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I think I've bought the wrong size exhaust tips

jdp1962 Sep 10, 2013

  1. jdp1962

    jdp1962 Grumpy Old Moderator Staff Member Moderator Team V6 TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter Team Tornado quattro Audi S4 Black Edition s tronic

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    I bough the same tips that A4_Majik bought for his a few weeks ago (Click Here).

    They arrived today, and something tells me they're too big.

    Here is the standard exhaust, with the curved down ends

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    And here it is with the new tips slid straight onto the ends:

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    And again:

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    And once more from t'other side:

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    It's booked in to my garage to have them fitted next Tuesday. I think I'd better have a word. I love the look, but I'm worried they might not be able to fit them on.
     
    Last edited: Sep 10, 2013
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  2. NHN

    NHN Retrofitter - Audi - VW - Skoda - Seat Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    They look fine, don't be a tart :p

    Anyway why cant you fit them?
     
  3. jdp1962

    jdp1962 Grumpy Old Moderator Staff Member Moderator Team V6 TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter Team Tornado quattro Audi S4 Black Edition s tronic

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    I don't have any welding kit, and I've never welded anything to anything in my life. Should I just shove some gripfill up there or something to hold them in place?
     
  4. NHN

    NHN Retrofitter - Audi - VW - Skoda - Seat Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    Don't they have any bolts screwed into the sides or them to hold against existing?
     
  5. jdp1962

    jdp1962 Grumpy Old Moderator Staff Member Moderator Team V6 TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter Team Tornado quattro Audi S4 Black Edition s tronic

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    Nope; no grub screws, just smooth stainless steel.
     
  6. NHN

    NHN Retrofitter - Audi - VW - Skoda - Seat Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    That's a shame, oh well mr weld it is then.
     
  7. jdp1962

    jdp1962 Grumpy Old Moderator Staff Member Moderator Team V6 TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter Team Tornado quattro Audi S4 Black Edition s tronic

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  8. NHN

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    Better than the brewers droops tips yeah lol.
     
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  9. jdp1962

    jdp1962 Grumpy Old Moderator Staff Member Moderator Team V6 TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter Team Tornado quattro Audi S4 Black Edition s tronic

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    You have such a way with words; you should be doing my job!
     
  10. Macdoon

    Macdoon Well-Known Member Team Ibis TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter Audi A4 S-line owners group

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    They look spot on fella, I need to go bigger with mine now seeing yours
     
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  11. hades-

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    i think there to small
    looking good tho
     
  12. DieselJake

    DieselJake God Mode

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    They look spot on, perfect size without going too crazy.
     
  13. Amason007

    Amason007 Member

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    They look good Jeff. Don't know what your worrying about. Like Nigel says "Stop being a tart" lol :nyah:
     
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  14. Av4nt

    Av4nt Well-Known Member Team V10 Team Sprint quattro Audi S6 s tronic saloon

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    Looks superb to me mate.
     
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  15. Tiffy

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    Looks perfect to me, Infact i may just order a pair myself......
    Get some pics of them being fitted
     
  16. jdp1962

    jdp1962 Grumpy Old Moderator Staff Member Moderator Team V6 TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter Team Tornado quattro Audi S4 Black Edition s tronic

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    I'll try. Officially, I'm working from home on Tuesday, so can only be AWOL for a short time to drop the car off and then go back to pick it up again after.
     
  17. .Jas.

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    perfect!
     
  18. Tolak

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    Nice to see the chrome.
    My cabby diesel has drooping chrome, so follows the idea that diesel should aim it's crud at the ground, but still has the chrome tips (to polish! ;) )

    The droop also hides the inner pipe, which is a whole lot smaller than the chrome add-ons. It's hard to see from the pictures, but can you see the inner pipe inside the chrome rings?

    [Edit: Presumably you will have to cut some of the pipe off so that the droop does not cause a blockage against the wall of the new tips?]
     
  19. jdp1962

    jdp1962 Grumpy Old Moderator Staff Member Moderator Team V6 TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter Team Tornado quattro Audi S4 Black Edition s tronic

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    Yers, when I just slid them on to take the pics, the ends of the exisitng tips were visible inside. So I will get the garage to cut them off before welding the new ones in place.
     
  20. g00se

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    Looks spot-on to me

    goose
     
  21. Macdoon

    Macdoon Well-Known Member Team Ibis TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter Audi A4 S-line owners group

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    Once they are cut off you shouldn't see them, mine definately need to be bigger now grrr thanks Jeff lol
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  22. A4_MaJiK

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    Looking good to me fella! Good to see my suggestions are catching on, be it the right orientation at that haha :happy:

    Make sure you get some pics up when they're welded in place.
     
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  23. jdp1962

    jdp1962 Grumpy Old Moderator Staff Member Moderator Team V6 TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter Team Tornado quattro Audi S4 Black Edition s tronic

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    Monday all being well.
     
  24. Molnboman

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    Anything is an improvement on the original.....get em on Man!

    Cheers
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