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Granted, I don't have a lot of deep knowledge about engines, but does anyone else think it's a bit strange that the actual output for the exhaust faces slightly forward? Fill me in if I'm missing something...
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Pipe , more air and a tuner . Thinking the after market should kick in before next spring so I will wait till then to start dropping weight .
 

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There was a post from one of the media testers that they were able to smell fumes from the exhaust. Anyone remember this post. Have to say I think they should have put the exhaust exit further back on the SS.Opinions?
 

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Yea, I would think the passenger would be breathing alot of fumes. I never noticed that placement before.
 

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There was a post from one of the media testers that they were able to smell fumes from the exhaust. Anyone remember this post. Have to say I think they should have put the exhaust exit further back on the SS.Opinions?
I placed your question on another post....it is a very good question that needs to be answered
 

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Thinking we'll have to place some kind of heat shield. This had to be done on the Polaris RZR. It had plastic melting issues in several areas.

Thanks Mike where did you post the question. This is something I want to keep on top of.
 

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I wonder if the exhaust can is going to heat up the passenger firewall and cook the bottom of their feet? My old Dodge Viper with the side-mount exhaust felt like we were in an oven.. even with the top down.
SlingMode i'm sure you going to come up with something or someone else with a way to fix this problem.
You can see in some of the pictures that they have a heat shield on the passenger firewall.
What I'm worried about is the smell of the exhaust fumes coming into the machine
 

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Thinking we'll have to place some kind of heat shield. This had to be done on the Polaris RZR. It had plastic melting issues in several areas.

Thanks Mike where did you post the question. This is something I want to keep on top of.
In "Got to see photo and measure the SS"
 

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Problem solved... If you can still smell exhaust in the passenger seat just add a couple more feet of pipe.

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And you know it will only be a matter of time before someone does it in a much more elegant manner like this.....

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I read in one of the reviews that there was noticeable engine heat in the floor well. Exhaust plus heat? Not a good combo. Hopefully it will be sorted out in the production models. They always have the CYA of "production models may differ etc....." legalese. In this case lets hope they do.
 

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Problem solved... If you can still smell exhaust in the passenger seat just add a couple more feet of pipe.

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And you know it will only be a matter of time before someone does it in a much more elegant manner like this.....

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The corvette owner needs to smacked upside the head for his lousy taste.
I take that back, smacked was a little to light.
Needs to be repeatedly struck about the cranium with a long cylindrical object about a meter in length.:jawdrop:
 

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The corvette owner needs to smacked upside the head for his lousy taste.
I take that back, smacked was a little to light.
Needs to be repeatedly struck about the cranium with a long cylindrical object about a meter in length.:jawdrop:
Great protection for the over paranoid driver that is worried about being re-ended!
 

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It looks weird exposed like that, but its positioning is perfectly placed to rapidly disperse the deadly exhaust gasses when the vehicle is in forward motion. I think the whole idea behind the shorty exhaust was to give the Slingshot a visceral roadster sound and feel. Prolonged idling might be a bit smelly!
 
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