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    Exhaust and ECU - 3.2 DSG 2005

    So I am thinking of getting an exhaust for my a3, I don't want it to be too loud, but a nice burble would be good. A few mates have dealt with powerflow before, so am considering this. Anyone know of any other options which are worth considering?

    Also thinking of a chip/remap but considering its non turbo, is it worth it? Has anyone had experience of chipping a 3.2 and the impact on economy and performance?

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    I would personally steer clear of Pflow..... I think the quality of stainless they use must be pretty poor having seen ones that have been on the car a few yrs. Also they are not know too be quiet.......

    How about looking at : Remus/Miltek/Supersprint....

    As for maps read the long 3.2 thread.... there is a Audi update that makes a nice difference...

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    APR/REVO....Milltek....EVOMS intake

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    I would try the Audi map first as I think it's been found that most re-maps are just tweeks to the old map and don't actually get rid of the hesitancy issue in the early map....

    I don't thing an intake/exhaust is going to do much other than increase noise...

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    Remap is a waste of money. spend the cash on decent fuel, 99ron is worth 10bhp over the 95 stuff.
    This was my experience of an evolution remap

    http://www.audi-sport.net/vb/showthr...ighlight=Paddy


    Remus back box sounds best if you just want a crisp rasp on the gas without deafening the neighbours.
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    Quote Originally Posted by paddy View Post
    Remap is a waste of money. spend the cash on decent fuel, 99ron is worth 10bhp over the 95 stuff.
    This was my experience of an evolution remap

    http://www.audi-sport.net/vb/showthread.php?84486-3-2-remap-the-truth-is-out-!&highlight=Paddy


    Remus back box sounds best if you just want a crisp rasp on the gas without deafening the neighbours.
    What's this?

    EDIT: Nevermind, read through the link you gave. Now if that's true, I think I don't have anything to say.
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    Whats what ??
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    I'd not bother with a remap either. Get a decent induction kit and exhaust. Remus and Supersprint are good to look at.


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    Mate get the map from Audi. As for what exhasut etc. I am getting my Remus next month. Still thinking about which induction. If you want cat back you will have to get something other than remus as they only do a back box.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AFN1980 View Post
    Mate get the map from Audi. As for what exhasut etc. I am getting my Remus next month. Still thinking about which induction. If you want cat back you will have to get something other than remus as they only do a back box.

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    Where are you finding a Remus back box for the 3.2 8P, do you have a link or something by any chance? I am having trouble finding a seller that stocks one for the right model....

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    Quote Originally Posted by dave.ah View Post
    Where are you finding a Remus back box for the 3.2 8P, do you have a link or something by any chance? I am having trouble finding a seller that stocks one for the right model....
    www.RemusUk.com has it listed. Another vote from me, sounds great on mine.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dave.ah View Post
    Where are you finding a Remus back box for the 3.2 8P, do you have a link or something by any chance? I am having trouble finding a seller that stocks one for the right model....
    A few people do them, AMD Essex can get them or the other AMD and also Elite Direct do them. They are official remus dealer in the UK. Cheers

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    I just fitted milltek on mine sounds very suttle could hardly tell the difference at first but after a few days the v6 burble kicked in. It's silent when u drive slow but comes alive when u put pedal to metal lol. Wouldn't put induction kit no chance will mess up maf sensor wouldn't recommend.

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    do the 3.2s have a flap in the exhaust system that is closed at low revs to make the exhaust quieter? if so could just remove the flap?
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    Quote Originally Posted by kool_bouy View Post
    I just fitted milltek on mine sounds very suttle could hardly tell the difference at first but after a few days the v6 burble kicked in. It's silent when u drive slow but comes alive when u put pedal to metal lol. Wouldn't put induction kit no chance will mess up maf sensor wouldn't recommend.
    How much did you pay for you milltek if you don't mind me asking? I got some prices today on exhaust's from elite.
    351 for remus back box
    590 for cat back milltek
    550 for a custom cat back

    So there a few options. Still think I am going to go remus had them before on my mk4 GTI and my CLK. Couldn't fault them and lovely quality.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AFN1980 View Post
    How much did you pay for you milltek if you don't mind me asking? I got some prices today on exhaust's from elite.
    351 for remus back box
    590 for cat back milltek
    550 for a custom cat back

    So there a few options. Still think I am going to go remus had them before on my mk4 GTI and my CLK. Couldn't fault them and lovely quality.
    Whats your experience with Remus, are they loud? Currently thinking bout exhausts, looking for a subtle noise which kicks in if you put ya foot down, looks like I'm leaning towards Militek cat-back......

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    Quote Originally Posted by dave.ah View Post
    Whats your experience with Remus, are they loud? Currently thinking bout exhausts, looking for a subtle noise which kicks in if you put ya foot down, looks like I'm leaning towards Militek cat-back......
    The Milltek on mine was the quieter resonated system, but was quite boomy. Certainly not subtle.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dave.ah View Post
    Whats your experience with Remus, are they loud? Currently thinking bout exhausts, looking for a subtle noise which kicks in if you put ya foot down, looks like I'm leaning towards Militek cat-back......
    The remus are not a boomy exhaust. They have never been like that very subtle and have a very nice raspy sound. They sound quite when you are stationary but lovely when you put your foot down. Thats my experience when i had them on my mk4 GTI and CLK. Maybe one of the guys with the Remus on a 3.2 can comment further.

    I am going to visit elite next week at some point as they now also provide a custom exhaust build so will see what options I have. If I don't like the build quality I will go for Remus.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lincoln_dj View Post
    do the 3.2s have a flap in the exhaust system that is closed at low revs to make the exhaust quieter? if so could just remove the flap?
    Its not a noticeable difference to be honest
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    I could tell the difference with mine when I did Flap mod. Very subtle tho...

    Worth a try as it's free!! Like Paddy says tho it's not going to be like putting a sporty exhaust on.

 

 

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