Yes, that is very true. I used heat resistant paint on the tail pipes
and resonators of a 1962 E-Type Jaguar, but it is only for cosmetic
purposes. It looks better than the raw iron or steel pipes, and I
suppose it does help in avoiding corrosion, especially if there is
salt on the winter roads. And there were stainless steel pipes
available (Abarth? I don't remember) that would outlast the car. And
if you have a Ferrari there are several $$versions$$ that get points
in the Concours de Elegance (or whatever is the fancy term for "car
show." But for my Honda I just get the factory stuff. There is a lot
of technical stuff involving back pressure and flow through and other
things that I do not understand, so for my Honda I just get the
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