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Twin tailpipes: Quoted £341 to replace..

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by AidenUK, Apr 19, 2012.

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    ..with TDI 170 tailpipes!!

    Can someone point me in the correct direction as to where i can get a set of TDI 170 tailpipes to replace the **** downward facing ones on my S-line A3 SB.

    Thanks
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    Worse case (if your a bit handy) cant you just hacksaw off the pipe before the downward bend & put a trim on them?
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    Supersprint Tail Pipe for Audi - larkspeed.com

    Not sure if that's something you want?


    if it was me id get the exhaust place to cut the originals down and use stainless tips. Had this done with my MG ZT 190. didn't take long at all. looked sweet
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    Lads i want to remove the downward ones out and replace with stainless stail pipes but where can i get the identical pipes from which you would find on a 170 TDI A3?

    I'm not buying a new back box, scrub that idea @ £341!

    Anyone know?
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    try hawleys halfway sheffield ask for chris
    or exhaustuk sheffield ask for matt or pete
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    I have 2.0 tdi 2004 and I want a stainless steel tail pipe as well. My is facing downward so what is the idea to do this?replace the backbox?

    @aidenuk what is the reason that you dont want to replace the back box since it is even cheaper than the price you got quoted?
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    My is 140 tdi sport 2004. I dont think its s line :)
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    I don't want to replace the back box, this is what i am saying, i want to cut the downward pipes off and weld some GENUINE 170 tailpipes in place.

    Thanks
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    The company apparently does them for more than just the s-line model.
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    Is it a fortune there?
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    mention me and you will get a good price
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    OMG! £341???

    ok here is the solution...
    go get the droopy pipe ends cut off with an angle grinder and then replace with these: Audi Exhaust Muffler Tail Pipe Trim PP0008 | eBay

    Hell i cut off the backbox and replaced it with a straight pipe for only £80!
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    Thanks i'll search them on Google.
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    Are those identical to the 170 pipes?

    My mate is going to remove the back box like you have, saw your video the other week, sounds well!

    Thanks
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    Chap says in his post they do OEM ones too else I wouldn't have posted it. :icon_thumright:
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    Just got a reply back now saying they don't have any trims for my car?

    Must of sold out mate.

    Thanks anyway though. :icon_thumright:
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    your better off calling them and asking price
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    would it not be easier to get rear box removal pipe fitted for less than 140quid
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    Possibly so yes but would where would i get that from and would that come with the chrome 170 type tail pipes.

    I don't want something that looks like it's fresh out of Halfords if you get me, OEM is always my plan!

    Thanks
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    I don't know the difference in how the 170 tail pipes look compared to the 140 but i got my pipe from RedDejavu

    Here is what it looked like:

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    and fitted to the car (I made it poke out a little) :eyebrows:

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    Last edited: Apr 19, 2012
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    Bloody slow internet made me post too late:D
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    LOL! its all good Matt
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