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have any of you felt your tail pipe after a drive?

I came home last night from a 20 mile drive and just happened to feel my tail pipe...Holy Crap! That fucker HOT. Not burn your hand hot but pull your hand off hot.
 

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Yep. With EGTs staying around 800-1000* for 20 minutes it will get hot. Even at the end. Do you run any gauges?
 

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Hell yeh it gets hot. Check your egts just at idle. I know just cruising it reaches around 6-700. I know some of it is lost between sensor an tailpipe but it's still pretty hot.
 

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ive never really tried to touch a tail pipe after running a vehicle at all common sense tells me its hot. That and i have burnt my legs on motorcycles by hittin the exhaust before
 

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I would certainly do that if you are running a hot tune with the EFI. YOu can see Temps in the 1400-1600* range. Temps that high for a long time will eat a forged aluminum piston.
 

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I run the economy tune 90% of the time. 4 is my DD 100hp tune and that barely gets used.

I think I was just playing with the low speed roll ons last night. 10mph or so and lay the pedal down is WIN. whoosh and the tires break loose.
 

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You should see the temps on a regening LMM at the tailpipe. I saw over 780 degrees with a temp gun.
 
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