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Help with resonator..

Starry Aug 11, 2018 at 3:06 PM

  1. Starry

    Starry S3 8V saloon... stage 1

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    Has anybody got a resonator they've removed and don't want? now ive gone catless its to loud for me. Im in Bristol but would happily pay delivery...
     
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  3. -Ju-

    -Ju- Well-Known Member VCDS Map User Team Panther Audi S3

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    I'm sure I saw one on eBay earlier
     
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    -Ju- Well-Known Member VCDS Map User Team Panther Audi S3

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  5. teamspb

    teamspb Member

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    Howmuch louder has it gone? Ill be going catless soon...maybe I should keep my resonator just in case LOL!
     
  6. Starry

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    It’s a fair bit louder but it’s more the sound than the volume.
     
  7. teamspb

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    Interesting...does it make much difference with the exhaust valves opened/closed?
     
  8. Starry

    Starry S3 8V saloon... stage 1

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    Yes with the valves closed it’s not as bad but it’s still there and still sounds horrible.
     
  9. teamspb

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    You got me worried about ours now LOL! Luckily I have kept the stock resonator so lets see how we get on! Is the Stage 2 map on it now?
     
  10. Starry

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    Yes mate, all mapped. Hopefully get the res fitted up this week.
     
  11. teamspb

    teamspb Member

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    Hows it drive now? Must be an animal!!
     
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  13. Starry

    Starry S3 8V saloon... stage 1

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    Yeah it goes well, I’ve come from a B7 RS4 and it’s quicker than that. I’m getting the res put on this afternoon.. fingers crossed it’ll sound better then...
     
  14. teamspb

    teamspb Member

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    Thats good...definitely a quick motor then! Any idea what power level you are at?

    Let us know how you get on!
     
  15. Starry

    Starry S3 8V saloon... stage 1

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    No RR at the tuners, I’ll get it on one soon though. Should be up near 400bhp I’d think.
     
  16. Starry

    Starry S3 8V saloon... stage 1

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    Update! ive reinstated the stock resonator and the car now sounds much better. It now sounds similar to the res-delete, maybe a fraction quieter but with zero drone and a decent tone throughout the rev range im happy for now..
     
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