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Exhaust back to standard #1637905
03/01/2020 18:33
03/01/2020 18:33
Joined: Dec 2019
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Milton Keynes
KevinW Offline OP
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Hi
Recently acquired 20V turbo in bbc. 43k miles. Was a bit disappointed with exhaust sound...very boomy, especially around 50mph. It was a stainless single box. Swapped in a decent standard 2 box system and now can't hardly hear exhaust at all...so much better. Less vibration also and seems to have gained power. A bit suspicious about 'special' exhausts. Much prefer the standard. Much more refined!

Last edited by KevinW; 03/01/2020 18:51.

KevinW
Milton Keynes UK
Re: Exhaust back to standard [Re: KevinW] #1637915
04/01/2020 00:20
04/01/2020 00:20
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Bury st Edmunds, Suffolk.
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An enthusiast after my own heart! can’t beat a standard set up imo. But I expect those with 500bhp under the foot my disagree!

Re: Exhaust back to standard [Re: KevinW] #1637921
04/01/2020 11:41
04/01/2020 11:41
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I'm usually a fan of keeping things standard, but certainly with the non turbo VIS the standard exhaust is very quiet so you don't get to fully appreciate the 5 pot burble. I had an exhausted tuned not to be boomy, but still sounds good.

Re: Exhaust back to standard [Re: KevinW] #1637922
04/01/2020 15:20
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The original Clarion system itsnt at all bad either. Can actually hear it fully now and no complaints. Adjusted fade treble and bass and sounds great! Mind you I was used to Ford.


KevinW
Milton Keynes UK
Re: Exhaust back to standard [Re: KevinW] #1637958
06/01/2020 09:19
06/01/2020 09:19
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My Peco is fairly boomy around 2000rpm, got used to it now and I don't find it intrusive; one of the major enjoyments of ownership of the 20vt is hearing the 5 pot engine, the OE was too quiet for me.

Re: Exhaust back to standard [Re: KevinW] #1638013
07/01/2020 17:20
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Milton Keynes
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Not sure if the one I replaced was Peco or not. It was a single box stainless. One cylinder, no markings. It was most noisy around 2000 yes but was definitely intrusive. An annoying boom is a novelty for a while but soon becomes tiresome to my ears - prefer to hear the hi-fi.


KevinW
Milton Keynes UK
Re: Exhaust back to standard [Re: KevinW] #1638064
10/01/2020 10:01
10/01/2020 10:01
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Found out the make of the exhaust. It was a Toyosports. Very faint letters and logo etched on the tailpipe. Looks just like a Cybox but a bit cheaper online.

Last edited by KevinW; 10/01/2020 10:01.

KevinW
Milton Keynes UK

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