select the right technology choice for each...
      $9.35
    • Hooker® Dual Competition™ Manifold-Back Exhaust System Kit
      (0 reviews)
      # 64168104
      Ford F-150 4.9L / 5.0L 1981, Dual Competition™ Manifold-Back Exhaust System Kit by Hooker®. 2.25" Tubing. This product is made of high-quality materials to serve you for years to come. Designed using state-of-the-art technology...
      Expertly crafted from premium materialsDesigned to match rigorous quality standards
      $228.95
    • Taylor Cable® Graph-Flex™ Exhaust Header Gaskets
      (0 reviews)
      # 9381082
      Ford F-150 V8 1981, Graph-Flex™ Exhaust Header Gaskets by Taylor Cable®. These durable header flange gaskets are composed of a graphite composition material on a malleable stainless steel core. They’ll seal up tight on almost...
      $20.70 - $23.04
    • Dorman® Exhaust Manifold Studs and Nuts
      (0 reviews)
      # 31593237
      Ford F-150 1981, Exhaust Manifold Studs and Nuts by Dorman®. Thread: 3/8"-16; Package Quantity: 1; Package Type: Card. This is an aftermarket part that replaces factory OE # 392017. Dorman’s Exhaust Manifold Hardware Kit provides...
      Direct replacement for a proper fit every timeDurable steel construction
      $9.09




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    • Performance Parts
      You may be wondering why so many aftermarket performance exhaust system manufacturers are offering dual exhaust systems connected by "H-pipe" or "X-pipe" sections. After all, aren't two separate pipes, or so-called "true duals", the best for performance? The answer is no, but to understand why we have to examine how a typical internal combustion engine works.
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      It's an age-old question that many have asked. Will an aftermarket exhaust be worth the expense? While they definitely can be, an important question to ask yourself is do you care more about the deeper sound they’re designed to produce, or the added performance gained from being less restrictive? As car enthusiasts, we’ve become accustomed to associating the sound of a car with its exhaust. After all, doesn’t everyone have a childhood memory or two of a car and the particular sound it made?
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