Exhausts RS3 8V

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Nimbus265

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So does anyone have a video or can make a video of a standard exhaust?

I think that was my initial question, but for some reason we have comprehensively somehow failed to answer that, or we have got to where we are through posting totally irrelevant posts. Become we don't know how to behave in a forum.

I'd really appreciate it if someone could help - it will influence my insurance; some companies don't like modifications (if I decided to retrofit) ( ps please don't insurance related posts!)
 

XR53_DAN

Registered User
If it's a genuine Audi part I wouldn't worry as they would struggle to prove its a sport exhaust and trust me they don't look into it that much as long as the car looks standard
 
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Nimbus265

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So a bonus prize for anyone who can provide me with the part number(s) for an OEM sports exhaust!!! (or how to get them)
 

billyali86

Registered User
So a bonus prize for anyone who can provide me with the part number(s) for an OEM sports exhaust!!! (or how to get them)

Guess you can't add to order in case it pushes back del time ?
 
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Nimbus265

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Guess you can't add to order in case it pushes back del time ?
Yes that's correct - I've waited 3 months and have 3 to go.

I've driven 3 RS3s now - but they have all had the sports exhaust. Hence my wish to hear the std exhaust for a comparison.

Having a possible path for a future upgrade in mind as early as possible!
 

billyali86

Registered User
Finally bothered my *** to test drive one! Sports exhaust all the way !
 
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Nimbus265

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So who is going to be the first to climb under their RS3 and see if there is a part number on the rear sports exhaust???
 

RYuill

Registered User
Here's a vid of the standard exhaust from my test drive.

 

geo_nr1

Registered User
I would assume it's a bit wider at the manifold? What I would really like to know is does it give more power:rockwoot:?????
 

billyali86

Registered User
No more power, think the backbox is slightly diff
 

XR53_DAN

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ImageUploadedByTapatalk1438347968.979334.jpg
 

GRE57Y

Registered User
I got told the difference is that the standard is basically only using one side & that the sports is using both, hence, the "dual branch" description...
 

billyali86

Registered User
Both exhausts use both sides, dynamic mode will simply open valve in the other side
 

GRE57Y

Registered User
My guess from looking at the pic then would be that there are two pipes coming from the engine, perhaps, the standard may only be a single pipe?
 

chungster

Registered User
I doubt there's any thing different in the front end area of downpipe / cat section. It'll all be in the back box baffling whether it's less or just different configuration to give the sportier sound track. Changing the DP/Cat will affect the CO2 emissions.
 

Marshy

Settled in
Apart from the RS back box the system looks the same or very similar to the mk1.
As above it'll be the rear section that's different.
 

bqik

Registered User
I have to say that everybody that buys an RS3 just take that exhaust option.

we did and it's so :hubbahubba: addictive :racer:
 
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