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Discussion in 'Leon Mk1 (2000-2006)' started by Gazc, Feb 2, 2020.

  1. Gazc

    Gazc Active Member

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    Hi guy's, this has probably been done to death but I have just purchased my second lcr with a blowing down pipe
    Just wondering if anyone out there could point me in the right direction as I'm not looking at spending big bucks on it. The full exhaust is original and really not keen on de cating it etc. Has anyone had any joy with aftermarket alternatives ‍♂️ cheers Gaz
     
  2. Leon20vt4

    Leon20vt4 Active Member

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    Cheap but high quality catless downpipe is from RM motors. Fantastic piece. If you're looking for a catted the best bet would be a stock one from a breaker for cheap!

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  3. Gazc

    Gazc Active Member

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    Appreciate that bud! I thought that might be the case. My only worry about buying a second hand downpipe would be fitting it and then finding its still blowing from the flexi. I suppose I'm asking the impossible really...
     
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    I'll be removing one tomorrow as it happens...

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  5. Gazc

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    It wouldn't be non blowing and for sale by anychance?
     
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    No it wasn't blowing as far as I'm aware and yes it'll be for sale if its usable.
    I'll let you know as soon as I've checked it over properly.

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    Thai is the plug... Always coming in clutch

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  8. Gazc

    Gazc Active Member

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    Hi Thai, don't suppose you had time to check out that downpipe?
     
  9. Thai-wronghorse

    Thai-wronghorse Active Member

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    Yep it's off the car now but still need to separate it from the cats as the 2 inside nuts are always a bitch to get off but I'll get the gas axe out tomorrow which should do the trick.
    I'll get some pics and send them over then.

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  10. Gazc

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    Cheers much appreciated
     
  11. Chaki

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    Im planning to decat mine (stock) and keep the back InoXcar (made in italy) muffler.
    Im wondering if it would be too loud and crackle a lot...?
     
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    I'll inbox you now
     
  15. Sparkie

    Sparkie Angling Adict.

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    It won’t crackle unless mapped to do so.
    If it’s a 3” downpipe and decat it should do a ‘Pop or Bang’ when changing up a gear at maximum revs.
    Hope that helps.


    Badger5 Custom Map + TIP,
    3”Custom exhaust, FMIC, Bosh 550’s, BC Coilovers, ARB’s +loads more.
     
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  16. Chaki

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    Tnx for the reply.
    Its stock 180hp and chipped last year
     
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  17. Gazc

    Gazc Active Member

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    Just wanted to massive thanks to Thai, downpipe sorted on to the next problem
     
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    It's always great to hear positive words after a sale. Glad to be of help.

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