What does Y Pipe mean?

What does Y Pipe mean?

Y–Pipe exhaust systems are in use on cars with six, eight and more cylinders when only one tailpipe is desired. This kind of exhaust system isn’t as efficient as a dual exhaust system.

What does Y Pipe connect to?

The tailpipe is the final part of the engine exhaust system that removes exhaust gases from the vehicle. The Y-Pipe connects it to the vehicle’s exhaust system.

Do y pipes sound good?

A ypipe hooked up to the stock cat-back exhaust adds very little noise. The car will still be very quiet, although slightly less so. However, a ypipe on a car with an aftermarket exhaust adds a lot of noise. Even a quiet cat-back like the APEXi gets a lot louder (too loud for my taste) with a ypipe.

Do y pipes add horsepower?

Yes, you will definitely feel the power increase from the ypipe.

What is better H-pipe or Y pipe?

H Pipes tend to produce a more bass fueled rumble, reminiscent of your older muscle cars. Y Pipes are more closely related to X pipes and will give off a raspier exhaust note than your low and rumbly H pipes.

How much HP does Y pipe add?

According to the FAQ’s, the “15-20 HP gain” is from the combination of an aftermarket intake AND the Y-pipe.

What’s better dual exhaust or single?

If you have dual exhaust tips to a single exhaust, your vehicle will look great, but it’s not doing anything to increase power. Dual exhaust will give you a significant power increase because of the engine’s ability to breathe better. Thus, if you are trying to increase horsepower, dual exhaust may be worth the cost.

Is Y pipe exhaust louder?

If you add the Y Pipe and the PT muffler, you’ll have an overall “louder” sounding car throughout the rpm range.

Do y pipes make your car louder?

If you put a Y-pipe with the stock muffler and keep the resonator it’s going to be louder but not annoying, at idle it will be barely noticeable, but it’s not like a civic I would say it’s more in between of the 350Z and a mustang.

Does H-pipe change sound?

“The two biggest differences between an X- and an H-pipe are sound and power. Generally, the X-pipe will deliver a more high-pitched exhaust note, making a car sound more exotic, whereas an H-pipe gives a deeper tone with more of a traditional hot rod sound,” says George Rumore of Stainless Works.