alex29a
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Very loud REX - does a Motor Bike Silencer work?

Wed Dec 01, 2021 5:06 pm

walking around with the i3 Rex running, the motorbike engine is certainly loud enough to draw attention and annoy.
If one drives past me, I would look around expecting what noisy bike.
It would be interesting to know if anyone has researched into, or tried out fitting it with a suitable motorbike exhaust Silencer?

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Re: Very loud REX - does a Motor Bike Silencer work?

Thu Dec 02, 2021 4:20 pm

Were you able to try a different REx car? I suspect the first one had a problem.

alex29a
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Re: Very loud REX - does a Motor Bike Silencer work?

Sat Dec 04, 2021 2:41 pm

SuperPoly wrote:
Thu Dec 02, 2021 4:20 pm
Were you able to try a different REx car? I suspect the first one had a problem.
I note , they are all noisy ( outside the vehicle) so, it would be perfect if a silencer can work.

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Re: Very loud REX - does a Motor Bike Silencer work?

Sun Dec 05, 2021 7:34 am

The REx already has a muffler/silencer on it, this is a picture of it.
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alex29a
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Re: Very loud REX - does a Motor Bike Silencer work?

Thu Dec 09, 2021 2:29 pm

MKH wrote:
Sun Dec 05, 2021 7:34 am
The REx already has a muffler/silencer on it, this is a picture of it.

muffler.jpg
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It would appear that the I3 silencer is inadequate or the exhaust design is too
cramped into a tiny space for an efficient sound reducer

Here is something which might be worth looking into
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vPet-q6F5jA
A Silencer Insert : attached or inserted in to the end of the exhaust pipe
pretty much similar idea as firearms sound suppressor. muffing muzzle noise
could work?

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