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How can u tell the difference between milltek cat back and standard

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by nelson19uk, Feb 12, 2011.

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    nelson19uk There's no poke without smoke!

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    As the title says.
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    well visually, the milltek pips are round where as OEM are oval and the milltek will have milltek written on the tips. also the milltek will normally be a lot louder and deeper sounding
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    nelson19uk There's no poke without smoke!

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    I know. I have a milltek back box. But not sure if its just a back box, cat back or turbo back.

    Cheers
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    ahhh got you
    you will have to get under the car and look at where the cat is, if its just a single pipe going into and out the cat then its a tbe system, if there is a bypass pipe running next to the cat then its a cat back, very much doubt its just a back box but you will have to see where there is a reducer section
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    nelson19uk There's no poke without smoke!

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    Thanks a lot buddy. I'll get underneath and have a spy in the morning.
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    no worries
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    As Paolo said
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