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Old 11-06-2017, 10:38 PM   #1
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GTI style exhaust on GTD

Just wondering what set ups people have for the GTI style exhaust for the GTD, been through two exhaust setups, first went for quad Remus racing rear section as i liked the look of it on pictures i seen but as soon as i put it on i instantly hated it, it looked odd and didn't suit the car at all



so i sent it back for a full refund and then decided to get a custom made cat back straight through exhaust GTI style which i don't like also so i will be looking on selling that if anyone is interested, only got made on the 1/11/17 (will get more pictures when i get the car on a ramp to take it off)





Currently im thinking of getting the cobra exhaust rear section with 4 inch tips



I've wasted enough money now on exhausts and returning items i just want to get it right this time i cant be bothered messing about anymore, if anyone has a GTI style exhaust on their GTD please show me what you have!
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Old 11-06-2017, 10:47 PM   #2
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What you have now is almost identical (actually nicer) than the cobra exhaust...other than that clamp. Why don't you like it?

I'd just switch to double wall/rolled edge tips and get a band clamp...keep what you've got and save a pile of money
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Old 11-06-2017, 11:04 PM   #3
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What you have now is almost identical (actually nicer) than the cobra exhaust...other than that clamp. Why don't you like it?

I'd just switch to double wall/rolled edge tips and get a band clamp...keep what you've got and save a pile of money
Not a fan of the tips, when i went to get it he said it was 3 inch tips and i asked how big it was in mm and he said 89mm, i thought that was alright because the Remus tips were 84mm, turns out 3inch is only 79mm so i was quite disappointed when i seen it, i asked if the can change it and put 4inch tips but because they have designed it for those tips, 4 inch tips will foul on the bumper so my only option is to sell the whole exhaust, the cobra exhaust is cheaper than the custom so if i can sell it for near enough what i bought it for i wont lose any money
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Old 11-07-2017, 12:47 AM   #4
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just cut out the tips and weld in the size you want?
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Old 11-07-2017, 04:04 AM   #5
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Not a fan of the tips, when i went to get it he said it was 3 inch tips and i asked how big it was in mm and he said 89mm, i thought that was alright because the Remus tips were 84mm, turns out 3inch is only 79mm so i was quite disappointed when i seen it, i asked if the can change it and put 4inch tips but because they have designed it for those tips, 4 inch tips will foul on the bumper so my only option is to sell the whole exhaust, the cobra exhaust is cheaper than the custom so if i can sell it for near enough what i bought it for i wont lose any money
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just cut out the tips and weld in the size you want?
This ^^^^

Whatever shop told you they can't cut off those tips and weld on 4" is just lazy. I build exhausts and would gladly take on that >hour job (if you weren't overseas)

Go talk to another shop. What you paid for an axle back doesn't really effect what it's worth. It'll definitely be cheaper to fix vs selling for a loss then re buying



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My single and dual tip options for reference. Both use 3.5" Flowmaster tips ($35 each for the tips)
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Old 11-08-2017, 12:09 AM   #6
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This ^^^^

Whatever shop told you they can't cut off those tips and weld on 4" is just lazy. I build exhausts and would gladly take on that >hour job (if you weren't overseas)

Go talk to another shop. What you paid for an axle back doesn't really effect what it's worth. It'll definitely be cheaper to fix vs selling for a loss then re buying



upload image

My single and dual tip options for reference. Both use 3.5" Flowmaster tips ($35 each for the tips)
They told me Id have to have a brand new rear section made and it would cost an extra 250 Im not paying that
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Old 11-09-2017, 12:15 AM   #7
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They told me Id have to have a brand new rear section made and it would cost an extra 250 Im not paying that
They are a lazy lying exhaust shop then and I would find a different exhaust shop to go to. It seems they are in the business of screwing people over. If the exhaust piping is 3 you buy an exhaust tip that has a 3 inlet with a 4 outlet. Or if the exhaust piping size is 3.5 again you buy exhaust tips that are 3.5 inlet with a 4 outlet. Dont waste your money buying new a exhaust just because your not happy with the exhaust tips. Go to any other place and tell them you want to put bigger exhaust tips on your car and they will help you out I promise you. It seems you are fairly new to modifying your car and dont really know how certain things work and they probably realized this and are trying to take advantage of you.
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Old 11-09-2017, 12:49 AM   #8
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Listen if you want a GTI style diffuser, buy the OEM GTI one it costed me $160 canadian at my local volkswagen dealer and it was a direct bolt on to my bumper. To make it dual as them to remake you an axle back exhaust y pipe with a muffler if you want that and whatever size tips you want. I got quoted $300 canadian for new tips and axle back exhaust but i ended up going a full cutback route because thats what i wanted.
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