Muffler for Cub w/184 motor

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Muffler for Cub w/184 motor

Postby ShawnAgne » Fri Mar 29, 2024 7:42 am

My Cub has been straight piped since I put the 184 motor on it, but it gets a lot of service giving tractor rides to my kids so like to quiet it down. The od of the exhaust pipe 1 5/8" so wondering what muffler should I use. I'm assuming 1 1/2" inlet won't work and I need 1 5/8" correct?
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Re: Muffler for Cub w/184 motor

Postby Gary Dotson » Fri Mar 29, 2024 8:08 am

If memory serves me correctly, I’m thinking that the muffler for an Allis Chalmers “B” is a pretty good fit. Grab your measuring device and head to the muffler store. A lot of the mufflers they sell as Cub mufflers are way big for the Cub normal 1” black pipe.

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Re: Muffler for Cub w/184 motor

Postby Don McCombs » Fri Mar 29, 2024 8:18 am

Use a 1-1/4" Male x 1" Female Thread Reducer Bushing Pipe Fitting and a 1” NPT pipe. Then a standard Cub muffler.
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Re: Muffler for Cub w/184 motor

Postby staninlowerAL » Fri Mar 29, 2024 8:21 am

Auto parts stores usually have a selection of exhaust tubing reducers, adapters, etc that you can probably get something off the shelf to work with your muffler selection. JMHO Stan
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Re: Muffler for Cub w/184 motor

Postby ShawnAgne » Fri Mar 29, 2024 5:27 pm

Don McCombs wrote:Use a 1-1/4" Male x 1" Female Thread Reducer Bushing Pipe Fitting and a 1” NPT pipe. Then a standard Cub muffler.


Great idea, now to just get the current pipe off........
Shawn Agne

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Re: Muffler for Cub w/184 motor

Postby Don McCombs » Fri Mar 29, 2024 5:50 pm

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Re: Muffler for Cub w/184 motor

Postby inairam » Sun Mar 31, 2024 8:29 am

if you do not wand to loose the air flow with a reducer I think a ford jublee muffler with fit on the larger pipe.
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