Used Skoda Exhaust Middle Pipes

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About Exhaust Middle Pipes

The exhaust system in a vehicle has the important job of removing the toxic exhaust fumes produced by the engine from the car. It also functions to enhance engine performance, minimise noise produced when driving and improve fuel efficiency. The Skoda exhaust middle pipe is a section of exhaust pipe and an important component of the exhaust and emission system, functioning to carry the exhaust fumes through the exhaust system and out of the vehicle.

The exhaust system includes the exhaust manifold, which is fixed to the cylinder head and takes the exhaust fumes from the engine's cylinders into the exhaust pipe;  a catalytic converter, which sits between the exhaust manifold and the rear exhaust box, and changes the harmful emissions into water vapour and carbon dioxide; the rear exhaust box which acts as an exhaust silencer; and a series of exhaust pipes, including the Skoda exhaust middle pipe, through which the exhaust travels, and the means by which the fumes reach the tail pipe where they finally leave the vehicle. 

The exhaust system is fixed together by a setup of gaskets, clamps, flanges and hangers.  The Skoda exhaust middle pipe is commonly made of steel but some manufacturers use stainless steel or aluminized steel, because they are more resistant to rust and therefore generally last longer. But in older exhaust systems, whatever the metal used, corrosion will eventually take its toll. The exhaust vapours travel along the exhaust front or header pipe, into the middle section of pipe, before flowing into the down pipe where it is forced into the catalytic converter. Some cars have the exhaust down pipe instead of a catalytic converter. Part of a chain of several pipes, the exhaust middle pipe helps to improve the flow of the exhaust gas, while also functioning to lessen engine noise.

Although built to be strong and durable, common issues do occur with the Skoda middle pipe simply due to wear and tear and old age.  Often the main issue with any exhaust system is problems caused by rust. Internal components are subject to moisture created by the process of combustion and rainwater can cause corrosion to the exhaust system over time.  Regular, short journeys can speed up damage to the exhaust system because the water in the system doesn't have time to heat up properly which means it doesn't turn back into water vapour and instead lies in the exhaust pipes which will eventually rust away. The exhaust pipe can be subject to damage from pot holes and bumps in the road and rust can cause the exhaust pipe to break and drag on the road. A broken exhaust pipe can be dangerous and should be addressed as soon as possible. Whatever the issue, when replacing the exhaust system it's important to make sure you buy components that will be compatible with your car. The Skoda exhaust middle pipe is the ideal choice when replacing this part, specifically manufactured for the make and model of your car.

Skoda trivia

  • The team that designed the Lamborghini Miura and the Countach also designed the Skoda Favorit.
  • Skoda started off in Czechoslovakia, but they are now owned by a German company, while their cars are actually built in Europe.
  • Skoda is the 3rd oldest car manufacturer in the world. They sell an estimated one million cars every year.
  • The Skoda Octavia set a new World record for the farthest arrow fired and caught from a moving vehicle. The record stands at 188ft and 7.775 inches.
  • Famous graffiti artist Armando Gomes once painted a Skoda with 125 different types of paint. This was done as part of a bespoke order for an anonymous buyer.