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Longlife exhaust fitted to AT 2.0t quattro

Fireyjack Apr 10, 2010

  1. Fireyjack

    Fireyjack Member

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    On Friday I got a Longlife (www.longlife.co.uk) performance duplex exhaust fitted to my A4 2.0t quattro.

    Wow, it looks great, sounds great and makes my car fantastic!

    I got it fitted as a "cat back", chose a "Mid Sports Note" , as I didn't want it to sound like a scooby chav car. It sounds better from outside the car, inside you can only notice it, but it doesn't disturb the stereo. Just the way I wanted it to be. Got similar end pipes on the exhaust as I had prior - so it keeps the car looking like an ordinary Audi A4.

    The exhaust is made from aircraft quality T304 british stainless steel (& T316 ss tig welding rods) and they did a fantastic job of fitting it. It's flush to the underside of the car, heat resistant paint applied and the back boxes fit nicely behind the diifuser - so they can't be seen under the car. One of my main issues with the Audi exhaust systems is those damn visible back boxes.

    Leaving the best till last - they reccon I'd get about 10% more bhp so 277 (4WRR tested after Pendle Performance remap) + 27 (Lonlife exhaust) = approx 304bhp now!

    It's true - the car feels smoother and there is a mass of more power.

    For a duplex exhaust it cost me sub £500 fully fitted, with a lifetime guarantee for the full life of the car.
    All in all, a fraction of the price of a Milltek system and highly recommended.

    If you haven't noticed already, I'm delighted!

    Tim.
     
  2. DTM1

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    sounds like your happy mate

    what other mods apart from the re-map have you done
     
  3. solaris

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    "approx 304bhp" from an exhaust and re-map?...please can you post the dyno print out
     
  4. Fireyjack

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    No other mods. Bought the car 12 months ago from the stealers, and have only remapped & added exhaust.

    Attached is the scan link for the dyno print out after the remap in Oct-09.
    http://img232.imageshack.us/img232/7198/audibhp.jpg

    Can't be sure of the new bhp unless I spend another £70 for the pleasure of getting it back on a 4WRR.
    I know the power gain does add a mass more power and to tell you the truth don't need another piece of paper to proove it.

    Tim.
     
  5. Marrow

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    Pendle did my remap too and Martin said it should be around 250 - 260 BHP and the car certainly feels quick enough with tones of low down torque more than my front driver can handle most of the time but 277!?! I thought he was being hopeful at 250 !
    Is that your RR link or a generic from Pendle ?
    Any pics of your exhaust ?
     
    Last edited: Apr 12, 2010
  6. Fireyjack

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  7. DTM1

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    had my power run done in march 2010, revo 1 told 255, revo 2 with turbo back and uprated fuel pump told 300.

    results of power run. first run 292 bhp 319 pds/ft

    second run 287 bhp 314 pds/ft


    looking at hybrid for circ £900 at the mo, should see between 315 to 330.

    will post power run tomorrow.......................

    cheers all
     
  8. gaz j

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    Hi fireyjack,where did you get that rear diffuser from and how much was it? Did it come ready painted and was it easy to fit?
     

  9. I wa just thinking that :yes:
     
  10. Marrow

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    Looks great nice set up and yes where did you get that diffusser ?
    I like the stock look with aftermarket exhaust well done !

    And if you have 277bhp mine cant be far off as I have the same mapping so this makes me happy and explains why even for a fat avant its able shift ! :icon_thumright:
     
    Last edited: Apr 14, 2010
  11. ultramodz

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    I think that's a Vortex rear diffuser.

    Exhaust looks good - I've just had Powerflow swap my OEM 3.5" black tailpipes for polished stainless steel ones - cost me £70 inc welding them on, which isn't bad. No difference to performance of course, but they look better.
     
  12. Fireyjack

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    Cheers - the diffuser does make the car look modern and more aerodynamic.

    See old thread "Rear diffuser 8EC071611A9AX - sourcing & advice" last reply was 29-Nov-09.

    It's a Audi one - but they are £240 + VAT unpainted. I got mine very cheap after lots of looking around, then got it sprayed and fitted - all in for £100 ish.

    Tim.
     

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