Patent Number: 6,167,861

Title: Mounting configuration for the exhaust pipe cover of an engine

Abstract: In a mounting configuration for an exhaust pipe cover of an engine in which a muffler is affixed to an outlet flange of an exhaust pipe whose inlet flange is connected to an exhaust outlet of a cylinder head of the engine, the exhaust pipe cover which shields the exhaust pipe is affixed with a bottom of the muffler to the outlet flange of the exhaust pipe. An upper flange of the exhaust pipe cover is affixed to both the bottom of the muffler and the outlet flange of the exhaust pipe, and a front portion of the exhaust pipe cover extends downward from the upper flange in such a way as to cover the exhaust pipe.

Inventors: Kouchi; Hiroyoshi (Nagoya, JP), Kobayashi; Kazuyuki (Nagoya, JP), Nakamura; Shogo (Nagoya, JP)

Assignee: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

International Classification: F01N 7/14 (20060101); F01N 7/00 (20060101); F01N 7/18 (20060101); F02F 007/00 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018