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    The tale of "Twin Exhausts".

























    Twin exhausts now fitted here are some pictures of work in progress. So pleased with the results.

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    Nice work

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    wow....that looks REALLY damn good im impressed!! :-)

    very nice mate!

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    Wow much love. That looks fecking awesome. Something so simple but really works so so well. You must be really happy with that I know I would be. Excellent work.

    How much has it cost you to do that then?

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    Looks spot on Jayne.

    When i read the title i feared the worst, but you have pulled it off perfectly

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    The XP rear lip has an indent moulded in for a second exhaust and ever since owning the car I’ve thought it would look good with twin matching tail pipes. I finally talked my husband into doing the job. I bought a used 1.9 CDTI tail box off the Bay for £9.99 just to get the matching end trim, however on measuring up we found out that the tube size on the diesel exhaust was 55mm diameter rather than the peashooter like 45mm of my 1.8 SRI, so a flood damaged 08 1.9CDTI donated it’s centre section fitted with an adaptor sleeve at the front end. Next the 1.9 CDTI tail box was opened up for a look inside, surgery followed with the reverse flow innards being discarded and replaced with a straight through design consisting of a perforated tube rolled from sheet and a split into a Y section for the second tailpipe. Once repacked with sound deadening material the box was welded back up and refitted to the car, the rear bumper was removed and after some careful measuring up a jig constructed in wood, was clamped in place to locate the second end trim in the correct location. Much cutting, tacking, trial fitting and swearing then took place to construct the second tailpipe which incorporated the end trim from the original tail box. Once that was complete and mounted it was time to set too on the rear bumper with the die grinder and create the second opening, that done the bumper was refitted and the job completed.

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    very nice is this one
    well done on the work

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    looks spot on
    Observe the masses and do the opposite

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    very nice job and most importantly it has released a few horses too
    Be Happy


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    Nice job, you've done good there!

    Just be aware your standard backbox won't last that long compared to a stainless item, so in the future you or the next owner may have to go through it all again.
    BMW 535d Msport / Meriva VXR

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