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Re: 5KCSTQ - Exhaust

No suggestions on where to buy an exhaust but if you buy a plain
non-stainless system I recommend you paint it with engine paint or some
other hight temp coating. It will last a lot longer and paint is relatively

-----Original Message-----
From: Richard Haroutunian <Richard_Haroutunian@inso.com>
To: quattro@coimbra.ans.net <quattro@coimbra.ans.net>
Date: Monday, September 14, 1998 2:32 PM
Subject: 5KCSTQ - Exhaust

>Help again --
>The exhaust seems to have come detached from it's rubber-thingies and is
>knocking around something fierce underneath.  It looks like it's hanging
>pretty low -- but it doesn't 'feel' like it's gonna just fall off.
>There is a distinct growl coming from right under the driver's side floor
>-- and I can feel the system knocking around over bumps.  The clamps that
>hold the rubber-thingies are pretty much rotted away -- and I think/hope
>that this is what's' causing the rumble.
>No holes, fumes, etc. -- not even enough rust to warrant this type of
>I think it can be rigged -- thoughts?  If I do need a new exhaust -- should
>I invest in something like a Scorpion?  Who makes the best exhaust -- and
>what brand will give me more hp relatively inexpensively?
>I'd much rather rig it if possible and wait till spring if I can (think
>so), but if it has to go -- I want to be prepared NOT to but one from the
>dealer --- and to never go to Midas.
>Thoughts? Suggestions?
>85 4ksq
>82 vw cabriolet