1976 Honda GL 1000 muffler


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kidde
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1976 Honda GL 1000 muffler

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Hi folks,

Wondering if anyone can tell me if the 3 Little holes on the under side of the muffler are meant to be there ? They appear purposely placed.

Anyone?


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Re: 1976 Honda GL 1000 muffler

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kidde wrote: Tue Mar 23, 2021 5:07 pm Hi folks,

Wondering if anyone can tell me if the 3 Little holes on the under side of the muffler are meant to be there ? They appear purposely placed.

Anyone?
Yes. They are drain holes. Part of the exhaust gases are water vapor. If the water vapor condenses in the muffler, it will rust/rot out the muffler. Those holes are to allow the water to drain out, so it won't rust the insides. Make sure they are clear and not clogged up.
kidde
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Re: 1976 Honda GL 1000 muffler

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I thought so. I had an old rusted spare and it also had the vapour holes. Thanks for confirming! :D
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