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kingston
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 25, 2017 1:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

markturner1960 wrote:
Bit of work this morning - changed out the engine mounts and fitted the tips back on, quick test drive, all seems good:







Did you clean the engine bay or did it come 'clean', taking inspiration from this thread ive decided to do mine but just wondered if you covered the electronics or not bother?

On my old Honda i did but then some people i know didnt. Im just looking to do the painted parts with the degreaser and then hand clean the rubber/plastic

Thanks
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 28, 2017 2:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Doing a great job! Love a yellow GT3 too. Keep it up Mark Smile
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 04, 2017 3:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Check this out.......



Worth the wait methinks.....cant wait to hear what she sounds like....

The engine bay came pretty clean, but i did go over it, as it got pretty dusting when blast cleaning the underneath. As you say, was just careful where I pointed teh pressure washer.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 04, 2017 9:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A1 mark. totally awesome. will be an amazing sound
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 05, 2017 4:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

markturner1960 wrote:
Check this out.......

Worth the wait methinks.....cant wait to hear what she sounds like....



That is going to be LOUD!!!

Nice work!!

What make is the exhaust and will it pass track day sound limits?
 
  
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 05, 2017 4:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Lovely Mark, incredibly clean! You'll be scared to drive it surely Wink
Did you go for Inconel or SS? I have recently fitted an Inconel system so I can relay how I found this system: I am totally amazed by how cleverly developed it is. At idle it is much quieter than a PSE and this theme carries through to anything <50% throttle. Once you start giving it the beans though it screams. It really is a fantastic system. I have an Akrapovic full system on my 997RS and that is just lairy 100% of the time. Felix has somehow found a way to give you the best of both worlds. I can't recommend these systems highly enough Smile You will have a permanent Very Happy on your face. Well done Thumb
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 06, 2017 8:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks, I am collecting it this morning....... Very Happy Thumb

I went SS as, the iconel was silly money, although very cool.

I am hoping its not too silly noise wise, but not too bothered as will likely just do selected foreign track days in it. Have a noisy day booked at Donnington with the POCGB, also, Felix is making me some track turn down tips, which I am told by Nick at uber 9's help a bit as well......

ken has dyno'd it and its around 23 BHP up on standard with further adjustment and possible gains to come as the ECU adjusts to the new set up, which is cool.
Just heard from Gert as well, my E88's have arrived...it's like Christmas!!!
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 06, 2017 8:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think itll be noisier inside the car more than outside as youve kept the rear oem side boxes (unless these are new and the insides are gutted?).

My prediction is that itll be 103dB @ track testing conditions
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 06, 2017 9:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

kingston wrote:
I think itll be noisier inside the car more than outside as youve kept the rear oem side boxes (unless these are new and the insides are gutted?).

My prediction is that itll be 103dB @ track testing conditions


Having played the aftermarket exhaust game and having a Kline system on my car I'd say that will be well over 105 at 3/4 revs.

Are they 200 or 100 cell cats? My Kline system with 2 extra silencers and 100 cats pulled 105 dbs at 3/4 rpm without cats it makes about 112dbs.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 06, 2017 2:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

you heard mine at Rockingham (didnt you?), that was 105db (from memory) at 3/4.

That was straight pipe out of oem cats and headers.

When i met Stuart, his was louder in car with the non-oem cats he has but had some silencers than mine but mine was louder outside.

Either way im still sticking with 103db @ 3/4
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 08, 2017 9:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi fellas, OK, the system is a complete system, manifolds, silencers the lot, so no OEM parts used at all. The cats are 200 cell.

I have to say, the exhaust is quite civilised, at the sensible end of the rev range, its got a nicer, deeper note than standard, but it does really pick up and scream when you get over 5 or 6 thou.

I am having my first proper drive in it tomorrow ( will be up at 5.30 to make the most of the empty roads) So will report back after.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 16, 2017 1:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Car looks great Mark.

Have you tried the E88s yet? What centre did you go for and can you feel much of a difference?

Quite tempted by some lighter wheels.
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