How does a motorcycle muffler work?

Motorcycle mufflers work by taking exhaust gas out of the engine and diffusing it. Learn each piece of the muffler and how it works from of a certified motorcycle technician in this free video on motorcycle maintenance.Click to see full answer. Accordingly, what does a muffler do on a motorcycle?A muffler (silencer in British English) is a device for reducing the noise emitted by the exhaust of an internal combustion engine.One may also ask, can you put any exhaust on a motorcycle? If you come up with an adaptor and bracket to make it work, then yes. There is nothing about the design that makes them unique. Many aftermarket exhausts really are the same, and just have a different mid pipe to adapt it to whatever application. Similarly one may ask, how does a motorcycle exhaust system work? When the piston begins to expose the exhaust port, a pulse of high-pressure gas—80 to 100 psi—enters the pipe. It travels at the local speed of sound, which, because the exhaust gas is very hot, is very high, like 2,700 feet per second. It closes the transfer ports but the exhaust port is still open.Is riding without a muffler bad for your bike?Without the muffler, the bike will probably run lean. Too lean and all sorts of serious damage can result. The best overall solution is to put the can back on avoid further reckless experimentation.

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