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Sure Signs It’s Time to Change Your Muffler

Auto repairs are often difficult to detect for those who are inexperienced with the inner workings of cars. But that’s not the case with all parts on a car especially the muffler. You won’t need special training or an automotive computer diagnostic system to figure out when a muffler should be replaced. You will need […]

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Eugene Houdry

Inventor Eugene Houdry was born in Domont, France, in April of 1892. The son of a wealthy structural steel manufacturer, Houdry was encouraged to learn about mechanical engineering from his youth. He majored in the subject, at the Ecole des Arts et Metiers in Paris. Houdry invented a catalytic cracking process that could transform coal […]

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Types of Mufflers

Eugene Houdry invented the catalytic muffler in 1962, today a standard part of all American cars. The muffler is designed to not only reduce the noise of the engine, but to reduce back pressure as well. A good muffler can thus improve engine performance. In addition, Eugene Houdry’s goal was met when he managed to […]

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How a Muffler Works

[Click here to view a diagram showing how mufflers work] A muffler is an attachment to the exhaust pipe, underneath an automobile, that allows exhaust to leave the engine and helps dilute the sound and, in general, reduce emissions at the same time. The original catalytic muffler was designed specifically to reduce the carbon dioxide […]

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History of the Muffler

The inventor of the catalytic muffler, Eugene Houdry, was a Frenchman interested in reducing the pollution released into the air by automobile exhaust pipes. He started his line of inventions with a catalytic process that effectively doubled the amount of useable oil that could be produced from crude oil. He produced high-grade gasoline from low-grade […]

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Identifying and Locating an Exhaust Leak

If you notice any of these signs, it may benefit you to check for a leak yourself, before you head to your local Utah auto shop. This can ensure that you know what you’re dealing with, before you go.

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The Importance of Exhaust Systems

You want to make sure your vehicle passes emissions or you won’t be able to register it. In the state of Utah auto repair is needed if you don’t pass emissions. Utah auto repair is fairly easy to find if you do your research. Look online for Utah auto repair shops that can get the job done.

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Muffler & Exhaust Performance

The enjoyment of driving your car can frequently be interrupted by loud engine noises. This can even make it difficult to hear your music or even talk with friends or family. These problems are usually do to a problem with your muffler. Mufflers help make driving enjoyable by reducing engine and exhaust noise. If from […]