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Heatsheild on exhaust!!!

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by MURRAYS444, Aug 13, 2010.

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    When slowing down from 4000 rpm the heat shield in the middle section on the exhaust is making a rattling sound should I just remove or tightening it up stop the noise cheerz.
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    Remove it, bit of weight saving too :).
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    Aye gonna get the car up on the ramps over the weekend its doin my head in cheerz dani I hope its that and not a hole in the exhaust but it will give me an excuse to buy a new one lol!!!
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    Well i think mine is, theres a lot more boom from the centre section these days.
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    Well iv not noticed any power loss so I think it is ok!
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    They usually rust through the nuts holding them on, a big penny washer usually sorts it...
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    Ok I got the car on the ramps and Dave you are right only two nuts were holing it on took them off but what is holding it from the middle???
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