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TQS Exhaust DIY

EricTQS7 Jul 25, 2020

  1. EricTQS7

    EricTQS7 Member

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    Hi everyone, even tho I'd be surprised to get any input here as lately it's been extremely quiet, I'll give it a shot.

    I've got a 2.5inch downpipe and a back box ready to fit to my TQS but I wanted to fit a 2.5inch pipe that will run from the downpipe to the back box so in essence I'll have a brand new stainless steel 2.5inch turbo back decat exhaust system. The problem is tho, I don't know what pipes to buy, sure around 2meters of straight pipe but how about the bends what degree do I need? Any help would be appreciated. I tried getting a shop to do it but it's impossible to get someone competent where I live. Cheers
     
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  3. Moniek88

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    Hi,
    i`m not an expert but as far I know best is 314 ss grade, the wall should be around 1.5mm.
    I`ll be picking up my car from exhaust fabrication bloke, if you dont mind waiting till weekend I`ll send you a pictures of mine one when is done
     
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  4. EricTQS7

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    Thanks mate, I'd definitely appreciate that. What diameter did u go for?
     
  5. Moniek88

    Moniek88 Member

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    No worries, 3inch mate
     
  6. Moniek88

    Moniek88 Member

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    I still haven't pick it up but got some photos already there for you.
     

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  7. EricTQS7

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    Wow, that looks really good, the welds look top quality.. Would it be at all possible, to get the company that's doing it for u to writte down the bends, the length needed etc? You know what I mean, like 45cm straight, 45 degree bend to the left 45 degree bend to the right 80cm straight... So on.. So I can just get the correct parts cause th3 exhaust company here is useless. Cheers
     
  8. Moniek88

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    Hi. Im afraid that this is a custom made so the guy making it won't be able to say exactly what bends he did make.
    I should be picking te car up today so I can run the lengths with tape measure but measuring the bends is always tricky.
    There is couple of things I'm not 100% happy with regarding the exhaust so also rather wait until is done before advertise in any way. Hope thats OK
     
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  9. EricTQS7

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    I understand, let me know once you've got the car back and maybe even link a video clip, would love to hear the sound of it. Thanks
     
  10. Moniek88

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    I'll do that for you.
    You'll be surprised how quiet it is mate with the catt on and one small silencer.
     

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