The trick to successfully installing an aftermarket exhaust system isn’t just about your tech expertise or wrenching abilities. Many times, the most crucial step is simply selecting the right exhaust system during the purchase process.

As a tech adviser for Summit Racing, Carl Pritts is familiar with some of the common mistakes and pitfalls that customers encounter with choosing an exhaust. In this video, he covers the basics of some of the more popular exhaust system configurations and points out some things to consider when deciding what’s right for your ride. This includes:

Lay the foundation for a successful upgrade by choosing the right aftermarket exhaust system. Watch Carl’s Tech Talk video below: