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    Good news and bad news

    Been toying with a few ideas for the exhaust on the VXR but costs, tail pipe designs and noise level has kept me scratching my head.

    Decided to start off by having my centre box replaced with a straight thru' pipe.

    Popped down to Top Gear in St Albans who are an excellent Powerflow dealer, they did the work in under 30 mins and quality service as usual.

    It's exactly what I was after, standard tailpipe design but with a little more throaty roar. It sounds awesome but no where near as loud as the aftermarket options....Result!

    The bad news....whilst the car was on the ramps we noticed an oil leak from the turbo

    Far from ideal on a brand new car plus I'm taking my girlfriend away for the weekend tomorrow...booked in at the local vauxhall dealer early tomorrow to see whats happening, fingers crossed!
    LM Audio - Knebworth Herts - 01438 812444

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    should be a easy fix on the turbo

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    Will your warranty be ok seeing as you have replaced the exhaust?

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    See if they will fit the cooling mod too
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    driving about with no interior Jimmy?

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    sorry to hear your troubles Jimmy I have similar problems with mine, I dont like my exhaust at all
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    Quote Originally Posted by lee gsi View Post
    See if they will fit the cooling mod too
    that car should have it on from factory

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    Quote Originally Posted by dannysport18 View Post
    that car should have it on from factory
    Was about to say the same thing ! Its a LEH for christ sake

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    when i was down at the Dealers today its a Rework to be fitted to cars from 2001 to 2006 thats what the manager told me when i asked about it

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    My late Aug 06 reg has it on. Turbo still died though - could have been the racing through France though ! lol

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