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    Question Sports Exhaust Option?

    Well, I am now seriously looking at buying a VXR (In black by the way to be different!!!) and was wondering if anybody had any more detailed info on the sports exhaust option?
    It states it is not road legal, whats the story with this!?

    Yes, I could ask the dealer, but we all know people on here are more knowledgable than most Vaux. reps.

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    Hi mate, I cant help about the VXR exhaust per say, But I know the system is a milltek, which is an exhaust of choice for many members on here, myself included, and they are good, I would recommend them to anyone.


    Vauxhall say they are not road legal???? maybe its just their disclaimer for justifying the removal of the precat pipe????
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    mate the disclaimer is to cover their a** incase you do happen to receive a caution from the police regarding noise pollution and the likes, not overally loud and does sound nice. I spoke with milltek and one of the vxr guys and they both said the system is fine for public use, it is a cat back system that is being offered, does not include removal and replacement of any pre or main cat.
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    Cheers for the info guys, but my major concern with this is that I happily spend the £500+ to have this exhaust option only to be pulled by the police and told it's illegall!

    In theory, this would mean me relplacing the exhaust back to standard at a cost which I would estimate would be more than the Milltek option!!!!
    I have heard stories of the VXR back boxes alone costing the best part of £600, I assume this is because they are an Irmscher item?

    Can you see my point, I would hate to spend over a £1K getting my exhaust back to standard....
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    Steve...with it being a dealer fit option...just make sure you get the standard exhaust back...then use that in 3 years time for the MOT !

    I cant see people getting stopped ... especially with it being a new car...and I also dont see them being that much noisier.

    I've ordered one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by M40COO
    Steve...with it being a dealer fit option...just make sure you get the standard exhaust back...then use that in 3 years time for the MOT !

    I cant see people getting stopped ... especially with it being a new car...and I also dont see them being that much noisier.

    I've ordered one.
    Well that was what I was wondering....
    Will vauxhall give you the original exhaust?
    Or is the sport exhaust option an up grade?

    If they are willing to give you the original, then no probs.

    Do you think this theory will also apply to the 19" wheel upgrade and they will give you the 18" standards aswell. LOL, I doubt that very much but it's a nice thought, Ha, ha!

    No, seriously, do you think they would supply you with the original exhaust?!
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    I'll be getting mine....got a friendly dealer !

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    You've paid for it, it's yours, you should keep it... Not the same
    but I just had a 40k service done and I asked for all the old parts
    back just so I know the works been done! No problems from
    Vauxhall there...
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    mate you wont be getting a set of 18's as the 19's is an option from the production line lol
    clarify with your dealer that you will be given back the exhaust as it is a dealer fit
    not factory and i cant see why not if you paid for it.
    Myself i have decided i will run with the standard exhaust but removing the pre cat and replacing the main with a hi flow sports cat, thats where the most power gains will be made just not the nice exhaust note gained with the milltek, will remain with the wooshing sound for now (probably not lol)
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    I have gone for the option and will be demanding my original exhaust back, as I have paid for it. Might sell it on here as its going to be like chickens teeth and in high demand. Just think that having already decided to have a 240bhp turbocharged mad car, its insanity itself not to add this simple option, damn it I have spent the best part of 25k on this car it dam well needs to be noticed even if it is by the rozzers cos its a bit loud, well its not so much loud as rumbly rumbly pop pop !!!

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