CC Outtake: New City Buses Sporting Bōsōzoku-Style Exhausts

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Our transit district upgraded its fleet with some new Gillig buses recently, and unlike the last batch, these have an impressive exhaust trumpet up there. Reminds me a bit of the Bōsōzoku-style fart cannons of Japan. When I first saw one, it looked like a loudspeaker to me. And city buses have mostly hidden away their exhausts for years. So this struck me as rather odd. Here’s a close-up:

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