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Exhaust

Z82 May 11, 2007

  1. Z82

    Z82 Member

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    Just physically **** myself when I went to local Tyre/Exhaust fitters to get a quote for my blown exhaust.

    Its gone at the front driver side flexi and they are telling me that comes as part of the cat and it will cost me £700 :sadlike:

    Are thell in me **** or does this sound about right?
    I think the part number he quoted was CAT AU035

    BTW its a 1996 A4 2.6QS
     
  2. docurley

    docurley Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    Bull siht to me, Go to a cutom shop as they will be able to sort it out for a lot less.

    For that kind of money you could get a cutom set-up.
     
  3. Z82

    Z82 Member

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    Yeah thats what I was thinking unfortunately theres no custom shops near me :(
     
  4. billybravo

    billybravo Active Member

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    euro car parts thats what you need
     
  5. Z82

    Z82 Member

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    They dont do it for my car :(
     
  6. tracer

    tracer '96 a4 1.8 se

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    well yeah they're right in saying that its part of the one section (well going by vagcat.com it looks that way................

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    but thats not to say thats the best option available to you. i had same thing happen to my flex joint but on the 1.8 its part of a short down pipe which then bolts onto the cat section so i just got that section and replaced it myself. see here for pics

    start asking around the area mate, you will find someone who can help you. source the flex joint and get it replaced. surely this is possible

    tae f::k with paying 700 quid anyway!
     
  7. Z82

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    Yeah thats the bit.

    I contacted another local place just outside the town and they recon they can cut out the flexy and weld in another for about £70 so Im going to see them tomorrow, Im just hoping it is there and not too close to the cat.
     
  8. mij performance did my WHOLE system for 800 with two cats!!!
     
  9. Skinner

    Skinner New Member

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    You can get flexi joints to weld in if you cannot get it done try Turriff Tyres mate they will do it for you and they are cheap i know they are maybe 70 miles from you but its a lot cheaper than £700
     
  10. Z82

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    Thats what Dingwall Tyres are hoping to do, so fingers crossed
     
  11. Z82

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    Fixed for £40 :D
     
  12. tracer

    tracer '96 a4 1.8 se

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    nice one mate, glad to hear you got it sorted. :icon_thumright: and what a price difference huh!
     
  13. docurley

    docurley Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    Some people think we are all fools.
     
  14. Z82

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    One hell of a price difference and Im delighted :)

    Dont they just, I'll be going in on Monday to gloat :p
     

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