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Re: Factory exhaust systems?? ACK!
>I talked to N*d yesterday and he told me that the OEM pipes on Audis are
>stainless, whereas the mufflers themselves may not be. He recommended that
>I have the Audi mufflers cut from the pipes removed from the car, and that
t>he mufflers be replaced with SS units [no Nazi pun intended] yielding a
>full SS system. Can anyone on the net confirm this? It may be true only
>for Audi Turbos or specifically on the QTC ...
Yup, the stock tubing is stainless. The problem is the mufflers. You can
have the center muffler removed and a straight pipe welded in. Works fine.
For the rear you can have a substitute put in. Borla makes some nice SS
mufflers. I have also seen a TQC with the rear muffler replaced with a
straight pipe and the center muffler intact. Kinda weird. On my TQC, I have
a complete cat back Borla stainless exhaust system and they only use the
rear muffler. And my box of honeycombs is empty...
Dave Lawson firstname.lastname@example.org