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downpipe&decat information

joebickerton89 Jan 28, 2013

  1. joebickerton89

    joebickerton89 Member

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    hi all maybe a silly question but ive been looking for the answer for a good half hour now so thought i would just ask you lot. im going with a new downpipe and decat now 3" and i was just wondering if the decat was also 3" and how it would mate upto a 2.5 or 2.75" exhaust once the cat meets the rest of my exhaust..probably a silly question and im sorry for asking haha. any help is great
     
  2. joebickerton89

    joebickerton89 Member

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    think ive answered my own question now looking at most downpipe and decat packages the decat gets slimmer at the exhaust end :p
     
  3. A3-Lee

    A3-Lee Active Member VCDS Map User

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    Correct joe it tappers down
     
  4. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    the downpipe is 3'' the whole way mate, then the decat section reduces from 3-2.5-2.25 to work with the standard exhaust.

    If you ever upgrade to a 2.5'' catback system you can cut the 2.25'' section out and replace it with a bit of 2.5'' pipe to keep the diameter the whole way through :)
     
  5. joebickerton89

    joebickerton89 Member

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    thanks buddy's :)
     

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