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Powerflow exhaust creating blue flame

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by NathanGlover, Apr 3, 2014.

  1. NathanGlover
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    Hello all

    My audi a3 8l 1.8t has a powerflow Decat back exhaust system on it. It has never poped or banged at all but recently when revving to top of Rev range it has been blowing a blue small flame out the back. All I was wondering why is this? Does it mean the turbo is on way out?

    Any advice welcome
    thanks
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  2. daz-20vt
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    Means you look well cool innit bruv!!!
    Joking aside surely its over fueling? You have any fault codes?
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    I though it may have just been over fueling but never seen a blue flame before. Looks like something out of 2 fast 2 furious!

    Haven't scanned it yet.
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    Oem map or remapped?
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    Remapped 229 bhp
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    King of the Cruise.
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    Fairly common with free-er flowing exhausts. Nothing to worry about
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    i have the same with mine, power flow exhaust with decat. its just an s3 but shouldnt make a difference will try and find a picture for you!
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    Screenshot_2014-04-03-15-30-50[1].jpg
    There is what i get :)
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    kwistof South East Events Moderator Regional Rep

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    That P1 spits out a lot of flames....maybe that's broken also :)

    I need some blue flames to match my car....I think the Milltek non-res may have to be shelved if these powerflows are giving out blue flames :rockwoot:
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    Get a power flow exhaust Chris! They sound good too!
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    I have a milltek non res, relentless dp & decat, and not so much as a hint of a pop, bang, or flame from the back, if that swings your opinion any Joe
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    I think i'll get my car checked up then, it could be over fueling
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    I want some, Blue flames are ace! You are seriously cool if your car does them this is a fact !
    If it's good enough for a Lamborghini aventador its good enough for me ;-) now how do I make my 2.0 tdi a3 do it?

    Sean
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    With a match and a bottle of meths . Nice blue flames
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    @Joees3
    Have you any vids of the exhaust both stationary and under load.
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