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    Default What Is A Muffler Bearing?

    the question has plagued our community n00bs for several years now. well, i have the answer for you.

    this is a muffler bearing:



    FACT: a turbocharger reduces noise and therefore is technically a muffler
    FACT: there are bearings in the CHRA. typically there is one for the compressor side and one for the exhaust side.

    SO if we refer to the turbine as a muffler and there is a bearing on the exhaust side of the CHRA, then we have a muffler bearing.



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    Brilliant. I 100% agree with this.
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    i was there when boredom turned into actual technical info! LOL
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    Heh well that works for me I guess.
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    bump for more opinions on this.

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    wow...

    now im going to use this and when everyone else laughs i get to be a smart ass technical prick
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    there has always been a factual muffler bearing - although your definition is a little funnier.


    volvos have muffler bearings. its what they actually call their rubber muffler hangers.

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    whats next blinker fluid, iv used that as saying, "oh maybe ur muffler bearings are bad" to be funny or twards someone who doesnt know what they are talking about

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    how about "idle fluid"? lol
    imagine, you could sell gasoline in a can and market it as idle fluid. you know SOMEONE would buy it...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Asleep View Post
    how about "idle fluid"? lol
    imagine, you could sell gasoline in a can and market it as idle fluid. you know SOMEONE would buy it...


    HAHAHA It could work in theory. "Can't idle without this fluid lady."
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    mark wont like this one bit
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    ..find headlight fluid.

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    I really want to know if people buy stuff from that site. It's so hilarious.
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    ill have to find it again but i had a nissan part number for a muffler bearing. it was on my 96 maxima. nissan didnt use normal "gaskets" so i guessed they called the bushings bearings. ill find it.
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    cleanser that site had me roflmao
    this has to be the funniest post so far this year.

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    there was some aftermarket muffler that opened up the silencer by itself that had a bearing.... they do exsist
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brett View Post
    ..find headlight fluid.

    That one is easy. It's what you get in your light casing after a rocks hits it and it cracks then it rains. Too easy. lol
    Well I guess this means that I am still breathing.

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    don't fancy cars have fluid sprayed onto the headlights to clean them? Would that be considered as headlight fluid? haha
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    Motul makes blinker fluid.

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    Is not a 'bearing' a part used to support the mass and facilitate the motion of another moving part? So yeah, you don't need a turbo, the rubber exhaust hanger above the muffler that keeps it from hanging down and accommodates it's vibration is a muffler bearing too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lynnwood_Blvd View Post
    Is not a 'bearing' a part used to support the mass and facilitate the motion of another moving part? So yeah, you don't need a turbo, the rubber exhaust hanger above the muffler that keeps it from hanging down and accommodates it's vibration is a muffler bearing too.
    no, a bearing is a moving part designed with ball bearings for low friction and freedom of movement (rotational)...the rubber exhaust hangers are not bearings...they're hangers.
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    Look no further
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    Quote Originally Posted by sqd View Post
    the question has plagued our community n00bs for several years now. well, i have the answer for you.

    this is a muffler bearing:



    FACT: a turbocharger reduces noise and therefore is technically a muffler
    FACT: there are bearings in the CHRA. typically there is one for the compressor side and one for the exhaust side.

    SO if we refer to the turbine as a muffler and there is a bearing on the exhaust side of the CHRA, then we have a muffler bearing.



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