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post #1 of 8 Old 11-28-2011, 08:13 PM Thread Starter
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Heavy tube mounted on the exhaust

whats the purpose of the heavy about 6inch tube that is mounted to the factory exhaust near the downpipe??
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Also have been told it is a counter weight.

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Yeah I heard both reduces vibration and a counter balance but really who dreams this stuff up?
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Interesting, thats what I thought it could be, but what an odd setup.
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Well if any of yall have a cat-dpf delete u can feel a lite vibration i mean lite. U can feel it a little more when flooring it something i didnt feel with that stupid dpf

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Yeah I heard both reduces vibration and a counter balance but really who dreams this stuff up?
engineers... Ford has always been big on vibration dampeners
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