How Hot Does A Car Exhaust Get?

How Hot Does A Car Exhaust GetHow Hot Does A Car Exhaust Get?

The thermal camera became somewhat of a trademark for Engineering ExplainedAnd in the video below, we observe the exhaust of a Honda S2000 using a FLIR T1K thermal camera. How hot does a car exhaust actually gets?

How Hot Does A Car Exhaust Get?

Once the engine turns on, you can see the exhaust manifold immediately heats up. And after they rev up the engine, the exhaust manifold quickly heats, reaching temperatures of 210 Celsius in less than 30 seconds. Observing the engine, you can see the exhaust and engine heat shield actually does a fantastic job of protecting electrical components from excessive heat.

It’s important to note that the exhaust gas temperatures are hotter than the exhaust pipes we’re viewing.

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