1980 Mustang Cat Back Exhaust
An exhaust system is made up of headers, a mid-pipe and a cat back, and a performance exhaust system for your 1980 Mustang is designed to make optimal use of the exhaust gases to further improve the overall engine output. At CJ Pony Parts, we offer all of these parts, including 1980 Mustang cat back exhaust upgrades for those with the need for speed.
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1980 Cat Back Exhaust Kits
What Is a 1980 Mustang Cat Back Exhaust?The catalytic convertor, often referred to as “cat,” is connected to one end of the mid-pipe. It works as a filter so that less harmful gasses make their way into the atmosphere. The section of the exhaust beyond the catalytic converter is referred to as a “cat back.”
Installing a new cat back exhaust can a simple project, or it can be the first step in a complete exhaust upgrade. With a new cat back exhaust, a nominal increase in output can be achieved.
Why Upgrade Your Cat Back Exhaust System?A 1980 Mustang cat back exhaust is a system of pipes that connect to the outlet of the catalytic converter. It is made up of a pipe, a muffler and an end pipe or exhaust tip. Upgrading each of these components has its own set of benefits:
• Pipe section – An exhaust pipe of a specific diameter attaches to the outlet of the catalytic converter, and the diameter you choose has a direct impact on horsepower.
• Muffler – The muffler is the wide section of pipe that is visible when you look under the rear of your Mustang, and it’s used to soften the exhaust note. Without a muffler, the exhaust noise would be extremely loud, and in some cases, not under legal limits.
• End pipe or exhaust tip – This is the part of the exhaust that sticks out of the muffler. A larger diameter tip will produce a low pitch, while a smaller diameter will produce a higher pitch.
At CJ Pony Parts, you can find everything you need to get the perfect sound and performance for your 1980 Mustang. Our extensive parts catalogue of cat back exhaust components can be accessed online at any time and from any place, and we always offer the lowest prices possible.
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