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Tailpipe cut outs, non GMBH or S-Line ??

ruffrida Apr 1, 2014

  1. ruffrida

    ruffrida Well-Known Member

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    Been pondering ever since i bought my B6 Avant, and cant make my mind up if tailpipes will look good or not?

    With not having the Gmbh/ S-Line body kit some of them look like wheel barrow handles sticking out the back, if you have done this post some pics, avant or not lets see the different styles of what people have gone for!!

    Cheers
     
  2. quattrojames

    quattrojames Moderator Staff Member Moderator Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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  3. ruffrida

    ruffrida Well-Known Member

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    What are they James 3.5"??
     
  4. quattrojames

    quattrojames Moderator Staff Member Moderator Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    89mm whatever that is..
     
  5. ruffrida

    ruffrida Well-Known Member

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    Yeh 3.5", are they just tips or full pipes??

    Did you do the cut out your self, or where they done by who ever fitted them?
     
  6. Mike.M

    Mike.M Well-Known Member

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    If you buy a 1.8T or 3.0 standard rear lower valance then the cutouts will be there
     
  7. quattrojames

    quattrojames Moderator Staff Member Moderator Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    They're just tips welded onto the box. My local garage did it, I think they were a bit fiddly to line up. Shame you weren't here last week as I've just sold the system from the cat back.

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  8. ruffrida

    ruffrida Well-Known Member

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    Yeh but then this would look wrong to the rest of the car!
     
  9. ruffrida

    ruffrida Well-Known Member

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    Gutted James, always the bloody way, lol.
     
  10. Mike.M

    Mike.M Well-Known Member

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    Why?

    I think the twins suit the A4 a lot.
     
  11. quattrojames

    quattrojames Moderator Staff Member Moderator Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    I agree. I had the standard diesel lower on the rear of mine, swapped for a twin cutout one and added the tailpipes. Looked good I think, for 6 weeks....
     
  12. ruffrida

    ruffrida Well-Known Member

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    Oh right sorry guys, i thought you meant adding a body kit style rear valance, so the rear valance on yours (or was) james?

    If so will be defo looking into that then! Nice 1
     
  13. Mike.M

    Mike.M Well-Known Member

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    Pretty sure James got the 1.8T standard lower replacement put on........but the 3.0 version is identical anyway
     
  14. ruffrida

    ruffrida Well-Known Member

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    Prices?
    Availability?
     
  15. quattrojames

    quattrojames Moderator Staff Member Moderator Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    Get this:

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    Endure this...

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    Add these:

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  16. quattrojames

    quattrojames Moderator Staff Member Moderator Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    They're few and far between. Scour ebay for a breaking car, or £140 ish new I think for an unpainted one.
     
  17. ruffrida

    ruffrida Well-Known Member

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    Yeh so i see, going do some good hunting see what i can find, but defo the way to go, nice 1!!
     
  18. swarcup

    swarcup Well-Known Member

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    did mine the same way, rear lower valance from a 1.8t, got the full rear bumper for £60 on ebay, changed the valance with mine and sold it all again for £65 had it painted and hey presto View attachment 30556
     
  19. ruffrida

    ruffrida Well-Known Member

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    Liking this, wha size pipes are they? Look bigger than james's. A Lot more flush with the bumper as well
     
  20. quattrojames

    quattrojames Moderator Staff Member Moderator Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    They look about the same size as mine were.

    Some people fit 100mm tips, for the look I wanted they're too big, especially on a non-GmbH lower.
     
  21. ruffrida

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    Yeh cause that would take em to a 4" pipe, we ain't in the 90's no more lol. Did they give you any more exhaust noise?
     
  22. quattrojames

    quattrojames Moderator Staff Member Moderator Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    No, didn't sound any different, or cover the car in black soot as people seem to think.
     
  23. ruffrida

    ruffrida Well-Known Member

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    Thats a double bonus then, mind made up i think, just go to find the valance now hahahah
     
  24. swarcup

    swarcup Well-Known Member

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    90mm straight cut round and i set them so they only project out from the bumper around 25mm, just enough to stop any soot sticking to the bumper
     
  25. ruffrida

    ruffrida Well-Known Member

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    Did you do them or have them fitted bud?
     
  26. swarcup

    swarcup Well-Known Member

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    i had a friend weld them while i held them in position, the tubing was a nice fit over the existing pipe so we tacked them in place inside the pipe, never had a problem
     
  27. p1tse

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    Ha love it
    "Wheel barrow handles"
     
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  28. I got the unpainted rear too but had it all colour coded with respray, as james did i endured the empty cut outs for a long time but now i have 4" slash cut filling them nicely

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  29. ruffrida

    ruffrida Well-Known Member

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    Where did you get the pipes from dude?
     
  30. ruffrida

    ruffrida Well-Known Member

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    This does look well, it's a full system though ain't it Dan?
    Doubt I would be able find that style in just tips!
     
  31. the tips alone from this were £28 each
     
  32. ruffrida

    ruffrida Well-Known Member

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    Pardon! £28 each. Wow.
     
  33. andy.l

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    Just got myself a twin exit rear bumper after searching for ages, off to paint shop soon, then need to source some pipes etc
     
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    2014-03-03 07.29.03.jpg

    Not a great pic but gives the idea.

    Lower valance off of QuattroJames (Still needs painted) and a standard 1.8T exhaust off of ebay!
     
  35. andy.l

    andy.l Member

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    Nice
     
  36. Welshquattro

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    Doesn't say it's from an Avant so you'd have to make sure. It's from the same seller as I got my bonnet from which after 10 days I'm still waiting for :/
     
  38. ruffrida

    ruffrida Well-Known Member

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    Yeh emailed hi on this asking is it from an Avant, if so it will be mine lol

    Where is everyone getting the tips from as they range from cheap as chips to the absolute ridiculous
     
  39. ruffrida

    ruffrida Well-Known Member

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    No its of a saloon!! :sob:
     
  40. andy.l

    andy.l Member

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    yep,this is the problem I had for months,you find really good ones for good money but theyre saloon :(

    Luckily I work nightshift and scour the bay for early added items and found one at last,they are out there chap,just got to wait a bit ;)
     

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