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Chrome Tailpipe Covers for downwards TDI pipes?

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Gee., Apr 12, 2010.

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    I could only use 2 bolts in 1 of the trims as well, the missing bolt was too close to the other :)
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    Would these chrome pipes fit an diesel audi 1.9 TDI? 57plate
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    Actually i would say it looks OEM, the Audi ones i got looks pretty much the same except instead of bolts i have allen screws
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    They're definitely the same mate. The pics look the exact same as the ones I received.
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    yep sorry your right

    looking to close into things. i know its 15ish days but how long was yours?
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    Mine took 13 days, including weekends.
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    They look like a much better item than the OEM ones, which I think really are supposed to be fitted on straight pipes, like the DPF models.

    The ebay pipes look a bit longer which is helpful.
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    I've just ordered some so we will see how they fit soon. It's in at awesome next week for a remap and the front sprngs fitted
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    UPDATE

    I ordered the Chinese tailpipes & they arrived yesterday. I decided that the brackets & bolts that come with them should go in the bin.
    I found some other bolts for the 2 top fittings of each pipe & cut them down so they did,nt stick out.
    They slide right over the endcaps without any mither. Underneath the pipe i drilled using a cobalt drill bit as the pipes are hard. I then used an orbix self tapper to firmly hold them in place, they are not coming off.
    I did stick them out a little as i preferred it like that. They dont look too in yer face & you cannot see the original end caps at all.
    Overall an excellent mod for a fiver, They even remind me of the Milltek end caps that were on my A6 estate.
    I would love to post some pics but i cant...I,m not allowed
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    ^^Nice.

    Go on, get some pics up!
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    ive took the factory fitted down pointing tips off my A3 2.0 TDI (140) anyone any ideas what size exhaust trims i need i think if ive measured right there.75mm? but ive been told they could be 55mm??????? can anyone let me know before i order off flee-bay
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    can you tell me what mm the tips are ? i.e the bit that sticks out the exhaust?
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    I will have a look for you tomorrow and let you know
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    just sorted out my rear bumper and fitted these. they aren't the perfect fit for my but thats because it an 09/10 bumper,

    trouble is hows everyone doing with the splattering? ive only just done a short journey and the cars plastered in black dots!?

    whats the solution ? will pulling them further forward solve it as i have the room too without looking poop
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    Last edited: Aug 20, 2010
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    hi gee, is this the correct item on ebay? 170529386820
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    are you guys fitting these to 2.0Tdi or 1.9tdi
    I have a 1.9tdi sport with the downturned pipes and I am wondering if this will fit.
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    They look the exact same in the photo, but I'm not sure what size they are.

    Btw, I've never had a problem with 'black dots' like warren said.
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    Mine didn't have a cover on them to begin with, so you don't need to remove anything mate. Just slot the new ones over the old ones :)
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    Mines a 2.0 tdi but i would think the back box is the same, but i,m sure someone will tell me i,m wrong
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    I have an A6 2.0TDi with a single downward pipe exhaust on either side. So, after reading this thread I'm guessing I dont need to cut the downpipe? So, anyone recommend a suitable single tailpipe cover?

    As an alternative, what do you guys think of something like this:

    70MM CHROME EXHAUST TRIM/TAILPIPE MOTORHOME/CAMPER VAN on eBay (end time 24-Sep-10 11:03:31 BST)

    Its basically a cover modified to fit downward pipes, allowing fumes to exit as normal but giving the appearance of a straight exhaust. Personally, not for me as I think it will be a mission to get straight and will look bad from sides/close-up.

    Any help would be appreciated.

    Cheers.

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