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POWER FLOW EXHAUST SYSTEM FOR CESSNA 172

From $4250.00 to $4850.00
Application Type Model Part Number Price Buy
C-172 w/ O-320 Classic
Polished
PFS -13204 08-00358 $4450.00
Quantity
-- Classic
Ceramic
PFS-13204-Ceramic 08-05957 $4650.00 Add to cart for current price
Quantity
-- Short Stack
Polished
PFS-13204-InternalC 08-05958 $4450.00 Add to cart for current price
Quantity
-- Short Stack
Ceramic
PFS-13201-Internal-
CCER
08-05959 $4650.00 Add to cart for current price
Quantity
C-172 w/ O-360
& 175
Classic
Polished
PFS-13204-O360 08-00359 $4250.00
Quantity
-- Classic
Ceramic
PFS-13204-O360-
Ceramic
08-05960 $4850.00 Add to cart for current price
Quantity
-- Short Stack
Polished
PFS-13204-O360PFS-13204-O360-
InternalC
08-05961 $4450.00 Add to cart for current price
Quantity
-- Short Stack
Ceramic
PFS-13204-O360-
InternalCCER
08-05962 $4650.00 Add to cart for current price
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Overview

Bolt-on a Power Flow Tuned Exhaust System and give your Skyhawk that shot of extra “oomph” that you know it needs. See it, Hear it, Feel it, Try it. This boost of power will have you flying higher, faster, and on less fuel in no time, with only one side effect: a chronic & infectious ear-to-ear grin.

The Power Flow Tuned Exhaust System is not just a replacement - it is a vast improvement over the stock Cessna 172 exhaust system.

The concept is simple, out with the old exhaust gases, in with the new fuel-air charge. By more effectively emptying each cylinder of spent exhaust gases, Power Flow gives your Skyhawk a number of significant benefits.

The Power Flow is a versatile, quality constructed, complete replacement of the entire exhaust system on your 172. A new Cabin and Carburetor Heat shroud (utilizing your current SCAT tube hook-ups) is included. The entire system is constructed from 321 stainless steel and includes minimal structural welds in the cabin heat section for improved safety.


Classic vs. Short Stack:


The Classic is the original design, it is the “ideal” tuned length for this engine. Everybody loves the performance, only a mother (or an engineer) could love the looks.

The Short Stack is virtually indistinguishable from the stock Cessna exhaust and will give you about 85% - 90% of the performance gain of the Classic in a much more attractive installation.

If you operate on floats, frequently fly in high density altitude environments, or simply want the best possible “Bang for the Buck”, select the Classic. 


Polished vs. Ceramic:
The Ceramic Coated tailpipe is a cosmetic enhancement that hides the heat induced discoloration that is characteristic of stainless steel (think of the "bluing" you see on the muffler of a motorcycle).

 This discoloration has absolutely no effect on performance or reliability, but the ceramic coating covers it up permanently. Otherwise, the polished tailpipe begins to discolor after a few hours of flying time. 

It can be re-polished anytime, but if you are proud of your 172’s appearance and would rather spend your time flying than polishing, the ceramic is a nice feature.

Aircraft Compatibility

  • Lycoming O-320: FAA approved by STC and for use with C172, C172 A-H, 172 I, 172 K-N, 172 P, 172Q, F172D thru F172H, F172 K-N, F172P with Lycoming O-320 (150 & 160 Horsepower) Engines.
  • Lycoming O-360: FAA approved by STC and for use with C172 A-Q, F172D thru F172H, F172 K-N, F172P with Lycoming O-360 (180 Horse Power) Engines.

Benefits

  • 30 to 130 RPM increase on static run-up
  • 4 to 6 second reduction in takeoff roll
  • 125 to 300 feet per minute (fpm) increase in climb rate
  • 1.2 to 2.2 gallon per hour (gph) reduction in fuel burn
  • Cylinder Head Temperature (CHT) extremes reduced between cylinders and overall temperatures reduced
  • Exhaust Gas Temperature (EGT) extremes reduced between cylinders
  • Smoother running engine
  • Fully FAA STC'd tuned exhaust system manufactured under an FAA/PMA
  • Kit includes a complete 321 Stainless Steel Exhaust System, i.e... 4 headers, cabin heat shroud, carburetor heat, extractor system, muffler, support rod, STC, instructions, including all necessary hardware for installation (nuts, No-blo gaskets, etc.)
  • New & Improved design for Cabin heat and Carb heat exchangers; significantly more durable than the stock exchangers.
  • No welds in cabin heat area practically eliminating the possibility of Carbon Monoxide poisoning
  • Generally within 2 decibels of the original exhaust
  • Easy installation in only 4-6 hours for classic systems (3-5 hours for short stacks)
  • No modification to cowlling required on short stack systems; Classic kits require a minor cowling modification (a 1.5 inch hole must be drilled for support rod on 1972 or later model 172s. Template provided with kit)

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Miftah
January 14, 2016

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